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Official Rules of Chess Rulebook - 7th edition, online

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 Sept. 1, 2019 for School Year 2019-2020)

National Invitational Event and Award Requirements (rev. Nov. 27, 2017)

2019 Selection Policy for International Youth Events

Junior Tournament Player (JTP) Event Information - March 31, 2019

Upcoming National Scholastic Events

Upcoming National Events Calendar

Bughouse Rules (Revised Jan. 2018)

Blitz Rules (Revised Jan. 2018)

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 - concluded

2019 Pan American Intercollegiate Championship

2017 U.S. Cadet (Invitational) Championship - concluded


2019 Denker Tournament of High School Champions - concluded

2019 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions - concluded

(2019) 1st Ruth Haring National Girls Tournament of Champions (RHNGTOC) - concluded (formerly National Girls Tournament of Champions (NGTOC)