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MO HS Tournament of Champions

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


This event is open to qualifying players in grades 9-12.
It is a 4 round, Game in 60, USCF Rated event to determine the individual State High School Champion.

Qualification: Players may qualify for the event at the State Scholastic Championships held in Columbia on March 18th, or players may qualify by USCF Rating.

  • State Qualifier:  Players who score 3 points or more on Boards One or Two, and players who score 3.5 points or more on Board Three and Board Four qualify for the Tournament.
  • Rating: Any High School Player with a USCF rating over 1000 is automatically qualified to participate.

Entry Fee:  only $5

Rounds: Game in 60, delay 5,  Round times: 10am, 12:30, 2:45, 5:15


State Champion Trophies to top 5 finishers.

The overall winner will be named the 2014 Missouri Scholastic Champion, and is invited to represent Missouri in the Denker Tournament of Champions, held August 2017.

Registration: Preregistration by email appreciated.  Check-in

Saturday 9 – 9:45am.  Include Name, grade, and USCF ID# to moc.o1521670836ohay@1521670836ewohd1521670836b1521670836

Tournament is run concurrently with the Columbia Open Chess tournament and the Missouri All Girls qualifying tournament.  Events have a shared location and round times for those traveling together.

Additional Information: Bob Howe 636-234-7928, Emails to moc.o1521670836ohay@1521670836ewohd1521670836B1521670836


April 14
9:00 am - 8:00 pm


Bob Howe


Parkade Center
601 Business Loop 70 West
Columbia, MO 65203 United States
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