Our First Avenues Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, 10/21. Sign up now!
We are excited to be back at Avenues: The World School and running tournaments again.
We have a beautiful and spacious playing area with food and merchandise for sale.
We have a beautiful well-lit common area for families to gather and wait for games to end and FREE Wi-Fi access.
Tournament Start Times:
- Future Masters and Classic: Mandatory Check in 8:30 - 9:00. Pairings out at 9:15 AM
- Reserve and Booster: Clocks begin at 9:45 AM
- K-3 U600, K-1 U500, Novice: 10:00 AM start time
- Novice: Open to PK-3 Grade students who are Unrated. Students play 4 Rounds. If total round time exceeds 40 minutes, clocks will be provided with 5 minutes per player. Tiebreakers will be used if necessary. Trophies for Top 10 placements, participation trophies for all other players.
K-1 U500, K-3 U600, K-8 U800, K-12 U1100, Classic 1000-1299, Future Masters 1300+
- Future Masters over 1300: There will be 3 rounds at g/60 d5. The top 4 rated players will be placed in a quad. Trophies to top 5. Quad winner receives $100 if a perfect 3-0 score, $75 if not a perfect score
- Classic 1000-1299: This section is for players rated 1000-1299. The time control will be g/40 d5. 4 rounds
- K-12 Reserve U1100: G40/d5, 4 Rounds. Tiebreakers will be used if necessary. Trophies for Top 10, Medals for all other participants. Open to current USCF members in grades K-12 who are <1100 USCF rated using the higher of USCF Online Regular rating and USCF Regular over the board ratings.
- K-8 Booster U800: This is a section for players in K-8 who are rated <800. There will be 4 rounds at G/30 d5. Trophies to top 10 players and medals for all others. Team trophy to top performing school team
- K-3 Primary U600: This is a section for players in K-3 rated <600. There will be 4 games at g/30 d5. Top 10 receive trophies and the rest receive medals. There is also a top team trophy given to the top team in the section
- K-1 U500: This is a section for players in K-1 rated U500. Place trophies for the top 10 players, participation trophies to all others. 4 rounds g/30 d5
Entry Fee and Other Information
Early bird entry fee: $55 by 10/16, regular entry fee: $65
Registration deadline is 10/20 at 5:00 PM - We are not accepting on site registrations
There is a $10 fee for section change after 10/16
Future Masters and Quads: 3 rounds at g 60 d/5
Classic: 4 rounds at g 40 d/5
Reserve: 4 rounds at g 40 d/5
K-1 U500, K-3 U600, Booster K-8 U800: 4 rounds at g 30 d/5
Novice and No Score: No clocks