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Chess Team Tryouts

Try Out for the 2019-2020 DMS Chess Team!

Who: 6th-8th graders

When: Friday August 16th at 5 p.m. (6th grade) and Saturday August 17th at 3 p.m. (7th & 8th grade)

Where: Discovery Middle School Chess Classroom

How: Complete this Google form no later than Thursday August 8th.
https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfJoWTYLdmnZSa5J5…/viewform

Q: How many will be selected for the team?
A: Approximately 6-10 per grade level

Q: What criteria will be used for selection?
A: Coach Bradley Denton will play all candidates in a simultaneous chess match. Students' applications will be reviewed and examined for USCF rating, tournament history, and summer chess improvement. Online work on either ChessKid.com or Chess.com will be examined over the summer.