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September 13, 2010
The back-to-school season has begun and with it, the anticipation of two National Scholastic events, the National Youth Action in Long Branch, New Jersey and the K-12 Grade Nationals in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. See details below to plan and prepare ahead!

National Youth Action Championships

November 5-7, Long Branch, NJ
Ocean Place Resort and Spa

The National Youth Action is a nine-round swiss with a G/30 time control, split up into four sections, K-12, K-9, K-6 and K-3. The main event takes place on the 6th and 7th while the blitz tournament kicks off the event on Friday the 5th. Sign up at the USCF store and see full information on uschess.org/tournaments/2010/nya/.

2010 National K-12 Championships
December 10-12 (blitz and bug on December 9)
Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The 2010 National K-12 returns to Disney World! The main event is seven rounds long and the players are split up into 13 sections so that each participant only faces players in his or her grade. Sign up in advance at the USCF store and see details on uschess.org/tournaments/2010/k12/.

The event will also featured special guest GM Ray Robson. Online registration for his simultaneous exhibition will appear later this week. To learn more about Robson, see his father's book, Chess Child by Gary Robson.

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