Nassau Chess Club

Monday Night Scholastics

Monday night scholastics are run about once per month.  The format is 4 rounds of G/25;d5 over 2 consecutive Mondays.  All games take place at First Presbyterian Church of Mineola, 182 Main Street, Mineola, NY.  The tournaments are open to grade 12/below rated under 1000 or unrated.  The first game of each Monday will start at 7:15 PM.  The second game of the evening will start within 5 minutes of when everyone’s first game of the evening ends.  Both games will always be finished by 9:15 but are usually completed by 8:30.  Trophies are awarded to the top 1/3 of the participants 5 minutes after the final game ends.  USCF membership is required and may be obtained at the club.  The games will be both regular and quick rated.  If more than 15 players enter, the tournament will be split into 2 sections by rating.  In the past, the split has been around 450 rating.  The entry fee is $10 in advance per tournament or $15 at site on the day it starts.  2 byes available rounds 1-4.

2019-20 Scholastic Schedule

October 28 & November 4, 2019

November 18 & 25, 2019

December 9 & 16, 2019

January 6 & 13, 2020

February 3 & 10, 2020

March 2 & 9, 2020

April 6 & 13, 2020

May 4 & 11, 2020

June 8 & 15, 2020

July 13 & 20, 2020

August 3 & 10, 2020

September 14 & 21, 2020