All-Girls Check it Out Chess Tournament

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Folwell Performing Arts Magnet | 3611 20th Ave S, Minneapolis 55407

In an effort to promote female participation in STEM related activities, MPS will host another ALL-FEMALE Check It Out chess tournament.

This Check It Out tournament is open to all FEMALE students, and those that identify as female, registered in Minneapolis Public Schools (Special School District No. 1) including those registered for homeschooling.

This fun and casual chess tournament is for players of all levels and includes a lite breakfast and lunch for participants and families. Students do NOT need to be participating on a team to register. Individuals will automatically represent their school team.

Individual and Team trophies for K-3, 4-6 and 7-12 sections!

TOURNAMENT AGENDA (times subject to change)

  • 8:30am – 9:00am Check-in for players and families
  • 9:00am – 9:15am Welcome and Announcements
  • 9:15am – 12:15pm Chess matches begin
  • 12:15pm – 1:00pm Lunch for players and families **We will attempt to feed everyone! However, please plan ahead if the number of walk-in registrations creates food shortages for parents. Feeding participants is our priority.**
  • 1:00pm – 3:15pm Chess matches resume
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm Awards Ceremony

DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT: We will attempt to feed all those that attend but our priority are the players - Please plan accordingly in the case that we run out of food If you know you will arrive late or leave early, please let Janae know! We invite only positive, respectful attitudes from all attendees.

Information and Registration for Parents and Coaches at: http://alc.mpls.k12.mn.us/chess_2

Questions? Call or email Janae Krantz-Odendahl in Student Engagement P| 612.668.1202 (Habla Español) E| janae.krantz-odendahl@mpls.k12.mn.us