TRACY — The Tracy Youth Chess Tournament will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the multipurpose room at the Art Freiler School, 2421 W. Lowell Ave.

Cost to participate is $10, which helps pays for awards. Registration will run from 5-6:10 p.m., and awards will be given at 9:30 p.m.

Chess sets will be provided, and players of any age through 12th grade will be accepted. Children will compete in sections of four players of approximately equal age, grade and ability. Every child is guaranteed to win either a trophy (first or second place) or medal (third or fourth place.

For more information, contact tournament director Tom Langland at 209-830-0368 or; Art Freiler Chess Club Adviser Tiger Azama at 209-831-5170 or; or visit