NM Daniel I. Miller grabs his 6th VCF Championship!!

IM Praveen Balakrishnan, our 2017 & 2018 Champion, finishes in a tie for 1st Place
Our 2019 State Amateur Champion is Peter Snow, and our 2019 Under-1200 Champion is Dulitha Jayakodige

Our Senior Champion for 2019 is NM William Marcelino

Our 2018-2019 VCF Cup Champion is NM Daniel Clancy
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==============  Chess News for Virginians!  ==============

On March 7, FIDE Master, 3x VA State Champ and VCF Editor Macon Shibut
will hold a Simultaneous Exhibition at the 2020 State Scholastic Championships

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The US Chess Federation announced a new Electronic Device Policy.
This affects anyone attending a US Chess National Event and who has a cell phone or uses an electronic notation device.

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

 Get Signed Up !!  2019-20 Virginia Scholastic & Collegiate Championships
March 6-8, 2020, Alexandria, VA at Thomas Jefferson H.S. for Science & Technology
Blitz on Friday evening at 6:30PM, Main Tournament is on Sat & Sun
Event Information   Registration   See who's Playing

 Registration is Open  53rd Virginia Open
March 20--22, 2020, Marriiott Washington-Dulles Airport
Rd 1 at 7:30 Friday evening, Rds 2-5 on Sat & Sun

Event Information   Register NOW!!   See who's Playing

 Coming Soon  30th Charlottesville Open
July 11-12,
2020, Comfort Inn-Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
(New) Friday Night BLITZ on July 10th!!  Main Event Round 1 at 11am Saturday


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

2019 Virginia Closed Championships
Played Aug 31st to Sept 2nd iu Glen Allen, VA
FINAL Standings      
Video of Round 5 ...     Former VA Champs ...     Blitz Results

2019 David Zofchak Memorial
Saturday & Sundahy, Nov 23-24, 2019 in Norfolk, VA
Final Standings

2019 Fredericksburg Open
Played Sat & Sun, Oct 19-20, 2019 -- Fredericksburg, VA
FINAL Standings

 2019 Northern VA Open
Played Nov 2nd & 3rd in Steling, VA
Final Standings

2019 VA Senior Open
Played Sept. 20th-22nd in Arlington, VA
Final Standings

2018-19 VA Scholastic & College Championships
Charlottesville, VA ... March 9-10, 2019
Final Standings

----------- For your 2020 Planning -------------

When Event Name Tournament Location
March 7-8, 2020 Virginia Scholastic & College Chess Championships Thomas Jefferson HS for Science & Technology
March 20-22, 2020 53rd Virginia Open Washington-Dulles Airport Marriott-Dulles, Sterling, VA
July 11-12, 2020 Charlottesville Open Charlottesville, VA
 New!  July 26, 2020 Virginia Commonwealth Games Chess Ch. at Liberty University
Sep 5-7, 2020 2020 Virginia Closed Glen Allen, VA
Sep 19-20, 2020 2020 Virginia Senior Open Site TBD
Sep 26-27, 2020 2020 Fredericksburg Open Fredericksburg, VA
Oct 9-13, 2020 Washington Chess Congress Reston, VA
Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2020 US Class Championships Dulles, VA
Nov 14-15, 2020 (Tentative) 2020 Northern Virginia Open Dulles, VA
Nov 21-22, 2020 David Zofchak Memorial Norfolk, VA

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