Play Chess with NYChessKids!

What's New?

NYChessKids' goal is to provide all the assistance and resources that we can give to help our kids achieve their goals and guide them through good training practices.

 

We have organized an online chess team room (through LiChess) for our students where the kids can play, practice, join online training sessions, and connect with the NYChessKids community.

 

Our game plan:

  • Play matches between the schools

  • Play online tournament

  • Online streaming sessions

  • Group and Private lessons

  • Practice games with the coaches

  • International matches

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Upcoming Events

** If you have registered for any of the NYChessKids online programs and will not be able to play, please do let us know beforehand so we can free up space to other kids **

Online Tournament - October 13, 2019 (Sunday; 6:00-7:30 PM)

**Free tournament sponsored by NYChessKids. Registration priority is given to NYChessKids students

  • The pairings are auto-generated.  Initially, players are paired based on rating proximity and subsequently based on score.

  • Time Control: 10 minutes per player + 5 seconds increment per moveAll games will be LiChess-rated

  • Two sections:

    • Rookie (USCF under 500)

      • Players can move up to the Open sectionAdults are NOT allowed to play

        • 1st Place: $85 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • 2nd Place: $60 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • 3rd Place: $25 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • Perfect Score: $20 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • Two Lucky Numbers (TBA): $10 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

    • Open (USCF 500 above)

      • Parents and grandparents are allowed to play in this section

        • 1st Place: $85 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • 2nd Place: $60 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • 3rd Place: $25 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • Perfect Score: $20 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • Top Adult: $30 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

        • Two Lucky Numbers (TBA): $10 NYChessKids Gift Certificate

Online Chess Team Practice - October 27, 2019 (Sunday; 6:00-8:00 PM)

**Free lessons sponsored by NYChessKids. Please register. We need to know how many kids are in each class.  

  • The main purpose is to prepare NYChessKids students for tournaments.

  • Topic: TBA

  • Schedule:

    • 6:00-6:20 PM Under 500 USCF

    • 6:20-6:40 PM From 500 - 1000 USCF

    • 6:40-8:00 PM Above 1000 USCF

Simultaneous Exhibition with Sergey Shchukin - November 2, 2019 (Saturday 7:00 PM)

**Open only to Q300 students. Please register. A maximum number of kids 20. Game Format 25/20

Sergey is a Chess Master who won National Scholastic Championship two times, he is also a parent of Q300 School and is leading this Simul to help the kids and spread the love of the game to all of them.

  • The main purpose is to practice and prepare students for tournaments

  • This Simul will be Broadcasting Live on NYchessKids Streaming Page.

  • Saudin will be commenting on the games for the public.

Fun Free Play - November 3, 2019 (Sunday 6:00 - 8:00 PM)

**Free play sponsored by NYChessKids.

  • Kids can enter at any time,  have fun & play

  • All participants must have a Lichess account and join the NYChessKids community (Instructions below). Please sign up using the format |First Name||School| ( e.g. JustinQ300)

How to join and play with NYChessKids Community?

NYChessKids room is open anytime to all our students from different programs kids to play and practice. We will also have free online practice sessions at least once or twice a month - where coaches will also be in the room to supervise the games.

*Kids' parents and coaches are also welcome to join and play with us

Learn more about LiChess

NYChessKids, LLC

191 7th Avenue, 2N

New York, NY 10011

Email: nychesskids@gmail.com

Phone: (212) 414-4130

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