Added on 5/1/2016

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JUNE 11th 2016

Participants will compete online and onsite against opposition from across the country in this exciting new tournament format. 

Chess venues who wish to participate in multi-site tournaments please register at the link below. Chess venues outside the United States will be given special consideration -so we can have a truly international event:

Locations include Brooklyn, Long Island, and Silicon Valley. 

Entries accepted on a ‘first-come, first-served basis.’ 

Registration closes  12:30pm EDT/9:30am PDT, first round at 1pm EDT/10am PDT

Prizes will be distributed via Paypal within a day or two of tournament completion.

4 Rounds Swiss system Tournament. G/30 d5.

Unrated. Limit 10 players per site. 

$20 Entry Fee via PayPal to or cash at the door, $25 after June 4th

Prizes 25% of entries to first, 15% to second, 15% to top Under 1800


Reg.: Must have Internet Chess Club (ICC) account. Complimentary one-day accounts will be provided to those without accounts.

Join at

Participants are encouraged to register in advance at:

or contact your desired location:

Li Chess Center

 (516) 796-4443 

New York Chess And Games

 (718) 398-3727

Torres Chess and Music Academy

(209) 323-0197