Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after April 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time

When: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Hunter College Elementary School
71 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128
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Sponsor: Hunter College Campus Schools
Event Type: Scholastic (K-12)
Entry Fees:

Rated Sections:

Section Fees & Conditions
Quads $45 initial
Grades 12 and under.  Rated 1700 and over.
Future Masters $45 initial
Grades 12 and under.  Rated 1400 and over.
Championship $45 initial
Grades 12 and under.  Rated 1000 and over.
Reserve $45 initial
Grades 10 and under.  Rated 1199 and under.
Primary $45 initial
Grades 3 and under.
Juniors $45 initial
Grades 1 and under.
Booster $45 initial
Grades 4 through 8.  Rated 799 and under.

Non-Rated Sections:

Section Fees & Conditions
2-3 Novice $45 initial
Grades 2 and 3 only.  Rated 699 and under.
K-1 Novice $45 initial
Grades 1 and under.  Rated 699 and under.
Discounts: Quads Rating Discount: $20 discount for rating greater than or equal to 1700.
Applicable to sections: Quads
Hunter Students: $5 discount for school equal to Hunter.
Applicable to sections: Quads, Future Masters, Championship, Reserve, Primary, Juniors, Booster
Hunter Students (Novice Sections): $10 discount for school equal to Hunter.
Applicable to sections: 2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice
Sibling Discount: $10 discount for group registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to sections: Future Masters, Championship, Reserve, Primary, Juniors, Booster, 2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice
Schedule: Quads: Check in by: 9:00am; First Round time: 9:15am; Approximate end time: 5:30pm
Future Masters, Championship: Check in by: 9:15am; First Round time: 9:30am; Approximate end time: 5:30pm
Reserve: Check in by: 9:30am; First Round time: 9:45am; Approximate end time: 4:30pm
Booster, Primary, Juniors: Check in by: 9:45am; First Round time: 10:00am; Approximate end time: 4:15pm
2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice: Check in by: 10:00am; First Round time: 10:15am; Approximate end time: 2:00pm
Time Control: Game/75 (Game 70/5 second delay) in Quads & Future Masters.
Game/60 (Game 55/5 second delay) in Championship.
Game/45 (Game 40/5 second delay) in Reserve, Primary, Booster & Juniors.
Byes: Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available in any round of a 4-round section.
No byes are offered in Quads or Future Masters.


*No on-site registration for Quads or Future Masters.

**No discounts apply to on-site registration.

By registering online, you will not need to check in at the registration desk. Upon your arrival, verify that you are on the posted pre-tournament pairing list. Please bring a copy of your confirmation email in the event there is an error.

***USCF-rated, except where noted. Bring clocks and score pads.

PRIZES: Trophies to all players scoring 3 points or more in 4 round sections, and to all players scoring 2.5 points or more in 3 round sections.

For tournament postponement and delay notices, check nscfchess.org.

Changes: If you need to change sections, or for any other assistance, email Tournaments@NSCFchess.org.

Byes: Please note: No byes are offered in Quads or Future Masters.

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, email Tournaments@NSCFchess.org.

Supervision & Photo Release Policy: All participants under 16 must have an adult supervisor during the tournament. The NSCF does not provide supervision between games. Also note: Photography and/or video recording occurs at most NSCF tournament events: By registering your child for this event, you hereby give permission for your child's name and/or picture to appear on the NSCF and/or Hunter Chess website/promotion. If for any reason this is not acceptable, please advise tournament staff PRIOR to the start of the tournament.

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