Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after March 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time

When: Sunday, March 8, 2020
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.  Maximum 12 participants.
Future Masters $45 initial
Grades 12 and under.  Rated 1400 and over.  Maximum 44 participants.
Championship $45 initial
Grades 12 and under.  Rated 1000 and over.  Maximum 76 participants.
Reserve $45 initial
Grades 10 and under.  Rated 1199 and under.  Maximum 88 participants.
Booster $45 initial
Grades 4 through 8.  Rated 799 and under.  Maximum 36 participants.
Primary $45 initial
Grades 3 and under.  Maximum 72 participants.
Juniors $45 initial
Grades 1 and under.  Maximum 48 participants.

Non-Rated Sections:

Section Fees & Conditions
2-3 Novice $45 initial
Grades 2 and 3 only.  Rated 699 and under.  Maximum 24 participants.
K-1 Novice $45 initial
Grades 1 and under.  Rated 699 and under.  Maximum 52 participants.
Discounts: Quads Rating Discount: $20 discount for rating greater than or equal to 1700.
Applicable to section(s): Quads
Sibling Discount: $10 discount for group registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to section(s): Future Masters, Championship, Reserve, Booster, Primary, Juniors, 2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice
Hunter Students: $5 discount for school equal to Hunter.
Applicable to section(s): Quads, Future Masters, Championship, Reserve, Booster, Primary, Juniors
Hunter Students (Novice Sections): $10 discount for school equal to Hunter.
Applicable to section(s): 2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice
Schedule: Quads and Future Masters (3 rounds): Check in by: 9:00am; First Round time: 9:15am; Approximate end time: 5:30pm
Championship (4 rounds): Arrive by: 9:15am; First Round time: 9:30am; Approximate end time: 5:00pm
Reserve (4 rounds): Arrive by: 9:30am; First Round time: 9:45am; Approximate end time: 4:30pm
Booster, Primary, Juniors (4 rounds): Arrive by: 9:45am; First Round time: 10:00am; Approximate end time: 4:15pm
2-3 Novice, K-1 Novice (4 rounds): Arrive by: 10:00am; First Round time: 10:15am; Approximate end time: 2:00pm
Time Control: Game/70 +5 second delay in Quads & Future Masters.
Game/50 +5 second delay in Championship.
Game/40 +5 second delay in Reserve, Booster, Primary & 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.

ON-SITE REGISTRATION FEE (if available): $55. 

Please note, many sections sell-out in advance; on-site registration is limited only to those sections where space remains. *No on-site registration for Quads or Future Masters.

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. (Unrated sections do not require clocks.) Chess sets are provided for all sections except for Quads and Future Masters.

Ratings: The Quads section uses current rating. All other sections use published rating unless parent emails hunterchess@gmail.comand/or puts a note in registration page requesting Current Rating be used

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 hunterchess@gmail.com.

Cancellation Policy: With advance cancellations, our policy is to offer a credit for a future Hunter Tournament during the 2018-19 academic year. The credit must be redeemed during this period. It will not be carried over to the following year. Please email us at hunterchess@gmail.com at least 14 days before the Tournament to which you would like your credit applied. There will be no refunds given for unused credits.

Supervision & Photo Release Policy: All participants under 16 must have an adult supervisor during the tournament. The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess does not provide supervision between games. Also note: Photography and/or video recording occurs at most NSCF and/or Hunter 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 first round of the tournament.

Email: The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess will use the email address you provide when registering to contact you personally in support of this event, and via bulk e-mail to share chess news and announce future events and classes. You may Opt-Out of these mailings by selecting Unsubscribe at any time. The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess does not sell or share any contact information. Please see our online Privacy Policy.

Pairings by Text or Email: The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess will use the telephone number and/or email address you provide when registering to contact you with pairings information during the tournament. You may choose not to receive these notifications. Prior to the first round you will receive a welcome message; just reply STOP to Opt-Out of these notifications.

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