All-Ivy Chess Invitational - Sign Up Now 3/3/21
Columbia University Club of New Jersey has partnered with the Columbia University Club of New York to bring you the 1st Ever All-Ivy Chess Invitational!
The tournament will be hosted by the dynamic and talented National Chess Master Evan Rabin & Chess Grand Master Mark Paragua on Lichess.org, one of the most popular chess websites in the world.
In addition to our tournament, we will be offering entertaining live commentary, insightful interviews with chess masters and a breakout room for those who want to receive instruction, feedback and analysis of their games via our private Zoom video link.
Our tournament will be hosted by the dynamic and talented National Chess Master Evan Rabin & Chess Grand Master Mark Paragua on Lichess.org, one of the most popular chess websites in the world.
We have invited other Ivy League alumni clubs to join us, so it's going to be competitive and fun for all skill levels.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 8 players and the winner will receive a beautiful trophy, custom chess set and the title of All-Ivy Chess Champion!
We also have the honor of having Bruce Pandolfini join us for a 30 minute Q&A.
Bruce is considered American's most experienced chess teacher and he consulted for the #1 Netflix TV Series, "The Queen's Gambit", so bring your questions and get them answered by a chess legend!
If you don't play chess or you don't want to join the tournament, not a problem, we are offering non-tournament level tickets to watch, learn and listen in on all the action.
If you decide to join the tournament, you must setup a complimentary Lichess.org account and e-mail us your username, preferably your real name, prior to our event so that we can identify you during game play.
Please click https://lichess.org/signup to set up your account.
7PM: Introductions / Rules / Rooms / Platform / Resources
7:20PM: Tournament Begins - 1 Hour of Play - 10 Minute Games - the top 8 players with the most points move on to the championship round
8:20PM: Championship Round - 40 Minutes of Play - 5 Minute Games
9PM: Champion Crowned - Tournament Recap - Thank You's
Tournament Ticket: $50
Includes: Chess Tournament Play, Chance to Win Valuable Prizes, Chance to Win the Championship Trophy and be Crowned the 2020 All-Ivy Chess Invitational Champion, Entertaining Live Commentary, Chess Grand Master Interview, Education/Feedback, Q&A + More!
Non-Tournament Ticket: $25
Includes: Watch Chess Tournament, Listen to Entertaining Live Commentary, Listen to Chess Grand Master Interview, Access Chess Education/Feedback, Q&A + More!
Click HERE to Read More and Register!
MARCH 03, 2021 AT 7PM - 9PM
Lichess.org + Zoom
Alumni Leadership Team