Scholastic Tournament FAQ’s
Celebrating over 30 years of developing after school chess programs in the greater NY area.
Instead of reading through the technical rules, we offer some of the most frequently asked questions.
No. There is no elimination. If a player loses, they will play someone in the following round who also lost.
Players with 2 losses will play players with 2 losses and so on.
Winners also play winners according to the same schedule.
All players with the same score will play together, generally within one point of each other.
Tournaments at Bryant Park are divided into 7 sections based upon age and strength. Players can play "up" into any section. The top section includes Adults and offers Cash prizes. Trophies, plaques and medals to all others.