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December 2014 Events @ Chess NYC

Who's Playing this Sunday @ Chelsea Prep?


Open to ALL: Head Start Juniors (Register Now)
Short Sunday Morning Events for our newest players (9:00 - 11:00 AM) with lot's of prizes!


Open to All: Weekly Rated Meets (Register Now) (12 - 4 pm) for our Advancing Players!


Play w/ Chelsea Prep's Nationally Ranked Team - Read More


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The Chess NYC Style...

Emphasizing sport and fun and providing as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but careful not to overload...enjoying 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. From there?...EXCELLENCE!

December 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.


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


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Head Start Jr's

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.


December Dates:


  • Dec 7 | PS 33 | 9:00 am
  • Dec 14 | PS 183 | 9:00 am
  • Dec 21 | PS 151 | 9:00 am

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Weekly Rated Meets

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. Tournament participation is an important part of a chess player's advancement and enjoyment of the game.

Sunday Weekly Rated Chess Meets


  • Dec 7 | PS 33 | 12:00 Noon
  • Dec 14 | PS 183 | 12:00 Noon
  • Dec 21 | PS 151 |12:00 Noon

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G & T $5,000 Quads | G 70, D5

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.

Saturday $5,000 Quads


  • Dec 6 | PS 111| 9:45 am
  • Dec 20 | PS 111| 9:45 am

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* Financial Assistance Available

December Programs - Open Enrollment

Chess NYC's philosophy in Chess Instruction is to emphasize sport and fun and provide as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but not more......In doing so and providing supervised, spirited play, each student associates Chess with fun, and therefore larger numbers of them ultimately excel or @ least become proficient in the great, significant, game of chess.


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* Financial Assistance Available

Chess NYC Heads to Nationals!


Chess NYC is Taking Schools to Disney

Successfully competing on a local level, several Chess NYC schools have qualified to compete on a National level in December.


Teams and Individuals from Chelsea Prep/PS 33, PS 59, PS 11, IS 318 and Lower lab will all be heading to Orlando to represent NYC and play for National Titles.


With more and more Programs maturing, this list is sure to grow next time!