Event Details


Registration for this event is limited to 44 entries. 19 slots remaining!
Online registration for this event will not be available after April 29, 2023 at 8:00 PM EDT.
On-site registration is not available for this event.

When: Saturday, April 29, 2023, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
Chess Club of Fairfield County
710 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Sponsor: RedBandit Chess
Event Type: Scholastic (K-8)
Entry Fees:

Rated Section(s):

Section Fees & Conditions
CHAMPIONSHIP (Registration for grades 6-8) $65 USD initial ; $80 USD effective 04/25/2023 ; $95 USD effective 04/28/2023
School grades 6 through 8.  Rated 1400 and under.  Maximum 10 participants.
3 slots remaining!
CHAMPIONSHIP (Registration for grades K-5 rated 700-1400) $65 USD initial ; $80 USD effective 04/25/2023 ; $95 USD effective 04/28/2023
Kindergarten through 5th grade.  Rated 700-1400.  Maximum 6 participants.
5 slots remaining!
INTERMEDIATE $65 USD initial ; $80 USD effective 04/25/2023 ; $95 USD effective 04/28/2023
Kindergarten through 5th grade.  Rated 800 and under.  Maximum 16 participants.
8 slots remaining!

Non-Rated Section(s):

Section Fees & Conditions
BEGINNERS $65 USD initial ; $80 USD effective 04/25/2023 ; $95 USD effective 04/28/2023
School grades 2 through 4.  Maximum 12 participants.
7 slots remaining!
NOVICE $50 USD initial ; $65 USD effective 04/25/2023 ; $80 USD effective 04/28/2023
Kindergarten through 1st grade.  Maximum 10 participants.
6 slots remaining!

Online registration only. No on-site registration.

Discounts: Sibling Discount: 20% of section fee discount for group registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to section(s): CHAMPIONSHIP (Registration for grades 6-8), CHAMPIONSHIP (Registration for grades K-5 rated 700-1400), INTERMEDIATE, BEGINNERS, NOVICE
Schedule: Building opens at 8:45am. Round 1 at 9:30am. Remaining games ASAP.
Championship Section: 3 rounds - Est. finished by 2:30pm
Intermediate, Beginners, Novice Sections: 4 rounds - will finish sooner.
Time Control: Championship: G/40; d/5
Intermediate, Beginners, Novice: G/25; d5
Byes: Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available for round 1 only.
Zero (0) point bye requests are available for rounds: 2, 3, 4.
Ian Harris
P: +12039817252
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Championship: Trophies to 1st - 3rd place 
Intermediate: Trophies to 1st - 5th place
Beginner: Trophies to 1st - 4th place & medals to all non-placing participants.  
Novice: Trophies to 1st - 3rd place & medals to all non-placing participants.

  • Drop Off is available and encouraged for participants in grades 2-8.  All students in grades K-1 must have an adult supervisor present at all times.  
  • Medals awarded for all non-placing participants in the Beginner and Novice sections.  
  • Prizes will be awarded as soon as possible upon the completion of each section's fourth round.  The tournament will be completed no later than 2:30pm.  Parents of younger children the Novice and Beginners sections, please note that they will likely finish much sooner.  
  • Participants can use regular published or most current ratings for pairing and registration purposes. 
  • Rated section players in grades 2-8 are required to write notation.
  • One 1/2 point bye available for round 1 only.  Must request by the end of registration.  
  • Ample parking is available in the parking lot directly behind the building.  
  • While there is no scheduled lunch break, small snacks and drinks are available for purchase and a kitchen/microwave is available for use at the venue.  
  • Participants registered for 3 or more tournaments in the series will receive a free RBC t-shirt!  Tournament Dates: April 29th, May 20th, June 17th

Current US Chess Federation memberships are required for participation in the Championship and Intermediate sections.  Join/renew at uschess.org.  

Cancellation Policy:

Notifications received by 8:00pm on the day prior to the event will receive a refund ($10 processing fee) or a full credit to a future event.  No refunds for cancellations after 8:00pm.  


By registering for this event, you give permission for images of your child, captured during participation in RedBandit Chess LLC (RBC) programs and events through video, photo and digital camera, to be used solely for the purposes of RBC promotional material and publications, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.  RBC will never publish photos with names without permission.  Please send a request via email if you prefer no photos of your child to be taken.  

Nearby Attractions:

Stepping Stones Children's Museum

Lockwood Matthew's Mansion/Park

SONO Collection Mall

Maritime Aquarium