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Schedule for the 2020-2021 School Year

The Right Move Chess Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation which serves scholastic chess players in  New York City and the Greater Capital District of Albany, New York by providing a series of free chess tournaments during the school year.   

For information about our tournaments click here, and for tournament rules click here.

In light of the COVID pandemic we have not decided on our schedule or tournament format for the 2020 – 2021 school year.

We do plan on hosting on-line tournaments in the fall and will re-evaluate our ability to offer over-the-board tournaments as the pandemic resolves.

TournamentLocationSponsorTournament InfoRegistration
TRM 152OnlineOnline (LiChess)Online registration closed

TRM 152

TRM 150 had 40 participants playing in four sections. Congratulations to all the winners and participants. Our next tournament, TRM 152, is scheduled on June 12, 2021. Check below for more details. This will be the last tournament for 2002-21 season. Therefore, this will be a Quad tournament with all games 20+3. Please register for usual sections based on your rating. Tournament Director will group players based on rating for each Quad section. Game rules will be based on the rules published for online tournaments on the US Chess Federation website.

Tournament Details

Date Saturday, June 12, 2021
Platform lichess (Click on the link to create free account ONLY in case you do not have an account)
Registration Open until 6:00 PM on June10, 2021
USCF Rated Sections*

*Subject to change based on number of registrations

Quads based on rating(Highest of OTB or Regular Online or Quick Online)
Unrated Rated Sections*

*Subject to change based on number of registrations

Quads based on grade & previous tournament performances
Time Control 20+3 sec
Rounds 3 Rounds ( @2:00 pm, @2:45 pm, @3:30 pm)

We strongly encourage you to send us an email or text us @ 509-263-8897 by 8:00 am on the day of tournament in case you would like to withdraw from the tournament.

Awards:  All the winners of USCF rated and unrated section will receive chess books as awards.

Team Awards:  There will not be any team awards this year.


If you have any questions, please contact us at rightmovechess@gmail.com . Hope, to see you all for some online chess fun!



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