Register for a Tournament

To register for a FREE chess tournament hosted by The Right Move (TRM), please fill out the form below. Entries must be sent as soon as possible to guarantee making the 300 slots available for a Sunday tournament at Riverbank State Park..

  • USCF rated rounds for the Open and Under 1400 sections, G/45;d5, are at 9:30, 11:30 and 1:30 (3 Games). Awards are at 3:35
  • USCF rated rounds for the Under 1000, Under 600 and Under 400R sections, G/30;d5, are at 10:00, 11:25, 12:55 and 2:10.  Awards are at 3:25
  • Non-USCF rated rounds for the Beginners   Grades 2-3,  Grades 4-7  and Grades 8-12 with Adults Welcome (AWE) section will play 5 rounds with G/20;d0. Games are at 10:00, 11:10, 12:10, 1:05 and 2:00.  Awards are at 3:00.

Remember you must check-in before 9:15 at Riverbank State Park Theater/Auditorium, Riverside Drive at 145th St., NYC, 10025, and plan to be seated for the start of your round on-time. (Pre-paid advance check-in only need to show up on time without checking in.  See website list.) Pairings will be posted 5 to 10 minutes before posted time for each of the various sections. No formal announcements will be made in the tournament hall so be sure to read the Posted Announcements at the tournament.


NOTE: Free Registration closes at the first 300 entries before each tournament. No exceptions.  ($30 EF on site).

Registration Form

  • The free entry is open to the first 300 to register. There is no free on-site entry. Registration to those not on the list is $30. Names not on the posted list www.chesstrm.org/NYC/ must pay the entry fee ($30) to play.
  • Beginners leave this blank. Choose "NEW" if you have never been a member of USCF but plan to join at tournament ($9/yearly fee voucher) and play rated section. Players who have been members may give ID, etc.. Coaches entering multiple players can send excel or word file for ease of entry to mtrmcf@hotmail.com
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Please note, all free registrations for The Right Move must be made and posted on the website.  Register early and check the posted list.  Your preparation and cooperation ensures the continued success for all.