Continental Chess Tournaments In 2017 Honoring Greater New York Scholastic Free Entry Prizes!
CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE 2015 GREATER NEW YORK SCHOLASTIC FREE ENTRY PRIZEWINNERS!
CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE 2016 GREATER NEW YORK SCHOLASTIC FREE ENTRY PRIZEWINNERS!
CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE 2017 GREATER NEW YORK
SCHOLASTIC FREE ENTRY PRIZEWINNERS!
Details of individual tournaments listed below can be found on the Continental Chess website (some details may not be available until about 90 days before event)
This list is subject to change based upon the site availability for some of the tournaments listed below; more tournament details to be forthcoming and more events may also be added.
National Chess CongressEastern Chess CongressNew York State ChampionshipWorld OpenWorld Open Women's ChampionshipChicago Open
New York State Open (May 19-21: Lake George, NY)
Philadelphia International (Event is geared for players with higher FIDE Ratings)
North American Open
Individual free entry prizes (each Championship section): Free entry to specified Continental Chess tournaments thru 1/20/18 to 1st, thru 10/10/17 to 2nd, thru 8/20/17 to 3rd, thru 6/15/17 to 4th. Individual free entry prizes (each non-Championship section): Free entry to specified Continental Chess tournaments thru 11/15/17 to 1st, thru 8/20/17 to 2nd, thru 6/15/17 to 3rd, thru 4/25/17 to 4th. Team free entry prizes: free entry to specified CCA tournaments thru 8/20/17 to 1st team (Boards 1-4), thru 6/15/17 to 2nd team (Boards 1-4) each section! Free entries courtesy of Continental Chess. A "specified Continental Chess (or CCA) tournament" is a tournament, from those shown above, with all the prizes 100% unconditionally guaranteed. Free entries do not include the NY State Scholastics in Saratoga Springs. See www.chesscenter.cc or www.gnyscc.com or www.chesstour.com for more information. High School Mixed Doubles (best male/female 2-player “team” combined score among all 3 High School sections after 5 rounds) Bonus Prizes: free entry to specified CCA tmts. thru 8/20/17 to 1st Mixed Doubles team, thru 6/15/17 to 2nd team, to 4/15/17 to 3rd team. Team average must be under 2200; Mixed Doubles teammates may play in different sections and may attend different schools; teams must register on-site (no extra charge!) before rd. 3; teammate pairings avoided but possible.