Event Details


Online registration for this event will not be available after April 12, 2024 at 6:30 PM EDT

When: Saturday, April 13, 2024
Brunswick Middle School
1275 King Street
Greenwich, CT 06831
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Sponsor: National Scholastic Chess Foundation & CSCA
Event Type: Scholastic (K-12)
Entry Fees:
Section Fees & Conditions
Grades 9-12 (High School) $55 USD
School grades 9 through 12.  Maximum 50 participants.
43 slots remaining!
Grades 6-8 (Middle School) $55 USD
School grades 6 through 8.  Maximum 50 participants.
16 slots remaining!
5th Grade $55 USD
School grade 5 only.  Maximum 30 participants.
18 slots remaining!
4th Grade $55 USD
School grade 4 only.  Maximum 30 participants.
12 slots remaining!
3rd Grade $55 USD
School grade 3 only.  Maximum 30 participants.
14 slots remaining!
2nd Grade $55 USD
School grade 2 only.  Maximum 30 participants.
3 slots remaining!
K-1 $55 USD
Kindergarten through 1st grade.  Maximum 50 participants.
23 slots remaining!
Discounts: Sibling Discount: $10 USD discount for group registration greater than or equal to 2 participants in this event; paid in a single transaction.
Applicable to all sections.
Schedule: Grades 4-12: First Round time: 9:00 am. (4 rounds)
Grades K-3: First Round time: 9:30 am. (4 rounds)
Time Control: Grades 4-12: Game/45, delay 5
Grades K-3: Game/35, delay 5
Byes: Half (1/2) point bye requests (1 maximum) are available for round 1 only.
NSCF tournament info
P: +19146835322

Registration closes at 5:00 PM on Friday, April 12. There is NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION  for this event.

This event is organized and sponsored by National Scholastic Chess Foundation and sanctioned by the CONNECTICUT STATE CHESS ASSOCIATION. 

This is an official CSCA State Championship event to determine and crown the Connecticut State Champion in each grade, K through 12. You do not need to be a CT resident to play in the tournament and win prizes. Only the CT state prizes require that you live or attend school in Connecticut. See Prizes below.

ALL PARTICIPANTS: Please note the starting time for your section. Please arrive early and check the Advanced Entry List to confirm registration.

Byes: 1/2 point by for round 1 only if requested in advance. 0 point byes can be requested up to 30 minutes before the start for later rounds. 

Clocks: Clocks are not required in K-1. In other sections, if one player wishes to use a clock, the opponent is required to do so. 

PRIZES: Trophies to all players scoring 3 points or more in each section. K-1: Participation ribbons to all non-trophy winners in K-1. Teams: Trophies to top 3 school teams in each combined section: K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 (Middle) & 9-12 (High). You do not have to be from Connecticut to win one of these prizes.

Connecticut Championship: In addition to the prizes above, regardless of whether the section is an individual grade or a combined section, the top finisher in each grade will receive a plaque as Connecticut State Champion. In order to qualify, the player must reside in or attend school in the State of Connecticut.

Refunds/Cancellation Policy: 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 tournaments@nscfchess.orgRefunds are subject to a $10 fee which covers administrative and credit card processing charges. 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 qb@nscfchess.orgRefunds will be will be processed within 7 days after the tournament.