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New York City Rapid Chess Challenge 2012

Chess Educators is honored to organize the 2012 New York City Rapid Chess Challenge. Rosneft is sponsoring four events for junior chess players in the months of October and November of 2012. These events are taking place in London, New York City, Geneva and Beijing.

London has already launched their event and now it’s time for chess players in New York City to celebrate chess in the city that never sleeps.

This tournament has some very special features:
No entry fee. Free chess t-shirt for all players.
Just in time for Halloween – Chess face painting.

New York City Rapid Chess Challenge 2012

Open to students grades K-12 from New York and surrounding states.

The New York City event will be held at the United Nations International School “UNIS”, located at 24-50 FDR Drive, New York, New York 10010.

The USCF quick rating and FIDE rapid chess rating will be used to sanction this tournament. For complete tournament details and registration, please visit us at

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