CGPS All-Girls Tournaments Registration is open!

Register for the next Columbia Grammar All-Girls chess tournament!

Saturday, February 3, 2024

CGPS Friday Chess Tournament

Open to Students in Grades K-12 in 6 sections. US Chess Federation rated for all sections.
Online registration will close 11 pm the day before the tournament. No entries on site!

Location: Columbia Grammar and Prep School, 36 West 93rd Street New York NY10025

Early bird registration fee is $50 for CGPS students, $55 for everyone else. ($10 added to all registrations after the Thursday 2 days before. We have a $10 refund fee.)

Discount $5 per paying sibling. Free entry if you are rated over 1500!

Current US Chess membership required: $20 (age 19 and under)


Saturday 10 am at The Columbia Grammar School Gym/Cafeteria at 36 West 93rd (map)

Kindergarten/1st GradeAll4No clock usedOptional0 or 1
2nd/3rd GradeUnder 6004No clock usedOptional0 or 1
Reserve (K-12)Under 8004Game 30 +5 sec delayYes0 or 1
Classic (K-12)800 to 9994Game 30 + 5 sec delayYes0 or 1
Premier (K-12)1000 and up3Game 45 + 5 sec delayYesNo

Limited to first 100 players. Sets and boards provided. Top 3 sections: Please bring clocks!

Live ratings may be used at TD discretion; TD reserves right to assign players’ sections and to combine sections. Players winning their section usually moves up in the next tournament. Electronic score sheets not allowed!


The first round begins at 10am. K through 3rd grade sections end around 2 pm. Other sections finish around 3 pm. The next round will begin as soon as possible after the previous round ends.


Premier Quads prize: Free entry (value $50) into Marshall or G & T Quads. Other sections: Trophies to top 10 in each section. Honored Participant trophies to everyone else. Award ceremonies as soon as possible after each section concludes.


We are a nut free tournament! Please do not bring nuts or nut-containing items.

Masks are optional but encouraged. Do not attend if experiencing symptoms. Please maintain good “health etiquette” — wash your hands frequently, cover sneezes and coughs, etc. Parent or designate must be present to assert parental supervision over your child’s behavior and activities.

Little House of Chess, Inc does not provide supervision when a child has finished a scheduled game.

Email: if you have questions.

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