2024 Annual JL All-Girls Chess Tournament

354 Rock Rd, Glen Rock, NJ 07452, USA
Apr 27 2024
Entry Fee

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 27th, International Chess Academy (ICA) will be hosting the 3nd Annual JL All-Girls Chess Tournament in honor of John Moldovan.

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

Registration will close on Friday, April 26th 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.

  • 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 [email protected]



The entry fee for the tournament is $10. All proceeds will go towards the John Moldovan Scholarship Essay Contest, which all middle school students, regardless of gender, are eligible for. To enter, please submit a 500 word essay to both [email protected] and [email protected]. The topic of the essay is as follows:

John Moldovan was known to have played a supportive role for many young chess players. Consider what chess means to you and share who provided guidance as you progressed in your chess journey.

Registration period

Registration starts on 03/19/2024 and ends on 04/27/2024.


Participants must currently be in grades kindergarten to 12.


In-person location

354 Rock Rd, Glen Rock, NJ 07452, USA
Registration closed.