To be held May 10th – 12th, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Communication Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
(615-889-1000, or 1-888-777-6779)

Please book your hotel room at the Nationals if you have not already done so (May 9th or 10th – 12th) and confirm if you would like Harold to register your child (early registration is $ 55). Please plan to leave NY on Thursday, May 9th and you should book a flight after 7:00pm on Sunday May 12th. Chess rate rooms: $166 per night – chess rate ends once the blocked rooms are not longer available.

9 sections:
K-6 Championship

K-6 Under 1000
K-6 Unrated

K-5 Championship

K-5 Under 900

K-3 Championship

K-3 Under 800
K-3 Unrated

K-1 Championship

Each game is 120 minutes, except K-1, which games are 90 minutes.

Round Times:

Opening Ceremony: 12:30 PM
Round One: 1:00 PM
Round Two: 7:00 PM

Round Three: 9:00 AM
Round Four: 2:00 PM
Round Five: 7:00 PM

Round Six: 9:00 AM
Round Seven: 2:00 PM

Awards Ceremony 7:00 PM [approx.]

Special K-1st Times:

Round One: 1:30 PM
Round Two: 6:30 PM

Round Three: 9:30 AM
Round Four: 1:30 PM
Round Five: 6:30 PM

Round Six: 9:30 AM
Round Seven: 1:30 PM

Awards Ceremony 5:30 PM [approx.]

Total fees $625. This includes the coaching fees, the cost of the team room, coaches’ flights and hotels and food.

Check made out to: Shernaz Kennedy, 15 Circle Drive, East Northport, NY 11731 mailed by May 1st.

Registration form can be found here.

For further questions please email:, or call her cell 516-991-7509.

Please bring clocks. Sets and score sheets provided.
USCF membership through May 2019 is required.
Any roster changes made after May 5th 2019 or on site will incur a $20 change fee.
Unrated players may play in the Championship Sections or Unrated Sections only!!!
1/2 pt bye any round except seven if requested in advance of Round One (limit one).
May 2019 Rating Supplement will be used in compliance with the guidelines for National Scholastic Events.