LOCATION: 111 Columbia St, New York, NY 10002


  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack items will be available for purchase.
  • Team rooms available for schools who send 3+ teams
  • Please contact chesstournaments@nestmpta.org to reserve.
  • Free Parking available in NEST+m's private parking lot.
  • Pairing notifications will be texted and e-mailed if requested upon sign up. 
  • Contact us at chesstournaments@nestmpta.org with any questions.

MUST be a USCF Member (Please Update)

1100+ Open to players K-12 : 1100+ - 3 rounds, G70/d5. Max avg rating is 2000.
U1100 Open to players K-12 : U1100 – 4 rounds, G40/d5


SECTION START TIMES: 1100+ starts at 9:15 AM, Mandatory check in by 9:00 AM
U1100 starts at 9:45 AM, Mandatory check in by 9:30 AM


  • 1st Place for each Section - $225 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd Place for each Section- $150 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd Place for each Section -$75 Amazon Gift Card
  • Individual Perfect Scores- Free Entry to a NEST+m tournament
  • Best Team Spirit in each section (costumes, sportsmanship): $30 Amazon Gift Card
  • Prizes for several team categories, including All-Girls, Same School and Family Team (min 2 siblings). 

Entry Fee and other information

  • Entry Free $150 per team, Early Bird $120 by Jan 18.  Registration opens:~ December 15th
  • Maximum Average Rating of 2000 in 1100+ section
  • Teams are comprised of 3 players, no alternates
  • Highest rated player on each team will face each other, 2nd highest rated players will face off, and 3rd highest rated players will face off.
  • Open to K-12, USCF ID required
  • All players must have a rating within the section (no playing up or down)
  • The average rating of the team will be used for pairings - February Supplement
  • First tie breaker will be individual board points