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2018-2019 Schedule

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.

Below is our tournament schedule for the remainder of the 2018 – 2019 school year.

TournamentLocationSponsorTournament InfoRegistration/Contact Info
TRM131 December 01, 2018Giffen Elementary SchoolSponsor NeededFreeRegister
TRM 132
January 5, 2019
Albany High SchoolTBD
TBD
FreeNot yet!
Miller Tournament
January 21, 2019
Miller Middle SchoolTBDFree
2 Rated and 2 unrated sections
Not yet!
TRM 133
February 02, 2019
Wood Road Elementary SchoolTBD
TBD
FreeNot yet!
TRM 134
March 02, 2019
Albany Community Charter SchoolTBD
TBD
FreeNot Yet!
TRM 135
April 6, 2019
Albany High SchoolTBD
TBD
FreeNot yet!
TRM 136
May 04, 2019
MLK Magnet Elementary SchoolTBD
TBD
FreeNot yet!
TRM 137
June 1, 2019
Bethlehem Central MSTBD
TBD
FreeNot yet!
Picnic
June 19, 2018
Christian Brothers AcademyTBD
TBD
FreeNot yet!

TRM 131 – Giffen Elementary

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 131) at Giffen Elementary School on December 1, 2018

Sponsored by:  Sponsor Needed

Location Address:  274 S Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202

Begin at 10:00 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.

All play four games: (Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM)  10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15; Awards following 4th round completion

Fee:  Free:  Online Registration until 6:00 PM on November 29th, 2018, and on-site before 9:15 AM to play Round 1 (STRICTLY ENFORCED).

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If you register online and do not show up, or do not send us an email letting us know you can’t make the tournament (by 9:15 am the day of the tournament) you will be assessed a $5.00 fee at your next tournament. 

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USCF Rated Sections: Open (above 1400), King (1000-1400), Queen (601-1000), Rook (Under 600)

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Up to and including Grade 12), Bishop (Up to and including Grade 5), Pawn (Up to and including Grade 2)

Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals for all with 2.5 points or more.  (Exception: If you score 2 points and you are new to TRM tournaments, you qualify for a medal.)

Team Awards: All scholastic players from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Teams scoring more than 12 points get a Team Certificate. (Only scholastic players can be part of the team. Players shall stay with the same team during the entire school year unless they change school districts. They have to choose if they want to be part of a School or a Chess Club at their first tournament.

Advance Registrations as of 11/14/2018, 10:30 PM

USCF Rated Section:

  1. Dayanga, Thilina; 16168916; Other; King, USCF rated: 1001 – 1400
  2. Femia, John; 13986060; None; King, USCF rated: 1001 – 1400
  3. Gandla, Preetham; 16844077; Other; Rook, USCF rated: Under 600
  4. Heck, Karl; 11420605; Other; Open, USCF rated: 1400 and above
  5. Maddali, Chinmayi; 16651104; LATHAMR; Rook, USCF rated: Under 600
  6. Maddali, Krishna; 16651084; LATHAMR; Rook, USCF rated: Under 600
  7. Waduthanthree, Thihansa; 16126955; EGCC; Queen, USCF rated: 601 – 1000
  8. Yerram, Rohan; 16626164; GUILDK; Rook, USCF rated: Under 600

 

USCF Unrated Section:

  1. Akuthota, Shriyans; EGCC; Bishop
  2. Alexander, Taliyah; Other; Pawn
  3. Bey, Shahseer; Other; Bishop
  4. Cheng, Eric; GUILDCS; Pawn
  5. Droz, Noah; NEWBURG; Knight
  6. Furlong, Ann; EGCC; Knight
  7. Jagarlamudi, Rithvik; LATHAMR; Bishop
  8. Jakkamsetti, Arnav; GUILDCS; Pawn
  9. Jakkamsetti, Aneesh; GUILDCS; Bishop
  10. Layman, Cooper; Other; Knight
  11. Mukkamalla, Omswarup Reddy; Other; Bishop
  12. Rosemswig, Rylen; CCC; Knight
  13. Tang, Selena; EGCC; Knight

Capital District TRM Tournaments

About Our Tournaments – All of our tournaments are free!!!

Our Tournaments begin at 10:00 AM, players should be seated at their table by 9:50 for announcements.  Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM. 

Tournaments consist of four games starting at: 10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:15.  We offer a 1/2 point bye, limited to one.

Online registration is available until 6:00 PM of the Thursday before the tournament.  On-site registration is available the day of the tournament until 9:15 AM (to play Round 1)- STRICTLY ENFORCED.

 

If you register online and do not show up, or do not send us an email letting us know you can’t make the tournament (by 9:15 am the day of the tournament) you will be assessed a $5.00 fee at your next tournament. 

 

There are four USCF Rated Sections: Open (all players rated above 1400 must play open), King (players rated above 1000), Queen (players rated above 600), and Rook.

We also offer four Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections, but STRONGLY encourage USCF membership: Awe (Adults Welcome), kNight (Scholastic players up to Grade 12), Bishop (Scholastic Players up to Grade 5), Pawn (Scholastic Players up to Grades 2)

Our Time Control: (G/25, d/4) for Open Section (affects quick ratings only); (G/30, d5) for all other Sections.

Awards: Trophies are awarded to the top three player(s) in each section with 12 or more players (Trophies to top two players in sections less than 12 players). Medals are awarded to all players with 2.5 points or more.  Players that are new to TRM (1st, 2nd, or 3rd TRM tournament) will be awarded a medal with a score of 2 points.

Team Awards: All scholastic players from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Teams scoring more than 12 points at a tournament get a certificate. Only scholastic players can be part of the team. Players shall stay with the same team during the entire school year unless they change the school. They have to choose in the first tournament if they want to be part of a School or a Chess Club.