Annual JL All-Girls Chess Tournament

354 Rock Rd, Glen Rock, NJ 07452, USA
Apr 29 2023

Tournament trophies

Small Prizes will be awarded to Top 3 donors!




Unrated (Open to all girls unrated or rated below 400 USCF)

USCF Rated (Open to all girls with valid USCF)


Max of byes: 0
Number of rounds in tourney: 3


On Saturday, April 29th, International Chess Academy (ICA) will be hosting the 2nd Annual JL All-Girls Chess Tournament supported by a Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grant. It is open to all school-aged girls, and there will be prizes! 

Although entry is free, participants are strongly encouraged to donate a minimum of 5 food/toiletry items such as canned foods, food bars, and toiletries (feminine products, deodorant, and shampoo).  Please feel free to donate as many items as possible -- the top 3 donors will be awarded a small prize at the end of the tournament!

All chess materials (boards, clocks, scoresheets) will be provided.

Registration will close on Friday, April 21st at 11:59pm

Tournament details:

  • 3 round Swiss (everyone plays every round regardless of how they do)

  • G/30 with a 5 second delay

  • 2 sections: Rated & Non-rated. Rated section requires a USCF Membership.

  • First round will be at 2:00, and the others will proceed ASAP.

  • No entry fee, but donation of at least 5 donated food/toiletry items is strongly encouraged.

  • Maximum 30 entrants.

  • Jessica will be giving a lecture to beginners from 1:20 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

  • Doors open for beginners attending the lecture at 1:00 pm.

  • Doors open for all others at 1:45 p.m.

  • The tournament will start at 2 pm

  • Address: 354 Rock Road, Education Building (Second Floor), Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452

For more information, contact organizer Jessica Lee at

Registration period

Registration starts on 03/12/2023 and ends on 04/21/2023.


Participants must currently be in grades kindergarten to 12.


In-person location

354 Rock Rd, Glen Rock, NJ 07452, USA