Bryce Leifeste 
Is the New
Idaho StateScholastic Champion!


May 14 Player's Memorial, Mountain Home

May 21 Free Nampa Tournament - May Flowers Tournament, Nampa

May 21 Senior Championship, Nampa

Dec. 10  Western Idaho Open
, Mountain Home

Jan. 14, 2023 MLK Blitz Championship, Nampa

Jan. 28, 2023
West Regional Scholastic Tournament, Boise

March 26, 2023 
State Scholastic Chess Tournament, Boise

March 27, 2023 Tournament of Champions, Boise

April 8 Girl's State and Woman's Tournament, Boise


July 2 Independence Tournament, Coeur D' Alene

Sept. 24 North Idaho Open, Rathdrum

Oct. 8-9 Norman Friedman Memorial, Coeur d'Alene


Sept. 17 Eastern Idaho Open, Pocatello

Jan. 21, 2023 East Regional Scholastic Tournament, Boise

April 15 
Idaho Open, Pocatello


May 14 Player's Memorial
Mountain Home

Nov. 12 Veteran's and South Idaho Open Tournament

Twin Falls

Feb. 11
South Central Regional Scholastic Tournament, Twin Falls

April 22,
State Scholastic Team Championship, Twin Falls


April 30 - May 1 Sheridan Chess Club Open, Sheridan, Wyoming


Upcoming Tournaments

News & Results



CDA Chess Club
contact: Jim Maki
meeting: Mon. & Fri. 5 pm location: Zips (downtown), Couer d' Alene

Lakeland High School
Chess Club

contact:  Adam Porth
meeting: Thursdays 2:30 pm location: Lakeland Senior High School, Rathdrum




Magic Valley Chess Club
contact:  Barry Eacker
meeting: Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
location: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Twin Falls

Mountain Home Sunday Afternoon Chess,
meeting: Mondays 2 pm location: Lucky Perk Coffee, Mountain Home

Robert Stewart Scholastic  Chess Club
contact:  Peter Clark

meeting: Tuesdays 4 - 5:15 pm
location: Robert Stewart Middle School, Twin Falls

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