2024 NC K-12 Girls State Championship

Welcome to our official webpage for the 2024 North Carolina Girls Chess Championship! We are thrilled to organize this prestigious event, providing K-12 girls from across the state with an opportunity to showcase their chess skills.

On this page, you will find all the information you need about the tournament, including registration details, event schedule, venue information, and more. Whether you’re a participant, parent, coach, or chess enthusiast, we invite you to join us for this exciting event!

Tournament Details

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024

Location: Ravenscroft School, Raleigh (Cox Court Gym)

Address: 7409 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27615


  • Before Feb 26: Entry fee $30
  • Feb 26 – March 13: $35
  • March 14 or 15: $40
  • Register Onsite 8:00am to 8:30 am: $45; (likely half point bye Round 1)

For more information on participation and tournament details, please click the link below to message IM Jonathan Schroer, the event coordinator.

Eligibility & Registration

This Scholastic tournament is open to PK-12 girls residing in NC

Thank you to our Sponsors and our Host!

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Tournament Format

  • 4 Sections: OPEN; U1300; U800; U300
  • Prizes: Trophies to top 3 girls in each section and Team trophies to top 3 school teams in U800, U300, and overall. Travel stipend for Open winner attending 2023 USCF Haring tournament. Other prizes may be awarded
  • 4 round Swiss System; Time control: G/45; d5
  • Playing schedule: Sat, March 18: Round start times 9am; 11:30am; 2pm; 4pm
  • Up to 1 bye allowed for any round declared before Round 3

Additional Information

1. USCF Regular rating used for section eligibility, pairings, and prizes (March rating list).  Accelerated pairings may be used at TD discretion if more than 16 players in any section.

2. Bring your own chess sets, boards, and chess clocks.

3. You need to know how to set your own chess clock for the tournament time control.

USCF membership required; DKC will use vouchers to create new scholastic memberships, or to replace expired scholastic memberships.

Participant List