Come join hundreds of other young New Jerseyans on the Sunday before Thanksgiving to play for individual and team prizes in one of our biggest scholastic tournaments of the year! On the Sunday before Thanksgiving,  Kids from every grade will get to compete against their peers for the honor of being their grade’s state champion.

 Register HERE

Format: 5 round swiss, G/30;d5

Location: Brookdale Community College – Student Life Center; parking in lots 6 and 7

Sections: K-12. Players MUST play in the section exactly corresponding to their grade

Equipment: Boards and sets will be provided; players should bring their own clocks

Prizes: Trophies to top 10 players and top three school teams in each section. Trophies or medals guaranteed for all players with 2.5+

Rounds: 10 AM and ASAP 

Entry Fee: Online: $43 by 10/20, $48 by 11/9, $53 afterward; $53 by mail postmarked by 11/9; $65 onsite.

Registration: Online at this link , by mail to  150 Overlook Avenue, Apt 4G, Hackensack, NJ, 07601 (include name, grade, DoB, USCF ID and exp., address, phone, and entry fee), onsite from 8-9 AM, after 9 AM half-point bye for round 1

Contact: If you have any questions or issues with registration, contact the organizers : Alessandro De Marchi-Blumstein –