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Wizards of the Mind

Chess Tournaments

Wizards of the Mind Chess Club
Spring 2024 Scholastic Championship

Sunday, May 19th 2024
Win Trophies & Medals!

Online Enrollment Form Below

Top 5 Finishers in each section will earn a  TROPHY!!!
Medals for all participants with 2.5+ Points!

Rising-Stars Section (Unrated & U400 Section):
L1. Novice, L2. Novice Plus, L3. Novice Star Groups
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Registration Starts Sunday at 2:00pm
1st Round Starts 2:30pm
Final Round Ends (approx) 5:30pm



All-Stars Section (U700 Section):
L4. Challenger & L5. Challenger Plus & L6. Intermediate
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Registration Starts Sunday at 9:00am

1st Round Starts 9:30am
Final Round Ends (approx) 1:30pm


Super-Stars Section (U1600 Section):
L7. Tournament Prep & L8. Advanced Groups
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Registration Starts Sunday at 9:00am

1st Round Starts 9:30am
Final Round Ends (approx) 1:30pm
Sunday Morning Sections - May 19th 2024
  • Details for All-Stars Section:

  • L4. Challenger & L5. Challenger Plus & L6. Intermediate Students

  • Rated Section: Unrated & U700
    • Registration from 9:00am - 9:20am

    • Round 1 starts at 9:30am

    • Round 2 starts at 10:30am

    • Round 3 starts at 11:30am

    • Round 4 starts at 12:30pm

    • Final Results & Award Ceremony at 1:30pm (estimated)​

    • Please note: Rounds may begin earlier if all games finish early and everyone is ready for next round**

  • 4 Rounds, G/25; d5: 25 min w/ 5 sec delay for each player

  • Details for Super-Stars Section:

  • L7. Tournament Prep & L8. Advanced Students

  • Rated Section U1600
    • Registration from 9:00am - 9:20am

    • Round 1 starts at 9:30am

    • Round 2 starts at 10:30am

    • Round 3 starts at 11:30am

    • Round 4 starts at 12:30pm

    • Final Results & Award Ceremony at 1:30pm (estimated)​

    • Please note: Rounds may begin earlier if all games finish early and everyone is ready for next round**

  • 4 Rounds, G/25; d5: 25 min w/ 5 sec delay for each player

Sunday Afternoon - May 19th 2024
  • Details for Rising-Stars Section:

  • L1. Novice, L2. Novice Plus, L3. Novice Star Students

  • Rated Section: Unrated - U400
    • Registration from 2:00pm - 2:20pm.

    • Round 1 starts at 2:30pm

    • Round 2 starts at 3:30pm

    • Round 3 starts at 4:30pm

    • Round 4 starts at 5:30pm

    • Final Results & Award Ceremony at 6:00pm (estimated)

    • Please note: Rounds may begin earlier if all games finish early and everyone is ready for next round**

  • 4 Rounds, G/25; d5: 25 min w/ 5 sec delay for each player

  • Details for UNRATED Section:

  • Beginner Players are Welcome! No USCF Membership is Required to play in our Unrated Section.

  • Unrated Section
    • Registration from 2:00pm - 2:20pm.

    • Round 1 starts at 2:30pm

    • Round 2 starts at 3:30pm

    • Round 3 starts at 4:30pm

    • Round 4 starts at 5:30pm

    • Final Results & Award Ceremony at 6:00pm (estimated)

    • Please note: Rounds may begin earlier if all games finish early and everyone is ready for next round**

  • 4 4 Rounds, G/25; d5: 25 min w/ 5 sec delay for each player

More Details and FAQs:

Where will games be played & Can Parents stay? Can games be observed?

​The tournament will be played at Wizards of the Mind Learning Center on 379 Morris Ave in Springfield, NJ. 1st Floor (Main Floor) will be for tournament play. Our 2nd Floor will host parents who'd like to wait during the tournaments and tournament participants that have finished the round early. We encourage parents of small children to stay while it is fine to drop-off. Parents will not be permitted on 1st Floor during tournament games. Please enter through out main entrance (front-door).

Where can I get USCF membership? Where can I look up my membership #, expiration date, and rating? Is USCF membership required?

This is a US Chess Federation (USCF) Rated tournament. It will be required to become a member with USCF to play in any of the USCF rated sections. Please use the following link for details on how to become a member: https://new.uschess.org/join-us-chess

If you are already a USCF member, please use this link to look up your info for registration: http://www.uschess.org/datapage/player-search.php.

If you do not wish to get a USCF membership, please consider our UNRATED section catered for Beginners and Novice level players.

Do I need to bring anything? 

We supply all required equipment including: chess boards, pieces, chess clocks, scoresheets, pencils provided.

Any other questions? 

Please email info@wizardsofthemind.com or robert@wizardsofthemind.com if you have any questions or are in need of assistance.

Registration  Details:
  • Entry Fee: $35 paid by 5/15/2024; $40 from 5/16/24 - 5/18/24; $50 on-site 5/19/24

  • Complete fillable online form below

  • Payment Options:

    • Pay thru your bank's electronic service such as Zelle (Quickpay) to our email: info@wizardsofthemind.com

    • Cash or Check payable to "Wizards of the Mind" delivered to Wizards of the Mind Chess Club: 379 Morris Ave, Springfield, NJ 07081

 

  • Disclaimers:

    • This tournament is open to only children (under 18 yrs)

    • This is a USCF rated tournament.

    • Any outside help or assistance during tournament games whether human or computer engine will not be tolerated and will result in an automatic disqualification and permanent ban for future tournaments.

Wizards of the Mind - May 19th 2024 
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