Pennsylvania State Junior Championships

If you are interested in seeing what happened in previous years, the final standings for 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 are available with the Pennsylvania State Championship Results.

For 2008 this event will be held in Pittsburgh over the weekend of November 22 & 23. These PSCF championships will be held for the 7th year at the University of Pittsburgh’s William Pitt Union at the corner of Fifth Ave. and Bigelow Blvd. For the Junior Championships, players up to age 20 are invited to compete in 7 age-and-rating-based sections for trophies, titles and fun. The time control is Game/90 Minutes for the two-day sections and Game/40 Minutes for one-day sections. Schools and clubs are encouraged to send teams of 4 to 7 players. Groups with more than 7 players attending may send more than one team. Additional information is available here on the tournament Website, by email or by phone 412-908-0286. Please join us for this exciting event. It’s a great opportunity to play longer games with players from across the state and is sure to be lots of fun. This tournament is jointly sponsored and organized by the PA State Chess Federation and University of Pittsburgh Chess Club.

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November 22 & 23. 2008 Pennsylvania State Junior Championships. 5-SS. 53 Trophies! (49 Individual, 4 Team) Assembly Room, Main Floor, William Pitt Union, Univ. of Pittsburgh, 5th Ave. & Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh PA 15213. 7 sections: 2-day (Sat & Sun): Ages 16 to 20 Open, Ages 13 to 15 Open, Ages 9 to 12 Open. EF: $18 postmarked by 11/14, $28 later. Time Control: Game/90. Reg ends 9:30am. Rds: 10am - 1:30pm - 5pm, 11am - 2:30pm. 1-day (Sun only): Ages 8 & Under Open, Ages 9 to 20 Rated U900, Ages 9 to 20 Rated U600 or Unrated, Ages 8 & Under Rated U600 or Unrated. EF: $15 postmarked by 11/14, $25 later. Time Control: Game/40. Reg ends 10:30am. Rds: 11am - 12:30pm - 2pm - 3:30pm - 5pm. All: Trophies to top 7 in each section, additional medallions. State Champion Title for each age in an Open Section. Trophies to 1st-2nd club and school teams combining 4-7 players from all sections. PSCF required $5 OSA. Info:, 412-908-0286, Ent: PSCF, c/o Tom Martinak, 25 Freeport St., Pittsburgh PA 15223-2245. Checks payable to PSCF. W. Sponsored & Organized by the PA State Chess Federation & University of Pittsburgh Chess Club.

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