• 2019 New Year Youth

      Sunday, January 6, 2019

      SFO Hyatt Regency (map)
      1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010

      Trophies to Top 10 players with more wins than losses (medals to others)
      Team Trophies Top 5 Schools & Top 5 Clubs in all sections Combined

      This tournament is best suited for Youth (K-Gr12) rated under 1200 who prefer short time controls. The time control is 5 SS, G/30 d5.
      Adults and advanced youth with rating between 1000-2000, who prefer long time controls, please consider the New Year Amateur Championship on January 4-6 or 5-6 (see details)

      For players with 2000+ rating, please consider playing at the
      SF International Open Super Swiss Tournament
      GM/IM norms possible
      Jan 1-7, 2019 SFO Hyatt
  • New Year Youth Championship: Sections & Prizes

    Trophies to Top 10 players (with more wins than losses) in each section
    (medals to all others)
    Top 5 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in all sections combined.
    Top 4 players count for team score.

    4 Sections based on rating: 1199-900, 899-600, 599-300, u300
    January 2019 Supp & TD discretion will be used to place players accurately.
  • New Year Youth Championship: Schedule & Fees

    5SS x G/30 d5
    Registration: 9-9:30a
    Games 10a, 11:30a, 1p, 2:20p, 3:40p
    Entry Fee: 49
    After 1/2 64 (add 15)
    Play-up 1 section: 15
    Change or Refund fee: 15
  • TDs and Organizers

    Tournament Directors:
    Michael D'Alfonsi, Matt Leforce, Reka Sztaray and others
    Organizers (Contact organizers)
    Dr. Judit Sztaray
  • Location & Accomodation

    Tournament site:
    SFO Hyatt Regency (map)
    1333 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010

    Reserve room NOW at the Tournament Site
    $109/night (+ tax & fees)
    Link to reserve rooms: