Nov 19, 2023 NJ Grade School Championship

Final Individual Standings

Final Team Standings

Tournament Information

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023. 

Format: 5 round Swiss, G/30;d5. 


Brookdale Community College – Student Life Center

Lot #7, Arena Dr.

Lincroft, NJ 07738

United States

Parking in lots 6 and 7. 

Sections: K-12. Players MUST play in the section exactly corresponding to their grade in November 2023. 

Equipment: Only 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. All players with 2.5 or more points are guaranteed a trophy or medal. 

Rounds: 10 AM, 11:30, 1:30 PM, 3:00, and 4:30. Awards ceremony ASAP after the end of round 5. 

Entry Fee: Online: $45 by 10/21, $50 by 11/11, $55 afterward; $55 by mail postmarked by 11/9; $70 onsite. 

Registration: Online using this form, Online registration closes at 10 PM on 11/18 or when tournament reaches maximum capacity of 500 players. (Sign up early to guarantee your spot!) Mail entries to 150 Overlook Ave, Apt 4G, Hackensack, NJ, 07601 (include name, grade, DoB, USCF ID and expiration, address, phone, and entry fee). Mail entries must be postmarked by 11/9 or they may not be processed. Onsite registration from 8-9 AM, after 9 AM half-point bye for round 1. 

Teams: For this event, a team is considered any two or more players in the same section who attend the same school for their academic education. Students who attend the same extra-curricular chess academy (e.g. ICA, CKQ) are not considered teammates for this event unless they also attend the same academic school. A team’s score for team prizes (top three in each section) is equal to the sum of the highest four scores achieved by players on the team. If a team has four or fewer players, then all of their scores count toward the team score. 



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