News from the 64-Square Battlefield

Virginia's Jennifer Yu is the 2022 US Women's Champion! Virginia's Aasa Dommalapati qualifies for WFM Title
Jennifer Yu
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Image by Lennart Ootes, St. Louis Chess Club
Picture courtesy Anand Dommalapati

Northern Virginia Open
January 6-8, 2023 at the Marriott Washington-Dulles Airport
Reserve your Hotel Room by Friday 12/16 for $109 per nite at 703-471-9500
Championship & Amateur Sections are FIDE Rated (6-8 Jan); Novice is US Chess rated (7-8 Jan)
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US Chess National K-12 Grade Championships
Don't miss out on the chance to play in this National Event in OUR BACKYARD!!

FM Jason Morefield (North Chesterfield) REPEATS!!
He defends his title and is our 2022-23 Commonwealth State Champion!

Our 2022 Senior Champion is Larry Larkins (Norfolk).

Our other State Champions for 2022-23 are ...
Amateur Champion: Walden Lambert (Arlington)
-- Novice Champion: Saket Sambaraju (Glen Allen)

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==============  VCF Tournament Calendar  ==============

Still in the Planning Phase ...
2022-23 Virginia Scholastic & College Championships
DATES ARE PENDING booking of a location

Major National Events in our Area in late 2022 through mid 2023!
December 9-11 in National Harbor, MD: 2022 National K-12 Grade Championships (play against opponents in your same grade)
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 ==============

2022 Fredericksburg Open
Saturday-Sunday, Oct 29-30, Country-Inn & Suites Fredericksburg
Final Results

84th Virginia Closed Chess Championships
Played Sat-Mon, Sep 3-5 in Glen Allen, VA

Final Results

Quads & Scholastics at the Meadowdale Public Library
Saturday, Oct 15, Meadowdale Library, N. Chesterfield, VA
Final Results

Virginia Commonwealth Games
Saturday-Sunday, July 23-24, on

Charlottesville Open
Played Saturday & Sunday, July 16-17
Final Results

53rd Annual Virginia Open
Friday-Sunday, June 24-26, Washington-Dulles Marriott
  See Final Results!

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Larry Larkins captures Virginia Senior Championships
3-way tie with NMs Greg Nolan and Salvador Rosario ... See FINAL Results

Final Standings - Virginia Scholastic Championships
Held in Fredericksburg, VA, on March 25-27, 2022
Individual Results  Team Results 

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