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==============  HOT NEWS ==============

VCF Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday, Sept 2, 2017 - 9AM at the Hilton Garden Inn, Glen Allen, VA
New VCF ByLaws to be voted upon ... read them here
More Information ...

IM Praveen Balkrishnan wins the Denker Tournament of High School Champions!!
Praveen scored 5.0/6 and won a $5,000 Scholarship!!
He plans to attend TJ next year ... oh boy!

Our Reigning State Champion is ... Qindong Yang
Our Reigning State Amateur Champion is Nicholas Xie

VA Closed Champion Qindong Yang       ...       VA Amateur Champion Nicholas Xie

Alex Jian is our 2015-16 VCF Cup ... click here to see current and past VCF Cup Results.

the 2017 U.S. OPEN will be held in NORFOLK, VA at the Sheraton Waterside!!

Click here to see the VCF's Policy on Communication, Calculation and Electronic Devices

Help the VCF fulfill our 501(c)3 Non-profit Mission!!
Read about Donating to VCF

============== Upcoming Tournaments ==============

Registration is Open! 81st VA Closed Chess Championships ... Sept 2-4, 2017
Blitz on Friday evening, Sept 1st
Hilton Garden Inn Innsbrook, Glen Allen VA
Reserve your Room by August 11th to get the Chess Rate!
VCF Annual Membership Meeting is Saturday Sept 2nd at 9AM at the Hilton
Tournament Information     See Who has Entered

Coming Soon!  32nd Emporia Open ... October 21-22, 2017
Holiday Inn Express, Emporia VA

Coming Soon!  2017 Zofchak Memorial ... November 4-5, 2017
Sleep Inn Lake Wright, Norfolk VA

Coming Soon!  22nd Northern Virginia Open ... November 17-19, 2017
Washington-Dulles Airport Marriott, Dulles VA

============== Recently Completed Events ==============

2017 Virginia Commonwealth Games ... July 22nd, 2017
Liberty University, DeMoss Hall, Lynchburg, VA
Final Results

27th Charlottesville Open ... July 15-16, 2017
Yuri Barnakov grabs 1st in the Open (4/5)
and Gideon Lohr takes the U1700 Prize (4.5/5)
Final Results

Virginia Senior Open 2017 ... June 2-4, 2017
Final Results

----------- For your Long Range Planning -------------

2018 Virginia Scholastic & College Championships ... March 3-4, 2018
Roanoke, VA, location TBD.  Blitz on Friday night, March 2nd.


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