Find a Tournament

This is a list of local, state, and regional tournaments that may be of interest to you.  We generally include tournaments in the mid-Atlantic from North Carolina to Pennsylvania, as well as National championship level events.

***Hampton Roads Chess Association (HRCA) does not accept responsibility, financial or otherwise, for any events or services hosted by individuals or other groups. Listings of events and services does not imply endorsement of any individual, group, or organization.***

LOCAL TOURNAMENTS

124th Annual US Open Championship, July 27-August 4, 2024, Norfolk, VA (US Chess)(Sheraton Waterside) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Zofchak Memorial Open, September 20-22, 2024 (HRCA)(Wyndham Oceanfront) — Save the Date

HRCA National Chess Day, October 12, 2024 (HRCA)(MacArthur Center) — Save the Date

Coastal Virginia Open, January 31-February 2, 2025 (HRCA)(Wyndham Oceanfront) — Save the Date

 

TRAVEL TOURNAMENTS

Featuring tournaments by trusted organizers in the mid-Atlantic region + National championship events

Roanoke Valley Chess Club – Club Championship, June 14-15, 2024, Roanoke, VA (RVCC)

World Open and side events, June 28-July 7, Philadelphia, PA (CCA)

ECA June 2024 Action / Scholastic, June 29, 2024, Chester, VA (ECA)

2nd Annual Independence Day Open, July 5-7, 2024, Dulles, VA (Atlantic Chess)

Scholastic

2024 National Junior Chess Congress, July 11-14, 2024, Orlando, FL (USCF)

2nd Annual DMV Open, July 12-14, 2024, Dulles, VA (DMV)

Scholastic

2024 (86th) Virginia Closed Chess Championships, August 31-September 2, 2024, Glen Allen, VA (VCF)

3rd Annual Beltway Open, September 6-8, 2024, Dulles, VA (DMV)

Scholastic

1st Annual Capital Open, September 27-29, Dulles, VA (DMV)

Scholastic

Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament at Meadowdale Public Library, September 28, 2024, North Chesterfield, VA (VCF)

Quads

1st Annual Old Dominion Open, October 25-27, 2024, Dulles, VA (DMV)

Scholastic

2024 Fredericksburg Open, October 25-27, 2024, Fredericksburg, VA (VCF)

Blitz

National Chess Congress, November 29-December 1, 2024, Philadelphia, PA (CCA)

2024 National K-12 Grade Championships, December 6-8, 2024, National Harbor, MD (US Chess)

1st Annual Federal Open, December 13-15, 2024, Dulles, VA (DMV)

Scholastic

Eastern Open, December 26-29, 2024, Arlington, VA (CCA)

SuperNationals VIII, May 9-11, 2025, Orlando, FL (US Chess)

DMV Chess runs other weekly tournaments in Northern Virginia throughout the year.

Magnus Chess Academy runs a series of Quad tournaments in Northern Virginia and Maryland throughout the year.

Henrico Chess Academy runs a series of “Second Saturday” monthly tournaments near Richmond, VA.

A new organizer GM ChessPrep runs a number of tournaments in Northern Virginia.