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The British International School of New York
Halloween Chess Tournament
Sunday October 29, 2017
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Location:  15 Waterside Plaza New York, NY 10010-2612

(BISNY Dining Hall)

ALL Chess Players Grades K – 12
Parent supervision is required.


  • 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.

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: 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Announcements and Player Check-In: 11:45 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Rounds begin at 12:00 p.m.

Tournament Sections:

  • K-1 U600: 12:00 p.m – 4:30 p.m; Awards Ceremony 4:30 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/25; 5 sec delay
  • K-5 U800: 12:00 p.m – 5:30 p.m; Awards Ceremony 5:30 p.m; 4 Rounds; G/25; 5 sec delay
  • K-8 U1000:  12:00 p.m – 5:30 p.m; Awards Ceremony 5:30 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/40; 5 sec delay
  • K-12 U1400:  12:00 p.m – 5:30 p.m; Awards Ceremony 5:30 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/40; 5 sec delay
  • Over 1400:  12:00 p.m – 5:30 p.m; Awards Ceremony 5:30 p.m; 3 Rounds; G/40; 5 sec delay

Contact/Tournament Organizer: Beatriz Marinello; Email:; Phone: 917-553-4522


All players:

  • $40 if received by October 1, 2017.
  • $50 if received between Oct. 2 – 28, 2017 until 8pm the day before the tournament.
  • $60 On Site Registration (Closes 15 min, before the start of Round 1)

Registration & 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.
  • Note:  Deadlines apply to early registration rates. Please allow plenty of time for mailed entries.

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