Starts this coming Saturday! ... 2023 U.S. Armed Forces Open Chess Championships
Sat-Mon, Oct 7-9, in Dulles, VA -- A U.S. Chess Federation National Championship Event
Event Information  Entry / Registration  See Who's Playing  Hotel Reservations
Zoom Pre-Meeting
Tuesday, 03 Oct, at 2100 hrs Eastern Time  --  Meeting ID 866 7509 1464;  Passcode: 002601
Tournament Entry is restricted to current, retired, and former members of the U.S. Military, Coast Guard, and other uniformed federal services,
plus Cadets/Midshipmen attending one of the nation's military academies and ROTC Cadets attending a University and enrolled in ROTC.

Registration is Open ... National Chess Day at the Meadowdale Public Library
Saturday, Oct 14 in N.Chesterfield, VA -- Scholastic Event & a Quads Tournament for Adults and Advanced Scholastic Players
Scholastic Info  Quads Info  Register Me Now!!  See Who's Playing

Registration is Open ... 2023 Fredericksburg Open
Oct 27 (Friday Night Blitz), with the Main Tournament on Sat-Sun Oct 28-29.
At the Country Inn & Suites Fredreicksburg-South, $89 Chess Rate through Oct 20th.
5 Rounds with play in 3-sections: Open, U1800, and U1200 -- $4,000 in prizes with 1st-3rd Place GUARANTEED in all Sections!!
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Registration is Open ... 2023 Northern Virginia Open
Friday-Sunday, Nov 17-19 (Championship & U1800 Sections) or Saturday-Sunday Nov 18-19 (Novice Section)
At the Marriott Washington-Dulles Airport, Dulles, VA
$6,795 in Prizes, with 1st-3rd places guaranteed
Tournament Info  Register Me NOW!!  See Who's Playing!

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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

IM Oladapo Adu captures Virginia Senior Open

NM Robert Fischer is the VA Senior Champion

Final Results

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

2023 Virginia 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
WGM Sabina Foisor captures the title,
 Aditya Ponukumati is co-champion
January 6-8, 2023
Champ & Amateur Sections   Novice Section

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

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

2022 (84th) Virginia Closed
Sat-Mon, Sep 3-5 in Glen Allen, VA

Final Results

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

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

Novice Section  Amateur Section


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