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Center for Mathematics and Science Education

The University of Mississippi

In response to the rapidly evolving situation with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), administration at the University of Mississippi has instructed that “all university-sponsored events and large on- and off-campus gatherings be canceled or postponed until further notice.”
Due to the uncertainty of these dates, the Mississippi Girls State Chess Championship has been canceled.

MISSISSIPPI GIRLS STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

Hosted by the Mississippi Chess Association in partnership with the Center for Mathematics and Science Education and the Division of Outreach Pre-College Programs at the University of Mississippi.

Date: CANCELED, 2021 Date Coming Soon

Location: The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Grades: K – 12

Cost: $20 (After March 21st – $30)

Frequently Asked Questions

If the first place winner is not able to play in these tournaments, the second place finisher (alternate) will be eligible for the tournaments.

Yes, the Mississippi Girls Junior Chess Championship is an officially rated US Chess Tournament. US Chess membership is required and student membership is available at https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php.

Yes, the Mississippi Girls Junior Chess Championship is an officially rated US Chess Tournament. US Chess membership is required and student membership is available at https://secure2.uschess.org/webstore/member.php.

All chess equipment will be provided. Players have the option to use their own equipment within regulation, if desired. Keeping score by notation is required.

One half-point bye only is available for the first four rounds and must be requested before the start of the previous round.

Tiebreaks for first place will be determined by two G/10 inc/5 quick games to be played at the end of the 5th In the event of a tie with three or four players, a single round robin of G/10 inc/5 will be played. In the event of a tie from the quick games, an Armegeddon match(es) of G/10 will be played at draw odds for black determined by bid.  If necessary, tie break for third place to determine award recipient will be determined using the following system(s):  1. Modified Mean 2. Solkoff 3. Cumulative 4. Cumulative Opponent’s Score