Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after March 2, 2018 at 06:00 PM Eastern Time

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018
George Washington Elementary School
100 Orchard St.
White Plains, NY 10604
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Sponsor: National Scholastic Chess Foundation
Event Type: Scholastic (K-12)
Entry Fees:
Section Fees & Conditions
Future Masters $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades Pre-K through 12.  Rated 1300 and over.
Championship $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades Pre-K through 12.  Rated 950-1349.
Reserve $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades Pre-K through 12.  Rated 500-999.
Booster $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades 4 through 12.  Rated 549 and under.
Primary $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades Pre-K through 3.  No rating restrictions. Unrated participants permitted.
Primary Novice $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades Pre-K through 3.  Rated 499 and under.
K-1 $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/02/2018
Grades Pre-K through 1.  No rating restrictions. Unrated participants permitted.
Discounts: Sibling/Group: $5 discount for group registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to sections: , , , , , ,
Schedule: Future Masters - Starts 9:30am (3 rounds); Championship - Starts 9:30am (4 rounds)
Reserve, Booster - Starts 9:45am (4 rounds)
Primary, Primary Novice, K-1 Rated - Starts 10:00am (4 rounds)
Time Control: Future Masters: Game/55, delay 5
Championship: Game/40, delay 5
Reserve, Booster, Primary, Primary Novice, K-1 Rated: Game/35, delay 5
Byes: Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available in any round of a 4-round section.
No byes are offered in Future Masters.
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Please note the starting time for your section. Please arrive early and check the wallboards to confirm registration. 

ON-SITE REGISTRATION FEE: $50. On-site registrants: Plan to be on line 30 minutes before your section starts. If you arrive late we will still try to pair you, but you may have to take a 1/2 point bye for the 1st round.

PRIZES: Future Masters: Trophies to top 3 scorers; Other sections: Trophies to top 5 (minimum score of 2) plus all players scoring 3 points or more; Medals to all players scoring 2.5 points in each section. K-1: Medals to all K-1 section participants and trophy to top Kindergartner (or pre-K).  Additional trophies: Top 3 under 750 in the Reserve, top 3 unrated in the Booster and top 3 unrated or under 300 in the Primary. Teams: Trophies to top 3 school teams in each section except Future Masters  (minimum 2 players for a team;  top 4 scores counted per team).

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Refunds/Cancellation Policy: If you cannot play in an event you have registered for, you may withdraw and claim a credit for a future event during the same academic year. Credits will not be carried over to the next school year. Refunds will be available subject to a $10 administrative fee if requested by the day prior to the last scheduled tournament of the season. For further information, see the Tournament FAQ at nscfchess.org. To request a refund or other assistance, email Tournaments@NSCFchess.org.


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