Chess Tournament

Annual Children’s Chess Tournament

Join us for the annual Children’s Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 9 from 10:30am to approximately 2:30pm.

There are 2 divisions:
Junior Division – Grades K, 1, 2, 3, & 4
Senior Division – Grades 5, 6, 7, & 8
The 1st and 2nd place winners in each division will receive trophies and will also be invited to the county tournament.

Pre-registration is required!

There are 3 options to register: fill out the ONLINE form, call the library at 724-238-6451, or stop in. Registration deadline is Thursday, March 7th.

Participation is free, but participants must be in Grades K-8 and reside within the Ligonier Valley School District**.

For the day of the tournament:

  • Bring your own lunch
  • Free morning snack will be provided
  • If possible, bring your own standard/regulation chess set
  • No spectators or assistance will be permitted during the tournament

**Westmoreland County students, who do not reside in the Ligonier Valley School District, should check with the closest public library to where they reside for chess tournament information.