Saturday - Sunday, June 17 - 18 (or Sunday June 18), 2006:

11th Annual Greater New York
Junior Chess Championship!

     Five-Round, Swiss-System Chess Tournament(5 games, no elimination), 90 minutes per player,

open to all born after 6/1/86, in the beautifully remodeled and well-lighted 3rd Floor 

Conference Center, New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue at 34th Street, across from 

Penn Station (near 33rd Street PATH trains), New York City: 212-971-0101.

$$ 2,250 prize fund, based on 150 total paid entries: a minimum of half of each prize is Guaranteed!

Three separate sections.

1. Open Section (open to all).
1st -
$400, 2nd - $200, 3rd - $120,
Top-scoring player rated Under 2000: $110,
Top-scoring player rated Under 1800: $100

2. Under 1600 Section (open to players rated Under 1600, or Unrateds).
1st -
$300, 2nd - $150, 3rd - $110,
Top-scoring player rated Under 1400: $100
($100 prize limit to Unrateds).

3. Under 1200 Section (open to players rated Under 1200, or Unrateds).
1st -
$300, 2nd - $150, 3rd - $110,
Top-scoring player rated Under 1000: $100
($50 prize limit to Unrateds).
Special plaques also awarded to the top two Under 1200 scorers in each grade: K thru 4!

All: trophies awarded to the five top scorers in each section, free entry to all Chess Center tournaments thru 9/1/06 to the top 3 scorers in each section-- a savings of hundreds of dollars in future entry fees!!

Two separate playing options.

Two-Day Schedule, on-site registration ends Saturday 9:30 am.
-Round times: Saturday 10:00 am, 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm; Sunday 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm.
One-Day Schedule, on-site registration ends Sunday 8:30 am.
-Round times: Sunday 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12 Noon, 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm (Rounds 1-3 of the One-Day Schedule only are Game/30); both schedules merge for Round 4.

On-site registration is only for players who have not registered in advance! Players who have already registered in advance DO NOT also register on site-- just be at the tournament in time for your first game! Limit of 2 byes, must commit before round 3. Re-entry: $30, counts half. Official June USCF ratings (and CCA minimum ratings, if any) used.


The advance entries received thru June 14 are now posted here.
There is a $5 charge for each refund requested after 8 pm June 14, at least 30 minutes before game time.
To withdraw from the tournament thru June 15, call 845-569-9969, or email us at
After June 15, call 845-569-9969, or 212-971-0101 and speak to the Tournament Director-- DO NOT LEAVE ANY MESSAGES WITH THE HOTEL SWITCHBOARD, as these are unlikely to be received in time to prevent you from losing on forfeit!). No refunds for players who do not show up for their tournament game and do not provide the Tournament Director with at least 30 minutes notice that they will not be coming (resulting in a "no show" forfeit loss).


Bring sets, clocks, boards-- none are supplied!
(A Large Selection of Chess Sets, Books and Equipment will be on sale at the tournament!)


The Greater New York Bughouse Championship: Saturday 8 pm!