Southwestern Metro Chess Championship

For grades K-5 (divided by grade)
Test your mettle against the best players in the Eden Prairie School District and surrounding areas! Students from throughout Eden Prairie Schools come together in this one-day tournament to decide who is the best. The rivalry begins here!

Team Trophy: We take the top four scores from each school to calculate the team champion. Whether there is 4 players from a school, 1 player or 20 players. We take the top 4 scores across divisions K-5. The school with the highest combined score will receive the TEAM CHAMPION TROPHY. We will have a team trophies for first through third place.

Individual Tournament: Students will play 6 rounds against students of similar grade level (K-1, 2-3, 4-5). We reserve the option to combine or separate grade levels based on the number of participants.

Swiss Play: Participants are matched against others of similar skill level and grade. If a player wins more games, they will play other players who have won more often as well. By the 6th round, we will have a clear champion.

Medals & Trophies: Trophies are given out to 1st – 5th place in each category (K-1, 2-3, 4-5). Medals are given out based on your performance. Every student will get either a trophy or a medal by the end of the day.

This is a CXR rated tournament and official USCF rules will apply. Many games use clocks. USCF tiebreaker rules will be used. Visit our Chess Tournament FAQ page at for more answers to your questions.


Apr 23 2022


8:30 am - 3:00 pm



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Oak Point Elementary School
13400 Staring Lake Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN


Eden Prairie Community Education
Eden Prairie Community Education