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Beginner and Rated Sections | Ages 4 - 104 (Really)!

Who's Playing Sunday? Holiday Play @ YCS/PS 151

From Head Start Junior Short Sunday Morning Events (9:00 - 11:00 AM) with lot's of prizes! To Weekly Rated, Sunday Events (12-5 pm) for Advancing Players up to the Elite $5,000 Saturday Quads for aspiring Masters, Chess NYC supports them all Unrated Adult (Cash Prize) Sections are available Sundays and Everyone can play the $5000 Saturday Quads. The details and schedule are below...

Weekend Meet Schedule

Saturday 9:30 AM - PS 111 | G & T Saturday Quads

Sunday 9 AM - PS 151 | Head St Jrs & Weekly Rated Meet

Sunday 12 Noon | PS 151 | Weekly Rated Meets

Let's play some Chess!!!

Head Start Jr's

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Unrated Youngest Beginners)

3 rounds of "win or lose" supervised Chess play for our youngest and newest "Chessters" followed my a Medal Ceremony (everybody wins!) and a "just for the fun of it" raffle of great prizes... you win, just for having the right ticket.

Next Meet | PS 151 | 12/21 Register Now

Weekly Rated Chess Meets | Rated, Advancing Players

12:00 PM (Rated - Advancing Players)

These "Boutique", RATED Events are the perfect introduction for advancing Players to Tournament play! Testing there games against like skilled opponents in a structured, yet comfortable environment ensures confidence building and improved play. Tournament play is an experience that motivates pursuit of improvement and creates even more cooperative students.

Next Meet |PS 151 | 12/21 Register Now

Chess NYC G & T Elite Competiton | $5000 Prize Fund

9:45 AM (1000 - 2100 + USCF Rated)

Every Saturday players will be paired in quads of 4, starting with the 4 highest registered players based on their last month published rating and continuing down to a minimum rating of 1000 USCF. Once your quad's rounds of games are complete, the next round will begin. Player may exit upon the completion of your quad matches.

Check out the standings

Next Meet - 12/21 Register Now

Upcoming Chess Fun & Training Camps

About Chess NYC Fun & Training Camps:

From Chess Leaders to Grand Masters, these Camps are sure to captivate, motivate and generate SOCIAL , well adjusted Chess players. Each child will receive as much chess time as they like while enjoying mind clearing,
fun and cooling break opportunities.

Overflowing with supervision, special attention to those with greater commitment levels to Chess, as well as those who need an extra boost are a few of the advantages of this...Great Summer (Chess) Fun!

  • 12/24, 26, 29 - 1/2 - Holiday Chess Camp


About Chess NYC

Our philosophy is to emphasize sport and fun and provide as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but not overload...by providing supervised, spirited play, each student associates Chess with fun, and therefore larger numbers of them ultimately excel or at least become proficient in the great, significant, game of chess.