Annual

Spring Chess Tournament

Open to ALL SCHOOLS and ALL Chess Players

Grades K – 12

Sunday April 7, 2019; Begins at 1:00 p.m

Location:  The Epiphany School;

Location:  141 East 28th Street New York, NY 10016.

Located on 28th Street, between 3rd Avenue and Lexington. (Upper School Campus)

AWARDS:

  • Trophies for Top 10 players in each Section, with medals to all other participants! 

  • * Team Trophy for Top Three Schools in each Section. * To qualify as a ‘school team’ for any given section; a school must have a minimum of 2 players for that section. There must be a minimum of 2 schools competing in a section to earn the prize for that section. Top 3 individual scores in a section count towards the school team’s score for that section. To qualify as a ‘school team’ for any given section; a school must have a minimum of 2 players for that section. There must be a minimum of 2 schools competing in a section to earn the prize for that section. Top 3 individual scores in a section count towards the school team’s score for that section.

 

Chess sets will be provided. Please bring your chess clock if you have one.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:

Swiss System. All Sections are Rated. Sections may be combined.

USCF membership is mandatory. Membership sign-up is available onsite.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:

  • Onsite registrations: 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

  • Announcements and Player Check-In: 12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

  • Rounds begin at 1:00 p.m.

TOURNAMENT SECTIONS:

  • K-1 U600: Rounds begin at 1:00 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/25; 5 sec delay

  • K-5 U900: Rounds begin at 1:00 p.m; 4 Rounds; G/25; 5 sec delay

  • K-8 U1200: Rounds begin at 1:00 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/40; 5 sec delay

  • K-12 Open: Rounds begin at 1:00 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/40; 5 sec delay

ENTRY FEES:

All players:

  • $40 thru April 6, 2019.

  • $60 On Site Registration (Closes 15 min, before the start of Round 1)

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT:

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

  • By Mail: Make Check Payable to Chess Educators and mail with your registration form to Chess Educators P.O. Box 160 New York, NY 10028. Deadlines apply to early registration rates. Please allow plenty of time for mailed entries.

Refunds:
If a player withdraws from the tournament by noon on the Friday before the tournament, a refund minus a $20 processing fee will be provided. Alternatively, the registration fee can be transferred to a future tournament, minus a $20 processing fee. Withdrawal requests must be sent via email to info@chesseducators.com. Refunds will not be issued to players that withdraw after 12:00pm EST the Friday before the event.

Contact/Tournament Organizer: Beatriz Marinello; Email: INFO@chesseducators.com; Phone: 917-553-4522

For more information about The Epiphany School please visit www.theepiphanyschool.org