May 20-22 or 21-22 or 21 or 22, 2022


Due to the extraordinary surge in COVID cases across New York City, The ICC NYC Scholastics: Chess Festival and Championship has been postponed. We apologize for the time it's taken to communicate this while we made a final decision, and we sincerely appreciate your patience in this matter. 

We're working hard to reschedule the event and make it even better. Stay tuned for more information. 

Next Steps

Finally, we'd like to apologize for the inconveniences we might have caused and express our sincerest gratitude for your patience and understanding.  





Tournament Venue

The New York Marriott Hotel at Brooklyn Bridge is a beautiful site! From stylish rooms to gorgeous ballrooms and a wonderful restaurant all the amenities you need are readily available, in a convenient location near most NYC subway lines, and a 5 min drive from the Brooklyn Bridge!

Event Information

Covid Policy

Make sure to check our Covid-19 Policy as the event approaches. You will find any and all updates regarding COVID-19 requirements for the festival right here!
Tournament Highlights
  • 6 months of free membership by entering the tournament, either by entering ICC username at registration, or sign up a new account here!
  • Scholastic tournament for all grades K-12 and all levels
  • Live games DGT will be available! Expected live broadcast on Twitch - stay tuned.
  • FIDE-Rated Scholastic for High School and Middle School Championship! With multiple schedules available!
  • The top-scoring New York State girl in the High School Championship Section also qualifies to represent New York State in the 10th Annual WIM Ruth Haring National Tournament of Girls State Champions, this summer at the 2022 U.S. Open in Rancho Mirage, California!
  • 2-day G/60 + 10 Elementary & Primary Championship.
  • All K1 sections, and all class sections in a 5 round one day format!
  • Free entries for top finishers into Continental Chess events, encouraging more participation of playing in open events around the country and online at ICC!
  • Mixed doubles prizes in the High School
  • Saturday Night Blitz! After the saturday games, we will host an open blitz tournament!! Registration on-site at chess control!
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