Annual Membership Meeting
9AM, Saturday, Aug 31
at the Hilton Garden Inn-Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA

Our Reigning State Champion for 2018 is IM Praveen Balakrishnan

Our 2018 State Amateur Champion is Joseph Cagle, and our 2018 Under-1200 Champion is Luke Grogan

Our Reigning Senior Champion for 2018 is NM Shawn Hoshall

Our 2018-2019 VCF Cup Champion is NM Daniel Clancy
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==============  BREAKING NEWS  ==============

Starting at the 2020 US Open there will be a K-5 Championship to parallel the Denker (K12) and Barber (K8) Championships.
VIRGINIA WILL SEND A REPRESENTATIVE in 2020 ... the Top-Finishing Player from our Virginia K-5 Championship!!!

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

2019 Virginia Closed Championships (Flyer)
 Early Entry closes TONIGHT at midnight
Saturday to Monday, Aug 31st to Sept 2nd -- $5,000 in prizes based on 90 paid entries!!
Hilton Garden Inn-Innsbrook, Glen Allen, VA,
Info & Registration    Main Event Entries    See Blitz Entries

2019 VA Senior Open
Friday-Sunday, Sept. 20th-22nd
$1900 Prize Fund -- Trophies -- Free Entry to 2020 National Senior Tournament of Champions

Marriott Residence Inn -- Ballston
Info & Registration

2019 Fredericksburg Open
Saturday & Sundahy, Oct 19-20, 2019 -- $2,800 prize fund
Country Inn & Suites-South, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Info & Registration

Coming Soon ... 2019 Northern VA Open
Saturday & Sundahy, Nov 2nd & 3rd, 2019 -- $4,000 GUARANTEED prize fund
This is a FIDE-rated and US Chess-rated event

Washington-Dulles Airport Marriott, Steling, VA

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

2019 Charlottesville Open
Played July 13-14, 2019
FINAL Standings

2019 Cherry Blossom Classic
Played May 23-27, 2019
Final Standings

2019 Colonial Open
Played April 19-21, 2019
Final Standings

2019 (52nd) Virginia Open
Washington-Dulles Marriott in Sterling, VA ... March 22-24, 2019
Final Standings

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

82nd Virginia Closed ... played Sept 1-3, 2018
IM Praveen Balakrishnan repeats as State Champion!!
Final Standings    Blitz Results

----------- For your 2019 & 2020 Planning -------------

When Event Tournament Location
Aug 31 - Sept 2, 2019 VA Closed Championships Glen Allen, VA, Hilton Garden Inn Innsbruck
Sept. 20-22, 2019 VA Senior Open Ballston, VA; Marriott Residence Inn
October 19-20, 2019  N E W 
Fredericksburg Open
(replaces Emporia)
Country Inn & Suites South, Fredericksburg, VA
November 2-3, 2019 Northern Virginia Open Marriott-Dulles, Sterling, VA
Tentatively set for
March 7-8, 2020
Virginia Scholastic & College Chess Championships Thomas Jefferson HS for Science & Technology

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