National Chess Day

Oct 12 - Lynden

National Chess Day Lynden U2000

Saturday, October 12th 9 AM 

The Inn at Lynden 100 5th St, Lynden, WA 98264

Player Limit: 30 Prizes: Based on entries (Projected; 1st=$400+trophy 2nd=$100) Time Controls: G/60;d/5 System: Swiss Rounds:4 Tie Break: G/15;d/5 @ 9:00 (for trophy only, cash prizes split) Games start at 10:00, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00 Entry Fee: $39 online-registration, $48 at the door Bye round available: 1-2 Wheelchair accessible


online registration – Click here!
on-site registration open at 9 AM


USCF rated! – Must be USCF member to register.   Join the USCF now! Please bring a chess set and clock. 

National Chess Day Junior Tournament



Saturday, October 12th 10 AM – 2 PM Lynden Public Library Lynden, Washington


Sections: U18, U14, U8 Player Limit: 40 Rating Limit: OPEN Prizes: 1st-4th = medals Time Controls: G/20 System: Swiss Rounds:4 Tie Break: G/10 Games start at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 Entry Fee: FREE Bye round available: 1 Wheelchair accessible


online registration on-site registration 10:30 AM 


This is an unrated tournament. Please bring a chess set and clock if you have them. A limited number of sets and clocks are available from the club.

Great food & family friendly!

Scouting Chess Merit Badge Workshop

A participant that is also a scout can earn merit badge requirements at the event!

No Fees! No previous knowledge of chess is required.  It is a fun way to earn a merit badge!