Upcoming Scholastic Tournaments 2014

A State Championship Event!

FEB. 23 New Jersey State Elementary Championships

5SS, G/30 d5. Brookdale College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ 07738. Student Life Center, use Parking Lot #7 or #6; 5 minutes from Garden State Parkway exit 109. 2 Sections: Elementary (K-6) & Primary (K-3). All: Trophies to top 15 individuals, top 5 teams. Elementary & Primary: Top 5 in each grade. Rds.: 10am then ASAP. Top 4 scores constitute the team score for Elementary; top 3 for Primary. EF: $30 before 2/16, $45 at site. USCF memb. req’d. Reg.: 8-9:00am After 9:00am 1/2 point bye for round 1. Info: 732 259-3881, Ent: Hal Sprechman, P.O. Box 1511, Jackson, NJ 08527 or online by Feb 23 at www.characterkings.org . Entries must include name, grade, school, date of birth, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, email address, phone number and entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF.

A State Championship Event!

FEB. 23 New Jersey Junior High School Championships

5SS, G/30 d5. Brookdale College, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ 07738. Student Life Center, use Parking Lot #7 or #6; 5 minutes from Garden State Parkway exit 109. Section: JHS (K-9). ALL: Trophies to top 15 individuals, top 5 teams. Rds.: 10am then ASAP. Top 4 scores constitute team score. EF: $30 before 2/16, $45 at site. USCF memb. req’d. Reg.: 8-9:00 am. After 9:00 am, half-point bye for round one. INFO:732-259-3881, hsprechman@characterkings.org. ENT: Hal Sprechman,P.O. Box 1511, Jackson, NJ 08527 or online by Feb 22 atwww.characterkings.org. Entries must include name, grade, school, date of birth, USCF ID #, & expiration date, mailing address, phone number & entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF.

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

A State Championship Event!

MAR. 1-2 New Jersey High School Chess Championship

5SS, G/90 d5. Union County Vocational-Technical School, 1776 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. 3 sections: Varsity Championship (9-12):5 player teams with one alternate allowed. Coaches set order by player strength. Order must not be changed. Team avg. based on top 5 highest ratings. Trophies to top 10 NJ teams. Trophies for top three players, boards 1-5. Rds.: Sat. 10-2-6, Sun. 10-2. EF: $150-/team before 2/25.$185/team at site. $5 per change on site. Junior Varsity (9-12): 4 player teams with one alternate allowed. Team avg. based on top 4 highest ratings. Trophies to top 10 NJ teams. Trophies for top 3 players, boards 1-4. Rds.: Sat. 10-2-6, Sun. 10-2. EF: $120/team before 2/25, $150/team on site. $5 per change on site. Booster (K-12): Trophies to top 15 individuals, top 5 teams, top 2 JHS teams, & top 2 elementary teams (K-6).Rds.: Sat. 10-2-6, Sun 10-2. Top 4 scores constitute team score. EF: $30 before 2/25, $37 at site. All: USCF memb. required. Reg.: Sat. 8-9:00am. After 9:00am, 1/2 Point bye for round one. Ent: Aaron Kiedes, 4 Seymour Terrace, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. Entries must include name, grade, school, date of birth, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, email address, phone number and entry fee. Checks made out to NJSCF.

A State Championship Event!

APR. 27 NJ State Girls Championship

4SS, G/45 d5. International Chess Academy, 9-10 Saddle River Rd., Fairlawn, NJ 07410. 973-219-6877. 2 Sections. Open: Trophies to Top 10 players. Highest placing New Jersey player will be New Jersey’s representative for the National Invitational Girls Tournament and receive a $150 stipend, if she plays in the NGIT 2014. U1400 Trophies to Top 10 players. Entries postmarked by 4/17/14 to Dean of Chess Academy, 3150 Route 22 West, Branchburg, NJ 08876. Entry fee: $35, onsite: $45 Registration: 9:00-9:45am. Rounds: 10:00am & ASAP. Email Noreen@deanofchess.com for more information.