28th Annual Charlottesville Open
Saturday & Sunday, July 14-15, 2018

5 Rounds, Game/90 with a 5-second time delay
2 sections, Open & U1700

$2000 in prizes based on 60 paid entries.
65% minimum payout for all other prizes

Open Section: $$400, $$250, $$150 (Open 1st-3rd are Guaranteed)      U2100 $145    U1900 $135

U1700 Section: $300, $200, $150      U1500 $140    U1200 $130

A VCF and cup imageVCF Cup Event.        15 GP points

Tournament Site:  Comfort Inn Monticello, 2097 Inn Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22911.  (434) 977-3300)
Chess Rate $114.95 per night, plus tax.  MUST RESERVE by Thursday, June 14th.

    Standings    Pairings     Last Year's Results

Entry Fees
  • Entry Fee:  $75
  • Credit Cards, Cash or Check.
  • 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.

     See Who's Playing


9:00 - 11:15 AM Saturday morning at the Comfort Inn
Players not registered and paid by 11:15 risk not being paired for Round 1
Round Times / Schedule
Players play in one of two Sections:  Open or Under 1700.
        Open Section is for the strongest players, it is not for beginners.

Start times for the Rounds are:

    Round 1 @ 12:00-noon    Rd 2 @ 3:15 pm    Rd 3 @ 7:15 pm

        Sunday:    Round 4 @ 9:30 am     Rd 5 (Final round) @ 1:15 pm

  All rounds are played at Time Control of Game-90 with 5-second time delay

One half-point bye is available.  Byes must be requested 30 minutes before the start of Round 2 (by 2:45PM Saturday).
Membership Requirements
  • Current USCF membership is required.  Check your USCF membership here.
  • VCF Membership is required for all Virginia residents. $15 adult. $8 for players age 17 and under.  Out-of-state Players not required to be VCF members.  Click here to check your VCF Membership status.
For More
Mike Hoffpauir, National Tournament Director.  mhoffpauir@aol.com  (757)846-4805 
No registrations will be taken by phone or email