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 01/20/17 04:42:14 PM

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

 

Nov 2016 Nov 5-6
  • Nov 5-6 20th Annual Northern Virginia Open! 5SS. A VCF Cup Event! US Chess and FIDE-rated. Hotel and Tournament Site: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, 45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles, VA 20166, 703-471-9500. Chess Rate: $79 for Northern VA Open Chess Tournament, reserve by Fri. Oct 14. PRIZE: $$2800-GUARANTEED, $630, $350, $270, $130, Top X/A-Unr/B/C/D/U1200 $220 each, Top Upset Sat & Sun $50 each. Reg.: Online at www.vachess.org, Onsite Sat 11/5 8:00-9:15. Rds.: Sat. 10-2:30-7, Sun. 10-4:30; TC: Sat G/115 d5, Sun. 40/120, SD/30 d5. VCF membership required for VA residents, available on site. EF: $65 thru 10/31, $80 after 10/31 and on site. Entries: www.vachess.org, or mail to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: NoVA Open, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693-3356. Contact: mhoffpauir@aol.com, info only. GPP:20

  • Nov. 5, FORCEY FEST   4SS, G/25;d5, Forcey Christian Middle School, 2130 E Randolph Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20904. 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!. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.comwww.skenrichment.com/tournaments

Nov 12-13
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ;  Round 2 / November 11

  • Nov. 12, THE SANGSTER SORTIE 4SS, G/25;d5, Sangster Elementary School, 7420 Reservation Dr, Springfield, VA 22153. 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!. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.comwww.skenrichment.com/tournaments

  • Nov 12 Maryland November 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 11/8, $40 later Schedule: Reg. ends 10am, rds 10:30-12:30-3:00-5:00-7:00 More information & online http://mdchess.com

Nov 19-20
  • Nov 18. 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 19. 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 Nov 14) 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 26-27
  • November 26, 2016  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

 

Dec 2016 Dec 3-4
  • Dec 1-3 -- Arlington Open / ACC Club Championship

Dec 10-11
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ;  Round 3 / December 9,

  • Dec. 10, WALDORF QUAD #14 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  http://waldorfchessclub.org  NS NC.

  • Dec 10 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 12/6, $40 later Schedule: Reg. ends 10am, rds 10:30-12:30-3:00-5:00-7:00 More information & online http://mdchess.com

Dec 17-18
  • Dec 17. 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 12) 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. 

  • December 17, 2016 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

Dec 24-25
  • Dec 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.

  • Dec. 27-30, 28-30, 29-30 or 27 43rd Annual Eastern Open A Heritage Event! TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 100 (ENHANCED) 6 Sections: Open, U2200, & U1900 Sections (7-Rd SS in 4- or 3-days); U1600 & U1300 Sections (6-Rd SS in 2-days); Scholastic Section (4- Rd SS in 1-day). Over $13,000 prize fund! Over 40 prizes! Class prizes at 150-point interval within each section! Convenient Location: Doubletree Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD (just 2 mi. S from I- 495 and 4 blks N of Metro) Open: $2,000-1,000-500; U2350: $500. FIDE Rated. Open section prizes guaranteed. Other section prizes based on 40 paid entries for each section. Under 2200: $1,000-500-250; U2050: $500. Under 1900: $1,000-500-250; U1750: $500. Under 1600: $800-400-200; U1450: $400; UR max $250. Under 1300: $700-350-200; U1150: $300; U1000 $250; UR max: $100. Scholastic: Trophies, book prizes, and memberships. Special Prizes! Best Fighting Spirit/Best Played Game: $200- 100. Brilliancy: $100-50. Opening Innovation: $100-50. Selected winning games, positions, and openings must be annotated and will be submitted for publication in Chess Life. Upset: For U1600 & U1300, Rds 1-5, $25 book credit prize; max 2 prizes per player. 4-day Schedule for Open, U2200, U1900: 12/27-12/30 Rd. 1: Tue12/27 at 6 pm; Rds. 2-3, 4-5, 6-7: Wed 12/28 - Fri 12/30 at 11 am & 5:30 pm. On-Site Reg: Tue 12/27 at 4- 5:30. TC: 40/120, SD/30 d10. 3-day Schedule for U2200, U1900: 12/28- 12/30 Rds. 1-3: Wed 12/28 at 5, 7, 9 pm. On-Site Reg: Wed 12/28: 4-4:45 pm. TC: G/45 d10. Join 4-day in Rd. 4. Open Section Rules: FIDE Rules used, with regular US Chess 1-hr lateness/default rule in effect. If no US Chess rating, use FIDE rating + 100 pts. If no US or FIDE rating, then rating assigned for other countries per US Chess rulebook. Foreign players with no FIDE ID, MUST pre-register by no later than Dec. 15th so that country can properly register player with FIDE. 4-day schedule only & no re-entries. Byes: 1/2-pt byes available for any round, but Rds. 5-7 must commit before Rd. 4. Limit 2 byes. 2-day Schedule for U1600, U1300: Thu-Fri 12/29-12/30 Rds. 1-3 & 4-6 at 10 am, 2 pm, 6 pm. On-Site Reg: Thu12/29: 9-9:45 am. TC: G/90 d10. Scholastic Tourney (Tue 12/27 in 4 rds) in 3 sections: K-12 Open, K-8 U1000, K-5 U700. Rds. 1-4 at 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm. On-Site Reg: Tue 12/27: 10-10:45 pm. TC: G/45 d10. Blitz Championship: 5-Rd Dbl Swiss. Tue 12/27 at 1-4:30 pm. Prizes: $850 in prizes based on 40 entries: 1st/2nd: $250/150, U2100: $150/75; U1800: $150/75. TC: G/6, i3. Site Reg: Tue 12/27: 12-12:45 pm. EF: Advance EF: $35; on-site EF: $45. Free Lecture: 12/27 at 4-5:30 pm. HR: Amazing, only $79!! To reserve online, go to www.easternopenchess.com  or call 301-652-2000 or 888-370-0998 by 12/20 request chess rate. Pkg: Hotel valet is $10 if overnight or $5 if for day! Entries: If postmarked by Dec 20: Open: $125; U2200: $120; U1900 & U1600: $110; U1300: $100; Scholastic: $35. Entries after 12/20: $25 more for Open-U1300; $10 more for Scholastic! Reentry $100 and limited to rounds 1-4. GMs: free entry, but $125 deducted from prize; IMs: $65 advance entry, but $60 deducted. FMs: $90 advance entry, but $35 deducted; $10 service charge for refunds. Please make checks or money orders payable to Eastern Open. Mail entries to Tom Beckman, 3731 Kanawha St. NW, Washington, DC 20015-1809. For entry forms and info, www.easternopenchess.com   or tombeckman@rcn.com 

Dec 31-Jan1  
Jan 2017 Jan 7-8
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ;  Round 4 is January 6. 

Jan 14-15
  • JAN. 13-16 OR 14-16   MARYLAND  9th Annual Chesapeake Open GPP:30

    7SS, 40/90, SD/30 + 30” incr, (Rnd. 1 G/90 +30” incr) (3-day schedule: rds. 1-2 G/45+30"incr); U1300 & U1000 G/120 d5 (rds. 1&2 G/60 d5) (U1300 4-day schedule all rds G120 d5)(U1000 2-day schedule, rds. 1-4 G/30 d/5). Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. $$Based on score. 7 sections: Championship (min. rating of 2000) FIDE: 7.0 =$2200, 6.5 =$1600, 6.0=$1100, 5.5=$700, 5.0=$350, 4.5=$125, 4.0=$50 [min $1500 payout, top score group raised if less than $1500]. U2200 FIDE: 7.0 =$2100, 6.5 =$1400, 6.0=$1000, 5.5=$600, 5.0=$300, 4.5=$100, 4.0=$30. U2000: 7.0 =$2000, 6.5 =$1300, 6.0=$800, 5.5=$500, 5.0=$275, 4.5=$100. U1800: 7.0= $2000, 6.5 = $1200, 6.0= $750, 5.5= $450, 5.0=$225, 4.5=$100. U1600: 7.0= $1800, 6.5= $1000, 6.0= $600, 5.5= $400, 5.0=$200, 4.5=$80. U1300: 7.0= $1200, 6.5= $700, 6.0= $350, 5.5= $225, 5.0=$120, 4.5=$50. U1000 (no adult UNR): 7.0=$500, 6.5=$350, 6.0=$175, 5.5=$100, 5.0=$55, 4.5=$30. Trophies to top 10 & top U800 in U1000. Additional prizes to clear 1st place, if no 7.0 in section (added to score prize) - Championship: $400; U2200 $300, U2000 $250, U1800 & U1600: $200; U1300 $150, U1000 $50. Unrated may not win over $100 in U1000, $200 U1300, or $400 in U1600. Boards and pieces provided. Clocks provided in the Championship – U1800 sections. Optionally, pairings can be texted to your phone. Free Monday morning continental breakfast for players. Free parking for day guests. EF: $109 by 12/30, $119 by 1/10, and $124 online only by 1/12, $130 at the door. Special EFs: $35 less for U1300, $60 less for U1000; GMs free, $50 deducted from prize; IMs $45 less, $20 deducted from prize. HR: $99, ($5 EF discount if staying at hotel). Rooms may not be avail after 12/30. 4-day schedule (Champ-U1600): Reg. ends Fri 7pm, rds. Fri 8, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 11 & 6, Mon 9:30 & 3:30. 3-day schedule (Champ-U1600): Reg. ends Sat 10am rds. 11, 2:15 & 6, Sun 11 & 6, Mon 9:30 & 3:30. U1300 4-day schedule Reg. ends Fri 7 pm, rds. Fri 8, Sat 11 & 4:00, Sun 11 & 4, Mon 9:30 & 1:30 U1300 & U1000 3-day schedule Reg. ends Sat 10am rds. 11, 1:15 & 4:00, Sun 11 & 4:00, Mon 9:30 & 1:30. U1000 2-day schedule: reg ends Sun 10am rds Sun 11, 12:15, 1:30, 2:45, 4:00, Mon 9:30&1:30 Ent: Michael Regan, 1827 Thornton Ridge Rd., Towson, MD 21204. Detailed rules, more information and registration at www.thechesapeakeopen.com

  • Jan 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.

  • January 14th  Tyson Corner Scholastic Quads and Analysis. Marriott Hotel located at 8028 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA 22182. . Round one begins at noon, subsequent rounds occur in rapid succession. Time control G/25;d5. Clocks and boards not provided. Trophies for 1st place in each quad. Candidate Master Stephen Jablon will be available to analyze all recorded games for free. Entry fee by 1/6 is $40. After 1/6 is $50. Spots are filling up fast, so there may not be on-site registration with a limit of 24 participants. If you have any questions, or would like to sign up, please contact Aleksey Bashtavenko at Aleksey.Bashtavenko@gmail.com. For more information, see our Tournament Life Announcement: http://www.uschess.org/tlas/7572.tla

     

Jan 21-22
  • Jan 20. 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.

  • January 21, 2017 Maryland. 2017 Park Heights Avenue Chess Club Winter Open. Location: Barnes & Noble Bookshop 3330 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 Two Sections: USCF Rated 4SS, G/45 d5, EF$30, If received after Jan 14 $40. $$ Based on 40 paid entries. $250-$150-$100 Top U2000/U1800/U1400 - $75 each. Rounds 11am-1pm-245-430 Unrated Section: Open to U1200 or unrated players. EF $15, If Rec’d after Jan 14 $20. 5SS G/30 d5, Rounds 11am, 12:30pm, 1:45, 3:00, 430 Trophies to 1st-2nd-3rd , Registration: All- 10:00 – 1045AM. Payment by Paypal to PkHtsAvCC@gmail.com Info: 443-680-7849 or pkhtsavcc@gmail.com (TD: Wilbert Brown)  

Jan 28-29
  • Jan 28. 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 Jan 23) 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. 

  • January 28, 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

  • Jan. 28, JANUARY JOUST 2017  4SS, G/25;d5, Creighton's Corner Elementary, 23171 Minerva Dr, Ashburn VA 20148. 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 .

Feb 2017 Feb 4-5
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ; Round 5 is February 3
  • February 4, Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents 9th Annual Greater Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Chess Championships Baltimore Polytechnic Institute & Western High School, 1400 W. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore MD 21209. Open to all K-12 players from anywhere. 7 Sections. 2 sections are 4-SS, G/45 d5: Championship K-12 (1000+, K-12) & Championship K-8 (1000+, K-8). 5 sections are 5-SS, G/30 d5: Championship K-5 (600+, K-5), U1000 K-12 (under 1000 or unrated, K-12), U800 K-8 (under 800 or unrated, K-8), U600 K-5 (under 600 or unrated, K-5), U400 K-3 (under 400 or unrated, K-3). Trophies in each section: top ≈ 25% of players, top ≈ 40% of teams. Rounds: Round 1 for all sections: 9:30 AM;subsequent rounds ASAP. EF: $30, by 11:59 PM, 01.31 (online); $45, by 7 PM, 02.02 (online); $60, by 5 AM, 02.04 (online) (half-point bye possible in Round 1); $80, 8 - 9 AM, 02.04 (if space available; half-point bye likely in Round 1). Entry: Online registration at www.mdchess.com. Sets, boards, scoresheets, & pencils provided; bringchess clock. Food available for purchase. Info: www.mdchess.com, tournaments@mdchess.com .
  • Feb 4 Maryland February 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 1/31, $40 later Schedule: Reg. ends 10am, rds 10:30-12:30-3:00-5:00-7:00 More information & online http://mdchess.com
Feb 11-12
  • FEB. 10-12 OR 11-12 55th Annual Baltimore Open GPP:30 5-SS, 40/90, SD/30 + 30” incr, (Rnd. 1 G/90 +30” incr) (2-day schedule: rds. 1-2 G/45+30"incr) U1250 & U1000 G/120 d5 (rds. 1-2 G/60 d5), (U1250 3-day option rds. 1&2 G/120 d5) Sheraton BWI, 1100 Old Elkridge Landing Rd., Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. $$Based on score. 7 sections: Championship (min. rating of 1900) 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]. U2100 (FIDE rated): 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. 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; U2100 $200, U1900 $150, U1700 & U1500: $100; U1250 & U1000: $50. Unrated may not win over $100 in U1000, $200 U1250, or $400 in U1500. Sets and boards provided. Clocks provided in the Championship through U1700 sections. Optionally, pairings can be texted/emailed to your phone. Free Sunday morning continental breakfast for players. Free parking. EF: $99 by 1/27, $109 by 2/7, and $114 online only by 2/9, $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. HR: $89, ($5 EF discount if staying at hotel). Rooms may not be avail after 1/27. 3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7pm, rds. Fri 8, Sat 11 & 6, Sun 9 & 3. 2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am rds. 11, 2:15 & 6, Sun 9 & 3. U1250 & U1000 schedule Reg. ends Sat 10am rds. 11, 1:15 & 4:00, Sun 9 &1:00. U1250 3-day schedule Reg. ends Fri 7 pm, rds. Fri 8, Sat 11 & 4:00, Sun 9 & 1:00. Ent: MCA, 1827 Thornton Ridge Rd., Towson, MD 21204. Detailed rules, more information and registration http://thebaltopen.com .

  • Feb. 11, FEBRUARY FREEZE 2017  4SS, G/25;d5, School of the Incarnation, 2601 Symphony Ln, Gambrills MD 21054. 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 

  • Feb 10. 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.

     

Feb 18-19
  • Feb 18. 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 Feb 13) 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.
Feb 25-26
  • Feb 24. 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.

  • Feb 24-26 : George Washington Open, Falls Church VA CCA
  • February 25, 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
  • Feb. 25, WALDORF QUAD #15 3 Rd. Quads, G/90;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: $20. $$GTD: $50. 1st each Quad. Reg: 8: 30 - 9:45 AM. Rds: 10:00, 2:00, and 5:30. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301-
    752-5169 strider_08@comcast.ne t. http://waldorfchessclub.org . NS NC.
Mar 2017 Mar 4-5
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ; Round 6 is March 3
  • Mar. 4, MONTGOMERY MELEE 2017  4SS, G/25;d5, Forcey Christian Middle School, 2130 E Randolph Rd, Silver Spring MD 20904. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. Open to Sections restrictions based on age and rating. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. On-site registration is not guaranteed!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com . www.skenrichment.com/tournaments .
  • MAR. 4-5   UMBC Open - Alvin S. Mintzes Chess Tournament   5SS, G/90, +30incr. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore (in Commons, 3rd floor). Held concurrently with Maryland “Sweet 16” (Invitational)—winner to receive in-state fixed-dollar tuition scholarship to UMBC. Open: (All) $$1260: $400-300-200 Gtd., Class prizes $120 ea. to top U2300, U2100, U1900. Free ent. to GMs, $50 deducted from any prizes. U1800: (U1800/Unr.) $$1080 b/40: $350-250-150, Class prizes $110 ea. to top U1600, U1400, U1200 (b/4). No Unr. player may win more than $250 in this section. All: EF: $50 if postmarked by 2/17, $60 later, $10 less if under age 20. Reg.: 8:30-9:30am Sat., Rds.: 10-3-7:30pm Sat, 10:30-3:30pm Sun. Byes: Up to three 1/2-pt. byes avail. in Rds. 1-5 if req’d at least 1 hr. before Rd. (before Rd. 2 for any Rd. 4-5 bye), but only at most one 1/2-point bye in Rds. 4-5. HR: La Quinta Inn and Suites, 1734 West Nursery Rd., Linthicum, MD 21090, 410-859-2333, http://www.lq.com (From I-95, take Exit 47A onto I-195 towards BWI Airport. Take Exit 2A onto 295 north towards Baltimore; take first exit, bearing right onto West Nursery Road.) Directions to UMBC: Take Exit 47B off I-95 & follow signs to UMBC. Park in Commons Drive garage. Ent: Register online at http://mdchess.com  (email questions to dewyerj@umbc.edu), or mail to Joel DeWyer, UMBC, Attn: Open, 1000 Hilltop Circle, The Commons, Rm. 335, Baltimore, MD 21250. Make out check to Maryland Chess Association. For more information:  www.umbc.edu/chess . W.


Mar 11-12
  • Mar 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.
  • March 11-12, 2017:  2017 Virginia State Scholastic & College Championships.  Holiday Inn, Virginia Beach / Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center.  Hotel and tournament registration opens in December at www.vachess.org.  Questions to Mike Hoffpauir text to 757-846-4805. 
Mar 18-19
  • Mar 18. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  . By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Mar 13) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  . W. NS.
  • Mar. 18, ASHBURN TWISTER 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Creighton's Corner Elementary, 23171 Minerva Dr, Ashburn VA 20148. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. Open to Sections restrictions based on age and rating. EF: $32 for early registration!. Please check our website below for details on capacity and/or to register. On-site registration is not guaranteed!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com . www.skenrichment.com/tournaments .
  • March 11 Maryland March Action GPP:15 Maryland 5SS, G/45;+5: incr, Rockville Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. All Prizes Guaranteed 2 Sections: Championship(min 1600 rating) $350-$225-$125-$75, U2000 $150. Under 1800 $275-$175-$100-$50, U1600 $75,U1400 $50. Sets, boards and clocks provided. EF: $35 by 3/7, $40 later Schedule: Reg. ends 10am, rds 10:30-12:30-3:00-5:00-7:00 More information & online http://mdchess.com
Mar 25-26
  •    March 24-26!  Virginia Open, At Dulles Marriott /  45020 Aviation Dr, Dulles VA 20166.  TLA to follow, info Andrew Rea/ andrerea2@yahoo.com
  • Mar. 25, WALDORF QUAD #16 3 Rd. Quads, G/90;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: $20. $$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.
April 2017 Apr 1-2
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ; Round 7 is March 31
Apr 8-9
  • Apr 7. 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.

  • April 8 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 8/4 , $40 later Schedule: Reg. ends 10am, rds 10:30-12:30-3:00-5:00-7:00 More information & online http://mdchess.com

Apr 15-16
  • 2016-2017 DC Chess League  Winter Season at www.dcchess.net ; SS-1  is April 14
  • Apr 15. 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 Apr 10) 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.
Apr 22-23
  • Apr 21. 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.
  • Apr. 22, SPRING BREAKOUT 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Ashburn Elementary, 44062 Fincastle Dr, Ashburn VA 20147. 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 .

Apr 29-30  
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 - Maryland Open
  • 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 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

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.
July 2017 Jul 1-2  
Jul 8-9  
Jul 15-16  
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 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. USCF membership required in Open and K12. Elig.: VA, NC, WV, DC and MD residents only. Prizes: Gold Medals 1st & 2nd, Silver 3rd & 4th, Bronze 5th & 6th places in all 3 sections; 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, $30 starting 7/17 and onsite. Adv. Ent.: Online only at www.vachess.org, no mail or email entries. Info.: www.vachess.org

Jul 29-30
  • July 28-30 - Potomac Open
  • Jul 28. 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 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


Aug 2017 Aug 5-6  
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  Washington International
Aug 19-20
  • Aug 19. 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 Aug 14) 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.
Aug 26-27
  • Aug 25-27, 2017: Atlantic Open, Arlington VA

Sept 2017 Sept 2-3
  • Virginia Closed State Championship
Sept 9-10  
Sept 16-17  
Sept 23-24  
Sept 30-Oct 1  
Oct 2017 Oct 7-8
  • Oct 5-9, 2017: Washington Chess Congress, Arlington VA

Oct 14-15  
Oct 21-22  
Oct 28-29  
Nov 2017 Nov 4-5  
Nov 11-12  
Nov 18-19  
Nov 15-26  
Dec 2017 Dec 2-3  
Dec 9-10  
Dec 16-17  
Dec 23-24  
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  
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 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