Garden State Chess League

2011-2012 Season




  • Play will run from October 4th thru June 30th.
  • A round-robin format will be used.
  • Teams will play 1 match per month.
  • The time control will be G/80.
  • There will be 4 boards per team.
  • The visiting team will have White on boards 1 and 3.
  • A team’s 4-board average cannot exceed 1900.0 in any match.
  • Players rated <1000 will be considered to have a 1000 rating.
  • If an unrated player is used, the average of the other players in his/her lineup must be 1900.0 or less.
  • The USCF’s September 2011 Golden Database will determine all player ratings for the season.
  • A club may field more than 1 team.
  • Once a player competes for a team, he is bound to them for the season.

Exception: An unbound house player may be loaned to another team once (just once) and remain eligible for his club.

  • Games will not be USCF-rated.
  • Matches will take place at the West Orange CC on the 1st Tuesday of each month & start at 8 p.m. The paired teams have the option of playing elsewhere within the given month.
  • Ties in the standings will be broken as follows : 1. head to head result; 2. total game points; 3. games won