27th Annual Charlottesville Open
Saturday & Sunday, July 15-16, 2017

5 Rounds     Game/90 Delay 5"
2 sections, Open & U1700  

$2000 in prizes based on 60 entries. 
Open section place prizes (1st-3rd) are guaranteed
65% minimum payout for all other prizes    

Open Section: $$400, $$250, $$150 (Open 1st-3rd are Guaranteed)      U2100 $150    U1900 $130
U1700 Section: $300, $200, $150      U1500 $140    U1200 $130

New FREE U.S. OPEN ENTRY to the 1st Place Winners
in the Championship and Amateur Sections

A VCF and cup imageVCF Cup Event.        15 GP points

Tournament Site:  Comfort Inn Monticello, 2097 Inn Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22911.  (434) 977-3300)

Free Coffee for all  -  Free breakfast for those staying at the hotel

Advance registration is available on-line. See Entries below 
You can pay both your entry fee and VCF membership there. 

Entries so far ...      Last Year's Results

Entry Fee 
  • $60 if received by Tuesday July 11th then $75 starting July 12th
  • Cash, Check or Credit cards on-site.
  • Register in advance to pay by credit card or PayPal.
  • Re-Entry Fee is $25 ... which means if you lose in Round 1 you have the option to "Re-enter" the tournament in Round 2 with a 1/2-point Bye for Round 1.
Mail:  Mike Hoffpauir, ATTN: Charlottesville Open, 405 Hounds Chase, Yorktown VA 23693.  Checks payable to "VCF" or "VA Chess".

Printable Entry Form       Online Entry Form

Registration increases to $75 on Wednesday July 12th and at the Tournament
On-Site Registration
7:30 - 11:15 AM Saturday at the Comfort Inn
Round Times / Schedule
  Players play in one of two Sections:  Under 1700 and Open.

  Start times for Rounds are:

  12:00-noon    3:15 pm     7:15 pm
  Sunday:      9:30 am       1:15 pm
  All rounds are played at Time Control of Game-90 with 5-second time delay

One half-point bye is available.  Rd 4 & 5 Byes must be requested before the start of Round 2 (by 3PM Saturday)
Membership Requirements
  • Current USCF membership is required.  Check your USCF membership here.
  • VCF Membership required for all Virginia residents. $10 adult. $5 for those age 17 and under.  Out-of-state Players not required to be VCF members.  Click here to check your VCF Membership status.
For More Information Mike Hoffpauir, National Tournament Director.  mhoffpauir@aol.com  (757)846-4805 
No registrations will be taken by phone or email