Fort Campbell, KY – Do you like the intellectual challenge that a great chess game can bring? If so, then register to compete in the All Army Chess Championships to be held at Fort Myer, from May 14th through the 20th. Each player must be US Army Active Duty and a United States Chess Federation (USCF) rated member.
In order to become a member, each player must apply online or download and fax application to 703-681-7249. Registration deadline is April 20th. On-site registration will not be available. The lucky players to be selected will be funded by Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Command (FMWRC) to represent the Army at the 2011 Championships in San Diego, CA, June 13th through 17th.
An additional tournament will be played against international players at the NATO Chess Championships in Lithuania in August 2011. The All Army Chess program continues to send Active Duty Soldiers to compete against other players throughout the other branches of service, and is a great opportunity for exposure, travel and international/inter-service competition.
To apply for the All Army Chess Championships please visit www.armymwr.com/recleisure/chess/default.aspx.
For more information please call 703-681-7754 or visit www.chess.armymwr.com.