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:           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 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:     Tell your full name, uscf id # (or write NEW), and the section you will play.  Be sure to check the website “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
June 5 RiverbankTRM 285 NoticeEF: Free. 4SS. G/30;d5. All play 4 games. register: Check in by 10:30 to play Rd 1.
June 12 Roberto Clemente SPTRM 286 Involved
Moved from June 19
EF: Free. 4SS. G/30;d5. All play 4 games. register: Check in by 10:30 to play Rd 1.