Tournament Opportunities

This is a fairly comprehensive list of selected tournaments, mostly in the mid-Atlantic, that are suitable for our players.  You should also check out the Virginia Chess Federation page and click on “Clearinghouse” for upcoming tournaments in our region.   You can also check out the VSCA calendar here for smaller events and be sure to click through all the tabs.

 

August 17: Dragon Chess Scholastic (Richmond, VA)

-Rated and unrated. K-5 and K-12 sections.

August 23-24: HRCA End of Summer Bash (Virginia Beach, VA)

-Rated and unrated. Junior Rookie, Senior Rookie, All Ages Novice, Junior Elite, Senior Elite. Blitz and Bughouse on Friday night and main event on Saturday.

August 23-25: 51st annual Atlantic Open (Falls Church, VA)

– USCF members only. Recommended for Orcas and up.

August 23-25: North Carolina Open (Greensboro, NC)

– USCF members only. Open, Unders, and Scholastic sections.

August 31-September 2: 83rd Annual Virginia Closed (Glen Alan, VA)

– USCF members only. Recommended for Orcas and up.

October 5: Shenandoah Valley Pre-National Chess Day Open (Winchester, VA)

– USCF members only. Open, U1000, and K-8 Scholastic.

October 10-14: 11th Annual Washington Chess Congress (Falls Church, VA)

– USCF members only, all ages. Recommended for Orcas and up.

October 20-22: Fredericksburg Open (Fredericksburg, VA)

– USCF members only, Open and U1800.

November 2: 23rd (2019) Annual Northern Virginia Open (Dulles, VA)

– USCF members only, all ages. Recommended for Orcas and up.

January 19, 2020: Triangle Chess Championships (Raleigh, NC)

– USCF members only. Open, Unders, and Scholastic (by grade) sections.