The 1st Bay Ridge, Brooklyn chess tournament for students.
DATE: February 4th, 2017
Located at the Walter A. Kassenbrock School (P.S. 185), 8601 Ridge Blvd., Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY 11209.
START AND END TIMES:
Check-in by 9:00am
Approximate end time: 3:00pm
Novice 1: K-1 Unrated section for Pre-K, Ks & 1st graders. Perfect for beginners (4 rounds, no clock).
Novice 2: 2-5 Unrated section for grades 2-5 (4 rounds, no clock)
Open: K-5 USCF Rated section (4 rounds, G/45)
First round for Open will start at 9:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm.
First round for Novice 1 and Novice 2 start at 9:30am.
If all players have finished early we will try and start the next round earlier.
REGISTRATION & FEES:
ONLINE REGISTRATION(All Sections): Closes at 12: noon- January 28th, 2017
Late registrations will be accepted at the discretion of the Tournament Director
$40 online registration.
Trophies for section winners and medals for all players.
Perfect scores will have a blitz tie-breaker to determine standings.
United States Chess Federation (USCF) Membership is required for the ‘OPEN’ rated section
USCF website: www.uschess.org
All chess pieces, boards, scoresheets and pencils will be provided. Please bring a chess clock if you have one. If neither player has a clock, one will be used for the end of game at the tournament directors discretion.
Snacks, drinks, and pizza will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go to the P.S.185 School.
IMPORTANT: A Parent or guardian must remain at PS185 at all times. The tournament is not a drop off event.