Stillman Valley High School

Chess Team

Stillman Valley High School Chess Schedule

for 2020 - 2021 Season

AS of 10/22/2020

All participants MUST register and pay their fees at: https://stillmanvalley.8to18.com/ - your parent/guardian will need to register you on-line.

Practices are on the upper level of the MP room (Mr. Byers’s space) on Tuesdays/Thursdays after school – with your Chromebook OR if you need to, participate remotely. Use lichess.org for practices and meets to comply with COVID guidelines.


All conference matches are listed below, held on Tuesday, after school with remote competitions through lichess.org. EVERYONE is expected to come to the school and participate as a team on Tuesday afternoon for the competition unless in quarantine. Bring your own drinks/snacks.

11/10/2020 vs. Indian Creek & Freeport

11/14/2020SATURDAY – tournament all day!!! Come to SVHS MP Room for the Sterling Invite Tournament. First round check in no later than 8:50 a.m. – be at the school by 8:15 a.m. Last round starts after 3:00 with awards at 5:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. More information provided later.

11/17/2020 vs. Byron

12/1/2020 vs. McHenry & Harvard

12/8/2020 vs. Byron Looking for alternate ‘meet’

NICL Conference Tournament - Saturday, 1/16/2021 (makeup date 1/23/21)

???Sectionals Tournament - Saturday, 1/30/21 to Qualify for State Tournament

????IHSA State Tournament – Friday, 2/12 thru 2/13 (would leave after school on the 11th)

ELIGIBILITY is important! Stay on top of your grades!

Learning, Teaching, Lessons: https://sites.google.com/view/thenicl/nicl/resources

· ICCA Teaching Chess page - https://sites.google.com/view/theicca/resources/teaching-chess

· LiChess.org - online chess, puzzles, more

· The Chess Network YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/ChessNetwork?feature=chclk


Coach: Phil Bratta - 815-520-5312 (cell)

Chess Mom/Asst. Coach - Carol Conderman - 815-645-2230 x 5401 in the library or 815-988-2339 (cell) cconderman@mail.meridian223.org