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!
Special Congratulations to all Austin youth who participated in this year's Texas Scholastic Championships! The following are state champions in their respective sections:
High School Champion - Austin Jiang; High School Team - Vandegrift High School; Middle School Team - Canyon Vista Middle School; Primary Team - Laurel Mountain Elementary. Special mention is also given to the top finishing Middle School girl - Emily Nguyen, and the top finishing Primary girl - Helen Le. (See the event website for links to complete lists of individual and team categories.)
The first Annual Austin Area Scholastic and Open Championships, to be held April 12th at Laurel Mountain Elementary, are now open for registration. Three Championship sections are being offered (Open, K-12, K-5). These three sections do have residency restrictions (Williamson/Travis or neighboring counties). The remaining seven scholastic sections are open to any participants, with no residency restrictions.
Quite a few local events going on in our area this winter! Check out what's happening!
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!