Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after March 6, 2020 at 06:00 PM Eastern Time

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Daniel Webster Elementary School
95 Glenmore Rd.
New Rochelle, NY 10801
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Sponsor: National Scholastic Chess Foundation
Event Type: Scholastic (K-12)
Entry Fees:

Rated Sections:

Section Fees & Conditions
Future Masters $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades Pre-K through 12.  Rated 1300 and over.
Championship $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades Pre-K through 12.  Rated 950-1349.
Reserve $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades Pre-K through 12.  Rated 500-999.
Booster $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades 4 through 12.  Rated 549 and under.
Primary $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades Pre-K through 3.
K-1 Rated $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades Pre-K through 1.

Non-Rated Sections:

Section Fees & Conditions
2-3 Novice $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades 2 and 3 only.  Rated 499 and under.
K-1 Novice $40 initial ; $50 effective 03/06/2020
Grades Pre-K through 1.  Rated 299 and under.
Discounts: Sibling Discount: $10 discount for family member registration greater than 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to section(s): Future Masters, Championship, Reserve, Booster, Primary, K-1 Rated, 2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice
Schedule: Future Masters (3 rounds), Championship (4 rounds): Check in by: 9:15am; First Round time: 9:30am.
Reserve, Booster (4 rounds): Check in by: 9:30am; First Round time: 9:45am.
Primary, Primary Novice, K-1 Rated (4 rounds): Check in by: 9:45am; First Round time: 10:00am.
2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice (4 rounds): Check in by: 10:00am; First Round time: 10:15am; Approximate end time: 2:30pm
For rated sections, approximate end-time is 5:00 pm; sections may end sooner and awards are presented as quickly as possible after the completion of all rounds in any given section.
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. 

Sibling discount: A $10 discount is available for siblings of a player who has already registered at the regular fee. Use the code sibling.

PRIZES: AWARDS CEREMONIES begin as soon as possible, after each section completes.

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 and K-1 Novice: Medals to all K-1 section participants and trophy to top Kindergartner (or pre-K). 

Additional trophies to top 3 under 750 in Reserve, top 3 unrated in Booster and top 3 unrated or under 300 in 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).

Grand Prix: Students who play in five (5) or more tournaments in rated sections may to eligible for Grand Prix awards. Non-rated sections do not earn Grand Prix points.

For tournament postponement and delay notices, check nscfchess.org and https://twitter.com/NSCFChess.

Refunds/Cancellation Policy: IIf you cannot play in an event you have registered for, you may withdraw by emailing tournaments@nscfchess.org PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT and claim a credit for a future tournament during the same academic year. Credits will not be carried over to the next academic year. Emails must be received by 8:30 am on the day of the tournament. NO SHOWS without prior notification forfeit the entry fee. 

You may request a refund for any credit(s) not used by the end of the academic year. Refunds must be requested prior to the last scheduled tournament of the season (May 2, 2020) and will be processed 7 days after the final tournament. To request a refund, email tournaments@nscfchess.org Refunds will be subject to a $10 administrative fee.