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Optional Competition

To register for this event, please download the application and email to James Sawaski at

Coordinator: James Sawaski

Registration Deadline: Friday March 1, 2024


Competition Objectives

  • Showcase talent and skills.

  • Strengthen existing chess programs at TCUs and stimulate new interest in the game.


Competition Rules

  1. The AIHEC Chess Competition adheres to the standard rules of chess, United States Chess Federation Rules 7th edition. Please see the following link. online-only-edition-chapters-1-2-10-11-9-1-20.pdf

  2. There will be placement awards for the top three (3) individuals.

  3. All regular rounds are timed at Game in Fifteen (15) Minutes with a ten (10) second increment or delay.

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