When you register your chess player for the first tournament of the school-year, please remember to verify your participant information. Grade-level and school information, as well as USCF expiration date, need to be updated in order to process any future registrations. Thank you for your help!
Congratulations to all of the participants of the Spicewood Scholastic tournament, held at Spicewood Elementary, Austin on Saturday, November 16th. With over 320 players in attendance, the tournament was a huge endeavor. The Spicewood volunteers made the difference! A big thanks, also, to Huy Nguyen for posting online pairings during the event. Final results (in tiebreak order) and the USCF rated results (not in tiebreak order) can be found online.
Congratulations to all of the participants of our annual Chess in the Park tournament. 80 Players competed in this year's event. Special thanks also go to Gary Gaiffe and Larry Tippereiter for directing the event. Results are posted HERE, in tie-break order.
Special Congratulations to all Austin youth who participated in this year's Texas Grade Championships! Special Kudos go to the following schools and individuals who are champions in their respective sections: 1st grade - Vinh The Pham, 4th grade - Andrew Yi Lu, 5th grade - Laurel Mountain Elementary,7th grade- Khoa Nguyen, 8th grade - Canyon Vista Middle School, 10th grade - Vandergrift High School (See the event website for links to complete lists of individual and team categories.)
Quite a few local events going on in our area this fall! Check out what's happening!
The 4th Annual Austin Chess Club Championships is now open for registration. $3350 in Guaranteed Prizes! Visit The Austin Chess Club Website for more details.
Bids for the 2015 Region VI Scholastic Championships are due by June 1, 2014. Visit TCA's website for more information on the contents of a successful bid (see bottom of that page). Please contact Lori Balkum, Region VI Director for more information or to submit your bid.
Dates for future Austin Events are being announced weekly!!! Scroll thru our Upcoming Events list for specifics!
Visit our list of Weekly Events for a look at regularly occurring events around town!
Please contact us if you have information about weekly or upcoming events that you would like added to this website. Chess related news articles are also welcome. We hope to hear from you!