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

Drawing COMPLETE for Free or Partially-paid Entries to the US Open
The drawing has been completed for 3x Free and 6x Partially-Paid 2017 US Open Entries (based on the Early Entry Fee rate of $145).
VCF is notifying the nine persons selected to see if they will accept our gift and play in the US Open.
Once all players have accepted we will publish the list on our website.

VCF Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday Sept 2nd at 9AM at the Hilton
(See VA Closed information below for details)
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
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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