Region III US Chess 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 11/08/17 01:17:50 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

 

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
  • August 19th, Baltimore Chess Club August Open! Barnes & Noble Bookshop 3330 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 USCF rated open section 5SS, G/45; d5 Entry fee: $25, after August 12th $35 Prizes based on 40 paid entries, 1st- $200, 2nd-$125, 3rd- $75 Top U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400 -$70 each, Reg: 9:30-10:15am, rds 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 4:00 pm. USCF membership required. U1200 and unrated players (USCF membership required) $15, after August 12th - $20, 5 SS, G/30; d5, trophies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, plus additional 1 year USCF membership to players scoring 3.5 points or Above. Reg: 9:30-10:15AM, rds. -10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:15 PM, 2:30pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm. Register online via PayPal to: BaltimoreChessClub@gmail.com and for questions....

  • 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

 

Sept 16-17
  • Sep 15. 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.

  • 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.
  • Sep. 23, Fairfax Frenzy 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Floris Elementary School, 2708 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Sep. 24, Sundays 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: $33 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 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.

  • Sep. 30, WCC SCHOLASTIC QUAD #2 3SS, G/30;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: 20; $15 WCC members. Prizes: Trophy for 1st each Quad. 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 Pre-Register by 26 September to confirm entry; Registration on day of tournament is not guaranteed due to space availability and pairing limitations; Register by email or by phone. Please provide player's name, grade, and USCF ID when registering. NS NC.

  • September 30th  2017 Emery September Tournament  DC Scholastic Chess Unrated Tournament  Emery Center 5701 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20011 Registration 9:00-9:30 am.  Games start promptly at 10 am.  Three rounds SS G30/ Sections K-5, K-8, K-12\ Register @ dcscholasticchess.org  Entry Fee $10 Contact for more information chessgirlsdc@gmail.com Hosted by Chess Girls DC

  • Oct. 1, Sundays 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: $33 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

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

  • Oct. 8, Sundays 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: $33 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

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. 14, MONSTER MASH WCC QUAD #21 3 Rd. Quads, G/70;d10, 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, 1:30, and 5:00. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301- 752-5169 strider_08@comcast.net. DIR: Within 30-40 minutes from DC, and Northern VA metro areas. Pre-register by email or phone. http:// waldorfchessclub.org NS NC

  • OCT. 14   The ’Chess Girls DC’ Eastern Regional All Girls Championships  Hampton Inn Washington DC NoMa Union Station, 501 New York Ave. NE Suite A, Washington, DC 20002. 5-Round Swiss, G/45 d5. Four Sections: Under 18, Under 14, Under 10, Under 8. Trophies/Prizes: In each section, Trophies for Top 5 Individual Places, Trophies for tied for 5th place, and Medals for 2.5 points or above; Trophy for Top Under 17/Under 16/Under 15 in Under 18 Section; Trophy for Top Under 13/Under 12/Under 11 in Under 14 Section; Trophy for Top Under 9 in Under 10 Section; Trophy for Top Under 7 in Under 8 Section; Other Prizes: ONLY Under 18 Section: $200-$100-$50 EF: $25 online by 10/1. $30 online after 10/1 and by 10/13. $35 after 10/13 or onsite. Checks postmarked by 10/4. Two half point byes allowed if requested before Rd. 2 or during Registration. Registration: 8: 30am-9:45am. Rounds: 10am and ASAP. More info and online registration: https:// dcscholasticchess.org/ Make checks payable to "Chess Girls DC" and Mail to: 1440 Newton St., Washington,DC 20017 Email Info only: chessgirlsdc@gmail.com  Boards and sets provided; Bring clock if you have one.

  • October 15,  Chess 4 Charity 2017, 5th Semi-Annual Charity Chess Tournament   4SS, G/25, d/3.  Quick Rated Only.  NEW LOCATION: BASIS Independent School, 8000 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102.  Reg: Pre-Registration online at www.chess4charity.org  On-site Registration 11-11:45am. Tournament starts at Noon.  Sections: Open, U-1000, Unrated (non-USCF members).  Prizes: TBD number of Trophies for each section. $50 Early Bird price (on or before Oct 12).  $65 after Oct. 12.  Elig: Players welcome from VA, MD, DC, and all other states and locations. All ages and experience levels welcome.  Questions: See www.chess4charity.org or email chess4charity@aol.com  100% of all profits go to the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation!

  • Oct. 15, Sundays 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: $33 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

Oct 21-22
  • 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. 21, The Capitol Hill Classic 4SS, G/25;d5, Capitol Hill Montessori @ Logan, 215 G St NE, Washington, DC 20002. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Oct. 21-22 33rd Emporia Open GPP:10 VCF Cup Tour. 5SS. Rd. 1 G/90 d5; Rds. 2-5 G/120 d5. Holiday Inn Express, 1350 West Atlantic, Emporia, VA. Chess Rate $83, reserve by Sept 21. $825 b/o minimum of 30 players. 1st place $300 Guaranteed. Other place and class prizes increased if over 30 players. 2nd $200, 3rd $100; Top U1700/Unrated $80, Top U1200 $75, Top Upset Rds 1-4 $70. EF: $45 if rec'd by 10/14, $55 starting 10/15 and on site. Re-Entry for $20 after Rd 1 with half-point bye. Rds.: Sat. 10am, 2pm, 7pm; Sun. 9:30am, 2:30pm. One half-point bye allowed if req. by 1:30pm 10/14. US Chess and VA Chess Fed memb. req'd for VA residents, avail. at site; other state memberships honored. Ent.: Online www.vachess.org , or on-site Fri. 7-10pm, Sat 7:30-9:15am. Send mail-in entries to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: Emporia Open, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693. Hotel rooms and other Info: www.vachess.org or mhoffpauir@aol.com 

  • Oct. 22, Sundays 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: $33 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

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.
  • Oct 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 - 45 minutes from Baltimore

  • Oct. 28, WCC SCHOLASTIC QUAD #3 3SS, G/30;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: 20; $15 WCC members. Prizes: Trophy for 1st each Quad. 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 Pre-Register by 25 October to confirm entry; Registration on day of tournament is not guaranteed due to space availability and pairing limitations; Register by email or by phone. Please provide player's name, grade, and USCF ID when registering. NS NC.

  • Oct. 29, Sundays 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: $33 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

Nov 2017 Nov 4-5
  • Nov. 4-5 2017 David Zofchak Memorial   Sleep Inn Lake Wright,1521 Premium Outlet Dr. Norfolk VA $59 Please reserve by 10/13. 5SS  G/120, d5 $2000 b/o 45 entries. Place prizes in open section guaranteed. Open Section: $$350, $$225, $$160 Top Expert $150, Top A $125 U1800 Section: $270, $170, $130, Top C/Unr $120, Top D $110, Top E $100, Top U1000 $90.  EF: $55 if received by 11/1 else $65. Reg: 8:30 - 9:15 Rounds: Sat: 9:30, 2:00, 7:00 Sun. 9:30, 2:00, The website has additional details and on-line and printable entry.

  • 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. 4, Clemente Challenge 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Roberto W. Clemente Middle School, 18808 Waring Station Rd, Germantown, MD 20874. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Nov. 5, Sundays 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: $33 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

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. 11, WCC QUAD #22 3 Rd. Quads, G/70;d10, 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, 1:30, and 4:00. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301- 752-5169 strider_08@comcast.net. DIR: Within 30-40 minutes from DC, and Northern VA metro areas. Pre-register by email or phone. http:// waldorfchessclub.org NS NC.

  • Nov 11. ACC’s BLINDFOLD SIMUL w/ GM Timur Gareyev (the Blindfold Simul King)  Blindfold Simultaneous Exhibition match between the GM and all players. GM Gareyev holds the World Record for the largest blindfold simul ever – 48 players! REGISTER EARLY – Boards available on a first-come, first-served basis! To preregister online and for more info, go to: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  Reg.: 9:30am. GM Intro and Q&A: 10:00am Simul: 11:00am. EF: $50, $45 for ACC members. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS. NEW LOCATION: For this event only, we are meeting at the Clarendon United Methodist Church which is located at: 606 N. Irving Street, Arlington, VA 22201. Enter the church through the double doors off the north-side parking lot - these are the doors with a small awning above them.

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  • Nov. 11, Drew Model Matchup 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Drew Model Elementary School, 3500 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22206. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Nov. 12, Sundays 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: $33 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

Nov 18-19
  • Nov. 18-19   22nd Annual Northern Virginia Open! GPP:30   5SS. A VCF Cup Event! US Chess and FIDE-rated. FIDE Rules, 30-minute default period for late arrivals. Hotel and Tournament Site: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott, 45020 Aviation Dr., Dulles, VA 20166, 703-471-9500. Chess Rate: $89 plus 6% tax, reserve by Fri. Oct 20. PRIZE: $$3500-GUARANTEED, $800, $550, $375, $250, Top X/A/B/C/D/ $225 each, Top U1200-UNR $200, Top Upset Sat & Sun $100 each. Reg.: www.vachess.org, Onsite Fri 11/17 7-10PM, Sat 11/18 7:30-8:45AM. Rds.: Sat. 9:30-2:30-7, Sun. 10-4:30; TC: Sat G/90 inc/30, Sun. 40/90, SD/30, inc/30. EF: $80 thru 11/11, $95 starting 11/12 and on site. VCF membership required for VA residents. Entries: Online www.vachess.org or Postal Mail to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: NoVA Open, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693-3356. Info: www.vachess.org or mhoffpauir@aol.com, 757-846-4805. No email entries.

  • Nov. 18, Ashburn Rumble 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Ashburn Elementary School, 44062 Fincastle Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Nov. 19, Sundays 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: $33 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

Nov 25-26
  • Nov 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 - 45 minutes from Baltimore
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. 2, WCC SCHOLASTIC QUAD #4 3SS, G/30;d5, Waldorf Chess Club, 2932 Mattawoman Beantown RD, Waldorf MD 20601. EF: 20; $15 WCC members. Prizes: Trophy for 1st each Quad. 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 Pre-Register by 29 November to confirm entry; Registration on day of tournament is not guaranteed due to space availability and pairing limitations; Register by email or by phone. Please provide player's name, grade, and USCF ID when registering. NS NC.

  • Dec. 3, Sundays 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: $33 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

Dec 9-10
  • Dec. 9, Sangster Sortie 2017 4SS, G/25;d5, Sangster Elementary School, 7420 Reservation Dr, Springfield, VA 22153. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Dec. 9, WCC QUAD #23 3 Rd. Quads, G/70;d10, 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, 1:30, and 4:00. INFO: Roland Thorpe, 301- 752-5169strider_08@comcast.net. DIR: Within 30-40 minutes from DC, and Northern VA metro areas. Pre-register by email or phone.http://waldorfchessclub.orgNS NC.

  • Dec. 10, Sundays 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: $33 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

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. 16, The BASIS Bash  2017 4SS, G/25;d5, BASIS Independent McLean, 8000 Jones Branch Dr, McLean, VA 22102. Chess Tournament for Grades K-8. EF: $33 for early registration!. ENT: our website below. INFO: tournaments@skenrichment.com. www.skenrichment.com/tournaments.

  • Dec. 17, Sundays 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: $33 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

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 23, 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 - 45 minutes from Baltimore
Dec 30-31  
Jan 2018 Jan 5-6  
Jan 12-13
  • Jan 12. 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.

  • Jan. 12-15, 13-15, GPP: 30 Maryland   10th Annual Chesapeake Open  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 d/5 (rds 1&2 G/60 d5)(2-day schedule, rds 1-4 G/30 d/5) Marriott North Bethesda, 5701 Marinelli Rd, 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 (min. rating of 1800) FIDE: 7.0 =$2100, 6.5 =$1500, 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=$325, 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 in all sections. Clocks provided in the Championship – U1600 sections. Optionally, pairings can be texted or emailed. Free Monday morning continental breakfast for players. Free parking for day guests. EF: $109 by 12/28, $119 by 1/9, and $124 online only by 1/11, $130 after 1/11. 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 12/28. 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 & U1000 3-day schedule Reg. ends Sat 10am rds 11, 1:15 & 4:00, Sun 11&4:00, Mon 9:30&1:30. U1300 & 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 http://thechesapeakeopen.com.

Jan 20-21
  • Jan 189 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.
Jan 27-28
  • Jan 27. 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 21) 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.
  • Jan 27 2018 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 - 45 minutes from Baltimore
Feb 2018 Feb 3-4
  • Feb 2. 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. 3, Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents 10th Annual Greater Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Chess Championships Baltimore Polytechnic Institute & Western High School, 1400 W Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore MD 21209. Open to all K-12 players from anywhere. 7 Sections. Championship K-12: 1000+, K-12, 4SS, G45 d5, Rds: 9:30-11:30-1:30-3:30. Championship K-8: 1000+, K-8, 4SS, G45 d5, Rds: 9:30-11:30-1:30-3:30. Championship K-5: 600+, K-5, 4SS, G40 d5, Rds: 9:30-11-12:30-2. U1000 K-12: under 1000 or unr, K-12, 5SS, G35 d5, Rds: 9:30-11-12:30-2-3:30. U800 K-8: under 800 or unr, K-8, 5SS, G30 d5, Rds: 9:30-10:45-12-1:15-2:30. U600 K-5: under 600 or unr, K-5, 5SS, G30 d5, Rds: 9:30-10:45-12-1:15-2:30. U400 K-5: under 400 or unr, K-5, 5SS, G25 d5, Rds: 9:30-10:30-11:30-12:30-1:30. Trophies per section: top ≈ 25% of individuals; top ≈ 40% of teams. EF: $30 through 01.30; $45 through 02.01; $60 by 5 AM, 02.03 (half-point bye possible in Rd 1); $80, 8 - 9 AM, 02.03 (on site; if space available; half-point bye likely in Rd 1). Provided: sets, boards, scoresheets, & pencils. Bring chess clock. Food available for purchase. Register: www.mdchess.com . Contact: tournaments@mdchess.com .
Feb 10-11
  • Feb 9-11 Baltimore Open

Feb 17-18
  • Feb 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 Feb 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.
Feb 24-25
  • Feb 23-25: George Washington Open, Falls Church VA CCA
  • Feb 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.
  • Feb 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 - 45 minutes from Baltimore
Mar 2018 Mar 3-4
  • Mar 2. 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 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 10-11
  • Mar 9. 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.
Mar 17-18 Possible Virginia Open - March 16-18
Mar 24-25
  • Mar. 23-25, 2018. 51st Virginia Open -- Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 5SS, a VCF Cup Event, $$4000 Guaranteed! SITE: Washington Dulles Airport Marriott Hotel, 45020 Aviation Dr., Dulles, VA 20166; www.marriott.com, 703-471-9500, rooms $104 Chess Rate plus taxes, res. by Fri. 3/2 at 1-800-228-9200 or 703-471-9500. Two Sections. OPEN (FIDE-rated): $750-475-325-230; Top X and A (based on USCF ratings) ea $200. FIDE Rules, 30-minute default for late arrivals. AMATEUR (U1900, USCF Rated): $500-300-200; Top B,C,D, ea $175, Top U1200 $165, Top Unr $130 (limited to $200 place award). Plaques to 1st Place in Open and Amateur. Trophies to Top U1000, U800, U600 and Unrated. 5 Rds.: Rd. 1 Fri 3/23, 7:30pm (G/90 inc/30); Rds. 2 & 3 Sat 3/24 10am (G/90 Inc/30) & 3pm (40/90, SD/30 inc/30), Rds. 4 & 5 Sun 3/25 10am & 4pm (40/90, SD/30 inc/30). EF: $85 if rec’d by Sat. 3/17, $100 starting Sun. 3/18 and on site. VCF Mem req. for VA Residents ($15 Adults, $8 Junior under 18 yo). One 1/2 point Bye allowed, commit by Sat 9:30am. Re-entry $40, start Rd2 with 1/2 pt. Checks payable to Virginia Chess Federation. REG.: On-line at www.vachess.org, mail to Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: VA Open, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown, VA 23693; On-Site Fri 3/23 5-6:45pm. Info: www.vachess.org, or andrerea2@yahoo.com. Heritage event


  • Mar 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 - 45 minutes from Baltimore
Mar 31-Apr 1
  • Mar 31. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  By mail: (MUST be post-marked by Mar 26) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.
Apr 2018 Apr 7-8
  • Apr 6. ACC Blitz Tournament. 5-rd Double-Swiss, G/3 +2. Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg: 7:00-8:10pm. Rd1: 8:15. EF: $20 ($15 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. See club website for more events and info: www.arlingtonchessclub.com Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W, NS.
Apr 14-15  
Apr 21-22
  • Apr 21. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$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 Apr 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.
Apr 28-29
  • Apr 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.
May 2018 May 5-6  
May 12-13
  • May 11. 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.
May 19-20
  • May 19. Arlington Chess Club's Saturday Action-Plus 5SS, G/45, d/5. $$550 Guaranteed for Top 3 Premier Section Prizes with other prizes b/40 total entries. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. 2 Sections. PREMIER: $300-150-100. U1700: $150-75-50, U1400 & U1200 class prizes $50 each. Reg.: 9:00-9:45. Rds.: 10am-12-2-4-6. EF: $45 on-site, cash or check (no credit) or pay $35 advance entry on-line, by mail, or at the ACC club. On-line: www.arlingtonchessclub.com/PayPal2.html  By mail: (MUST be post-marked by May 13) mail name/USCF ID/byes/check payable to "Arlington Chess Club" to: Adam Chrisney, P.O. Box 151122, Alexandria, VA 22315. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com  W. NS.
May 26-27
  • May 25. ACC's Friday Action. 3SS, G/30 d/5. Once a month ACC runs a Friday night event - future dates are on the club website: www.arlingtonchessclub.com  . Prizes b/entries: 80% returned as prizes. Reg.: 7:00-8:15pm. Rd. 1:8:20. EF: $15 ($10 for ACC Members), no advance entries, cash only. Arlington Forest United Methodist Church, 4701 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22202. Contact for info only: chrisney2@gmail.com . W, NS.
June 2018 June 2-3
  • June 1-3. VA Senior Open  5SS, G/120, d5. $$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 9-10
  • Jun 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.
June 16-17
  • June 15-17, 2018: Continental Class, Falls Church VA

  • Jun 15. 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 23-24
  • Jun 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 Jun 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.

June 30-Jul 1  
July 2018 Jul  7-8  
Jul 14-15  
Jul 21-22  
Jul 28-29  
Aug 2018 Aug 4-5  
Aug 11-12  
Aug 18-19  
Aug 25-26
  • Aug 24-26, Atlantic Open - Falls Church VA - CCA

Sept 2018 Sept 1-2  
Sept 8-9  
Sept 15-16  
Sept 22-23  
Sept 29-30  
Oct 2018 Oct 6-7
  • Oct 4-8, Washington Chess Congress - Falls Church, VA - CCA
Oct 13-14  
Oct 20-21
  • 20-21 Oct 2018:  34th Emporia Open.  Emporia, VA, Holiday Inn Express
Oct 27-28  
Nov 2018 Nov 3-4  
Nov 10-11  
Nov 17-18  
Nov 24-30  
   
Dec 2018 Dec 1-2  
Dec 8-9  
Dec 15-16  
Dec 22-23  
Dec 29-30  
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