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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
Miller Tournament
January 21, 2019
Miller Middle SchoolCraft Fair CommitteeFree
2 Rated and 2 unrated sections
CLOSED
TRM 133
February 02, 2019
Wood Road Elementary SchoolChess Lovers ($400)FreeNow Open!
TRM 134
March 02, 2019
Albany Community Charter SchoolVarela Family ($200)
Thilina Dayanga ($200)
FreeNot Yet!
TRM 135
April 6, 2019
Albany High SchoolLeisner Family ($200)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 133 – Wood Road Elementary

The Right Move Tournament (TRM 133) at Wood Road Elementary School on February 2, 2019

Sponsored by:  CHESS LOVERS

Location Address: 300 Wood Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Play begins 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 Open. Closes at 6:00 PM on Thursday January 31, 2019. On-site registration available day-of-tournament before 9:15 AM to play Round 1.

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 1/13/2019, 5:20 PM

USCF Rated Section:

  1. Cheng, Eric; 16921202; GUILDCS; Rook
  2. Dayanga, Thilina; 16168916; None; King
  3. Gandla, Preetham; 16840477; None; Rook
  4. Rokvic, Marko; 13730610; None; King

USCF Unrated Section:

  1. Akuthota, Shriyans; EGCC; Bishop
  2. Jakkamsetti, Aneesh; GUILDCS; Bishop
  3. Jakkamsetti, Arnav; GUILDCS; Pawn
  4. King, Alexander; LATHAMR; Bishop
  5. Lanka, Utkarsh; GUILDCS; Bishop
  6. Osmancevic, Neil; ; Shen; Bishop

Miller Tournament on Martin Luther King Day

January 21, 2019

Sponsored by:

Location Address: Miller Middle School – Lake Katherine, NY

Play begins at 9:30 AM. Players should be seated at their table by 9:20 for announcements.

All play five games – 9:30, 10:45, 12:00, 1:15, and 2:30.
Those who wish to help set up can meet at 8:30 AM.

Awards following 5th round completion

Fee: Free: Online registration closed.  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: 800 and above, Under 800

Non-USCF Member (Unrated) Sections: K – 12. Sections to be determined based on registration.

Time Control: (G/30, d5) for all Sections. 1/2 point byes limited to one.

Awards: Trophies to best players and best teams.

For more information contact Chris Gallo at cgallo@kingstoncityschools.org

Or Ken Evans at evanschess@aol.com

Advanced Registrations as of 01.17.2019 by 5:15 am

USCF Rated Section:

  1. BANDARU, MOUDGALYA; 16472833; None; USCF rated – 800 and above
  2. BANDARU, RATNA; 16472786; None; USCF rated – Under 800
  3. Campion, Bo; 16145495; Rockin; USCF rated – Under 800
  4. Cho, Dylan; 16929303; Rockin; USCF rated – Under 800
  5. Cho, Ian; 16929318; Rockin; USCF rated – Under 800
  6. Dalu, Henry; 16927773; Rockin; USCF rated – Under 800
  7. Dentico, Lucas; 15919181; Rockin; USCF rated – 800 and above
  8. Dentico, Nico; 16288065; Rockin; USCF rated – Under 800
  9. Griffin, Nia; 16772795; NEWBURG; USCF rated – Under 800
  10. Kristen, Hans; 16584531; Other; USCF rated – Under 800
  11. Kotzias, Athan; Rockin; K – 12
  12. Lee, Atticus; 15675796; None; USCF rated – 800 and above
  13. Lyubarov, Jacob; 16472655; BETHLEH; USCF rated – Under 800
  14. Maddali, Chinmayi; 16651104; LATHAMR; USCF rated – Under 800
  15. Maddali, Krishna; 16651084; LATHAMR; USCF rated – Under 800
  16. Monsur, Nirvana; 16912978; LATHAMR; USCF rated – Under 800
  17. Murphy, Luke; 14769187; Other; USCF rated – 800 and above
  18. Norat, Evan; 16916401; NEWBURG; USCF rated – Under 800
  19. Ramsey, Rohm; 15323380; Rockin; USCF rated – Under 800
  20. Selenis, Angelus; 15461428; None; USCF rated – 800 and above
  21. Solovyov, Serhiy; 14972138; PUTNAMV; USCF rated – 800 and above
  22. Sulaj, Gabriel; 16732982; NEWBURG; USCF rated – Under 800
  23. Van Loan, Ned; 15753794; Rockin; USCF rated – 800 and above
  24. Waduthanthree, Thihansa; 16126955; EGCC; USCF rated – 800 and above; 1/2 pt bye 1st round
  25. Willis, Eric; 16473272; Other; USCF rated – Under 800

USCF Unrated Section:

  1. Akuthota, Shriyans; EGCC; K – 12
  2. Cherubini purcell, Malachi; Other; K – 12
  3. Delventhal, jared; PUTNAMV; K – 12
  4. Dentico, Richie; Rockin; K – 12
  5. Dittus, Carter; Other; K – 12
  6. Droz, Noah; NEWBURG; K – 12
  7. FitzMaurice, Zachary; PUTNAMV; K – 12
  8. Garver, Sam; None; K – 12
  9. Gathen, George; ; Rockin; K – 12
  10. Hinestroza, Josiah; Other; K – 12
  11. Hinestroza, Savyon; Other; K – 12
  12. Jagarlamudi, Rithvik; LATHAMR; K – 12
  13. Jamroz, Kazmirah; NEWBURG; K – 12
  14. Jansen, Ethan; Other; K – 12
  15. Jansen, Harry; Other; K – 12
  16. Kahrs, Kaitlyn; Other; K – 12
  17. Kelder, Logan; None; K – 12
  18. Kim, Luka; Rockin; K – 12
  19. Lai, Eason; None; K – 12; 1/2 pt bye 1st round
  20. Lanka, Utkarsh; GUILDCS; K – 12
  21. Layman, Cooper; None; K – 12
  22. Lane, Adam; Other; K – 12
  23. Lane, Peyton; Other; K – 12
  24. Leiching, Joseph; Other; K – 12
  25. Leiching, Peter; Other; K – 12
  26. Leiching, Tim; Other; K – 12
  27. Liu, Hokai; Other; K – 12
  28. Magee, Brayden; None; K – 12
  29. Mastronardi, Rocco; NEWBURG; K – 12
  30. Nagarajan, Rethwick; None; K – 12
  31. Page, Dustin; Rockin; K – 12
  32. Page, Roscoe; Rockin; K – 12
  33. Pawlson, Odin; NEWBURG; K – 12
  34. PEREZ, ISABEL; NEWBURG; K – 12
  35. PEREZ, MIGUEL; NEWBURG; K – 12
  36. Picknell-stokes, Ciara; None; K – 12
  37. Rakchev, Rodyon; Other; K – 12
  38. Rich, Wyatt; Other; K – 12
  39. Sanchez, Nico; Other; K – 12
  40. Selenis, Eoin; None; K – 12
  41. Spalding, Ryan; None; K – 12
  42. Stavropoulos, Danny; None; K – 12
  43. Sykes, Madeline; None; K – 12
  44. Van Loan, Kay; Rockin; K – 12
  45. Van Loan, Rory; Rockin; K – 12
  46. Vasandani, Neil; Rockin; K – 12
  47. Wiley, Rosemary; NEWBURG; K – 12
  48. Winham, Fredric; Rockin; K – 12