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Everything to Know About the Upcoming Dr. Leroy Dubeck Cup

Attention, chess enthusiasts! The South Jersey Innovation Center’s (SJIC) annual chess tournament, the Dr. Leroy Dubeck Cup, is only a few short weeks away. Here is everything you need to know.

  1. When and Where

The tournament will be held at the SJIC on December 10, 2023. Round one will begin at 10 am. 

  1. Time Control & Number of Rounds

Each player will have 30 minutes with a 5 second delay on their clock. There will be 5 rounds at 10 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, and 6:30 pm.

  1. Registration

You can register for this tournament two different ways–online or onsite. To register online, be sure to click here and you will be brought to the SJIC’s registration page. Keep in mind, those who register onsite will be required to pay $10 more than online registration.

  1. Be prepared

Due to the amount of people the South Jersey Innovation Center (SJIC) is preparing to have, it is unable to have boards, clocks, and pieces available to all players. Please try to bring your own!

  1. Prizes

There are $3500 guaranteed prizes for this tournament. Among them, includes a prize for the best male or female team and the best senior over 50.

The SJIC hopes to see you there!

 A leading center for STEAM instruction (including math, creative design, and robotics), the SJIC offers superb instructional chess programs for both children and adults. The SJIC hosts official rated chess tournaments every other Sunday, rated rapid tournaments every Wednesday night, and chess club every Friday night.