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Monthly Scholastic Swiss Blitz Tournaments

Our scholastic tournament days have two components: 4 round Swiss tournament and a fun & quick afternoon blitz.

Both tournaments are USCF rated, and standard uscf rules apply.

Read the general information and scroll down to see all upcoming event dates & locations. 

 

SWISS TOURNAMENT

ONSITE REGISTRATION:

9:30 am - 9:45 am

ROUNDS:

10:00 am, 11:15 am, 12:30 pm, 1:45 pm

SECTIONS:

  • 800+
  • 500-800
  • Under 500/Unrated

BYES:

  • Max of byes: 2
  • Last round to request a bye: 2
  • Number of rounds in tourney: 4
  • Bye note: All bye requests after round 2 will be 0 point

PRIZES:

Trophies to top 5 finishers (including tie breaks), medals for all others.

FEE:

$35 entry fee
$10 play-up fee
$10 late fee
USCF membership required

 

BLITZ TOURNAMENT

ONSITE REGISTRATION:

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

ROUNDS:

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SECTIONS:

one section for all players

PRIZES:

Trophies to top 3 finishers, medals for all others.

FEE:

$15 entry fee
USCF membership required

 

   


   

 

Testimonials

" My son had a wonderful time at chess camp and the tournament too." Eileen C.

" Thanks for running such a great program!!" Eric H.

My son looks forward to the chess tournaments as an opportunity to play against his peers citywide. We look forward to participating again" S. Patrick
 

Upcoming Tournament Dates & Locations

Date Event Location Register
07/13/2019 Mechanics' Institute July Scholastic Swiss Mechanics' Institute
08/24/2019 Mechanics' Institute Aug Scholastic Swiss Mechanics' Institute