The Friends of the Burton Public Library Chess Tournaments will take place each Saturday in February at the library. 

Prior tournament competition is not necessary. Players need to bring a standard chess set, a sack lunch and beverage.

The tournament for those in kindergarten through fifth grade will take place on Feb. 5;  grades six through eight, Feb. 12; grades nine through 12, Feb. 19; and adults, Feb. 26. All competitions begin at 10 a.m.

Tournaments will be Swiss-type, providing each player at least four games regardless of his or her win/loss record. Medals will be awarded to the top places in each category.

Prior registration is required.

To register, call the Burton Public Library at 440-834-4466. For more information about the tournaments, call Jim Wohlken at 440-834-4283.

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