LRSD Chess

  • Tournament Director:

    Gene Williams

    LRSD Chess is a group of chess coaches, parents, & volunteers who promote the game of chess by organizing chess tournaments for K-12 students in the Central Arkansas area.

    While the organizing body is run by and adheres to Little Rock School District policy and guidelines, tournaments are open to students from outside of the LRSD. Students from local private and charter schools regularly participate in our tournaments.

    If you would like to compete in one of our tournaments please contact the tournament director for additional information.

    2018-19 LRSD Chess Rules and Policies

    2018-19 Chess Player Contract

    2018-19 LRSD Chess Sponsor/Coach Information


    2018-19 Tournament Schedule

    Saturday October 13, 2018 (Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 10)  Registration for October 13th Tournament*Click HERE*  (This google form is used to register for tournament, players registration fees must also be received through OSP or school transfer)

    Saturday November 10, 2018  (Registration deadline: Friday, October 26)  Registration for November 10th Tournament *Click HERE*

    Saturday December 15, 2018  (Registration deadline:  Friday, November 30)

    Saturday January 26, 2019   (Registration deadline: Friday, January 11)  Registration for January 26th Tournament *Click HERE*

    Saturday February 23, 2019  (Registration deadline: Friday, February 8)  Registration for February 23rd Tournament *Click HERE*

    CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP- Saturday April 6, 2019 (Invitation Only)(Registration Deadline: Friday March 15)  Registration for April 6th Championship *Click HERE*


    Registration Payment Information

    Registration Fee- $10 per student (Plus OSP fee).  All payments must be LRSD Activity Fund Transfers (Internal form for district)  or OSP payments.   No Cash or Checks Allowed. No on-site payments. 

    On-line School Payment (OSP)

    Team registrations from LRSD Schools must be received by noon (No Exceptions) on the date listed above. Players registering as a TEAM must be on a SINGLE registration form that comes from the coach. Independent players use the same registration form. Tournament registration forms should be sent to Faye Hanson, Pulaski Heights Middle School.   Forms sent within the district should be sent via school mail.  Forms sent from outside the district may be emailed to

    Click Here for Team Registration/Account Transfer form

    LRSD Email Group Access:

    If you would like to sign-up for the email list for parents and coaches, please send an email requesting access to the group to the tournament director at: