EDUCATIONAL TOURNAMENT FOR KIDS UNDER 1000NYChessKids is now offering Chess Tournaments at PS198.
The Tournaments will be open to PS198 students and kids from other schools. Rated and non-rated sections available.
Location: 1700 Third Avenue New York, NY 10128
All registration must be completed online via our website.
- Starting Time * Please arrive 30 min prior 9:15 am Classic, Open, Championship 9:45 am Reserve, Booster, Primary, K1 10:15 am Novice1, Novice 2, No Score
- Approximate Finish Time: No Score, Novice 1, Novice 2: 1:00pm K-1, Booster, Primary, Reserve: 2:00-4:00pm Championship, Open, Classic: 5:00pm
- Chess Teams: We do not have team rooms available, but we can offer all the teams tables where the kids and coaches can analyze the games during the tournament.
NON-RATED SECTIONS(Trophies to 1st to 10th place, medals for 11th place and above). Notation is not required; no chess clocks will be used.
- NO SCORE: Starts at 10:15 am Open to Pre-K to Kindergarten students who are absolute beginners.
- NOVICE I: Starts at 10:15 am Open to grades Kindergarten and 1st. This section is meant for kids who know how to play chess but who are inexperienced in playing in a chess tournament.
- NOVICE II: Starts at 10:15 am Open to grades 2-5. This section is meant in elementary school who know how to play chess but who are inexperienced in playing in a chess tournament.
RATED SECTIONS(Trophies to 1st to 10th place, medals for 11th place and above). Rated sections Are only open to students, who are an official member of the USCF: Notating the game on a score sheet and the use of chess clock is required. Please bring your scoresheets and chess clock.
- K-1: Starts at 9:45 am Open to K-1. USCF Rating below 500. 4 Rounds, G40 / d5.
- BOOSTER: Starts at 9:45 am Open to students in Kindergarten through 8th grade, rated below 600. 4 Rounds, G40 / d5.
- PRIMARY: Starts at 9:45 am Open to K-3 USCF Rating below 800. 4 Rounds, G40 / d5.
- RESERVE: Starts at 9:45 am Open to K-12. USCF Rating within 600-999. 4 Rounds, G40 / d5.