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The Marin County Scholastic (K-8) Chess Championship

March 14, 2015

Dear Chess Players and Families,

The Marin County Scholastic Chess Championship is taking place on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

We hope you will be able to join us for this very fun event! It is being held at the Corte Madera Recreation Center, adjacent to beautiful Corte Madera Town Park, so in addition to playing a lot of chess and meeting other children who also have an interest in chess, you’ll be able to play in the park in between your games! All children in the grade level sections play a total of 5 games.

Novato Chess Club 2009

Novato Chess Club Summer Program in 2015

If you want to participate but haven’t yet signed up, you can register for the tournament by contacting the Corte Madera Recreation Department by going to; we have also included the registration form as an attachment for your convenience. We hope to see you there!

Lanette and Jeff Gordon
Tournament Organizers

Marin County Scholastic Chess
Championship Tournament

Sat, March 14, 2015  10:00am-3:30pm
Corte Madera Recreation Center
498 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera

Organized by Lanette and Jeff Gordon
Marin Scholastic Chess

Open to all children in grades K-8 living in Marin or attending a
Marin County school. No tournament experience is required.

Trophies awarded to:
Top 5 players in Grade Sections K, 1, 2, 3, 4
Top 3 players in Grades 5-8 section
Top 3 players in Championship Section USCF Rated 900 and above
Certificate to all participants

Entry Fee: $25 Entries must be received by March 9.
On March 10 fee increases to $40. Same day entry is $50.
Please make check payable to Town of Corte Madera.
Questions? Call 924-2362 or email
Course # 1116

Contact Corte Madera Parks and Recreation at 927-5072,
or return the entry form to Corte Madera Recreation,
498 Tamalpais Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925.
This is a grade level tournament, so please be sure to enter your grade!
Tournament information will be sent to your email address a week before the event.


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