Four of the seven tournaments in the 2008-2009 Denver Scholastic Chess Series have been completed, with more than 265 children participating in at least one of the events.
The three remaining tournaments are Saturday and March 21 and April 11.
The Unrated Divisions are appropriate for children who have limited tournament experience and are in the beginning stages of their chess careers.
After doing well in the Unrated Divisions, they are ready to move up into Rated Divisions, where they are required to join the United States Chess Federation and compete with the experienced players.
Here are the leaders through four events in the series (find overall standings and information about the series at ColoradoMasterChess.com):
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