• 61°

Chess league offers free training for tourney directors

MADISON – Madison City Chess League or MCCL will conduct training for tournament directors certified by the United States Chess Federation.

The training session at Madison Public Library, 142 Plaza Drive will meet in Auditorium 2, next door to the MCCL meeting in Auditorium 1. The free training on Aug. 15 will run from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

“Join Todd Guthrie, USCF Senior Tournament Director, and learn about the rules and claims most commonly made during chess tournaments,” MCCL Executive Director Ranae Bartlett said.

The session will be open to all adults and chess club members in high school who are interested in serving as a certified tournament director.

While the cost is free, participants do need to register to attend. To access registration forms, visit madisonchess.com/events/810/tournament-director-training-815. Or, using online steps, visit madisonchess.com. Click the “EVENTS” dropdown menu, and click “UPCOMING EVENTS.” On the next page, scroll down and click “Tournament Director Training – 8/15.” Click “Details” for the registration page.

Events

Orion Amphitheater kicks off its third concert season tonight

James Clemens High School

James Clemens HOSA overshadows conference competitors

Harvest

It’s Spring! Plant sale returns to Huntsville Botanical Garden

Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones AFJROTC aces first try at obstacle course

Discovery Middle School

Clifton, Francois earn grants to enhance study of German

Bob Jones High School

Fantasy Playhouse summer camps to open in Madison

Discovery Middle School

Hogan Family YMCA to celebrate Healthy Kids Day

Bob Jones High School

Students in grades 3-5 to compete in Bob Jones Science Challenge

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

James Clemens Football Hosting Annual Mattress Sale

James Clemens High School

James Clemens baseball hot at the right time

Discovery Middle School

Register for Summer Spotlight Theatre Camp at James Clemens

Bob Jones High School

Bob Jones hails as section’s top team at Scholastic Chess Championship

James Clemens High School

James Clemens leads at Student Council Association conference

News

Messiah Lutheran’s Rummage Sale turns ‘discards into disaster relief’

Harvest

Madison Academy to present ‘High School Musical – One Act Edition’

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Remembering Tom Monroe- “Johnny Appleseed Of Disc Golf”

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Play Ball ! Trash Pandas Season Set To Open

Madison

City’s work session and special meeting postponed due to weather

Madison

Strong storms predicted for Tuesday; schools to dismiss early

Madison

MVP names Madison Visionary Award recipients

Bob Jones High School

Local Talent Shines In Alabama Baseball Victory At Toyota Field

Bob Jones High School

Bartlett selected as Executive Director of US Chess Federation

Madison

Mill Creek students shine in Elementary Science Olympiad

Madison

Facility dog Daryl comforts, ‘listens’ to children at Midtown elementary

x