Welcome to the Greater New York Scholastic Chess Championships 2015!

We have many changes this year!

All Varsity sections including the new K-1 Varsity have been expanded to 6 rounds over two days, 3 rounds on Saturday January 10th and 3 rounds on Sunday January 11th!

The time controls for the Varsity sections will be game 60 with 10 second delay. All other sections will be 5 rounds in one day with game 30 and 5 second delay.

Rating eligibility limits have changed in many sections, and we also have two more sections this year.

New this year is two 4-rounds Parents and Friends tournaments, one on each day.

Registration is open.

The online entry fee is $50 per player through December 26th. If you enter four or more players from the same school, on the same registration, a discount of $5 per player will be given.

If you have trouble finding the school code we ask for, here is a School code page where you can use the free text search of your browser.

We list all confirmed entries on our Entries page.

Round times and prizes can be found on Information page.

Have a look at our Sections page for section eligibility criteria. Make sure you pick the right section, if you want it changed later there is a $15 change fee.

The Brooklyn Marriott Hotel

Special Chess Tournament room rate: Call 718-246-7000 by December 19th (Rooms may sell out early!)

The 49th Greater New York Scholastic Team and Individual Chess Championship will be at The Brooklyn Marriott Hotel, 333 Adams Street, about 5 minutes drive south of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Public transportation

There are no less than 8 subway lines at a walking distance from the hotel.
  • At Borough Hall [2, 3, 4, 5]
  • At Jay Street - MetroTech [A, C, F]
  • At Court Street [R]
You can find a trip planner here.


From the Brooklyn Marriott website:
  • On-site parking, fee: $14 hourly, $25 daily.
  • Valet parking, fee: $25 daily.
  • In-house guests only - indoor parking $25 per day with in/out privileges.
Other options:

Driving directions: (20 to 30 minutes drive from NYC's Penn Station)

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