Bum Rush the Boards Hip-Hop Chess Tournament

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THE NEXT BUMRUSH THE BOARDS WILL BE IN 2018! STAY ON THE LOOK OUT FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact:

Dj 2-Tone
2tone@shaolinjazz.com
Subject: “Bum Rush”
Phone: (202) 667-1192

What:

11th Annual Bum Rush the Boards Hip-Hop Chess Tournament
Registration $10 per player (applies to individual and team registration)

Where:

The Kennedy Center
2700 F St NW,
Washington, DC 20566

When:

More info coming soon. Check out what we’ve got going on in the mean time!
10:00am – 4:00pm

How to Rank a Player

Beginning – Players who can:

  • Demonstrate how to set up a chessboard.
  • Demonstrate how the pieces move and capture.
  • Explain checkmate and stalemate.
  • Demonstrates how to castle both sides.
  • Demonstrate the ability to play a game of chess to completion.

Intermediate – Players who can:

  • Explain the relative value of the pieces and how that can be used to evaluate an exchange.
  • Explain the touch move rule.
  • Demonstrate the proper way to play with a clock.
  • Demonstrate how to capture en passant.
  • Demonstrate mate with a King & Queen vs. King, King & 2 Rooks vs. King, and King & Rook vs. King.

Advanced – Players who can:

  • Explain the general principles of the opening.
  • Demonstrate how to read and record a chess game.
  • Understand the importance of, and apply, an appropriate thought process.
  • Understand the importance of, and apply, good time management.
  • Demonstrate basic tactics: fork, pin, back-rank mate, discovered attack.
  • Record their moves using algebraic notation.

 

 

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