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.

Chess Tournament & Event Calendar
Date Event Location Sections Host
Please contact our webmaster to suggest additions or corrections to this calendar. Last updated: 2014-07-22, 0518 EDT.
June 1, 2014 Sunday Metro Quads Washington, DC Open Quads, K–12 Quads USCC
June 7–8, 2014 Virginia Senior Open Alexandria, VA Non-scholastic event
50+ years of age
VCF
June 8, 2014 2nd LVchess Toll Brothers Scholastic Ashburn, VA Open, U800 CAC
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 14, 2014 Arlington Scholastic Open Arlington, VA K–12 Rated, K–12 Unrated ASC
June 21, 2014 End of School Vienna Scholastic Vienna, VA U1500, U1200, U800, U500 VCC
June 22, 2014 CAC Sunday June Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
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) Info

5-SS or 4-SS, G/40;d5 . Sections and awards based on grade in the coming 2014-2015 school year. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and grade 9–12 individuals in K–12 Not-rated and K–12 Open sections. No team competition or team trophies. $7 entry fee for advance entries, $14 for onsite entries. USCF membership required for K–5 Open and K–12 Open sections.

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

July 12, 2014 Gene Crosby Memorial Open Charlottesville, VA Non-scholastic event PAC
July 19–20, 2014 24th Annual Charlottesville Open Charlottesville, VA Non-scholastic event
Open, U1700
VCF
July 20, 2014 CAC Sunday July Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
July 27, 2014 Ashburn Chess Club Scholastic Ashburn, VA U1600, U1200, U800 ASH
July 26, 2014 Eastern Shore Summer Scholastic & Quads Cape Charles, 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

Scholastic sections: 5-SS or 4-SS, G/40;d5. Sections and awards based on grade in the coming 2014-2015 school year. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and grade 9–12 individuals in K–12 Not-rated and K–12 Open sections. No team competition or team trophies. $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: Kiptopeke Elementary School, 24023 Fairview Road, Cape Charles, VA 23310.

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August 9, 2014 Grafton Summer Scholastic & Quads Yorktown, 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

Scholastic sections: 5-SS or 4-SS, G/40;d5. Sections and awards based on grade in the coming 2014-2015 school year. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and grade 9–12 individuals in K–12 Not-rated and K–12 Open sections. No team competition or team trophies. $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: Grafton Middle School, 405 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, VA 23692.

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August 10, 2014 CAC Sunday August Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
August 29–September 1, 2014 78th Annual Virginia Closed State Championship Glen Allen, VA Non-scholastic event
Open, Amateur (Under 1800), Open Blitz, Amateur Blitz (Under 1800)
VCF
September 7, 2014 CAC Sunday September Scholastic Chantilly, VA K–12 1000+, K–12 U1000, K–12 U600 CAC
September 20, 2014 Meadowdale Scholastic & Quads Chesterfield 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 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: Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Boulevard, North Chesterfield, VA 23234

October 4, 2014
[Tentative]
Grafton Fall Scholastic & Quads Yorktown, 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

Scholastic sections: 5-SS or 4-SS, G/40;d5. Trophies to top 3 grade K–3 individuals and grade 4–5 individuals in K–5 Not-rated and K–5 Open sections. Trophies to top 3 grade K–8 and 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: Grafton Middle School, 405 Grafton Drive, Yorktown, VA 23692.

October 25–26, 2013 29th Emporia Open Emporia, VA Non-scholastic event VCF
To Be Determined
[Tentative]
Old Donation Center Fall 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

November 8–9, 2014 19th Northern Virginia Open Sterling, VA Non-scholastic event VCF
November 15, 2014 Maggie L. Walker Fall Scholastic Richmond, VA K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3, all USCF-rated Info

4-SS or 5-SS, G/40;d5 . Trophies to top 3 teams and top 5 individuals in K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3 sections.

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

November 22–23, 2014 22nd David Zofchak Memorial Open Norfolk, VA Non-scholastic event VCF
December 13, 2014
[Tentative]
Hopkins Scholastic at Hopewell Hopewell, VA K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3, all USCF-rated Info

4-SS or 5-SS, G/40;d5. Trophies to top 3 teams and top 5 individuals in K–12, K–8, K–5, K–3 sections.

Site: Hopewell High School, 400 South Mesa Drive, Hopewell, VA 23860 (Hopewell Exit 9-A from I-295. Route 36 East to 4th light at Miles Avenue. Left on Miles to Hopewell HS).

No food or drinks are permitted in the Hopewell High School library.