The Chicago Chess Foundation sponsors a series of scholastic chess tournaments throughout the city of Chicago that were formerly organized by the Youth Chess Foundation of Chicago. These tournaments are open to anyone from Kindergarten through 8th grade. They are completely free to all participants.
If you are a coach for a school, please use the contact form to request access and register students for the tournaments. If you are a student but do not have a chess club at your school, you are still welcome to participant in these tournaments. Please use the contact form to request more information. Provide name, school, and grade to register.