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)

Current National Scholastic Tournament Regulations

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

Upcoming National Scholastic Events

Upcoming National Events Calendar

Bughouse Rules

Blitz Rules

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:


Junior High

High School


Pan Am


National Youth Action


Denker Tournament of High School Champions

World Youth