Her Move Next 2 | Game Night
Friday, February 8, 2019
Empowering Girls Through Competitive Chess!
Join | GAME NIGHT
Please join us Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM for Her Move Next 2: Game Night. Our Friday game night, All-Girls Quad-Team Tournaments were directly inspired by the eponymous award winning short film documentary Her Move Next. We welcome all chessgirls to our events. Please share details with others who may be interested. Register Here | Details Below
inspire | GAME NIGHT
Play | GAME NIGHT
The Her Move Next Friday night matches were designed to motivate girls of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced players in an atmosphere that promotes camaraderie and mutual support. The Chess Quad-Team format allows girls a regular opportunity to be part of an exciting and larger chessgirl scholastic community. High school mentors will be onsite coaching and sharing their experiences and insights.
Coaches will organize players in Quad-Team sections seated into four all-girls teams with comparable rankings. Players will not only be competing against girls of similar ratings, but also each participant will have an opportunity to contribute to their respective chess teams, for a team award! Chess teams are a proven fun format that energizes participation and forges friendships.
REGISTER | GAME NIGHT
Event Details: Please join us Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM for 3 rounds of USCF dual rated games in 25 minute 5 second time controls in quad sections arranged in our unique 4-team section format. Starting with 2019, these series of matches will be scheduled monthly and initially hosted at PS 33 Chelsea Prep located at 281 9th Ave (adjacent to 26th Street), New York, NY 10001.
* Her Move Next Tournaments are administered by ICN.
* Our sequel event is capped at 48 players.
* Her Move Next events are USCF rated. If you are not yet a USCF member you can register at become a USCF member.
* Pizza will be provided between rounds. Light snacks will be sold (all proceeds donated to support local chess program). Nut-free food contributions appreciated.
Tournament Rate: $30
(Please email HerMoveNext@gmail.com for financial assistance)
Tournament Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 (see below for round times)
Location: PS 33 Chelsea Prep @ 281 9th Avenue and 26th Street, NYC
Registration: Click here to register. Note there will be no onsite registration. Registration will close at 10:00 PM the night before.
Cancellations: Please notify us prior to 11:00 AM on the day of the tournament of a cancellation or game[s] may be submitted to USCF as forfeited. Since all matches are paired prior to the tournament start we appreciate timely cancellation notice in order to provide all participants an opportunity to play 3 full matches. To request a refund or credit, please email HerMoveNext@gmail.com prior to the start of the event. Byes are not provided.
Sections: Players will be paired in quads, starting with our 4 highest registered players based on their LIVE USCF rating and continuing down to the lowest rated players.
Rules & Schedule:
The playing hall is in the cafeteria.
The waiting area is in the auditorium.
3 rounds, G/25, D5
Approximate round times:
5:00 PM - Arrive, check in and warm-up
5:15 PM - First Round
6:15 PM - Second Round
7:15 PM - Third Round
8:15 PM - Awards/Prizes
Pre-registration List: Pre-registration List
Her Move Next | Empowering girls through competitive chess!
Events | All-Girls Quad-Team Friday Game Night Tournaments
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