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Register Now for 2013 Parkway Chess Championship

All Parkway students, grades kindergarten through high school, are invited to participate in the annual Parkway District Chess Championship hosted by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis located in the Central West End.

The rapid five-round tournament is Saturday, April 20, for grades K-5 and Sunday, April 21, for grades 6-12. The tournament is completely free of charge (excluding parking) and many trophies and medals will be awarded to top individuals and schools, In addition, the top winner in each section will receive a free membership to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

Students can pre-register for the tournament online at http://saintlouischessclub.org/content/2013-parkway-district-chess-championship or by contacting Alex Vergilesov, Scholastic Coordinator, at (314) 361-2437. Walk-in registration will take place the day of the tournament from 9-9:45 a.m.

Tournament play begins at 10 a.m. and concludes with the awards presentation at 1:50 p.m. There will be a half hour for lunch after the third round. Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch.

*Students 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult while at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.