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Elevate Your Chess Game at Rapid Wednesday

The Rapid Wednesday chess tournaments have become a staple for chess enthusiasts at the South Jersey Innovation Center (SJIC). This fast-paced tournament is the perfect opportunity to put your chess skills to the test; it is an exhilarating and intellectually stimulating experience. 

How It Works:

  1. Registration: Register for the tournament online or on-site at SJIC. Don’t forget to arrive a little early to ensure a smooth start!
  2. Format: The tournament is arranged in a 4-found swiss. 
  3. Time control: Each player has 10 minutes with a 2 second delay on their clock for the entire game. 
  4. Results: At the end of the tournament, cash prizes are awarded to the top performers. 

If you’re looking for a fun, challenging, and community-driven chess experience, SJIC’s Rapid Wednesday is the place to be. So mark your calendar, set your chessboard, and prepare to make Wednesday night, chess night. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to elevate your chess skills and connect with fellow chess enthusiasts. See you at the board!

SJIC hosts official rated chess tournaments regularly, stay up to date on its events here. SJIC also offers STEAM instruction (including chess, coding, robotics and math), for kids looking for fun and growth. Register here for SJIC’s fall classes.