Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • 2019 Waco January Swiss Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Lake Shore Baptist Church 5801 Bishop Dr. Waco, Texas 76710 United States of America Hosted by Waco Chess Club One day tournament, cash prizes
  • January Standard Swiss Sunday, January 20, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019 Bridge Center of Austin 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club G/90 with 30 sec. increment per move. 4 round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $20.00 all. For online entry AND payment, click here.
  • 2019 Scholastic Chess Tournament at Casis Elementary Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Casis Elementary 2710 Exposition Blvd Austin, Texas 78703 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Scholastic event in many sections. Thank you for playing!
    Parental Expectations.

  • 2019 Casis Chess Tournament - Open Section Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM Casis Elementary 2710 Exposition Blvd Austin, Texas 78703 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Open section associated with the 2019 Casis Scholastic Tournament.Youth participating MUST have reached 1200 at some point in their rating's history. All adults are welcome. Current USCF membership required. Registration is now open!

    Read our Parental Expectations before registering.


  • Scholastic Tournament at Bob Hope Elementary Saturday, February 09, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Bob Hope Elementary 3022 Reforma Dr San Antonio, Texas 78211 United States of America Hosted by Bob Hope Elementary

    7 scholastic sections available, G/30, d5, trophies to top individuals and teams, USCF rated. The tournament is now open for registration.

  • 2019 Region VI Scholastic Chess Championships Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Canyon Vista Middle School 8455 Spicewood Springs Rd Austin, Texas 78759 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    USCF rated chess tournament in 14 RATED sections. Read our Parental Expectations. Please refer to the round times when requesting byes. Sections start as early as 8:15a.m.!

  • Adult tournament at the 2019 Region VI Championships Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Canyon Vista Middle School 8455 Spicewood Springs Rd Austin, Texas 78759 United States of America Hosted by Rock & Rooks Opens for registration soon!
  • February Quick-Rated Swiss Sunday, February 17, 2019 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Bridge Center of Austin 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club G/24 with 5 sec. delay per move. 3 Round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $10.00 all. Online registration/payment at this link
  • 2019 Texas Senior Chess Championship Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019 Hornbeak Building 4450 Medical Dr THIRD FLOOR San Antonio, Texas 78229 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess Education 5SS, G/90, inc 5 tournament for players age 50 and up. TCA approved Championship event!
  • Summer Camp #1 - Check and Mate! Monday, June 03, 2019 - Friday, June 07, 2019 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium Featuring National Master Paul Chaplin Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 1 topic is Check and Mate! – The ultimate goal of the game is pursued with the replay and analysis of mesmerizing attacks conjured up by the great masters of today and of the past. Students add crushing mating nets, calculated king hunts and other game-ending attacks to their skills. Sign up early for lowest fees! Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Summer Camp #2 - Wild Openings! Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium Featuring National Master Paul Chaplin Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 2 topic is Wild Openings! – With 1000 named and unnamed variations available, students will discover the joy of preparing surprises for their opponents with tricky and uncharted play. Not just one-trick or trap-only opening ideas, but a deeper uncovering of useful ideas will be explored. Sign up early for lowest fees! Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Summer Camp #3 - Art of War! Monday, July 08, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium Featuring National Master Paul Chaplin Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 3 topic is The Art of War – “Chess is like war on a board!” —Bobby Fischer. Emmanuel Lasker exclaimed, “Chess is, above all, a fight!” So… keep up the fighting spirit as long as your opponent can make a mistake! Students are enlightened by the thoughts of the all time greats! Sign up early for lowest fees! Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Summer Camp #4 - Brilliancies and Howlers! Monday, July 22, 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium Featuring National Master Paul Chaplin Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 4 topic is Brilliancies and Howlers! – Chess to excite! The most awesome games dazzle and entertain us … while others leave us confounded— shaking our heads! Students experience the best and the worst of times from crowd favorites such as Morphy and Tal to more modern stars such as Nakamura and Anand. Sign up early for lowest fees! Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Chess Camp #5 - Fantastic Finales! Monday, August 05, 2019 - Friday, August 09, 2019 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium Featuring National Master Paul Chaplin Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 5 topic is Fantastic Finales! – Game ending crescendos and on-point techniques are investigated. Middlegames and endgames are served up to remind us of a famous Emanuel Lasker quote, “The hardest game to win is a won game.” Whether a five piece endgame or a busy board full of threats, students learn how to “seal the deal” and score. Sign up early for lowest fees! Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!