Registration is open ... 2024 (56th) Virginia Open
Prize Fund has been increased from $6,000 to over $7,500!
Friday-Sunday, Jan 5-7 (Championship & U1800 Sections) or Saturday-Sunday Jan 6-7 (Novice Section)
At the Marriott Washington Dulles Airport -- All place prizes are guaranteed!
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2024 Virginia Scholastic & College Championships
Sat-Sun, March 9-10, William Fleming HS in Roanoke, VA
Registration Opens through this website in early December
Pre-Event Info

Editions of the VA Chess Federation Newsletter through 2023 are available at this link.

See info about more upcoming tournaments at the Clearing House (click here)

Virginia's Chess Players mourn the passing of Millard (Mickey) F. Owens, III
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GM Sergey Erenburg (Richmond) is our 2023-24 State Champion!

Our 2023 Virginia Senior Champion is Robert Fischer (Richmond).

Our other State Champions for 2023-24 are ...
2022-23 Amateur Champion: Gabriel Cumming (Stafford)
-- 2023-24 Novice Champion: Joseph Lee Andrews, Jr. (Huddleston)

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Major National Events in our Area in late 2022 through mid 2023!
March 31 - April 2 in Washington DC: 2023 National High School (K-12) Championships (players in Grades K-12)
May 12-14, Baltimore MD: National Elementary (K-6) Championships
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============== Recently Completed Events ==============

2023 Virginia Closed State Championships
Played Sept. 2-4 in Glen Allen, VA
GM Sergey Erenburg is our new State Champion
Gabriel Cumming is our State Amateur Champion, Joseph Lee Andrews captures the Top Novice Prize
Final Results

2023 VA Senior Open

Final Results
Played Jun 2-4 in Dulles, VA
IM Oladapo Adu captures 1st Place -- NM Robert Fischer is our State Sr. Champion

VA State Scholastic Warm-up at Maggie Walker Governor's School
March 11, 2023 in Richmond, VA
Final Results

2023 VA Scholastic & College Championships
March 24-26 in Norfolk, VA
Individual Standings  Team Standings  US Chess Rating Report

US Chess Rating Reports are NOT in tie-break sequence

Northern Virginia Open
Held 17-19 September, 2023, in Dulles, VA

Final Standings

2nd Coastal VA Open
6-way tie for 1st place in the Open Section - held Feb 4-5 in Norfolk, VA
Final Standings

2023 Fredericksburg Open
Saturday-Sunday, Oct 28-29, 2022, Country-Inn & Suites Fredericksburg

Blitz Results  Final Results

2023 Virginia Commonwealth Games
Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23, 2023, on

Novice Section  Amateur Section

31st David F. Zofchak Memorial
Played Fri-Sun, Sep 22-24 in Norfolk, VA
Final Results

2023 US Armed Forces & Veterans Open
Oct 7-9, Dulles, VA
Final Results
National Chess Day at Meadowdale Public Library
Played Sat, Oct 14, 2023 in North Chesterfield, VA

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