Rated Tournaments



    Due to Covid-19 restrictions our scholastic and adult tournaments are incorporated in our in-person      weekly classes held on Thursday nights. The beginner students with U800 rating play 1 USCF rated      game every week for eight consecutive weeks. Games are reviewed by National Master Bela Kis.

    The advance students who are rated 800 and above are mixed with adults and play 1 USCF              rated game every Thursday night. Registration

    Results of the Lower Bucks Chess League can be viewed here.

    Every participant is required to be a USCF member. Potential participants who are not yet                  members are required to become one. Join here.

    Lower Bucks Chess Academy monthly scholastic chess tournaments are designed to welcome the          most novice of tournament players and to inspire the most accomplished.

     Yardley Location Last Saturday Chess Tournaments: Cancelled because of COVID-19


    Jan  25th, Feb  29th, Mar 28th, Apr 25th, May 30th, Jun  27th

    Jul   25th, Aug  29th, Sep 26th, Oct  26th, Nov 28th, Dec 26th.



    Beginner Section U600 and Intermediate Section U1000 have

    3 Rounds, G25/d5 or G/30 (30 minutes per player per round), SS (Swiss System pairings) 

    Tournament starts at 12 PM.

    Advanced Section has 3 rounds, G45/d5  or G/45.

    All Sections will start at 12 PM. Please try to check-in no later than 11:45 AM. In the case of a small     

    section, it is possible that players may be paired with the same opponent more than once. The                            Beginner and Intermediate sections may be merged, depending on  the number of students enrolled.

    BYES: A half-point bye is available if requested in advance. Request the bye by email to                                      lowerbuckschess@gmail.com.  

    EF : $30 includes 2h Master Class Workshop

    Awards. All participants will receive a prize,  a chess medal, a trophy  and a certificate.


    Beginner  Section        U600      3R       Time control: G30/D5 or G/30   


    Intermediate Section     U1000    3R       Time control: G30/D5 or G/30

    Advanced   Section      Open      3R       Time control: G45/D5 or G/45


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