LRSD Chess

  • The 20-21 Chess Tournament Season has been postponed.

    Please check back and follow the LRSD Chess Group on Facebook for information regarding safe tournament alternatives.  


    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.


    2019-20 Tournament Schedule

    Tournament - December 14, 2019

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, December 6, 2019


    Tournament - January 11, 2020

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, December 20, 2019


    Tournament - Febraury 8, 2020

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 31, 2020


    Tournament -March 14, 2020

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 28, 2020


    Invitational Championship - April 11, 2020

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Friday, March 27, 2020



    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: