This Event will be conducted on Chess.com
Because of the Covid-19 virus Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. moved our annual scholastic chess, over-the-board (OTB) tournaments to online/virtual events.
This year we enthusiastically look forward to the Online Virtual Cleveland Scholastic Open, October 10, 2020 and Online Virtual Louisville Scholastic Open, October 17, 2020
Online/virtual play allows us to reach a larger pool of potential scholastic players across the United States.
We will continue to provide the same quality of awards that we are known for.
Entry Fee: Scholastic Sections: $25 Collegiate Sections: $50
Requirements before registration:
chess.com membership and USCF membership, uschess.org
Tournament Contact Info
If you have any specific questions about the tournament, please contact
Louisville Scholastic Chess Tournament
This year because of the Covid-19 Virus
The 2020 Louisville Scholastic Chess Tournament will be conducted online in a virtual environment, managed in Chess.com
First Time Tournament Players:
The Unrated section is a great introduction to tournament chess. First time tournament players are welcome and encouraged to participate.
All pairing created ASAP after each round ends. Next game appears immediately!
Computer Assistance: Players using chess engine or other software assistance will be flagged by chess.com and will be reported to the USCF Ethics Committee and have their membership revoked.