Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after August 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT.
On-site registration is not available for this event.

When: Saturday, September 3, 2022, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
This is a virtual event where participants experience the event and its content online rather than gathering in-person.
Sponsor: ChessKid
Event Type: Scholastic (K-8)
Entry Fees:
Section Fees & Conditions
Ages 9-12 $10 USD initial ; $15 USD effective 08/24/2022
Age 9-12.  Eligibility is determined based on age prior to 01/02/2022.
Under 9 Years Old $10 USD initial ; $15 USD effective 08/24/2022
Age 1-8.  Eligibility is determined based on age prior to 01/02/2022.

Online registration only. No on-site registration.

Schedule: All sections play on September 3rd, 2022 at 9am PT/12pm ET/6pm Spain.
Time Control: All sections will play seven rounds of 10+2 (10 minutes per player with 2 second increment added on after each move).
Event URL: Click for more information

2022 Copa Internacional ChessKid Espanol

We're excited to announce that ChessKid is bringing back the second annual Internacional ChessKid Cup Espanol! This event will be open to any child ages 12 and under (Age as of January 1st, 2022) and who lives in one of the following Spanish-speaking countries:


If you currently reside in any of the above countries and will also be playing from there, then you can participate in this event! 

In addition to the main event, we'll also be holding a special workshop for players who register prior to the early registration deadline. This year's workshop will take place on August 28th at 9am PT/12pm ET/6pm Spain and will include instruction from Spanish speaking GMs!


Last year's event was the largest ChessKid event for Spanish speaking players and we're looking to make this year's event even bigger!!



When: September 3rd, 2022 at 9am PT/12pm ET/6pm Spain

Entry Fee: $10 early entry by August 23rd; $15 by August 30th. No entries will be accepted after August 30th. Note -- in order to play in the warmup event, you MUST register by the early deadline of August 23rd. ALL players will receive three months of free ChessKid gold membership.

Sections: This tournament will feature two sections--a U9 section for players under 9 years of age and a 9-12 section for players aged 9-12. 

Format: All sections will play seven rounds of 10+2 (10 minutes per player with 2 second increment added on after each move). The tournament should take around three hours and there rounds will start immediately after the final game in each section is finished. ChessKid reserves the right to adjust round numbers if overall player numbers require it.

***Please note that this tournament is only open to players who are playing from inside any of the Spanish speaking countries above.


Registration for this event can be found here (INSERT REGISTRATION LINK)

  • The early registration fee will be $10 if received on or before August 23rd by 11:59pm ET time.
  • Registration from August 24th-30th will be $15. There will be no registrations accepted after 11:59pm ET on August 30th.
  • ChessKid will create an unique username for use in this event.
  • Everyone who registers by the early registration date of August 23rd will receive their username by Friday, August 26th and will be able to participate in a warm up event on August 27 and the workshop on August 28th.
  • Everyone who registers after August 30th will receive their username in time to play in the main event on Saturday, September 3rd.



The top 10 players in both sections will receive a free year of ChessKid Gold Membership. The top 10 players will also receive an invitation to participate in a chess mini-camp led by a Spanish speaking GM!

In addition, the top player in each section will have the chance to join a Spanish speaking GM in a exclusive event streamed on the ChessKid Twitch and YouTube channels!


ChessKid expects that all children and their families will abide by the rules governing fair play. Both the child and the parent/guardian will have to agree to our fair play policies when registering for the event.

This is what will be agreed to upon registering for the event:

  • ChessKid will run this event with the highest level of integrity and ethics. All players must play fairly and use good sportsmanship.
  • We strictly forbid cheating of all kinds. ChessKid will use its own algorithms to monitor games and also will manually analyze select games at its discretion.
  • All of your moves must be your own. You will not get help from anyone or anything else, including coaches, friends, parents, chess engines, or any other software of any kind.
  • You will also not have a phone, tablet, or any other electronic device in the same room.
  • You are only allowed to have one browser tab open and no other programs running on your computer. Violating this rule is a “technical forfeiture” and you will be disqualified, with no chance at prizes.
  • You agree that ChessKid will make the final determination on any fair play issue.
  • If you violate the ChessKid Fair Play Policy, then ChessKid will close your account and label it as having violated the Fair Play Policy.
  • If you are not willing to agree to the above policies, you will not be allowed to play in the event.


  • All games will be played on ChessKid.com's live server. No account is needed and if you already have an account, you won't need that either. Special one-time use tournament accounts will be created for all players.
  • Each section will be open for kids to 'join' the tournament about 30 minutes before the first round. Here's a video on how a child joins a live tournament on ChessKid. If you try to join after the starting time, you may not be able to play. It is required that you 'join' before the tournament starting time.
  • ChessKid highly encourages playing on a laptop/desktop computer and not a tablet. Wifi is usually stronger and the site functions better. If you can plug in to an ethernet port, that is best. The reality of online play, even with the world champion, is that Wifi failures can impact an online tournament.
  • If you must play on a tablet, the web site version is the only way (opening a browser on your device). The app will not work for this.
  • Preferred browsers are Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
  • Clearing your browser's cache before the tournament is another great protective measure.
  • If you experience issues in the middle of the game or the tournament, clicking 'refresh' on your browser is the first thing to do. If you 'refresh' in the middle of a game, it will never kick you out of the game and can only help.
  • Two kids cannot play at the same time on the same device.
  • If a family has any issues with logging in, playing, etc, there will be a live help desk on Slack that will open one hour before the first round.

For any questions about the event, please email us at tournaments@chesskid.com