Clarion University Teams with Clarion Cooperative to Host Chess Competition

CLARION, Pa. – Local small business Clarion Cooperative will co-host a chess tournament for 9-12 graders with Clarion University.

High school students are invited to register for the chess tournament being held at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pa. The tournament will take place Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24. The award ceremony will be held on Sunday at noon.

As its first event, emerging small business Clarion Cooperative is holding a chess tournament with Clarion University for students enrolled in grades 9 – 12. Competitors will be paired for each of the seven games. Each game will begin on the hour for the duration of 50 minutes. Clarion University faculty and staff will be implementing United States Chess Federation (USCF) official tournament rules. Championship trophies will be awarded to the top three players overall as well as to the top player in each grade.

More information, as well as early registration for the event, can be found at www.clarioncooperative.com/play. Registration the day of the event is 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on March 23. However, early registration offers a discounted price as well as added ease on the day of the tournament. In conjunction with the tournament, the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham is offering a special rate for tournament attendees. Other accommodations are available.

Clarion Cooperative provides app and website design services to help individuals, organizations, and communities thrive by sharing technology and techniques customized by the Clarion Cooperative team. Clarion Cooperative aims for a diverse, successful community where residents are able to fulfill goals to their utmost potential. This is the first chess event hosted by Clarion Cooperative but the company strives to host regular tournaments.


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