"When you see a good move, look for a better one!" - Emanuel Lasker


Chess Tournaments

ZION CHURCH - Douglaston


12:00 to 5:00pm

*Open to students from ALL schools!

Entry Fee

$25.00 per Tournament


Registration online ONLY!

​No registrations accepted on day of event. 

No Refunds.

This is NOT a drop-off event!


"Play for fun & Play to win!"  - STEAMchess


  • UNRATED (K-1); 4 ROUNDS G20

  • UNRATED (2-4); 4 ROUNDS G20

  • UNRATED (5-8); 4 ROUNDS G20

      *Please note sections could change

Tournament Schedule

  • 12:00pm Yummy food for sale

  • CHECK-IN 12:00 - 12:30pm!
    *Players who arrive after 12:30pm will miss the 1st Round without a ½ pt Bye but will play in the 2nd Round.

  • 1st Round: 1:00pm

  • Following Rounds start 15 minutes after the end of the previous round.

  • Awards: 4:30pm


  • Top 3 Players in each Section receive Trophies. Medals for all other participants.

  • TEAM Trophy awarded in each Section. Minimum 3 players/Section from same School constitutes a Team.

Additional Information

  • This is NOT a drop-off event, all parents/guardians must be present during Tournaments.

  • Chess pieces, boards, notation sheets and pencils will be provided.

  • Please bring a Chess clock if you own one.

  • Our Chess Cafe will be open to sell food, coffee, drinks & snacks (Proceeds support Zion Church).


Zion Episcopal Church
243-01 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston NY, 11363

LIRR - Douglaston (Port Washington Line)

​BUS - Q12, N20 on Northern Blvd to Douglaston Parkway

Free Parking and entrance on Church Street