at Liberty University,
Lynchburg, VA in DeMoss Hall, Room 4066
Click here to see a picture of Room 4066
You must be a resident of Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC to play.
|Sections to Play in||
2 Scholastic Sections:
K-5 (not Rated) and K-12 (not Rated)
- Open Section: For advanced scholastic players and Adults (USCF Rated)
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in
- Gold Medals: 1st & 2nd Place
- Silver Medals: 3rd & 4th Place
- Bronze Medals: 5th & 6th Place
||$25 if received
by Thursday, July 20th. Increases to $35 after July 20th and at the
Tournament Site on Saturday July 22nd.
Register in advance to pay by credit card.
The only ways to register are Online (see Early Registration below) or on-site at the Tournament. There are no "mail-in", telephone or email entries allowed.
Note: The Registration process is owned by the VA Commonwealth Games staff, not the VA Chess Federation (VCF). VCF cannot refund any entry fees.
Here or the button below to enter On-line
No email or mail-in entries.
Open only to VA, WV, NC, MD and DC residents.
Click the button below to enter the tournament through the official VA Commonwealth Games entry site. Registration is run by the Commonwealth Games, not the VA Chess Federation.
||7:30 - 9:15 AM at DeMoss Hall, Room 4066, on the Liberty Univ. Campus
Click here to see a picture of the playing room inside DeMoss Hall.
Round Times / Schedule
Sections: All played at Game-40, with 5-second time delay
- Round 1: 10 AM Saturday morning
- Rounds 2-4: Played as soon as possible after the previous round ends
Open Section: Rounds begin at the following times ...
- Round 1: 10 AM, Game-45, with 5-second time delay
- Round 2: 12:15 PM, same as Round 1
- Round 3: 2:30 PM, Game-60, with 5 second time delay
- Round 4: 5:30 PM, same as Round 3
||One half-point bye
is available. Byes for Rounds 2, 3 or 4 must be requested
before the start of Round 2 in all Sections.
||Current USCF membership is
only in the Open Section, not in the Scholastic Sections.
your USCF membership here.
Virginia Chess Federation membership is NOT required for this event.
|For More Information||
Mike Hoffpauir, National Tournament Director
Registrations cannot be taken by phone or email,
all Registrations must go through the VA Commonwealth Games staff.