G & T Quads

G & T Quads

45.00

About G & T Quads:

  • Location: PS 111, 440 West 53rd St
  • 3 Round Quads, G70, D5
  • 9:45 Check-in 
  • 1000 + USCF Required

The G & T Quads have become a staple for NYC's strongest scholastic players. G & T Quads provides the (weekly) opportunity to play three equally rated players in both a competitive and supportive environment. 

Players will be paired in quads, starting with our 4 highest registered players based on their LIVE rating and continuing down to 1000 USCF.

Once the quads round games are complete, the next round will begin. You may leave on the completion of your quad.

Walk-ins are permitted but they must register before 9.45 am. 1st round will start at 10 AM Sharp. 

Special Events:

All Events are Rated & Start at 10 AM Sharp!

  • November 25th - G & T Swiss
    • U 1500, 1500 +
    • 3 Rounds, G45, D5
  • December 2nd - Grade Nationals Quads / Small Swiss
    • In preperation for Grade Nationals we will offer grade specific Quads.
    • If we are unable to create Quads for certain grades we will merge closest Quads. 
    • G70, D5
  • December 16th - Open Saturday
    • Open Section - 1000 + USCF
    • 4 Rounds, G25, D5
    • $200 Cash Prize to winner.
    • $100 Cash prize to biggest upset win.

Winter Season:

  • January 13th
  • January 20th
  • January 27th
  • February 3rd
  • February 10th
  • February 17th
  • February 24th
  • March 3rd

Rates:

  • $45 online
  • $50 cash onsite 

Weekly Prizes:

  • $25 for anyone who wins their Quad!

  • $50 for anyone going 3 - 0 (Perfect Game)

Players Receive:

  • 6 points per win

  • 3 points per draw

Season Ending Prize Conversion:

  • Max Points = 8 Weeks * 18 points (Perfect Score) = 144
  • Max Payout = $50 (Winning Quad) * 8 = $400
  • Anything over 55 Points = $5 per point = $445
  • $400 + $445 = $845

Same School Pairings:

We will allow no more then 2 players from the same school per Quad. If there are 2 + we will move the lowest rated team player to the Quad below and replace them with that Quads highest rated player. 

Team Awards:

Each week the player winning their quad will have their school recognized on the USCF cross-tables. At the end of the season, the team who has accumulated the most quad wins will have their school's name inscribed on our 1st ever Quad Cup.

New Live Results:

You can now follow all of the live action online. Follow here

Things to Note:

  • No byes permitted

  • Lunch will not be served

  • Pairings will be based on live ratings

  • 3rd round color will be decided by a coin toss

  • If a player is late for the start of a round (indicated by the TD) their clock will be started

  • 2nd and 3rd rounds will begin at the completion of your quads previous round  

  • Players must be 1000 + USCF published or at some point live rating

  • TD's reserve the right to modify quads to avoid sibling pairing or to accommodate special requests (TD discretion)

  • 100 point rating variance to accommodate sibling players.

  • Please bring your own clocks

Support Your G & T Quads:

The G & T Quads provide the opportunity for a unique and diverse cross section of NYC students to come together and build community through chess. 100% of your donations will go directly towards providing registration scholarships into the G & T Quads.

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