April Scholastic Grand Prix

Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans.

Event Overview

Crescent City Chess, Strategic Thoughts NOLA, and Downriver Chess Club Presents:


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Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Format: Four round swiss format, G/25;d5 tournament. Five sections: K-2; K-4; K-6; K-8, K-12

Venue: Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans. 821 General Pershing St, New Orleans, LA 70117

Prizes: Individual and team trophies in each section

Registration: 8:30AM-9:30AM. Anyone not registered by 9:15AM will be given a first round bye

Round times: 10AM, 11:15AM, 12:30PM, and 1:45PM

Entry fee: $30 if received by April 5. $35 on site.

USCF requirement: Current USCF membership required, join here. If your membership does not have an expiration date, it is not yet current.

Discount codes: Use code FAMILY for a $5 discount when registering multiple siblings of the same family. Use code TITLELUNCH for a $10 discount if student is enrolled in a Title 1 school or receiving free/reduced lunch.

Contact: email NickMatta13@gmail.com and/or StrategicThoughtsL3C@gmail.com

Byes: Two half-point byes available upon request. All byes must be requested before round 3, with exceptions made for emergency situations. All bye requests final after beginning of round 1.

Grand Prix Info: We invite everyone to participate in the Crescent City Chess Scholastic (Youth-Chess) Grand Prix Series. This is a 5 tournament series with dates in November, December, January, February, and March. Every tournament the top 10 players in each division accumulate points. (ex: 1st Place=10pts., 2nd Place=9pts., 3rd Place=8 pts., 4th Place=7 pts., 5th Place= 6 pts., 6th Place= 5pts., 7th Place = 4pts., 8th Place= 3pts., 9th Place= 2pts., and 10th Place = 1pt.) The top 6 players with the highest cumulative scores after all 5 tournaments will have the opportunity to play for the title of Crescent City Champion in each respective division.


821 General Pershing St
New Orleans, LA 70117
United States

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

Organizer Overview

Strategic Thoughts, LLC
Email: strategicthoughtsl3c@gmail.com