Region III USCF Tournament Clearinghouse (MD - DC - VA)

This USCF Clearinghouse is for the States of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Other adjacent areas will be accepted unless they conflict badly with established MD-DC-VA tournamanents

Last updated 07/22/17 10:36:00 AM

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Maryland Chess Association Virginia Chess Feeration DC Chess League

This has been the Clearinghouse since 2/23/1999. Please send tournaments to me or CC me in your e-mail to USCF/TLA

 

May 2017 May 6-7
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ; Round SS-2 is May 5
  • May 5-7  63rd  Annual Maryland Open  Maryland Open GPP:305SS, 40/90, SD/30 + 30” incr, (Rnd 1 G/90 +30” incr) (2-day schedule: rds 1-2 G/45+30"incr) U1300 & U1000 G/120 d/5 (rds 1-2 G/60 d/5), (U1300 3-day option rds 1&2 G/120 d/5) Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. $$Based on score. 7 sections: Championship (min. rating of 2000) FIDE rated: 5.0 =$1600, 4.5 =$800, 4.0=$450, 3.5=$175, 3.0=$50 [min $1500 payout, top score group raised if less than $1500]. U2200: 5.0 =$1500, 4.5 =$700, 4.0=$350, 3.5=$150, 3.0=$40. U2000: 5.0 =$1200, 4.5 =$650, 4.0=$325, 3.5=$125. U1800: 5.0= $1200, 4.5 = $600, 4.0= $300, 3.5= $100. U1600: 5.0= $1000, 4.5= $500, 4.0= $250, 3.5= $100. U1300: 5.0= $500, 4.5= $250, 4.0= $125, 3.5= $50. U1000 (no adult UNR): 5.0= $250, 4.5= $125, 4.0= $50, 3.5= $20. Trophies to top 10 & U800 in U1000. If no 5-0 in section, then sole 1st @ 4.5 or shared 1st at lower score receive bonus (added to score prize)  - Championship: $300; U2200 $200, U2000 $150, U1800 & U1600: $100; U1300 & U1000: $50. Unrated limited to $100 in U1000, $200 in U1300, and $400 in U1600. Sets and boards provided. Clocks provided in the Championship, U2200, U2000, U1800, and U1600 sections. Optionally, pairings can be texted/emailed to your phone. Free Sunday morning continental breakfast for players. Free parking for day guests. EF: $99 by 4/21, $109 by 5/2, and $114 online only by 5/4, $120 at the door. Special EFs: $55 less for U1000 , $35 less for U1300, GMs free, $50 deducted from prize, IMs $45 off EF, $20 deducted from prize, HR: $99, ($5 EF discount if staying at hotel). Rooms may not be avail after 4/21. 3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7pm, rds Fri 8, Sat 11&6, Sun 9:30&3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am rds 11, 2:15&6, Sun 9:30&3:30. U1300&U1000 schedule Reg. ends Sat 10am rds 11, 1:15 & 4:00, Sun 9:30&1:30. U1300 3-day schedule Reg. ends Fri 7 pm, rds Fri 8, Sat 11&4:00, Sun 9:30&1:30. Ent: MCA, 1827 Thornton Ridge Rd, Towson MD 21204. Detailed rules, more information and registration at http://themdopen.com


  • May 6, WATERLOO WHIRLWIND 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Waterloo Elementary, 5940 Waterloo Rd, Columbia MD 21045. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. Open to Sections restrictions based on age and rating. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. On-site registration is not guaranteed!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com . www.skenrichment.com/tournaments .
May 13-14
  • May 13. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  . By mail: (MUST be post-marked by May 8) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  . W. NS.
  • May 13, WAPLES WINDMILL 2017  4SS, G/25;d5, Waples Mill Elementary School, 11509 Waples Mill Rd, Oakton VA 22124. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. Open to Sections restrictions based on age and rating. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. On-site registration is not guaranteed!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com . www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

May 20-21
  • May 19. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
  • May 20, MAY MAYHEM 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Drew Model Elementary School, 3500 23rd St S, Arlington VA 22206. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. Open to Sections restrictions based on age and rating. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. On-site registration is not guaranteed!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com . www.skenrichment.com/tournaments  .
  • May 20 Maryland December Action GPP:15 Maryland 5SS, G/45;+5: incr, Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. All Prizes Guaranteed 2 Sections: Championship(min 1600 rating) $350-$225-$125-$75, U2000 $150. Under 1800 $275-$175-$100-$50, U1600 $75,U1400 $50. Sets, boards and clocks provided. EF: $35 by 5/16, $40 later Schedule: Reg. ends 10am, rds 10:30-12:30-3:00-5:00-7:00 More information & online http://mdchess.com
May 27-28
  • MAY 26-29 OR 27-29   5th Cherry Blossom ClassicCrowne GPP:80  Plaza Dulles Airport, 2200 Centerville Road, Herndon, VA 20170. A VCF Cup Event. 6 Sections - 7-SS in 5 sections (4-day or 3-day): Open/U2200 (FIDE Rated), U2000, U1700 and U1400. 6-SS in U1200 (2-day only – Sat and Sun). GMs, IMs & WGMs free, deduct $50 from prize; Addl. Conditions - First 6 GMs/IMs to Register by May 15th - Free HR in double shared accommodation (Must Register in advance). Prizes $10000 b/180 ($9000 Unconditionally GTD - 70% each prize GTD all sections except Open $3100 GTD, Re-entries count as half, No Re-entry in Open/U2200, U1200 count as 3/4 entry), Open: $1300-600-400-200 U2300 $300-200. Clear 1st $100 bonus. Minimum USCF/FIDE 2000 Rating else pay $50 more. U2200: $900-400-200 U2100 $300-200. USCF/FIDE Minimum 1900 to play else pay $50 more.  U2000: $600-300-200 U1850 $300-200 U1700: $600-300-200, U1550 $200-100 U1400: $500-300-200 U1300 $100 U1200: $400-200-100 U1100 $100.  Unrated prize limits: $100 in U1200/U1400, $150 U1700/U2000, $200 U2200. EF: Top 5 sections $95 by May 15, $100 by May 22, $105 by May 25, $115 after May 25 and at site. Re-entry $60 for all players, no re-entry in Open/U2200; U1200 Section $20 less. Time control: Top 5 Sections4-day Schedule: 7SS 40/90;SD/30;+30sec inc. 3-day Schedule: Rd. 1 G/45;+30, Rds. 2-3 Sat G/90;+30, Rds. 4-7 Sun/Mon 40/90;SD/30;+30sec inc. U1200 plays only 2-day G/90 d5. Round times: 4-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7 pm, Rds. Fri 8 pm, Sat/Sun 11am - 5:30pm, Mon 9:30am - 3:30pm3-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am, Rds. 1-3 Sat 11am-2pm-7pm and Rd. 4-7 follows 4-day schedule. 2-day schedule (U1200 only) Reg. ends 10am, Rds. Sat 11am-3pm-7pm, Sun 10am-2pm-6pm. Byes: Up to two 1/2pt byes available in all sections, must commit 1 hour before start of rd. 4 (by Sun 8:30am). HR $99/night if reserved by May 15th. Reservations 703-471-6700, mention Chess Tournament. More information/Online registration: www.cherryblossomchess.com. Mail checks (payable to Capital Area Chess.) to CHERRY BLOSSOM CLASSIC/ Attn. Capital Area Chess, PO Box 223582, Chantilly, VA 20171. Email info only: Anand Dommalapati, cbc2017@capitalareachess.com. Boards and sets provided in ALL sections. Clocks supplied in the Open section. Two Side Events: Sat May 274th Cherry Blossom Classic Scholastic 10am (Enter by 9:30am) & Sun May 28th 10pm FIDE Blitz Tournament (Enter by 9:45pm
  • May 27, 2017 4th Saturday Quads Cecil County Chess Club (C-4) Address: North East UMC Church 308 South Main St. North East, Md 21901 USCF Membership Required – Time control: G/90;d5 Registration time: 9 – 9:45 am / Entrance fee: $25 Bring someone new with you & get $5 off on entrance fee First Prize in each Quad and Swiss: $60/ 2nd Swiss $30 Coffee, Tea, and snacks are available Great Restaurants within a block 5min. drive off Rt. 95/20 min. from Newark/30 min. from Wilmington Entrance is at the white door on Main St. Go down the stairs to the white door. Info: call John Anderson at 302-593-3752 or E-mail: daoceanandjohn@aol.com
  • MAY 28   5th Cherry Blossom Classic FIDE Rated Blitz! (BLZ) Side Event to 5th Cherry Blossom Classic (May 26-29)Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport, 2200 Centerville Road, Herndon, VA 20170. 2 Sections - Open (FIDE) and Amatuer/U1800. Open: G/3;+2; 5 Rounds Double Swiss. $500 GTD $$200-100 Top U2200/U2000 $100 each.  Amateur/U1800 (b/16; Section maybe combined with Open): $$100-$50 Top U1400/U1200 $50 each.  EF: Enter online $25 by May 27th online or onsite. $30 after May 27th and onsite by 9:45pm. Rounds start 10pm. Max 1 byes allowed, req at entry. More information/Online registration: www.cherryblossomchess.com. Mail checks (payable to Capital Area Chess) to Cherry Blossom Classic, Attn. Capital Area Chess, PO Box 223582, Chantilly, VA 20151. Email info only: Anand Dommalapati, cbc2017@capitalareachess.com.

June 2017 June 3-4
  • Jun 2-4. VA Senior Open .   5SS, G/120, d5. $$1000 in Guaranteed Prizes. 1 Section: OPEN: $300-200-150; U2000: $125; U1800: $125; U1600: $100. Trophies to Top Age 60-69 and Top Age 70+. Lincolnia Senior Center: 4710 N. Chambliss St., Alexandria, VA  22312. Reg.: Fri 6:00-6:50pm; Sat 9:00-9:50am. Rds.: 7, 10-2:30, 10-2:30. Byes: One 1/2 pt allowed, must declare before Rd 2, then irrevocable. EF:$60; or $50 advance entry at ACC club, by mail or on-line w/ PayPal. VA residents must have current VCF membership ($10). By mail: (MUST be post-marked by May 29) mail form, check payable to "VA Chess Federation" to: VA Senior Open, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. On-linehttp://www.vachess.org  Saturday Evening Blitz: G3, d2; 5 rd double swiss – Reg ends: 7:20pm; Rd. 1: 7:30pm – EF: $15 – prizes b/o entries; 80% returned as prizes. Hotel: Comfort Inn Landmark, 6254 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22312, (703) 642-3422  Info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.

  • June 3, CATONSVILLE CHALLENGE 4SS, G/25;d5, Hillcrest Elementary School, 1500 Frederick Rd, Catonsville MD 21228. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. Open to Sections restrictions based on age and rating. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. On-site registration is not guaranteed!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com . www.skenrichment.com/tournaments .

June 10-11
  • Jun 10. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  . By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Jun 5) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  . W. NS.
June 17-18
  • June 16-18, 2017: Continental Class, Falls Church VA

  • Jun. 17, A Saturday in Reston Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • Jun. 18, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

June 24-25
  • Jun 23. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com   Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.

  • June 24, WALDORF CHESS CLUB SUMMER OPEN 2017, 4SS, G/60;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: $30; (WCC members $25). $$b/20: $120-90- 60. Top Under 1800,1400 each $60. Reg: 8:00 - 9:00 AM. Rds: 9:30, 12:30, 3:30, and 6:30. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301-752-5169 strider_08@ comcast.net. DIR: Located within 30-40 minutes of the DC, and Northern VA metro area. http://waldorfchessclub.org. NS NC.

  • June 24, 2017 4th Saturday Quads Cecil County Chess Club (C-4) Address: North East UMC Church 308 South Main St. North East, Md 21901 USCF Membership Required – Time control: G/90;d5 Registration time: 9 – 9:45 am / Entrance fee: $25 Bring someone new with you & get $5 off on entrance fee First Prize in each Quad and Swiss: $60/ 2nd Swiss $30 Coffee, Tea, and snacks are available Great Restaurants within a block 5min. drive off Rt. 95/20 min. from Newark/30 min. from Wilmington Entrance is at the white door on Main St. Go down the stairs to the white door. Info: call John Anderson at 302-593-3752 or E-mail: daoceanandjohn@aol.com

  • Jun. 25, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • June 24 HERNDON K-8 CHESS TOURNAMENT AND INSTRUCTION. DMV Chess. 12 PM to 4:30 PM, Location: Hyatt House Herndon/Reston, 467 Herndon Parkway Herndon, VA 20170. Free instruction including analysis of all games by Candidate Master Stephen Jablon. 4 Rounds, G/25;d5. 3 Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8. Boards and pieces provided. Entry Fee: $40 by 6/19, $45 by 6/20. Trophies to section winners. To register, send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with all of the following information: 1) Name of the tournament you want to sign up for (Herndon June 24); 2) Player's name, grade, and USCF ID; 3) parent or guardian's name and phone number; and 4) which section your child will be playing in (if unsure which section you'd like your child to participate in, you may leave this field blank). Once you send us all of the sign-up information, we will send you an invoice via email for your child's entry. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you! For all questions, please contact Josh Hiban at DMVchess@gmail.com 

  •  June 24. HERNDON ACTION. 6PM Location: Hyatt House Herndon/Reston, 467 Herndon Parkway Herndon, VA 20170. 3SS. G/45;d5. Prizes: $75 1st place, $25 second place. Entry Fee: $25 online, $30 on-site. On-site registration closes 5:30 PM June 24th. To register, send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name 2) USCF ID 3) Phone Number. Once we receive your information, we'll send you an invoice via email for the entry fee.


July 2017 Jul 1-2
  • July 1. RESTON K-8 CHESS TOURNAMENT AND GAME ANALYSIS. New tournament every Saturday in July. 11 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVEVA 20191. Free instruction/game analysis by chess coach. 4 Rounds, G/25;d5. 3 Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8. Boards and pieces provided. Entry fee for each of the tournaments is $40 by Monday and then $45 up until registration closes on Saturday at 10:30 AM. **Early entry discount: $35 if registered at least one week before the tournament. Trophies to section winners. There will be no on-site registration. To register, please send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name of the tournament you want to sign up for (Example: Reston June 8); 2) Player's name, grade, and USCF ID; 3) parent or guardian's name and phone number; and 4) which section your child will be playing in (if unsure which section you'd like your child to participate in, you may leave this field blank). Once you send us all of the sign-up information, we will send you an invoice via email for your child's entry. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you! For all questions, please contact Josh Hiban at DMVchess@gmail.com

  • July 1. DMV Reston Blitz Tournament. 6-rd Double-Swiss. Prize: $100 for 1st. Rd1: 5 PM. EF: $25 online and $30 on-site. Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE, Reston, VA 20191. On-site registration closes at 4:45 PM July 1. To pre-register online, send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name 2) USCF ID 3) Phone Number 4) Name of the tournament you'd like to register for (Reston Blitz). As soon as you send us all the registration information, we will send you an invoice via email for the entry fee.

Jul 8-9
  • Jul 7. ** POSTPONED ** ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com W, NS.


  • July 8. RESTON K-8 CHESS TOURNAMENT AND GAME ANALYSIS. New tournament every Saturday in July. 11 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVEVA 20191. Free instruction/game analysis by chess coach. 4 Rounds, G/25;d5. 3 Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8. Boards and pieces provided. Entry fee for each of the tournaments is $40 by Monday and then $45 up until registration closes on Saturday at 10:30 AM. **Early entry discount: $35 if registered at least one week before the tournament. Trophies to section winners. There will be no on-site registration. To register, please send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name of the tournament you want to sign up for (Example: Reston June 8); 2) Player's name, grade, and USCF ID; 3) parent or guardian's name and phone number; and 4) which section your child will be playing in (if unsure which section you'd like your child to participate in, you may leave this field blank). Once you send us all of the sign-up information, we will send you an invoice via email for your child's entry. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you! For all questions, please contact Josh Hiban at DMVchess@gmail.com
  • Jul. 9, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments
Jul 15-16
  • Jul 14. ACC Blitz Tournament. 5-rd Double-Swiss, G/3 +2. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg: 7:00-8:10pm. Rd1: 8:15. EF: $20 ($15 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. See club website for more events and info: www.arlingtonchessclub.com Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W, NS.

  • July 15. RESTON K-8 CHESS TOURNAMENT AND GAME ANALYSIS. New tournament every Saturday in July. 11 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVEVA 20191. Free instruction/game analysis by chess coach. 4 Rounds, G/25;d5. 3 Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8. Boards and pieces provided. Entry fee for each of the tournaments is $40 by Monday and then $45 up until registration closes on Saturday at 10:30 AM. **Early entry discount: $35 if registered at least one week before the tournament. Trophies to section winners. There will be no on-site registration. To register, please send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name of the tournament you want to sign up for (Example: Reston June 8); 2) Player's name, grade, and USCF ID; 3) parent or guardian's name and phone number; and 4) which section your child will be playing in (if unsure which section you'd like your child to participate in, you may leave this field blank). Once you send us all of the sign-up information, we will send you an invoice via email for your child's entry. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you! For all questions, please contact Josh Hiban at DMVchess@gmail.com

  • July 15-16 27th Annual Charlottesville Open US Chess Grand Prix Points: 15 5SS, G/90 d5. EF: $60 by 7/11, then $75. 2 Sections: Open & U1700. Prizes: $2000 b/o 60. Open Section: 1st-3d Places $$400, $$250, $$150 (guaranteed). All other prizes b/o 60 with at least 65% paid out: U2100 $150, U1900 $130; U1700 Section: $300, $200, $150 U1500 $140, U1200 $130. Site & HR: Comfort Inn Monticello, 2097 Inn Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22911, (434) 977-3300, $109.95 + tax if reserved by Monday 6/15. Reg.: 7:30-11:15 am. Rds.: Sat. 12, 3:15, 7:15, Sun. 9:30am, 1:15pm. Ent: Online at www.vachess.org  or mail to Mike Hoffpauir, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693. Checks to VCF. Mbr: USCF rqd, VCF rqd. for VA residents $10, $5 under age 18. Info: mhoffpauir@aol.com  A Heritage Event! US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

  • JULY 15, WALDORF QUAD #18   3 Rd. Quads, G/90;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: $20. $$GTD: $50. 1st each Quad. Reg: 8: 30 - 9:45 AM. Rds: 10:00, 2:00, and 5:30. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301- 752-5169 strider_08@comcast.net. DIR: Located within 30-40 minutes of the DC, and Northern VA metro area. http://waldorfchessclub.org. NS NC.

  • Jul. 15, A Saturday At BASIS Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, BASIS Independent of McLean, 8000 Jones Branch Dr, McLean, VA 22102. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • Jul. 16, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

Jul 22-23
  • Jul 22. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  . By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Jul 17) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  . W. NS.
  • July 22, 2017 4th Saturday Quads Cecil County Chess Club (C-4) Address: North East UMC Church 308 South Main St. North East, Md 21901 USCF Membership Required – Time control: G/90;d5 Registration time: 9 – 9:45 am / Entrance fee: $25 Bring someone new with you & get $5 off on entrance fee First Prize in each Quad and Swiss: $60/ 2nd Swiss $30 Coffee, Tea, and snacks are available Great Restaurants within a block 5min. drive off Rt. 95/20 min. from Newark/30 min. from Wilmington Entrance is at the white door on Main St. Go down the stairs to the white door. Info: call John Anderson at 302-593-3752 or E-mail: daoceanandjohn@aol.com

  • July 22, 2017 Virginia Commonwealth Games Open & Scholastic Tournament  Open Section for adults and advanced scholastic players, 2 Scholastic Sections (K5 and K12). 4 rounds in all sections, all games are rated. US Chess membership required. Elig.: VA, NC, WV, DC and MD residents only. Prizes: Gold Medals 1st & 2nd, Silver 3rd & 4th, Bronze 5th & 6th places in each section; participation Ribbons to players in K5 and K12. Site: Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, DeMoss Hall Rm 4066. Onsite Reg.: 7:30-9:15am. Rds.: Scholastic Rd. 1 at 10am, other rounds as soon as possible, all G/40 d5. Open Rd. 1 at 10am G/45 d5, Rd. 2 at 12:15pm G/45 d5, Rd. 3 at 2:30 G/60 d5, Rd. 4 at 5:30 G/60 d5. EF: $25 by Sunday 7/16, $35 starting 7/17 and onsite. Bye: One half-point Bye allowed, must declare before Rd. 2. Adv. Ent.: Online only at www.vachess.org, no mail or email entries. Info.: www.vachess.org. Chief T.D.: National Tournament Director Mike Hoffpauir, mhoffpauir@aol.com or 757-846-4805.

  • July 22. RESTON K-8 CHESS TOURNAMENT AND GAME ANALYSIS. New tournament every Saturday in July. 11 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVEVA 20191. Free instruction/game analysis by chess coach. 4 Rounds, G/25;d5. 3 Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8. Boards and pieces provided. Entry fee for each of the tournaments is $40 by Monday and then $45 up until registration closes on Saturday at 10:30 AM. **Early entry discount: $35 if registered at least one week before the tournament. Trophies to section winners. There will be no on-site registration. To register, please send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name of the tournament you want to sign up for (Example: Reston June 8); 2) Player's name, grade, and USCF ID; 3) parent or guardian's name and phone number; and 4) which section your child will be playing in (if unsure which section you'd like your child to participate in, you may leave this field blank). Once you send us all of the sign-up information, we will send you an invoice via email for your child's entry. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you! For all questions, please contact Josh Hiban at DMVchess@gmail.com

  • Jul. 22, A Saturday in Reston Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • July 22, 2017 1st Phoenix Cup Chess Tournament. 2 Sections: Open Quads (Adults and K-12 G/45 d/5) 4-SS (K-2,K-5,K-8 – G/30 d/5) EF - $22 by July 18, $27 July 19-20, On-Site $$32    Prizes$$  Open $50, Scholastic Quads Trophies to Top 3 in each section. Medals to all players with 2.5 or more. Special Prize to Top Girl and Top K-1. Rd 1 starts 9am. Playing Site: Phoenix Chess Club 14088 Sullyfield Circle, Suite P,  Chantilly, VA 20151    Entries To: Ya He (make checks payable to Alpha STEM, Mail to: Alpha STEM, 14088 Sullyfield Circle, Suite P, Chantilly, VA 20151) Online entries to  http://events.r20. constantcontact.com/register/ event?oeidk= a07eeddyek0e886266b&llr= scsoepvab&from=groupmessage    E-mail: alphasystem.us@gmail.com for questions only Official Web Site for complete descriptions:  http://events.r20. constantcontact.com/register/ event?oeidk= a07eeddyek0e886266b&llr= scsoepvab&from=groupmessage 

  • Jul. 23, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

Jul 29-30
  • July 29. RESTON K-8 CHESS TOURNAMENT AND GAME ANALYSIS. New tournament every Saturday in July. 11 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVEVA 20191. Free instruction/game analysis by chess coach. 4 Rounds, G/25;d5. 3 Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8. Boards and pieces provided. Entry fee for each of the tournaments is $40 by Monday and then $45 up until registration closes on Saturday at 10:30 AM. **Early entry discount: $35 if registered at least one week before the tournament. Trophies to section winners. There will be no on-site registration. To register, please send us an email at DMVchess@gmail.com with the following information: 1) Name of the tournament you want to sign up for (Example: Reston June 8); 2) Player's name, grade, and USCF ID; 3) parent or guardian's name and phone number; and 4) which section your child will be playing in (if unsure which section you'd like your child to participate in, you may leave this field blank). Once you send us all of the sign-up information, we will send you an invoice via email for your child's entry. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you! For all questions, please contact Josh Hiban at DMVchess@gmail.com
  • 7th Annual Potomac Open Jul 28 - Jul 30, Jul 29 - Jul 30, GPP: 30 Maryland Potomac Open 5SS, 40/90, SD/30 + 30” incr, (Rnd 1 G/90 +30sec incr) (2-day schedule: rds 1-2 G/45+30"incr) U1250 & U1000 G/120 d/5 (Rds 1-2 G/60 d/5), U1250 3-day Rds 1&2 G/120 d/5. Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. $$Based on score. 8 sections: Championship (min. rating of 2100)(FIDE): 5.0 =$1600, 4.5 =$900, 4.0=$500, 3.5=$200, 3.0=$50 [min $1500 payout, top score group raised if less than $1500]. U2300 (min. rating of 1900)(FIDE): 5.0 =$1500, 4.5 =$700, 4.0=$350, 3.5=$150, 3.0=$50. U2100 (min rating of 1700)(FIDE): 5.0 =$1500, 4.5 =$700, 4.0=$350, 3.5=$150, 3.0=$40. U1900: 5.0 =$1200, 4.5 =$650, 4.0=$350, 3.5=$125, 3.0=$40. U1700: 5.0= $1200, 4.5 = $600, 4.0= $300, 3.5= $100. U1500: 5.0= $1000, 4.5= $500, 4.0= $250, 3.5= $100. U1250: 5.0= $500, 4.5= $250, 4.0= $125, 3.5= $50. U1000 (no adult Unr): 5.0= $250, 4.5= $125, 4.0= $50, 3.5= $20 Trophies to top 10 & top U800 in U1000. If no 5-0 in section, then sole 1st @ 4.5 or shared 1st at lower score receive bonus (added to score prize) - Championship: $300; U2300 $250, U2100 $200, U1900 $150, U1700 & U1500: $100; U1250 & U1000: $50. Unrated limited to $100 in U1000, $200 in U1250 and $400 in U1500. Sets and boards provided. Clocks provided in the U1500 to Champions sections. Optionally, pairings can be texted to your phone. Free Sunday morning continental breakfast for players. Parking free for day guests. EF: $99 by 7/14, $109 by 7/25, and $114 online only by 7/27, $120 at the door. Special EFs: $35 less for U1250, $55 less for U1000, GMs free, $50 deducted from prize, IMs $45 off EF, $20 deducted from prize, $5 off EF if staying at hotel. HR: $99, Rooms may not be avail after 7/14. 3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7pm, rds Fri 8, Sat 11&6, Sun 9:30&3:30. 2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am rds 11, 2:15&6, Sun 9:30&3:30. U1250&U1000 schedule Reg. ends Sat 10am rds 11, 1:15 & 4:00, Sun 9:30&1:30 U1250 3-day schedule: Reg ends Fri 7pm, rds Fri 8, Sat 11&4, Sun 9:30&1:30. Ent: Michael Regan, 1827 Thornton Ridge Rd, Towson MD 21204. More information and registration at http://thepotomacopen.com .


  • Jul. 30, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • July 29-August 6 2017 U.S. Open Chess Championship  Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel Norfolk, VA 23510 (757)  622-6664 HR: $114 and complimentary self-parking for overnight guests, otherwise $5 per day http://www.uschess.org/tournaments/2017/usopen/ 

     

Aug 2017 Aug 5-6
  • Aug. 5, WCC SCHOLASTIC SWISS #2 4SS, G/30;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: 25; $20 WCC members. Prizes: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd; Medals to Top Under 1000, 700,400. Must Register to play in tournament due to space availability. ENT: 301-752-5169 strider_08@comcast.net DIR: Located within 30-40 minutes of the DC, and Northern VA metro area. http://waldorfchessclub.org Must PreRegister by 29 July to guarantee entry due to limited entries; Register by email or by phone. Please provide player's name, grade, and USCF ID when registering. NS NC.
Aug 12-13
  • Aug 11. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
  • Aug 12-16  6th Annual Washington International GPP: 200 (Enhanced) Maryland   9SS, 40/90, SD/20 inc/30 Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852 301-468-0308 All prizes guaranteed Three Sections Masters Section (minimum 2100 FIDE or 2200 USCF to play. FIDE ratings used for pairings and prizes) $4400-2100-1100-900-700-600-500-400, top U2500 $1400-750, top U2300 $1200-650.  Limited number of minimum prizes for non-US FIDE rated players, see web page. Limited amount of housing support is available for non-US GMs and IMs. GM and IM norms possible. Expert Section 9-SS (under 2201 USCF and under 2100 FIDE, minimum 1700 USCF to play. USCF ratings used, FIDE rated) $2200-1100-600-500-400, top U2000 $1100-525. Contenders (under 1800 USCF): $2000-1000-500, top U1600 $400. Free Continental breakfast for players Sat. and Wed. mornings. All equipment provided for all sections. Hospitality Suite Friday evening. Masters section EF: GMs, non-US IMs Free; US IMs and WGMs $199; FMs $299; FIDE above 2200 $349; FIDE from 2100 to 2199 $399, FIDE from 2000 to 2099 $600, FIDE below 2000 $800. All $25 more after 6/12, $35 more after 7/29, $45 more after 8/8, $70 more at the door. Experts EF: USCF above 1799 $249; USCF below 1800 $299. $20 more after 7/29, $30 more after 8/8, $40 more at the door. Contenders EF: $249. $20 more after 7/29, $30 more after 8/8, $40 more at the door. Special EFs: All $100 less for non-US FIDE rated in masters section; If staying at the Hilton (min 3 nights), $50 less. All $25 less for new WI players. All $20 rebate for every new paying WI player you refer. All $50 less, if born before 8/12/1967. Schedule Reg ends Sat 10 am, rds 8/12-8/15:11am & 5:30pm, Wed 8/16 11am. HR $99 Ent: MCA, c/o Michael Regan, 1827 Thornton Ridge Rd, Towson MD 21204. More information, hotel reservation link, & online entry @ http://washintl.mdchess.com
  • Aug. 12, WALDORF QUAD #19 3 Rd. Quads, G/90;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: $20. $$GTD: $50. 1st each Quad. Reg: 8: 30 - 9:45 AM. Rds: 10:00, 2:00, and 5:30. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301- 752-5169 strider_08@comcast.net. DIR: Within 30-40 minutes from DC, and Northern VA metro areas. http://waldorfchessclub.org. NS NC.


  • Aug. 12, A Saturday at Forcey Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Forcey Christian School, 2130 E Randolph Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • Aug. 13, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

Aug 19-20


  • Aug. 19, A Saturday in Reston Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments
  • Aug. 20, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments
Aug 26-27
  • Aug 25. ACC Blitz Tournament. 5-rd Double-Swiss, G/3 +2. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg: 7:00-8:10pm. Rd1: 8:15. EF: $20 ($15 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. See club website for more events and info: www.arlingtonchessclub.com Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W, NS.

  • AUg 26, 2017 4th Saturday Quads Cecil County Chess Club (C-4) Address: North East UMC Church 308 South Main St. North East, Md 21901 USCF Membership Required – Time control: G/90;d5 Registration time: 9 – 9:45 am / Entrance fee: $25 Bring someone new with you & get $5 off on entrance fee First Prize in each Quad and Swiss: $60/ 2nd Swiss $30 Coffee, Tea, and snacks are available Great Restaurants within a block 5min. drive off Rt. 95/20 min. from Newark/30 min. from Wilmington Entrance is at the white door on Main St. Go down the stairs to the white door. Info: call John Anderson at 302-593-3752 or E-mail: daoceanandjohn@aol.com

  • Aug 25-27, 2017: Atlantic Open, Arlington VA

  • Aug. 27, Sundays in the Summer Mini-Swiss 3SS, G/25;d5, Sunset Hills Montessori, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd, Reston, VA 20191. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com  www.skenrichment.com/tournaments

Sept 2017 Sept 2-3
  • Sept. 2-4 81st Annual Virginia Closed 6-SS, Two Schedules, $$3500 b/o 90 paid entries. Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Rd., Glen Allen, VA (804)521-2901. Ask for Chess Rate ($94), mention VA Closed Chess Tournament. Reserve by Fri. Aug 11th. Long Sched.: 30/90, SD/1 d5; Rds. Sat 1 and 7 pm, Sun 11 am and 5 pm, Mon 9:30 am, 3:30 pm. Short Sched.: Rds. 1 and 2 at G/60 d5, Sat 5 pm and 8 pm, join Long Sched Sun and Mon. Sections & Prizes: Open ($700, $400, $250; with $120 ea Top Expert and A), Amateur/U1800 ($525, $300, $200; with $95 ea Top C and D), U1200 & Unrated ($300, $200, $110, $85 to Top Unr). Top Unr place award limited to $200. EF: $75 by Sun. Aug. 27; $90 Aug. 28 and on-site. Details at www.vachess.org , including online entry and payment via PayPal. Elig.: Open to all Virginia residents, military stationed in Virginia, and students attending any Virginia school or college (must show student ID or other proof of Fall 2017 school enrollment). Blitz Tourn (G/5 d0) on Fri. Sept. 1 at 7PM. Annual VA Chess Federation Business Meeting Sat Sept. 2, 9-11am. Info: mhoffpauir@aol.com  or 757-846-4805. W A Heritage Event! A State Championship Event!

Sept 9-10
  • Sep 8. ACC Blitz Tournament. 5-rd Double-Swiss, G/3 +2. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg: 7:00-8:10pm. Rd1: 8:15. EF: $20 ($15 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. See club website for more events and info: www.arlingtonchessclub.com Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W, NS.
Sept 16-17
  • Sep. 16, WALDORF QUAD #20 3 Rd. Quads, G/90;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: $20. $$GTD: $50. 1st each Quad. Reg: 8: 30 - 9:45 AM. Rds: 10:00, 2:00, and 5:30. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301- 752-5169 strider_08@comcast.net. DIR: Within 30-40 minutes from DC, and Northern VA metro areas. http://waldorfchessclub.org . NS NC.
Sept 23-24
  • Sep 23. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Sep 18) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.
Sept 30-Oct 1
  • Sep 29. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
  •  Sept. 30, Virginia 2017 Shenandoah Valley Open - pre National Chess Day Event! 4SS, G/40 d5. Bowman Library, 871 Tasker Rd., Stephens City, VA 22655. Sections: Open and Scholastic, K-8. Prizes: Open section: $50 1st, $25 2nd. Scholastic: 1st & 2nd medals, Participation Ribbons. Reg.: 9:15 to 10:00 am. Open Round times: 10:15, 11:45, 2:00, 3:30. Scholastic Round Times as soon practical. Fee: $15 Open, $10 Scholastic preregistered. Site entries add $5 cash or check only. Max 1/2 half bye. Must be announced by Rd. 2. Entries/Info: http://www.winchesterchess.com, David Hubbard, winchesterchess@gmail.com , 973-280-7189.

Oct 2017 Oct 7-8
  • Oct 5-9, 2017: Washington Chess Congress, Arlington VA

Oct 14-15
  • Oct 13. ACC Blitz Tournament. 5-rd Double-Swiss, G/3 +2. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg: 7:00-8:10pm. Rd1: 8:15. EF: $20 ($15 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. See club website for more events and info: www.arlingtonchessclub.com Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W, NS.
Oct 21-22
  • October 21-22, 2017 32nd Emporia Open: , Holiday Inn Express, Emporia VA

  • Oct 21. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Oct 16) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.

Oct 28-29
  • Oct 27. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
Nov 2017 Nov 4-5
  • November 4-5, 2017, 2017 Zofchak Memorial: , Sleep Inn Lake Wright, Norfolk VA

  • Nov 4. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Oct 30) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.

Nov 11-12
  • Nov 10. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
Nov 18-19
  • November 17-19, 2017  22nd Northern Virginia Open: , Washington-Dulles Airport Marriott, Dulles VA

Nov 15-26  
Dec 2017 Dec 2-3
  • Dec 1. ACC Blitz Tournament. 5-rd Double-Swiss, G/3 +2. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg: 7:00-8:10pm. Rd1: 8:15. EF: $20 ($15 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. See club website for more events and info: www.arlingtonchessclub.com Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W, NS.
Dec 9-10  
Dec 16-17
  • Dec 16. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Dec 11) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.
Dec 23-24
  • Dec 22. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
Dec 30-31  
Jan 2018 Jan 5-6  
Jan 12-13  
Jan 19-20  
Jan 26-27  
Feb 2018 Feb 2-3  
Feb 9-10
  • Feb 8-10 Baltimore Open

Feb 16-17  
Feb 23-24
  • Feb 22-24 : George Washington Open, Falls Church VA CCA
Mar 2018 Mar 2-3
  • March 3-4, 2018:  Virginia Scholastic & College Championships, Roanoke, VA, location TBD.  Main tournament on Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4.  Blitz Tournament on Friday evening March 2nd.  For more information see www.vachess.org after November 1st, 2017.

Mar 9-10  
Mar 16-17  
Mar 23-24  
Mar 30-31  
Apr 2018 Apr 6-7  
Apr 13-14  
Apr 20-21  
Apr 27-28  
May 2018 May 4-5  
May 11-12  
May 18-19  
May 25-26  
June 2018 June 1-2
  • June 1-3. VA Senior Open  5SS, G/120, d5. $$1000 in Guaranteed Prizes. 1 Section: OPEN: $300-200-150; U2000: $125; U1800: $125; U1600: $100. Trophies to Top Age 60-69 and Top Age 70+. Lincolnia Senior Center: 4710 N. Chambliss St., Alexandria, VA  22312. Reg.: Fri 6:00-6:50pm; Sat 9:00-9:50am. Rds.: 7, 10-2:30, 10-2:30. Byes: One 1/2 pt allowed, must declare before Rd 2, then irrevocable. EF: $60; or $50 advance entry at ACC club, by mail or on-line. VA residents must have current VCF membership ($10). By mail: (MUST be post-marked by May 28) mail form, check payable to "VA Chess Federation" to: VA Senior Open, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. On-linehttp://www.vachess.org  Saturday Evening Blitz: G3 +2; 5-rd double swiss – Reg ends: 7:20pm; Rd. 1: 7:30pm – EF: $15 – prizes b/o entries; 80% returned as prizes. Hotel: Comfort Inn Landmark, 6254 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22312, (703) 642-3422  Info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.

June 8-9  
June 15-16
  • June 15-17, 2018: Continental Class, Falls Church VA

June 22-23  
June 29-30  
July 2018 Jul  6-7  
Jul 13-14  
Jul 20-21  
Jul 27-28  
Aug 2018 Aug 3-4  
Aug 10-11  
Aug 17-18  
Aug 24-25

Aug 24-26, Atlantic Open - Falls Church VA - CCA

Aug 31-Sept 1  
Sept 2018 Sept 7-8  
Sept 14-15  
Sept 21-22  
Sept 28-29  
Oct 2018 Oct 5-6 Oct 4-8, Washington Chess Congress - Falls Church, VA - CCA
Oct 12-13  
Oct 19-20  
Oct 26-27  
Nov 2018 Nov 2-3  
Nov 9-10  
Nov 16-17  
Nov 23-24  
Nov 30-Dec 1  
Dec 2018 Dec 7-8  
Dec 14-15  
Dec 21-22  
Dec 28-29  
Jan 2019    
Feb 2019  

Feb 22-24, George Washington Open - Falls Church, VA - CCA

Mar 2019    
Apr 2019    
May 2019    
June 2019  

June 14-16, Continental Class, Falls Church, VA - CCA

July 2019    
Aug 2019  

Aug 23-25, Atlantic Open, Falls Church VA - CCA

Sept 2019    
Oct 2019  

Oct 10-14, Washington Chess Congress, VA - CCA

Nov 2019    
Dec 2019    
Jan 2020