Chess Tournament

Annual Children’s Chess Tournament

The 2020 Children’s Chess Tournament is on Saturday, March 14 from 10:30 am until approximately 2:30 pm and is for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Trophies will be awarded to the first and second place winners in each division:

  • Junior Division includes grades K – 4
  • Senior Division includes grades 5 – 8

Registration is required – please call the Ligonier Valley Library at 724-238-6451 or stop in and register at either circulation desk. Deadline is March 11.

Children must bring a lunch with them. If possible, they are also welcome to bring a standard chess set.

Only children playing in the tournament are permitted to be in the tournament area. No spectators allowed. Thank you for understanding and helping us create the best environment for our players and judge.

Participants do not need to live in the Ligonier Valley area, but please only register for one Westmoreland County library’s tournament. Call your local library to see if they are holding a chess tournament. The winners will be invited to participate in the county tournament on March 28 in Murrysville.

Pictured are the 2019 Children’s Chess Tournament Junior and Senior division winners.