Chess

Hunter hosts several tournaments each year for student chess players throughout New York City. All interested students are encouraged to participate. You may register online at https://nscfchess.wufoo.com/forms/hunter-chess-tournament-home-page/. Registration forms can also be found right outside the main office. The following are the dates of Hunter tournaments for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Hunter Tournament Dates:

  • October 15, 2017 – Volunteers Needed (Sign Up Here)
  • November 12, 2017
  • December 3, 2017
  • February 11, 2018
  • April 15, 2018
  • May 6, 2018

To receive email reminders about our future tournaments please sign up for our tournament newsletter.

There are also numerous chess tournaments held at various schools throughout the city. This link provides a fairly comprehensive calendar of local tournaments, and includes information on how to register.

“Skittling” – reviewing and working with a chess coach – will be offered to Hunter students at all Hunter chess tournaments (done in the back of the library) and at various local tournaments. Please see below for a comprehensive list of tournaments where a Hunter coach will be present for skittling.

Skittling Dates:

  • October 1, 2017 – PS6 Chess Tournament
  • October 21-22, 2017 – Marshall 2 Day Tournament (for 1400+ only)
  • November 19, 2017 – NEST+M Chess Tournament
  • January 6-7, 2018 – NYC Championships
  • January 21, 2018 – PS6 Chess Tournament
  • January 28, 2018 – NEST+M Chess Tournament
  • February 25, 2018 – Anderson
  • March 4, 2018 – PS6 Chess Tournament
  • April 29, 2018 – PS6 Chess Tournament