Tournaments

The Right Move currently provides free scholastic chess tournaments at the following sites:   Riverbank State Park, Roberto Clemente State Park and Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School.

Riverbank State Park Smith Auditorium, 145th St & Riverside Drive, NYC.

Roberto Clemente State Park, 301 W Tremont Ave., Bronx, NY.

Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, 357 Clermont Ave., Brooklyn, NY.

When: June 5, 2022.  Where: Riverbank State Park, NYC. “Notice” TRM#285.

When: June 12, 2022.  Where: Roberto Clemente State Park, Bronx. “Comfort” TRM#286.

You must Pre-register for a tournament, by sending an email to:     mcmanusj363@gmail.com           Tell your full name, uscf ID# (or tell NEW), and the section.  Be sure to indicate which tournament you are joining.  You are responsible to check the website www.chesstrm.org/NYC/ for errors and report them to above email.  See the section title: “See who is signed in…”

All players in each Section play 4 games  Rounds are at 11:00, 12:00, 1:30, 2:30  (G/30;d5) All: USCF rated.

To sign up for a tournament you must be a current uscf member.  Scholastic players can join/renew for a yearly fee of $9 on-site at the tournament.

To register: Send and email to:   mcmanusj363@gmail.com     Tell your full name, uscf id # (or write NEW), and the section you will play.  Be sure to check the website www.chesstrm.org/NYC/ “See who is signed in…” to verify you entry is correct.  Check in at the tournament before 10:30 to be listed to play round 1 so everyone can be seated ready to begin play at 11:00.

  • Awe–USCF Rated Adults Welcome : 4 rounds, G/30;d5. 
  • King–USCF Rated Above 1300: 4 rounds, G/30;d5.
  • Queen–USCF Rated Above 900: 4 rounds, G/30;d5.
  • Rook–USCF Rated Above 500: 4 rounds, G/30;d5.
  • kNight–USCF Under 500 : 4 rounds, G/30;d5.
  • Pawn–USCF Gr 3 & Below Rated Under 300 : 4 rounds, G/30;d5.
  • Individual Trophies to Top 3 in each section.  (Minimum 6 player section.  2 trophies awarded if less than 12 players in section.) Medals awarded for all with 2.5 or more points.
DateTournamentNotes: Limited number due to COVID Pre-Registration recommended. On-site 1st come limited
Oct 2 Riverbank Registration now openTRM294 Punctual Please wait until 3 weeks before dateEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 10, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Oct 8 Bishop Loughlin HS (Saturday)National Chess DayEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 10, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Oct 16 Roberto Clemente Please wait until 3 weeks before dateTRM295 AnticipateEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 10, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Nov 6 Riverbank Please wait until 3 weeks before dateTRM296 ComplicateEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 10, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Nov 12 Loughlin Please wait until 3 weeks before dateTRM297 IntricateEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 10, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Nov 20 Roberto Clemente Please wait until 3 weeks before dateTRM298 VictoryEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 10, 11:30, 12:45, 2:00. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Dec 4 Riverbank Please wait until 3 weeks before dateTRM299 ChampionEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 11, 12, 1:30, 2:30. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.
Dec 11 Roberto Clemente Please wait until 3 weeks before dateTRM300 GoalEF: Free. 4SS, G/30;d5. Rd 1 at 11, 12, 1:30, 2:30. USCF members only.register: mcmanusj363@gmail.com. Check in by 9:30 to play Rd 1.