Chess Tournament - Osseo Open Test your mettle against the best chess players throughout the metro area! Each participant will play SIX ROUNDS OF TOURNAMENT CHESS! This is a fantastic opportunity for students to match up their skills against players of similar age and skill level. Sign up today to take on the best! † Team Trophy: Schools must have at least 4 players from their school in order to compete. We take the best 4 scores from each school and combine them. The school with the highest combined score will receive the TEAM CHAMPION TROPHY. We will have a runner-up trophy for the second place team. Grade 6-8 scores do not apply to Team trophy. † Individual Tournament: Students will play 6 rounds against students of similar grade level (k-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8). We reserve the option to combine or separate grade levels based on the number of participants. † Swiss Play: Participants are matched against others of similar skill level and grade. If a player wins more games, they will play other players who have won more often as well. By the 6th round, we will have a clear champion. † Medals & Trophies: Trophies are given out to 1st - 3rd place in each grade level category. Medals are given out based on your performance. Every student will get either a trophy or a medal by the end of the day. Official USCF rules will apply. Some games may be timed. A tiebreaker playoff system will be introduced at the tournament. Pizza lunch is included for all paid competitors. Family members may purchase pizza slices for an additional fee.