The Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic

An Inaugural Event


Saturday, May 22, 2021 


On May 22, FIDE Master James Eade, Jay Stallings of ChessHootz and Chris Torres of DailyChessMusings.com will come together to present the inaugural Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic. The goal of this online tournament is to raise awareness for the Eade Foundation’s goals of promoting chess literacy and chess excellence globally.  The Eade Foundation’s Spring Scholastic Chess Classic is a 5 round Swiss style chess tournament broken up by grade level into 4 sections (K-1, 2-5, 6-8, 9-12 .) Scholastic chess players from around the United States are invited to participate in this inaugural event and compete for one of the twenty chess plaques and medals to be awarded in each section while doing their part to promote chess excellence globally. The entry fee is just $20 but, since this is a US Chess online rated event, all participants must be current members of the United States Chess Federation. School aged chess players are encouraged to join Jim Eade, Jay Stalling and Chris Torres in support of increasing chess literacy and excellence by signing up for the inaugural Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic here: 



MAY 22: Inaugural Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic
5SS, G/15+10 (Game in 15 with 10 second increment) on Tornelo.com

Sections: In 4 sections Grades K-1, 2-5, 6-8, 9-12

TIME CONTROLS: G/15+10 (Game in 15 with 10 second increment)

Round Times: Sat 9am, 10:00am, 11:00am, Lunch, 12:30pm, 1:30pm. Log into Tornelo.com 15 minutes before game.  


Half point byes: Available all rounds, limit 2 byes, must be claimed with registration & cannot be changed.

USCF membership required.

Must register by May 21 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. 

Online Regular rated (will not affect OTB ratings), Online Regular ratings used for pairings (OTB ratings used if no Online).

EF: $20 + US Chess Membership (https://new.uschess.org/become-member) if not already a current member. $10 service charge for refunds. WARNING: YOU MUST BE A Current US Chess Member to Participate and LOGGED IN WHEN PAIRINGS ARE ISSUED, OR YOU WILL NOT BE PAIRED.

Prizes: Plaques and medals to top 20 in each section

FIDE Rated: No

Residency Restriction: No

Online Rated Event: Yes, this tournament is US Chess Rated.


ChessHootz and The Daily Chess Musings Chess Club

Jay Stallings ChessHootz@gmail.com

Chris Torres dailychessmusings@gmail.com

Important Links:

Be sure to check out the Frequently asked questions suction about the Eade Foundation Spring Scholastic Chess Classic

Click here to learn more about the Eade Foundation

Click here to find out why I think ChessHootz is the best new chess product of 2021! 

And why you are here, don’t forget to sign up for the:

 Daily Chess amusing Free After School Chess Club

 and the 

Daily Chess Musings Free Summer Chess Camp (Details coming soon)

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