Our next Avenues Chess Tournament will be on Saturday, 2/4. 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 1 and 2 10:00 AM start time
Novice 1 and Novice 2
- Novice 1: Open to PK-1 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, Medals for all other participants. Approximate end time 1:30 PM.
- Novice 2: Novice section for students in 2-4th grades
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/70 d5.
- Classic 1000-1299: This section is for players rated 1000-1299. The time control will be g/60 d5. 3 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 1/30, regular entry fee: $65
**SPECIAL ENTRY FEE FOR PLAYERS RATED OVER 1500 USCF: FREE ENTRY BY 1/30. PLEASE Click here to e-mail for more information**
Registration deadline is 2/3 at 5:00 PM - We are not accepting on site registrations
There is a $10 fee for section change
Future Masters and Quads: 3 rounds at g 70 d/5
Classic: 3 rounds at g 60 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 1 and Novice 2: No clocks