Check It Out Chess Tournament


Seward Montessori is hosting the MPS Check It Out Chess Tournament, Saturday, February 24, 8:30-4:00pm.

The Check It Out Tournament is FREE and open to all MPS K-12 students. This fun and casual chess tournament is for players of all levels and includes a light breakfast and lunch for participants and families.

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

Check It Out is a family-friendly event and parents are encouraged to spend the day at the tournament supporting their child and learning more about chess.

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

Please register in advance at (on-site registrations will be accepted). You do not need to attend Seward Chess Club to participate--all are welcome.

Questions about Seward Chess Club or the tournament? Contact Pete Munene, or visit our website at