|Cadet Champs Begin July 20 in Rockville|
|By Michael Regan|
|July 17, 2013|
The Maryland Chess Association with be hosting the 2013 US Cadet Championship from July 20-23 at the Rockville Hilton in Rockville, Maryland. The Cadet is an invitational tournament for the top US players under the age of 16. The top eight players will be playing a round robin tournament to determine the champion. The winner will receive a four-year scholarship to UMBC.
The players in this year's tournament are:
In addition to the UMBC scholarship, the top three players will receive free entry into the Washington International that starts on August 5th. The International is the flagship of the Washington International Chess Festival.
Alongside the six-day International, the Festival will have four other tournaments: a weekend Swiss, The 3rd Annual Potomac Open, The Razuvaev Memorial, The Washington International Blitz, and The Washington International Rapid. The wide range of tournaments should have something for everyone. Find live coverage of all the events at http://mdchess.com.