Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after June 2, 2023 at 5:00 PM EDT.
On-site registration is not available for this event.

When: Sunday, June 4, 2023
Hunter College Elementary School
71 East 94th Street
New York, NY 10128
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Sponsor: Hunter College Campus Schools
Event Type: Scholastic (K-12)
Entry Fees:

Rated Section(s):

Section Fees & Conditions
Future Masters $50 USD
School grades 12 and under.  Rated 1400-1749.  Maximum 24 participants.
14 slots remaining!
Championship $50 USD
School grades 12 and under.  Rated 1000-1399.  Maximum 48 participants.
18 slots remaining!
Reserve $50 USD
School grades 10 and under.  Rated 1199 and under.  Maximum 60 participants.
20 slots remaining!
Booster $50 USD
School grades 4 through 8.  Rated 799 and under.  Maximum 46 participants.
17 slots remaining!
Primary $50 USD
School grades 3 and under.  Maximum 72 participants.
2 slots remaining!
Juniors $50 USD
School grades 1 and under.  Maximum 46 participants.
4 slots remaining!

Non-Rated Section(s):

Section Fees & Conditions
2-3 Unrated $50 USD
School grades 2 and 3 only.  Rated 300 and under.  Maximum 24 participants.
7 slots remaining!
1st Grade Unrated $50 USD
School grade 1 only.  Rated 300 and under.  Maximum 38 participants.
24 slots remaining!
Kindergarten Unrated $50 USD
School grades K and under.  Rated 300 and under.  Maximum 36 participants.
5 slots remaining!

Online registration only. No on-site registration.

Discounts: 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.
Schedule: 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
Time Control: 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.
Byes: 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.

There are currently NO COVID requirements in place for players. However, masking is recommended inside the building. Adults or other accompanying persons are being asked to show vaccination card or Cleared4 pass. 

Registration closes on Friday, June 2 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/G0wuGelC8Uh9Wd4AQkzfza

**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 hunterchess@gmail.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 hunterchess@gmail.com.

Refunds/Cancellation Policy: If you cannot play in this event, you may withdraw by email no later than 8 am on June 4. Please email us at hunterchess@gmail.com. Refunds must be requested by email; no telephone withdrawals or refund requests. There will be no refunds given for No-Shows. 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 yearTo request a refund, email hunterchess@gmail.com 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.

Email: The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess will use the email address you provide when registering to contact you personally in support of this event, and via bulk e-mail to share chess news and announce future events and classes. You may Opt-Out of these mailings by selecting Unsubscribe at any time. The NSCF and/or Hunter Chess does not sell or share any contact information. Please see our online Privacy Policy.