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 group 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: 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 can not play in an event you have registered for, you may withdraw and claim a credit for a future event. Credits will not be carried over to the next school year; refunds will be available at a $10 fee if requested by the day of the last scheduled tournament of the season. For further information, see the tournament FAQ at www.nscfchess.org.

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