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Wizards of the Mind

Chess Tournaments

Wizards of the Mind Scholastic Tournament
Sunday, November 6th 2022

 
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
:

Registration Starts Sunday at 1:30pm
1st Round Starts 2:00pm
Final Round Ends (approx) 5:30pm



All-Stars Section (Unrated & U700 Section):
L4. Challenger & L5. Challenger Plus & L6. Intermediate
:

Registration Starts Sunday at 9:00am

1st Round Starts 9:30am
Final Round Ends (approx) 1:00pm


Super-Stars Section (U1400 Section):
L7. Tournament Prep & L8. Advanced Groups
:

Registration Starts Sunday at 9:00am

1st Round Starts 9:30am
Final Round Ends (approx) 1:00pm 
Sunday Morning Sections - November 6th 2022 
  • 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 1:00pm (estimated)​

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

  • 4 Rounds, G/30 - 30 minutes or 25 min w/ 5 sec delay for each player

  • Details for Super-Stars Section:

  • L7. Tournament Prep & L8. Advanced Students

  • Rated Section U1400
    • 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 1:00pm (estimated)​

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

  • 4 Rounds, G/30 - 30 minutes or 25 min w/ 5 sec delay for each player

Sunday Afternoon - November 6th 2022 
  • Details for Rising-Stars Section:

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

  • Rated Section: Unrated - U400
    • Registration from 1:30pm - 1:50pm.

    • Round 1 starts at 2:00pm

    • Round 2 starts at 3:00pm

    • Round 3 starts at 4:00pm

    • Round 4 starts at 5:00pm

    • Final Results & Award Ceremony at 5:30pm (estimated)

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

  • 4 Rounds, G/30 - 30 minutes or 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. 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

Do I need to bring anything? 

Chess Clocks (if you have one, please bring it!). Link to purchase - Click here!

We have all other equipment from chess boards, pieces, and 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: $30 paid by 10/31/2022; $35 from 10/31/2022 - 11/5/2022; $40 on-site

  • Complete fillable online form below

  • Payment Options:

    • Cash or Check payable to "Wizards of the Mind" delivered to Wizards of the Mind mailed by 10/31/2022 to 379 Morris Ave, Springfield, NJ 07081

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

 

 

  • 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.

Win Trophies & Medals!
 
Wizards of the Mind - Nov 6th 2022 
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Last Tournament Highlights 
November 13, 2021
Wizards of the Mind Tournament
 
Congratulations to all participants! 
Rising-Stars Section: 

1st Place with 4 points

  • Jeremiah Thomas

 2nd Place with 3 points

  • Aariv Girish

  • Henry Lebedev

  • Eric Zyranov

  • Shreya Balu

3rd Place with 2.5 points

  • Wesley Yuen

All-Stars Section: 

1st Place with 4 points

  • Daniel Choi

2nd Place with 3.5 points

  • Raben Goel

3rd Place with 3 Points

  • Alex Bresalier

  • Matthew Yanes

  • Jacob Swander

Super Stars Section: 

1st Place with 4 points

  • Teddy Mixon

  • Rithvik Chauhan

2nd Place with 3.5 points

  • Rohit Barua

3rd Place with 3 Points

  • Ayansh Ahluwalia

  • Christian Chou

  • Nishad Marathe

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