5th Annual NY State Girls Championship Online At Internet Chess Club!

Junior Grand Prix, State Championship Event
Internet Chess Club

Event Overview

A State Championship Event!

Jan. 9-10 or 10.  5th Annual NY State Girls Championship At Internet Chess Club!  Open to all girls born after 1/10/01 in US and Canada, out of state welcome—  Now with reduced entry fees!  Online entries at www.chessgirls.win (2-Day Championship sections): $58 thru 12/31/20, $75 by 6 pm EST 1/7; (1-Day sections): $53 thru 12/31/20, $70 by 6 pm EST 1/7.  All sections: $100 after 6 pm EST 1/7/21. Entries after 12 pm EST 1/8 may be required to take bye(s) and must already have activated their ICC account. Entries may not be accepted less than 8 hours before game. Entries may be subject to waiting list. Active ICC account required (no additional charge) to play (includes 6-month ICC membership: www.chessclub.com). In 8 sections. Each section has its own age, (grade) and rating requirements (Championship sections open to all who are under age (and grade) limits; unrated allowed all sections). Playing both days are: Open Championship, open to all girls born after 1/10/01 (top NYS K-12 girl qualifies for 2021 National Girls Tournament of Champions), K-6 Championship and K-3 Championship:  each is a 6-SS, G/60, + 10, Rounds begin 10 am-1-4 pm EST each day. The 5 non-Championship sections and the K-1 Section are each 1-day, 5-SS, G/30, + 5. Playing on Saturday are K-9 Under 1000, K-3 Under 600: Rounds begin Sat. 10 am-12-2-4-6 pm EST.  Playing on Sunday are K-12 Under 1200, K-6 Under 800, K-1 Championship: Games begin: Sun. 10 am-12-2-4-6 pm EST.  K-1 is open to grades 1/below born after 1/10/13.  Both K-3 sections open to grades 3/below born after 1/10/11. Both K-6 sections open to grades 6/below born after 1/10/08. K-12 Under 1200 section open to grades 12/below born after 1/10/01. K-9 Under 1000 Section open to grades 9/below born after 1/10/05. Trophies or plaques to top 8 each section and top 2 Unr. in each 1-Day section.  Bonus Grade medals: top 3 scorers K/below in K-1 section, top 3 below 9th Grade in K-12 U1200, top 3 below 7th Grade in K-9 U1000, top 3 below 4th grade in K-6 U800, and top 3 below 2nd grade in K-3 U600 (you can win trophy, plaque and medal). All players scoring 4 or more (5 or more in 2-Day sections) who don't win a trophy or plaque receive a medal!  Playoff for 5-0 or 6-0 (after fair-play review is completed), may be fast game. Trophies or plaques also to top 4 teams each section (top 3 scorers from same school = team, all on team must attend same school: no combined teams, even if one school “feeds” another).  Option for claiming awards:  Awards may be delivered first to schools or coaches. Winners outside of NY, NJ or CT are responsible for shipping costs. Individual free entry prizes (in each 2-Day Championship section):  Free entry to 3 specified Continental Chess tournaments thru 12/31/21 to 1st , 2 free entries  to 2nd, 1 free to 3rd & 4th!  One free entry to 1st & 2nd in each 1-Day section!  Free entries courtesy of Continental Chess and are valid for CCA non-scholastic tournaments. See www.chessgirls.winwww.chesscenter.cc or www.chesstour.com for complete details and restrictions. All: Out-of-state eligible for free entry prizes in Championship Sections, players only in NY, CT, NJ, MA, PA, VT, ON or QC eligible for free entry prizes in non-Championship sections; top NYS player and team in each Championship section are NY Champions. All players in 2-Day Championship Sections must be visible on Zoom with side/rear camera angle; Zoom also required for prize eligibility in 1-Day sections. Prizes not official until after fair-play review of games is completed (may take about 3 weeks before prizes are then mailed out or delivered).  Online Regular rated (will not affect OTB ratings), Jan. 2021 official online regular ratings used for pairings, section & prize eligibility (OTB regular ratings used if no online regular rating), except unofficial ratings at uschess.org usually used if otherwise unrated. TD reserves right to assign estimated ratings to players with non-USCF ratings. Substitutions from advance entry list charged late fee. Section switches subject to $20 extra charge per player after 1/7 (no switches on game day). $15 service charge for each player refund. TD reserves right to reassign sections for advance entries with incorrect or unclear registrations. Limit 2 byes, commit before rd. 3. Players must stay logged into ICC when round starts in order to be paired! Info on logging into ICC, setting up free ICC accounts, using Zoom, etc: www.chessgirls.win. Questions: director@chessgirls.win (or 347-201-2269: leave message, email is much better).This tournament will contribute at least $1 per entry to the NYSCA Scholastic Fund. School purchase orders payable to: Chess Center of NY, PO Box 4615, New Windsor, NY 12553.   



PO Box 4615
New Windsor, NY 12553
United States

Sections: 8
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: Yes

Organizer Overview

Chess Center of New York
Email: chesscentr@aol.com
Phone: 8454015756