Annual Calendar of Events -- Virginia Chess Federation
We have designed this page to help Virginia's
chess players plan their year of tournaments.
for dates of specific tournament stay tuned to the VCF Home Page and the TLAs listed on the US Chess website.
Updated August 1, 2016 by Mike Hoffpauir, VCF Chairman
|Usual Timeframe||Event Name||Habitual Location||Basic Event Information|
|February / March||Virginia Open||Northern VA||3-day Open Tournament. A VCF Cup event.|
|early-mid March||VA Scholastic & Collegiate Chess Championships||Varies (rotated around the state each year)||Friday night Blitz & Bughouse Tournaments, followed by a Saturday-Sunday Main Event. Open only to VA residents.|
|June||Virginia Senior Championships||Northern VA||VA residents only, age 50 and above|
|July||Charlottesville Open||Charlottesville, VA||2-day Open Tournament. A VCF Cup event.|
|September (Labor Day Weekend)||Annual Virginia Closed Chess Championships||Richmond, VA||3-day Tournament, VA residents only. Blitz tournament on the Friday night before the main tournament is open to any player.|
|October/November||Emporia Open||Emporia, VA||2-day Open Tournament. A VCF Cup event.|
|November||David Zofchak Memorial Open||Tidewater Area||2-day Open Tournament to honor the memory of David Zofchak, a tournament organizer and director from VA Beach who passed in the mid-1980s. A VCF Cup event.|
|November||Northern Virginia Open||Northern VA||2-day Open Tournament. A VCF Cup event.|
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