FEB. 25 King’s Chess Club Quads
Morning quads and afternoon quads, G/30 d5, Kindergarten-undergraduate (scholastic, youth, and young adult memberships). Bethlehem Church, 758 Route 10, Randolph, NJ 07869. EF: None. Reg.: 9-9:20 am., 1st rd. 9:40. Arr. by noon to reg. only for afternoon quads. Medal to each quad winner. Info: Bethlehem Church 973-366-3434 or Bob McAdams 973-694-3988.
FEB. 25 Hamilton Chess Club Quads
3RR, 40/80 15/30 15/30 d0. Full K. McManimon Hall, 320 Scully Ave., Hamilton Twp., NJ 08610. Quads open to all. EF: $10. Prizes: $25 per Quad. Reg.: 9-10:30am. Rds.: 10:30am-1:30pm-4:30pm. OSA. Contact email: hamiltonchessclub.com. W.
FEB. 25 Central Jersey Chess Tournament
Princeton Academy, 1128 Great Rd., Princeton. 3 rated sections – Open, U1000, U600 – each K-12, 4 rounds, G/30 d5. 2 unrated sections – Intermediate (K-8), Beginners (K-2): 4 rounds. Trophies to 1st-3rd & top team per section, medals to all! $35 pre-reg online by 2/23. $45 on-site 1:15-1:45. Rd. 1 2:00. njchess.com
FEB. 25 FCA Saturday Night G/30 Quads Web Listing
FEB. 25 Chess Kings and Queens Saturday Cash Rapids Web Listing
FEB. 26 Westfield $-Per-Point Octos
3-SS. G/40 d5 (not G/55 d5). Westfield Y, 220 Clark St., Westfield, NJ 07090. Prizes per 8-player section: 1st $40, 2nd $20, $5 per point scored to all. EF: $25, $20 Members. Register: 1:15 -1:50 p.m. Rounds: 2:00, 3:45, 5:30 p.m. Information: email John Moldovan: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.westfieldchessclub.com/Events.html
A State Championship Event!
FEB. 26 New Jersey Junior High School Championship
5SS, G/30 d5. Brookdale College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ 07738. Student Life Center, use Parking Lot #7 or #6; 5 minutes from Garden State Parkway exit 109. Section: JHS (K-9). ALL: Trophies to top 15 individuals, top 5 teams. Rds.: 10am then ASAP. Top 4 scores constitute team score. EF: $30 before 2/19, $45 at site. USCF memb. req’d. Reg.: 8-9:00 am. After 9:00 am, half-point bye for round one. INFO: 732-259-3881, email@example.com. ENT: Hal Sprechman, 66 Cromwell Ln., Jackson, NJ 08527 or online by Feb 25 at www.NJSCF.org. Entries must include name, grade, school, date of birth, USCF ID #, & expiration date, mailing address, phone number & entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF.
A State Championship Event!
FEB. 26 New Jersey State Elementary Championships
5SS, G/30 d5. Brookdale College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ 07738. Student Life Center, use Parking Lot #7 or #6; 5 minutes from Garden State Parkway exit 109. 2 Sections: Elementary (K-6) & Primary (K3). All: Trophies to top 15 individuals, top 5 teams. Elementary & Primary: Top 5 in each grade. Rds.: 10am then ASAP. Top 4 scores constitute the team score for Elementary; top 3 for Primary. EF: $30 before 2/19, $45 at site. USCF memb. req'd. Reg.: 8-9:00am After 9:00am 1/2 point bye for round 1. Info: 732 259-3881. Ent: Hal Sprechman, 66 Cromwell Ln., Jackson, NJ 08527 or online by Feb 25 at www.NJSCF.org. Entries must include name, grade, school, date of birth, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, email address, phone number and entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF.
FEB. 26 Innovation Center Super Quads Web Listing
FEB. 25-26 Greater Philadelphia Weekend Open
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)
4SS, 40/90, SD/15;+30. Days Inn, 245 Easton Rd., Horsham, PA 19044. EF: $40 cash, GM/IM free. $$GTD: $400-200-100-50. Top U1800 $100-50. Reg.: ends 10:45am. Rds.: Sat/Sun 11:00-3:30 Max one bye, request at entry. ENT/INFO:www.keystonechessclub.org, 267-629-2162. HR: $69 or lower 215-674-2500 free parking/wifi.
FEB. 26 PCL February Quick Quads (QC)
3RR, G/15 d3. Wm. Pitt Union, Univ. of Pittsburgh, 5th Ave. & Bigelow Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15213. EF: $10, $7 Jrs. $20 to 1st/quad. Reg.: 11-11:15am. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 412-908-0286. W.
FEB. 26 Main Line Chess and Games G/45 Quads
3 RR, Game/40 d5. Main Line Chess and Games, 7 South Valley Rd., Paoli, PA 19301. EF: $20. $40 to first, $50 for 3-0 result. Reg.: 11:45-12:15 p.m. Rounds: 12:25, 2:10, 3:55 P.M. Info: Bring a chess clock, email@example.com, mainlinechessandgames.net, Tom Bartell 610-240-8900.
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 10
4-SS, G/25 d5. Open to 2000+ players. FIDE Rapid rated. $750 GTD: 250-150-100. Top U2400 125, Top U2300 100, Biggest upset $25. EF: $40, MCC Mbrs $30. GMs Free. Reg.: 6:15-6:45pm. Rds.: 7-8:15-9:30-10:45pm. Max one bye, for round 1 or 4 only. Request at entry. Website: www.marshallchessclub.org. 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716.
FEB. 23 Marshall Thursday Action!
4-SS, G/25 d5. ($375 b/25): $150-100, U2200: $75, U1900: $50. EF: $40, MCC Mbrs $25. GMs Free. Reg.: 6:15-6:45pm. Rds.: 7-8:15-9:30-10:45pm. Max one bye, for round 1 or 4 only. Request at entry. Website: www.marshallchessclub.org. 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716.
FEB. 24 Marshall $500 FIDE Blitz (BLZ)
US CHESS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 6
9-SS, G/3 +2. FIDE Blitz rated. $500: $200-100, top U2400/unr, U2200, U2000, U1800: $50. USCF regular rating used for pairings & prizes. EF: $30, MCC Mbrs $20. GMs Free. Reg.: 6:15-6:45. Rds.: 7-7:30-7:50-8:10-8:40-9-9:20-9:40-10pm. Max three byes. Request at entry. Website: www.marshallchessclub.org. 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716.
FEB. 24-26 OR 25-26 2nd annual George Washington Open VIRGINIA
See Grand Prix.
FEB. 25 Marshall Saturday G/60 (Open & U1700)
4-SS, G/55 d5. Two sections: Open: ($450 b/35): $175-125, U2300: $75, U2000: $75. U1700 ($325 b/25): $150-100, U1400: $75. EF: $40, MCC Mbrs $20. GMs Free. Reg.: 11:15-11:45am. Rds.: 12-2:30-4:45-7pm. One bye available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org. 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716.
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
A State Championship Event!
FEB. 25-26 OR 26 The First NY State Girls Championship!
Open to all girls. The Hewitt School, 45 East 75th Street (bet. Madison & Park), NYC. Near 77th St. subway (6 train). Online entries at www.littlehouseofchess.com $48 thru 2/20/17, $60 2/21-23, $80 later or at site, at least 1 hour before game. For details on mail or phone entries see www.littlehouseofchess.com In 7 sections. Each section has its own age, grade and rating requirements (Championship sections open to all who are under grade and age limits; unrated allowed all sections). K-12 Championship, K-6 Championship and K-3 Championship are each 2-days: 6-SS, G/60 d10. Rounds: 10 am-1-4 pm each day. K-12 Under 1200, K-6 Under 900, K-3 Under 600 and K-1 Championship are each 5-SS, G/30 d5. Rounds: 10 am-12-1:30-3-4:45 pm Sunday. K-1 open to grades 1/below born after 2/26/09. Both K-3 sections open to grades 3/below born after 2/26/07. Both K-6 sections open to grades 6/below born after 2/26/04. Both K-12 sections open to grades 12/below born after 2/26/97. Trophies to top 12 each section and top 3 Unr. in each 1-Day section. Grade plaques: top 3 K/below in K-1 section, top 3 scorers below 9th Grade in K-12 U1200, top 3 below 4th grade in K-6 U900, and top 3 below 2nd grade in K-3 U600 (you can win both plaque + trophy). All players scoring 4 or more (5 or more in 2-Day sections) who don't win a trophy receive a medal! Speed playoff for 5-0 or 6-0. Plaques also to top 4 teams each section (top 3 scorers from same school = team, all on team must attend same school: no combined teams, even if one school “feeds” another). Individual free entry prizes (in each 2-Day Championship section): Free entry to 2 specified Continental Chess tournaments thru 12/31/17 to 1st! Free entries courtesy of Continental Chess and are valid for CCA tmts. with 100% unconditionally guaranteed prize funds. Free entries do not include NYS Scholastics in Saratoga. See www.chesscenter.cc or www.chesstour.com for complete details and restrictions. All: February 2017 official ratings used, except unofficial ratings at uschess.org usually used if otherwise unrated. TD reserves right to assign estimated ratings to players with non-USCF ratings. All substitutions from advance entry list charged late fee. Section switches subject to $10 extra charge per player after 2/23. $15 service charge for each player refund. TD reserves right to reassign sections for advance entries with incorrect or unclear registrations. Limit 2 byes (limit 3 in 2-Day sections), commit before rd. 3. HR: see travel websites for nearby hotels in NYC. firstname.lastname@example.org, or 347-201-2269 (leave message but email is better). Team rooms: email@example.com. Sets provided by Little House of Chess-- bring clocks! Info: www.littlehouseofchess.com. To contact us by mail: Chess Center of NY, PO Box 4615, New Windsor, NY 12553. US Chess Junior Grand Prix - Top3 Championship Sections.
FEB. 26 Marshall Sunday G/45 (Open & U1500)
4-SS, G/40 d5. Two sections: Open: ($450 b/35): $175-125, U2100: $75, U1800: $75. U1500: ($325 b/25): $150-100, U1200: $75. EF: $40, MCC Mbrs $20. GMs Free. Reg.: 12:15-12:45pm. Rds.: 1-2:45-5:00-6:45pm. One bye available, request at entry. www.marshallchessclub.org. 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716.
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
FEB. 26 71st Binghamton Open
NEW ENTRY FEE - $10.00. 4SS, G/65 d5. Cordisco's Chess Center, 308 Chenango St., Binghamton, NY 13901, (607) 772-8782. EF: $10. Two sections: Open & U1700. PRIZES: Winner of each section will receive a free entry into a future tournament! REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE. Schedule: Reg. on site 8:45-9:15AM. Rounds: 9:30-12Noon-2:30-4:45. Please bring clocks, none supplied.
FEB. 26 71st Binghamton Open Web Listing
FEB. 26 Marshall Scholastic Action! (3 Rounds)
3-SS, G/25 d5. Open to youth K-12. ($225 b/25): $100-50, U1000: $75. EF: $30, MCC Mbrs: $15. Reg.: 8:15-8:45am. Rds.: 9-10:10-11:20am. No byes. www.marshallchessclub.org. 23 W. 10th St., NYC. 212-477-3716.