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2022 District of Columbia Grade Chess Championship Series

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This qualification event determines who will represent Washington, DC, in the annual Barber Tournament of State Champions (for middle school students) and the Denker Tournament of State Champions (for high school students).

Open to DC residents only. This is a nationally rated tournament, so every player must be or become a member of the US Chess Federation and must have proof of COVID vaccination.

Entry fee: $20.

This is a four-round Swiss system tournament.  Time control: Game/25 + 10.  Players should bring clocks if they have them.

Games start at 1 P.M.  All players must be checked in by 12:30 P.M.