The Akela Chess Classic 2023

Great Job to everyone!  Hope you had fun, see you until the next one. Be on the lookout for an email.


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Chess Tournament

Open to all Boys & Girls K-12!

Free Chess Tournament Sets to the first 20 players to sign up!

Take on the fun and challenge of playing chess!  The Akela Chess Classic is a Five-Round chess tournament open to all K-12th.  Tournament play is in three brackets: K-2nd, 3rd-5th, and 6th-12th.


Tournament Format, Operation, and Rules


When: March 12, 2023. Check-in is at 9:30 AM.  Rounds start at 10:00 AM, follow-on rounds ASAP. Break 12-1 PM. Awards 2:30 PM.


Where: Lyme-Old Lyme High School 

69 Lyme St. Old Lyme, CT 06371



Awards: Event Medal to all participants! Trophies are awarded to First, Second, and Third Place in each section.  Trophy awarded to Best Troop, Pack, School, or Chess Organization Team in each section.



Esteban Ramirez, Tournament Director,

Chris Lawton, Co-Director,

Troop 67 sold over 18K during our 2022 fundraiser campaign!!! Congratulations, JOB WELL DONE! 

One of our Scouts took part in a council-wide event to be part of the Band detail! 

Troop 67 was recognized as BEST NON-PROFIT during a Trick or Trunk Event!

Adventure On!  Our Troop reached the Summit of Lantern Hill Trail! 

Troop's Flag is in!!!

Scouts Bowling Event!