January 10-13, 2019 Ontario, California

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Cosplay Chess

Don your favorite armor, clean off your most trusty props, and prepare yourself for the show of a life time! Celebrating the 10 yr anniversary of Cosplay Chess at Anime Los Angeles, come watch one of ALA’s must see events! Naruto vs Detective Conan, Ghost Rider teaming up with Ash Ketchum. Anything and everything is possible but we need YOU!!! If you’re interested in participating in the event this year, sign up below! Accepted entries will be notified by the end of December!

Information needed for signing up:

  • Your Full Name:
  • Email:
  • Cosplay Character’s Name:
  • Desired Piece/Position:

To sign-up, please complete this form (link)

Terms and Conditions

  1. As a participant of “Cosplay Chess” you agree that whenever you interact with another piece you will not make any physical contact that could potentially hurt the other participants. This includes, pushing, shoving, punching, kicking, grabbing, throwing, stabbing, slashing, etc. If you are to attack someone you won’t actually hit him/her or pick him/her up. If you end up seriously hurting someone or cannot follow the rules set forth you will not be allowed to participate the following year.
  2. If you are not the attacking or defending piece you will not interfere, enter, or participate in the current bout. If your assistance is asked for then that is fine but rule 1 still applies.
  3. You will not use any vulgar language during the event. The show is set to be PG at all times.


Any questions, please contact us at: cosplaychess@animelosangeles.org