Youth chess tournament scheduled for Dec. 10 in SLO

Young chess players from across the county will match wits at the Scholastic Fall Fiesta Chess Tournament on Dec. 10 in San Luis Obispo.

The tournament is open to all students in kindergarten to 12th grade, including home-schoolers. It features five rounds in all.

Students can register online at the San Luis Obispo Chess Club website (http://www.slochess.com), or the day of the tournament from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Sinsheimer Elementary School, 2755 Augusta St. in San Luis Obispo. The first round starts at 10 a.m.

Entry fees are $10 to $15 in advance or $15 to $20 onsite.

For more information, contact Michael McCreary at 441-7210 or michael@slochess.com  .