Dr David Ostfeld Memorial ICA Open Championships

Bergen County Academies

Event Overview

There are multiple events happening at this location on October 15.  Check the other USCF listings for details and registration links for less competitive sections.


Minors are to be supervised at all times. 

Digital/ paper log where parents leaving BCA during the competition will provide their name and contact/ child's name and another parent/responsible adult who is present at BCA who will watch their children and their contact as well.

Children who are not competing should be with their parents at all times including if their parents leave the school grounds. 

Adults and children should not enter marked off limit places, doors, hallways/ elevators in the school for their safety.

No skateboards/ bikes allowed in the building.

Schedule: The event is four rounds, Swiss-style.  Rounds start at 9:30 a.m., 11:45, 2:00 p.m., and 4:30.

Time controls: G/60, d5

Qualifications: This section is open to any age.  Players must be rated 1600 or higher.

Byes: Up to one half-point bye is available per player.  It must be requested prior to the start of round two.

Entry fee: $45 (until September 30), $55 after.

Prizes: The prize fund is $1,100 based on 40 entries.  Will not reduce below 70%.  1st: $300, 2nd: $250, 3rd: $200.  Top under 2200, 2000, and 1800: $100 each.  Best player under 13 years old: $75.  Best player over 55 years old: $75.

More information: https://icanj.net/p.php?p=2130&Dr.%20David%20Ostfeld%20Memorial%20ICA%20Championships

Registration link: https://ica.jumbula.com/ICATournaments2023/DrDavidOstfeldMemorialICAOpenChampionshipOctober15


200 Hackensack Ave
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

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

Organizer Overview

International Chess Academy
Email: chessdirector@icanj.net
Phone: 201-797-0330