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Official Rules of Chess Rulebook - 6th edition. This is a good resource for all rules including Clock, Tiebreaks, Equipment, etc.

Let's Play Chess (basic chess rules)

National Scholastic Tournament Regulations - effective Jan. 1, 2017

National Invitational Event and Award Requirements (rev. Jan. 2007)

2017 Selection Policy for International Youth Events

Upcoming National Scholastic Events

Upcoming National Events Calendar

Bughouse Rules (Revised Dec 2015)

Blitz Rules (Revised Dec 2015)

Clock Rules

Using Digital Clocks (from Michael Atkins)

Rules specific to these National Scholastic Events are incorporated into the webpage we create for each event. When link is offered it will take you to those webpages. If no link is offered the webpages are not yet available:

SuperNationals VI - 2017

2017 Pan American Intercollegiate Championship

2017 U.S. Cadet (Invitational) Championship


2017 Denker Tournament of High School Champions

2017 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions

2017 National Girls Tournament of Champions (NGTOC) (formerly National Girls Invitational Tournament (NGIT)