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Wicomico Recreation's Chess Tournament Returns February 1

By Wicomico County Tourism | Dec 17, 2013

Be the first to shout “Checkmate!” at Wicomico Recreation’s Youth & Adult Chess Tournament on Saturday, February 1 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Registration is open now for this annual event.

Play will be divided into five divisions. Youth (ages 5-18) will be placed into elementary, middle and high school divisions and adults (ages 19 & up) will be placed into rated and unrated divisions. Adult play will begin at 8:30 a.m. and youth play will begin at 9 a.m. Each participant will be guaranteed three matches.

Players are encouraged to bring their own chess sets and clocks. Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each division. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Register in advance and save - advanced registration is $7 for youth and $12 for adults. Registration is available at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office (500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury; M-F, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.) or online at www.WicomicoRecandParks.org.

On-site registration will also be available the morning of the event, $12 for youth and $17 for adults. Those registering on-site should arrive a half-hour before play begins.

For more information, please contact Katie Addis at kaddis@wicomicocounty.org or 410-548-4900 x109.

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