We are pleased to announce an upcoming chess tournament in the Ithaca area. For more information, read below.

The Ithaca 14-and-Under Open (March 30, 2024 – Saturday)

The Ithaca 14-and-Under Open

Saturday, March 30 (2024)
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the Tompkins County Public Library (Borg Warner Room)

in downtown Ithaca 14850
Pre-register at: http:/

Free and open to all children age 14 and under.
Sponsored by the Ithaca Chess Club.

Come and play in this 4-round Swiss chess tournament
25 minutes per game for each player
If you can, bring a chess set and a clock
Please pre-register to guarantee a place in the tournament!
Walk-in registrations (if space is available) will be from 10 AM to 10:15 AM
Trophies will be awarded to every player who scores 2.5 points or more.
Certificate of Participation (or medallions) will be awarded to all players who play in the tournament.
For more info, contact the Tournament Director by email:

For planning and running this event, a big thanks to Tournament Director/Organizer Avi Appel.