Hunter Chess Tournament
Online registration for this event will not be available after January 19, 2024 at 5:00 PM EST.
On-site registration is not available for this event.
|Sunday, January 21, 2024
Hunter College Elementary School
71 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128
|Hunter College Campus Schools
Online registration only. No on-site registration.
|Sibling Discount: $10 USD discount for family member registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to all sections.
Hunter Students: $5 USD discount for school equal to Hunter.
Applicable to all sections.
|All sections 4 rounds. Please note start times. Rounds thereafter begin as quickly as we complete the sections.
Future Masters – Start time: 9:15am
Championship – Start time: 9:30am; Reserve & Booster – Start time: 9:45am
Primary & Juniors – Start time: 10:00 am
2-3, K & 1 Unrated – Start time: 10:15am
|Game/60 +5 second delay in Future Masters
Game/50 +5 second delay in Championship
Game/45 +5 second delay in Reserve
Game/40 +5 second delay in Booster, Primary & Juniors
Novice (unrated) sections. No clocks. Notation not required.
|Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available for round 1 only.
Byes must be requested prior to the start of round 1.
Registration closes on Friday, January 19th at 5:00 pm. Sections may sell out before this time. There is NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION for this event.
By registering online, you will not need to check. Upon your arrival, verify that you are on the posted pre-tournament pairing list. Please bring a copy of your confirmation email in the event there is an error.
Pairings: Join the Hunter Tournament Announcements WhatsApp group to receive alerts when pairings are posted during the event: https://chat.whatsapp.com/
**USCF-rated, except where noted. Bring clocks and score pads. (Unrated sections do not require clocks; notation is recommended but not required.) Chess sets are provided for all sections except Future Masters.
Ratings: Rated section use published rating unless parent emails email@example.com and/or puts a note in registration page requesting Current MSA Rating be used.
Unrated sections: These sections are designed to introduce beginning chess players to competition. No US Chess membership is required. If a player has some rated experience, the maximum allowable rating is 300. If a player with a rating (300, or below) chooses to play in an unrated section, the tournament organizer still reserves the right to review the player's tournament history and move the player into a rated section. This decision may not be appealed.
Prizes: Trophies to all players scoring 3 points or more in 4 round sections.
For tournament postponement and delay notices, check the NSCF Facebook page.
Changes: If you need to change sections, or for any other assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
REFUNDS/CANCELLATION POLICY (REVISED effective November 1, 2023): If your child cannot play in this event, you may withdraw by email no later than the end of registration (5:00 pm the Friday before the event). Please email us at email@example.com. Refunds are subject to a $10 fee which covers administrative and credit card processing charges or you may apply the entire entry fee to a future event within the same school year. There will be no refunds or credits given for withdrawals after the close of registration. Too many people have been signing up, holding a spot and then withdrawing for credit when it is too late to give the spot to another child. We appreciate your understanding.
Refunds must be requested by email; no telephone withdrawals or refund requests. To request a refund, email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the tournament. Refunds will be will be processed within 7 days after the tournament.
Supervision & Photo Release Policy: All participants under 16 must have an adult supervisor during the tournament. The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess does not provide supervision between games. Also note: Photography and/or video recording occurs at most NSCF and/or Hunter tournament events. By registering your child for this event, you hereby give permission for your child's name and/or picture to appear on the NSCF and/or Hunter Chess website/promotion. If for any reason this is not acceptable, please advise tournament staff PRIOR to the first round of the tournament.