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Q300 Tournament (March 23, 2024)
28-37 29th St, Astoria, NY 11102
General Information:​
  • Game Format: Swiss System

  • USCF Membership: Current USCF membership required for all sections, except Novice

  • All sections will play 4 games. Time control of g/25;d5 for all rated sections

  • Registration and Entry fee: $40 by March 8, 2024, 11:59 PM, $50 after.

  • Check-in starts at 8:30 AM. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the event to check-in.

  • Equipment: Chess sets, clocks, and notation sheets provided​

  • All children must be chaperoned by an adult. Entrance to the event will be through the school courtyard on 30th avenue at 29th street.

  • Parents are expected to monitor their children while they are waiting for their games to begin.  We suggest bringing books or quiet games to play, and encourage quiet discussion in the waiting area in between turns.  Safety is paramount and students will be expected to sit quietly.  There can be no loud games or running in the waiting area or school hallways.

  • Registration fee may be reduced or waived for those in need of financial assistance. Please email q300chessteam@gmail.com to request

  • For questions, please email info@ny-chessacademy.com

Free registration for players with a published USCF rating of 1400 and up. Use coupon code USCF1400UP *

NOVICE 1 (PreK-1)

Unrated (will not be USCF rated)

No clock and notation (4 rounds)

Awards / Prizes: Trophies for top 10. Medals for all other players.

BOOSTER (K-12)

USCF 800 and under

G/25;d5 (4 rounds)

Awards / Prizes: Trophies for top 10. Medals for all other players with 2 points and up.

NOVICE 2 (Grades 2-5)

Unrated (will not be USCF rated)

No clock and notation (4 rounds)

Awards / Prizes: Trophies for top 10. Medals for all other players with 2 points and up.

ADVANCED (K-12)

USCF 1200 and under

G/25;d5 (4 rounds)

Awards / Prizes: Trophies for top 10. Medals for all other players with 2 points and up.

ELEMENTARY (K-6)

USCF 400 and under

G/25;d5 (4 rounds)

Awards / Prizes: Trophies for top 10. Medals for all other players with 2 points and up.

CHAMPIONSHIP (K-12)

USCF 1200 and above

G/25;d5 (4 rounds)

Awards / Prizes: Trophies for top 3. $100 for 1st Place, $50 for 2nd Place.

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