The Capitol District Chess Day

Advance Your Skills to Succeed at the Game of Chess

When:  Saturday, November 18, 2017
Where:  Davidsonville Scout Hut 3727 Queen Anne Bridge Rd Davidsonville, Maryland 21035 
What time:  10:00am to 2:00pm
What:  A Chess Tournament with fellow Scouts moderated by U.S. Chess Federation Certified Coach and National Master GREGORY ACHOLONU.
There will also be a limited amount of time for Chess Merit Badge work for scouts who come prepared.
Fee:  $7.50 which includes a lunch basket (burger, chips, drink) . . . pay at the door
Why:  Because Chess is fun!
How:  Register at this Sign-Up Genius Link:  
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4aa8a9283-thecapitol1
By November 11th . . . then show up in your Class A's 
Questions:  Carla Wilcox at 443-994-9670 or carlawilcox@hotmail.com or 
Rob Ferris rgf117@aol.com
Prizes:  3 door prizes (backpack chess set) and a Grand Prize to the tournament winner
Volunteer Opportunities:  Chess Merit Badge Counselors needed! Contact Carla or Rob
Instructions:  Class A Uniform.  Must have knowledge of how chess pieces move.
     To earn the Chess Merit Badge, bring blue card signed by your Scout Master and completed worksheet (http://www.meritbadge.org/wiki/images/e/e4/Chess.pdf). 

“For life is a kind of Chess…By playing at Chess then, we may learn…”
 . . . . Benjamin Franklin