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Sanctioned competition in the United States is governed by the US Chess Federation
San Jose Chess Club is USCF affiliated and certified to conduct rated chess venues
A scholastic tournaments is for Pre-K thru 12th graders under 18 years old
Students are sectioned off according to their USCF rating and grade levels
Players must obtain a USCF membership to participate in rated gameplay 
School Tournaments are grouped by age & grade only and do not require a USCF ID#
Click the box below to obtain a USCF ID or for more US Chess Federation information
USCF grade and rating details can be found at the bottom of this page

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Pre K - Kindergarten

Pre K & Kindergarten Students (all)

Grades 1 - 3

1-3 Rookie (unrated)
1-3 Beginner (100-249)
1-3 Intermediate (250-499)

1-3 Jr. Varsity (500-799)

1-3 Championship (800+)

Grades 4 - 6

4-6 Rookie (unrated)
4-6 Intermediate (100-499)

4-6 Jr. Varsity (500-799)

4-5 Championship (800+)
4-6 Championship (800+)

Grades 6 - 12

6-12 Rookie (unrated)

6-8 Intermediate (100-799)

6-8 Jr. Varsity (800-1199)
6-8 Championship (1200+)

9-12 Intermediate (100-799)S

9-12 Jr. Varsity (800-1599)

9-12 Championship (1600+)

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