Chess Calendar

2013–2014 Virginia Scholastic Chess Tournament Calendar

This calendar is intended to be a resource for Virgina scholastic chess players & parents. Unless otherwise noted all VSCA events feature both individual & team competitions. For non-VSCA events please check with the hosting chess organization for event dates, times, details & tournament rules as the VSCA cannot be responsible for events hosted by other organizations.

Events listed in grey are tentatively scheduled but not confirmed.

Chess Tournament & Event Calendar
Date Event Location Sections Host
Please contact our webmaster to suggest additions or corrections to this calendar. Last updated: 2014-04-01, 0527 EDT.
March 1, 2014 Spratley Gifted Center Scholastic & Quads Hampton, VA K–12 Open (USCF-rated), K–12 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), K–5 Open (USCF-rated), K–5 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), Open Quads (USCF-rated, Adults and advanced K–12) Info

4-SS, G/40;d5. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and top 3 grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and top 3 grade 9–12 individuals in K–12 Not-rated and K–12 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 teams in each section. $7 entry fee for advance entries, $14 for onsite entries. USCF membership required for K–5 Open and K–12 Open sections.

Open Quads: 3-RR, G/60;d5. $45 to first place, $30 to second place in each quad. $20 entry fee for both advance and onsite entries. USCF membership required.

Site: Spratley Gifted Center, 339 Woodland Road, Hampton, VA 23669

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March 1, 2014 McNair 2014 Scholastic Championships Herndon, VA K–12/K–8, K–5/K–3 MCN
March 1, 2014 4th Annual State Warmup Springfield, VA K–8 Championship, K–8 U1000, K–8 U700, 4–8 Beginner, 2–3 Beginner, K–1 Beginner SKC
March 2, 2014 Sunday Metro Quads Washington, DC Open Quads, K–12 Quads USCC
March 8, 2014 CAC March Scholastic Quads Chantilly, VA K–12 Quads CAC
March 14, 2014 Virginia Scholastic & Collegiate Blitz Chess Championships (Virginia Chess Federation) Roanoke, VA College, K–12, K–5 VCF
March 15–16, 2014 Virginia Scholastic & Collegiate Chess Championships (Virginia Chess Federation) Roanoke, VA College, K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3 VCF
March 15, 2014 End of Winter Vienna Scholastic Vienna, VA Championship, U800, U400 VCC
March 21–23, 2014 46th Virginia Open Dulles, VA Non-scholastic event
Open, Amateur (U1900)
VCF
March 22, 2014 March Madness 2014 Fairfax, VA K–8 Championship, K–8 U1000, K–8 U700, 4–8 U400, 2–3 U400, K–1 U400 SKC
March 22, 2014 Alfred Dolezal Open Charlottesville, VA Non-scholastic event PAC
March 23, 2014 Ashburn Chess Club Scholastic Ashburn, VA U1600, U1200, U800 ASH
March 30, 2014 CAC Sunday March Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
April 4–6, 2014 National High School (K–12) Championship San Diego, CA K–12 Championship, K–12 U/1600, K–12 U/1200, K–12 U/800, K–12 Unrated USCF
April 5, 2014 McNair April 2014 Scholastic and Open Quads Herndon, VA K–12 1000+ & Adult Quads, K–8, K–5, K–3 Swiss MCN
April 5, 2014 Spring Breakout 2014 Ashburn, VA K–8 Championship, K–8 U1000, K–8 U700, 4–8 Beginner, 2–3 Beginner, K–1 Beginner SKC
April 6, 2014 LVchess Toll Brothers Scholastic Ashburn, VA Open, U800 CAC
April 6, 2014 Sunday Metro Quads Washington, DC Open Quads, K–12 Quads USCC
April 12, 2014 FUMA Scholastic Fork Union, VA K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3 Info

5-SS, G/40. Trophies to top 3 teams and top 5 individuals in K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3 sections.

Site: Fork Union Military Academy, 4744 James Madison Highway, Fork Union, VA.
Please Note:
Both Google and MapQuest often provide incorrect directions to Fork Union Military Academy.

April 12, 2014 2014 Southwest Virginia Championships Roanoke, VA Open, K–8, K–5, Beginners RCPS
April 13, 2014 Ashburn Chess Club Scholastic IV Ashburn, VA U1600, U1200, U800 ASH
April 25–27, 2014 National Junior High (K–9) Championship Atlanta, GA K–9 Championship, K–9 U/1250, K–9 Unrated, K–8 Championship, K–9 U/1000, K–9 U/750 USCF
April 26, 2014 April Attack Fairfax, VA K–8 Championship, K–8 U1000, K–8 U700, 4–8 Beginner, 2–3 Beginner, K–1 Beginner SKC
April 27, 2014 CAC Sunday April Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
May 3, 2014 Monticello Scholastic & Quads Albemarle County, VA K–12 Open (USCF-rated), K–12 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), K–5 Open (USCF-rated), K–5 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), Open Quads (USCF-rated, Adults and advanced K–12) Info

4-SS, G/40;d5. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and top 3 grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and top 3 grade 9–12 individuals in K–12 Not-rated and K–12 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 teams in each section. $7 entry fee for advance entries, $14 for onsite entries. USCF membership required for K–5 Open and K–12 Open sections.

Open Quads: 3-RR, G/60;d5. $45 to first place, $30 to second place in each quad. $20 entry fee for both advance and onsite entries. USCF membership required.

Site: Monticello High School, 1400 Independence Way, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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May 4, 2014 Sunday Metro Quads Washington, DC Open Quads, K–12 Quads USCC
May 9–11, 2014 National Elementary (K–6) Championship Dallas, TX K–6 Championship, K–6 U/1000, K–6 Unrated, K–5 Championship, K–5 U/900, K–3 Championship, K–3 U/800, K–3 Unrated, K–1 Championship USCF
May 17, 2014 Old Donation Center Spring Scholastic & Quads Virginia Beach, VA K–12 Open (USCF-rated), K–12 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), K–5 Open (USCF-rated), K–5 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), Open Quads (USCF-rated, Adults and advanced K–12) Info

4-SS or 5-SS, G/40;d5. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and top 3 grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and top 3 grade 9–12 individuals in K–12 Not-rated and K–12 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 teams in each section. $7 entry fee for advance entries, $14 for onsite entries. USCF membership required for K–5 Open and K–12 Open sections.

Open Quads: 3-RR, G/60;d5. $45 to first place, $30 to second place in each quad. $20 entry fee for both advance and onsite entries. USCF membership required.

Site: Old Donation Center, 1008 Ferry Plantation Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

May 17, 2014 McNair May 2014 Scholastic and Open Quads Herndon, VA K–12 1000+ & Adult Quads, K–8, K–5, K–3 Swiss MCN
May 17, 2014 Spring Vienna Scholastic Vienna, VA Championship, U800, U400 VCC
May 18, 2014 CAC Sunday May Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
May 25, 2014 Ashburn Chess Club Scholastic Ashburn, VA U1600, U1200, U800 ASH
May 31, 2014 May Mirage Fairfax, VA K–8 Championship, K–8 U1000, K–8 U700, 4–8 Beginner, 2–3 Beginner, K–1 Beginner SKC
June 1, 2014 Sunday Metro Quads Washington, DC Open Quads, K–12 Quads USCC
June 7, 2014 Virginia Senior Open Alexandria, VA Non-scholastic event VCF
June 14, 2014 McNair June 2014 Scholastic and Open Quads Herndon, VA K–12 1000+ & Adult Quads, K–8, K–5, K–3 Swiss MCN
June 21, 2014 End of School Vienna Scholastic Vienna, VA Championship, U800, U400 VCC
June 28-29, 2014 World Open Under 13 Championship Arlington, VA Open, U1400, U1000, U600 CCA
June 29, 2014 Ashburn Chess Club Scholastic Ashburn, VA U1600, U1200, U800 ASH
July 12, 2014 Maggie L. Walker Summer Scholastic Richmond, VA K–12 Open (USCF-rated), K–12 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments), K–5 Open (USCF-rated), K–5 Not-rated (first 3 tournaments) VSCA

5-SS or 4-SS, G/40;d5 . Trophies to top 5 individuals in K–12 Open, K–12 Not-rated, K–5 Open, K–5 Not-rated sections. Also trophies to top 3 grade K-8 individuals in K-12 Open and K-12 Not-rated sections and top 3 grade K-3 individuals in K–5 Open, K–5 Not-rated sections. No team competition or team trophies. Sections based on grades for the upcoming school year (2013-2014).

Site: Maggie L. Walker Governor's School, 1000 N Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220.