Rules & Regulations

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, 2018 for School Year 2018-19)

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

2018 Selection Policy for International Youth Events

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

2018 Pan American Intercollegiate Championship-Details soon-Contact: Judit Sztaray [email protected]

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


2018 Denker Tournament of High School Champions

2018 Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions

2018 National Girls Tournament of Champions (NGTOC) (formerly National Girls Invitational Tournament (NGIT)