Thank you for supporting chess in Austin!

Congratulations to all the participants at this year's 6th Austin - San Antonio Choot Out! Austin is the official winner with a final score of Austin 29.5 - San Antonio 20.5 Results are available on the 6th Annual Austin-San Antonio Shoot Out event page and the event will be rated shortly!

Congratulations to Austin's very own WIM Emily Nguyen, who is currently competing in the 2017 U.S. Women's Championship in St. Louis! Emily earned a slot in the tournament by winning the 2016 U.S Junior Girls Championship. Follow her progress at this link. We wish her all the best!

Congratulations to all 450 players competing at the 2017 Region VI Scholastic Championships and Adult Tournament at the Region VI Championships, held March 25th at Canyon Vista Middle School in Austin. Earning the title of Regional Champion: Andrew Lu & Anthony Nguyen (High School Champions) Dang Nguyen & Venkat Pullabhotla, Jr (Middle School Champions), Eric Zou (Elementary Champion) and Shubh Laddha (Primary Champion)! Our Region VI Championship teams are Westwood High School (High School Champion), Walsh Middle School, (Middle School Champion), Spicewood Elementary & Elsa England Elementary (Elementary Champions), and Elsa England (Primary Champion). Standings in tiebreak order for each section are available at the tournament link (above). The event will be rated early this week by the USCF. Thank you for playing and for supporting chess in Region VI!

The Austin area boasts a number of locally run chess camps for players of all ages. Please visit the upcoming events to see a list of camps (listed chronologically). Please direct all questions to the organizer of the camp in question.

The 2016-17 Scholastic season is drawing to a close. View the final results for the 2016-17 Rocks & Rooks major scholastic events at the following links: Meridian 2016, Kealing 2016, Casis 2017, and the 2017Region VI Scholastic Championships. Results from the 2015-16 Scholastic season are found at the following links: Meridian 2015, Kealing 2015, Casis 2016, and the 2016 Austin Area Scholastic and Open Championships at LME.

Bids are currently being accepted for the 2018 Region VI Scholastic Championships. Please visit TCA's website to learn more about the bidding process. Bids should be sent to JP Hyltin, no later than September 1, 2017.