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A state scholastic event for grades K-9 for players both from and beyond New Jersey.  New organizer!  Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023.  Format: 5 round Swiss, G25;d5.  Location: Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ; Student Life Center near parking lots 6 and 7. Approx. 1 mile from Parkway exit 109. By train: North Jersey Coast Line train to Red Bank, NJ, 4 miles away. Sections: K-2, 3-6, and 7-9.  Players wishing a challenge may select a higher section during registration; this cannot be changed on the day of the tournament. Equipment:  Only boards and sets are provided; players should bring their own clocks.  Teams: A school’s top 4 scores in each section (3 for K-2) will make up the team score.  Individual Prizes: The top 15 players in each section will receive a trophy.  Team Prizes: The top 5 teams in each section will receive a trophy. Arrive: Please arrive by 9:15AM.  Rounds: 10 AM, Noon, 1:30, 3:00, and 4:30.  Byes: One half-point bye may be requested for round 1-4. It must be requested in writing at least one hour before scheduled round start.  Entry fee: $40 if submitted online or postmarked by February 16; $55 after.  Registration: Online at, or by mail to Stephen Lorimor, 50 Springholm Drive, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 (include name, section, school, grade, date of birth, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, and entry fee).  Checks made out to NJSCF. Registration closes February 25, 8pm.  No onsite registration.  Chief TD: Stephen Lorimor.  Contact: