National Chess Day Tournament at the Albany Academy on October 10, 2015

By | September 10, 2015

Welcome to The Right Move Tournament (TRM 96)

Sponsored by Sandeep Alampalli and Dr. Mohammed Ettouney

Location Address: The Albany Academy, 135 Academy Road, Albany, NY 12208  (map)

Begin at 10:00 AM Players should be seated at their table by 9:55 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: Preregistration (Free) on-line before October 8th and on-site before 9:30 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 (Grades 6-12), Bishop (Grades 3-5), Pawn (Grades K-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 players (including adults playing in awe section) from one team, pick the top four scores and add them (from all sections) to come up with a team score.  Top 10 teams win a Team Plaque and Certificate suitable for framing.

Vouchers are available at the tournament to Join/Renew USCF membership for scholastic players age 19 and under. Cost $9 for the year. (Cash or Checks payable to The Right Move. No Credit cards.) If you are interested in USCF membership for this tournament,  see Tournament Director on-site before 9:30 AM. 

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