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Sequoyah K-12 Open

Saturday, October 14, 2023
at Sequoyah High School

17091 S Muskogee Avenue in Tahlequah

Before the tournament, check your player's section and school/team code.  If something doesn't look right, alert us right away at

8:15 Doors open. Parent/player Q&A. New players are encouraged to come at this time so we can answer your questions and help get your day off to a great start.  There is no check-in requirement this year. All registered players will be entered.

9:00 Round One for all sections will begin following announcements in the playing hall. Subsequent rounds are paired ASAP with a break for lunch. Awards ceremonies take place for each section ASAP after that section's final round is complete.

General information & rules

  • No eliminations. Every player plays every round.

  • Parents are not permitted in the playing room during rounds, and players must exit when their match is finished.

  • Mobile devices are prohibited on the tournament floor. If the player's device cannot be left with a parent or coach, it must be turned off and kept out of sight. Failure to comply could result in a forfeit loss.

  • It is the player's responsibility to know and understand the rules by which our tournaments are governed. We ask that all players and parents read OSCO's rules before the tournament.  Read them here and let us know if you  have questions.

  • If your player has to miss one or more rounds due to another engagement that day, please notify the chief TD at  (on the day of the tournament, don't email—send a text to (707) 685-7045.


  • Sets are provided for tournament games, but players are encouraged to bring their own for skittles (waiting area).

  • Clocks are required  in some sections, but players with approved clocks may use them in all sections. If you have a clock, please bring it.

  • Scoresheets and pencils are provided. Notation is required in Premier and encouraged in all sections.

To register:
Entry is $25/player. Registration opens (TBA) and closes Thursday, October 12. Parents registering three or more siblings at the same time: $20/player. Current US Chess membership is required. 

REFUND POLICY: Upon request we will refund entry fees for cancellations emailed in advance to

Call (405) 642-6136 or send an email to


Enter player information below, then click "Go to Registration." 

NOTE TO PARENTS: Please tell us if you have to cancel or miss the first round! We need to know not to pair your player for round one.

To notify us before tournament day:

To notify us on the day of the tournament: text (707) 685-7045

This field is for members of registered club teams only. All others, skip this section. You will enter your player's school or homeschool group information on the next page. 

If your player belongs to a registered club team, select it here:

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