- Oct 15 2023
- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- in person
HudsonWay Immerson October Chess Championship
Located on 52nd street between 10th and 11th Avenues. We are featuring well lit classrooms, spacious waiting area, COVID Safe protocols,.
We are thrilled to offer One Unrated Section and THREE Rated Sections.
- Novice: Unrated: Open to Pre-K – 3rd Grade students who are Unrated. Students play 4 Rounds. If total round time exceeds 40 minutes, clocks will be provided with 5 minutes per player. Tiebreakers will be used if necessary. Place Trophies for Top 5, participation trophies for all other players. Approximate end time 1:30 PM.
- K-4 Primary U500: G25/d5, 4 Rounds. Open to all current USCF members in grades K-4 who are rated <500 using USCF Regular over the board ratings. Tiebreakers will be used if necessary. Trophies for Top 5, Medals for all other participants.
- K-12 Reserve U900: G25/d5, 4 Rounds. Tiebreakers will be used if necessary. Trophies for Top 5, Medals for all other participants. Open to current USCF members in grades K-12 who are <900 USCF rated using the higher of USCF Online Regular rating and USCF Regular over the board ratings.
- Championship: 900-1400: This section is now a swiss section. We will have 3 rounds of G 40 with a 5 second delay. First place with a perfect 3-0 score will receive $100 cash prize, otherwise 1st place is $75. 2nd place is $50. Class prize: Top player U1100 (if not in top 2) will receive a $50 cash prize. All other players will receive a medal. If players are tied for a placement, the prize is split evenly among players.
Championship, Reserve and Primary
Start time – 10:00 AM
Please arrive on site by 9:45 AM. We will begin at 10:00 AM. Each round will begin once all games in the sections have concluded. We will make announcements as to when section pairings are being posted.
Start time – 10:00 AM
Please arrive by 9:45 AM. We will be starting promptly at 10:00 AM
Entry Fee and Other Information
Welcome to our chess tournament at Hudson Way Immersion School
Early bird entry fee: $49 by Tuesday before event, regular entry fee: $55
Registration deadline is day before event – We are not accepting on site registrations
There is a $10 fee for section change