Your First Tournament


Things you will need:

  1. A chess score sheet
  2. A pencil
  3. A chess clock
  4. Maybe a chess Set,but usually you can find one at the tournament.
  5. USCF Membership Card ($19 scholastic fee to join if you havent.)

Things you will need to know

  1. How to keep score.
  2. How to use a clock.
  3. Understand Touch Move.
  4. A list of possible tournaments to play in.
  5. All about ratings.


Things that will help you get ready

  1. A chess book.
  2. Chess software for your computer.
  3. Chess Lessons on the internet
  4. Chess lessons with a coach.





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