Compete against other chess players during the Annual Adult & Youth Chess Tournament at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on February 7-8th. The youth tournament, for youth ages 5-18, kicks off at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. Players are guaranteed four matches and can register in advance for $7, or day-of starting at 3 p.m. for $12. The adult tournament, for participants 19 and older, begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. Registration is $12 in advance or $17 at the door, and players are guaranteed three matches. Awards will be given to first, second and third place winners. Players are also encouraged to bring their own chess sets and clocks.

The tournaments are located in the Civic Center’s Da Nang Rooms. Food and drinks will be available via the concession stand during the youth tournament.

Registration is available at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office (500 Glen Ave., Salisbury; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.) or online at For more information, contact Jamie Nichols at or 410-548-4900 x108.