Chess Puzzles

Event Description

Second, third, fourth and fifth grade contestants in a chess puzzle contest receive a paper-and-pencil test that includes a series of chess boards with pieces in particular positions. Questions are based on analysis of material or possible moves in each given diagram. After practicing for six weeks, three students and one additional alternate from each grade level will be chosen to represent Deep Wood at our Divisional Meet.

Coaches are ms. lord and ms. ciarlo

practice schedule

Practice for all UIL events will be the week of October 30th until the week of January 22nd from 2:55- 3:30pm.

Chess Puzzles will practice each Tuesday in Ms. Ciarlo's Classroom, Room 203.

  • October 31st
  • November 7th
  • November 14th
  • November 28th
  • December 5th
  • December 12th
  • December 19th: Competition Team Announced
  • January 8th
  • January 16th
  • January 23rd

*Saturday, January 27th: Division Meet!*

Study and practice resources

How to Study for A+ UIL Chess Puzzle

Resources provided by Texas Tech Chess


Online Resources

There are thousands of other chess web sites available online, many that include chess puzzles, and many that are designed for kids.

Study Booklet 2016-17 All Events.pdf