2021 Virginia Closed (Sept 4-6, 2021)
Virginia Chess Federation Membership Meeting (Sep 4, 2021, at 9AM)
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In Memoriam ... Mrs. Helen Hinshaw


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 reigning Senior Champion for 2021 is John Farrell

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Annual Virginia Chess Federation Membership Meeting
Sat, 9/4/2021, 9AM
at the site for the Virginia Closed in Glen Allen, VA

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

2021 Virginia Closed
Sep 4th-6th (Sat-Mon), with Blitz on Friday Sep 3rd
Hilton Garden Inn-Innsbrook, Glen Allen, VA
HOTEL RATE AVAILABLE NOW (starting at $94+taxes) through Friday Aug 13th
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** FREE ** VA-Closed WARM-UP Tournament
Sat, Aug 28th on LiChess.com
A Free, 3-Round, ONLINE Tournament for US Chess Online RATING POINTS
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NEW 2021 Fredericksburg Open & Blitz
Sat & Sun, Oct 29-30 at the Country Inn & Suites (South) in Fredericksburg
$2,900 Prize Fund ... plus 80% payout of Blitz entries
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============== Recently Completed Events ==============

2021 Virginia Senior Open
Held July 10-11 in Dulles, VA
John Farrell will represent the Commonwealth at the Senior Tournament of Champions at the US Open
Final Results

2021 Charlottesville Open
Held July 10-11 in Charlottesville
NMs Isaac Chiu and Nemanja Milanovic share the Open Prize with 4/5!
Final Results

2021 (53rd) Virginia Open
Held April 9-10-11, 2021
at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
Final Results


2020-21 State Scholastic Championships
 Invitational Championships  Final Team Standings

VA Scholastic Qualification Tournament #3
Individual & Team Standings

VA Scholastic Qualification Tournaments #1 & #2
held Jan 9-10 and Feb 27-28, 2021
Individual & Team Results 
Tournament Rules

2020 VA Commonwealth Games & VA Closed Online Championships
Played Oct 17-18, 2020 Online
Final Results

Northern VA Open
Played Nov 14-15, 2020 in Dulles, VA
Final Standings

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

2019-20 VA Scholastic & College Championships
Alexandria, VA - March 7-8, 2020
Final Standings  Blitz Results

Just Completed ... 2020 David Zofchak Memorial
Saturday & Sundahy, Nov 21-22, 2020 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

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