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NOW ONLY ONSITE REGISTRATION - Lipscomb Academy K-12 City Championship Qualifier (#1 of 3)

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Lipscomb Academy Lower School Campus (corner of Hardng/Battery Lane and Granny White)
4517 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN  37204

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Nashville Scholastic Chess Qualifier
for the 2023 Scholastic City Championship


Lipscomb Academy Scholastics Chess Tournament

Saturday, September 17, 2022


Lipscomb Academy Lower School 4517 Granny White Pike Nashville, TN 37204

This is the building at the corner of Harding Place and Granny White Pike.


Doors open at 7:30am. On-Site Registration closes at 8:30am.

Round 1 9:00am. Rounds 2- 5 to follow as soon as each section finishes a round. Schedule will advance only when possible. Lunch break will take place between rounds with extra time given. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the day to support the host school or you can bring your own lunch and snacks. Awards Ceremony will take place for each section as it finishes Round 5.


5 Round Swiss Pairing System. Time Control: Game in 30 minutes each with a 5-second delay.

All players complete five rounds, win, lose, or draw. Please alert a tournament director if your player will be missing a round. Players who are late may receive a half-point bye in round one.


High School K-12 - Grades 12 and below Middle School K-8 - Grades 8 and below

Elementary K-5 - Grades 5 and below Primary K-3- Grades 3 and below

K-1- Grades 1 and below K-12 Unrated- First time players and beginners

US Chess Membership is required for all sections except Unrated. Unrated section players do not qualify for the City Championship. Visit for information about US Chess membership.


Registration and payment is available online or by mail through September 15, 2022.

Visit Click the Calendar event for September 17, 2022.

Mail or drop off the form below with payment (cash or check payable to NCC) to- The Nashville Chess Center 2911 Belmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37212

$25- if received by September 10, 2022 (or $35 after early date and for On-Site Registration).



Trophies: Top 10 individuals in each section, Top 3 teams. Medals: 11th-20th place individuals. The Top 2 players from High School, Middle School, Elementary, Primary and K-1 qualify to play in the 2023 Nashville Scholastic City Championship. The Top 2 female players from each section qualify to play in the 2023 All-Girls Nashville City Championship. To qualify, players must live within a 50-mile radius of The Nashville Chess Center. The 2023 Nashville Scholastic City Championship will take place January 7-8, 2023 at the NCC. The 2023 Nashville All-Girls City Championship will take place January 21, 2023 at the NCC.

Questions? Contact Tiffany Elliott (615) 504-2329 or email

For more information on how tournaments work and FAQ for parents: NCC Kids