Dewain Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions

Tommy He, 2012 Barber Champion

Tommy He, 2012 Barber Champion

The US Chess Trust has supported this event since its inception. Tax-deductable donations are accepted, earmarked for the event.

General Information

The Dewain Barber Tournament of K–8 Champions invites the winners of the US Chess Federation state affiliate championships to compete for the title of Barber K–8 Champion of Champions. In case of ties, co-champions shall be recognized.

This year’s invitational tournament will be held from August 1 to August 4 during the 2015 U.S. Open.

The location will be the Arizona Biltmore Resort, 2400 E. Missouri, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Hotel Reservations: 1-800-950-0086, Rate: $99.00 Single/Double/Triple/Quad.

The Executive Board of the U.S. Chess Federation has added the Barber Champion to its list of qualifiers for the World Youth Championship. The qualifying student in case of a tie will be the highest finishing player on tie-breaks who meets the eligibility requirements of the World Youth event for the U.S. Chess Federation delegation.

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