The New York State

Magnus High School And Junior High

Chess League:  2023-2024

For Grades 7-12

Out of State Players Welcome!

 

Presented By The Chess Center of New York

With Grateful Appreciation To Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School

 

 

First Game Is 10:00 AM!

Registration For April 21st Is Open!

 

Advance Entries

 

$510 in individual prizes April 21st!

1. Varsity Section (rated 1800/above within 12 months of match date, and invitees):  $150 to First, $80 to Second,
        2. Junior-Varsity Section:  $120 to First, $60 to Second, $25 minimum prize to all players scoring 2-0

(accelerated pairings may be used),

        3.  Novice Section:  $60 to First, $40 to Second

4.  Under 900 Section (NEW!):  Medals or plaques to all scoring 1.5 or more!

(there is a $40 prize limit to Unrated Players in the Novice Section),

There is also a $40 prize limit each date if a player's Official Online Regular Rating is 100 or more points over the section or prize maximum.  Prizes may be paid by PayPal (may take over a week).

 Individual Bonus Prizes, to the two top-scoring players across all 4 sections after all 6 matches:

 First $300, Second $150 (playoff at 10 am May 5 if tie for 1st; may be fast game).

 

 School Prizes (the top 4 scores from the same school):  Plaques to the 4 highest-scoring overall school  team scores, and any school teams tied with them, across all 4 sections after all 6 matches (school team schools with more rounds played, including forfeit wins and full-point byes, may receive extra credit if tied).

 Mixed Doubles Team Prizes (split equally among winning team members, across all 4 sections after all 6 matches):

  First Team $200, Second Team $100!

 

Season Nine Individual, School Team And Mixed Doubles Standings Thru March 3rd!

 

March  3, 2024 Results!

 

Season Nine Match Dates:

Oct. 15, Nov. 5,  Dec. 3, 2023;

Jan. 28, Mar. 3, Apr. 21, 2024

First Game Each Date Is 10:00 AM!

 

Tournament Details!

 

U.S. Chess Federation Tournament Life Announcement

 

 

Free Analysis Of Your Games By Grandmaster Michael Rohde!

 

Season Nine Individual, School Team And Mixed Doubles Standings Thru January 28th!

 

Click Here To See The Games From The March 3rd Magnus League On The DGT Boards!

Click Here To See The Games From The January 28th Magnus League On The DGT Boards!

Click Here To Watch The Games From The December 3rd Magnus League On The DGT Boards!

Click Here To See The Games From The November 5th Magnus League On The DGT Boards!

Click Here To See The Games From The October 15th Magnus League On The DGT Boards!

 

 

Additional Information And Updates To Be Posted

 

 

 

Please email director@magnusleague.org

to contact us.

 

Thank You!

 

 

Congratulations To James Oh: Magnus League Season Eight Individual Champion!

 

Congratulations To Success Academy Of The Liberal Arts High School, New York City: 

Magnus League Season Eight School Team Champions!

 

Congratulations To Geah Jean-Baptiste And Mouhamadou Tall:  Magnus Leage Season Eight Mixed Doubles Team Champions!

 

New York, NY