Tournaments

Due to COVID-19 Virus The Right Move awaits further guidelines to provide safe chess tournaments for all involved.

The Right Move, in partnership with Riverbank State Park, provides FREE Chess Tournaments for Youth. Tournaments are hosted at Riverbank State Park Auditorium, 145th St & Riverside Drive, NYC.

You must Pre-register for a tournament, www.chesstrm.org/NYC/ .  You must also check-in before 9:15 to play in round 1.  Note starting times for rounds below:

  • USCF Rated Open and Under 1300: 4 rounds 9:30, 11:00, 12:30, 2:00  (G/45;d10)
  • USCF Rated Under 900, Under 500, and Under 300 (limited to Grades 3 & Under): 4 rounds at 10:00, 11:15, 12:45 and 2:00 (G/30;d5)
  • Unrated Beginner Sections by Grade– Grades 2-3, 4-7 and 8-12 with Adults Welcome (AWE): 4 rounds at 10:00, 11:10, 12:15, 1:20 and (G/20;d0)
  • Awards will take place in the lobby as soon as each section finishes.
  • Individual Trophies to Top 3 in each section.  Medals awarded for all with 2.5 or more points.
  • Team Certificate based on points in section. Certificates to 1st & 2nd each section. Team Award is made of the best 4 scores in each section.

Sections

  • USCF Open
  • USCF Under 1300
  • USCF Under 900
  • USCF Under 500
  • USCF Under 300 Reserve (limited to grade 3 and under, must be current USCF members)
  • Non-USCF Grades 4-7
  • Non- USCF Grades 2-3
  • Non-USCF Grades 8 -12; Adults Welcome.

You may choose to bring a chair and sit outside between rounds, enjoying the Hudson River view. Very few chairs are available for non-players inside.  There are picnic tables outside. Dress warmly.

Please cooperate with our policy to avoid the 2nd floor. We are strongly advised to avoid using the 2nd floor due to safety factors with the Administrative Offices located there in constant use.

DateTournamentNotes: Limited to 230 or date indicated Pre-Registration required.
June 14 at Roberto Clemente SP SundayTRM#252 Aim High8:00 PM on Thurs. June 11Awaiting possible COVID-19 ...
??? HCZ?TRM#249 Battling Bishops8:00 PM on Thurs. Mar 26May be rescheduled
??? at Roberto Clemente SP TRM#250 Nervous KnightsPlease stay safe and healthyMay be rescheduled
???TRM#251 Dream Big
8:00 PM on Thurs.
May 7
COVID-19: No adequate safety standards yet.
Oct 18 Riverbank254 Begin HereHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
Nov 8 Riverbank255 Slow DownHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
Dec 6 Riverbank256 Think, ThinkHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
Jan 10 Riverbank257 PreparedHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
Feb 2 Riverbank258 WishfulHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
Mar 7 Riverbank259 CourageousHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
Apr 4 Riverbank260 ProbingHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
May 2 Riverbank261 ImagineHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament
June 6 Riverbank262 FulfilledHere's my check for $200 to sponsor this tournamentPre-registration opens 3 weeks prior to tournament