Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • September Swiss Sunday, September 10, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017 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. 3 round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $15.00 all. For online entry AND payment, click here.
  • 2017 Meridian Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Meridian World School 2555 North IH 35 Round Rock, Texas 78664 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks Scholastic tournament only for players rated U1400.
    Read our Parental Expectations. Before registering, you MUST update your player's grade level and school information.
    You must register online. No onsite entries allowed.
  • Meridian Chess Tournament - Open Section Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM Meridian World School 2555 North IH 35q Round Rock, Texas 78664 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Open section associated with the Meridian Scholastic Tournament.Youth participating MUST have reached 1200 at some point in their rating's history. All adults are welcome. Current USCF membership required.
    Before registering, PLEASE update your player's grade level and school information.
    Please register online. NO onsite entries.

  • Austin Kids2 #5 at Hyatt Place Austin/Arboretum Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hyatt Place Austin/Arboretum 3612 Tudor Blvd Austin, Texas 78759 United States of America Hosted by Austin Kids 2 2 section, rated 3SS. G/60, inc 30. Accelerated pairings. For up to 50 players.
  • 21st Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championship Friday, November 03, 2017 - Sunday, November 05, 2017 Hilton Houston North 12400 Greenspoint Dr Houston, Texas 77060 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club 1 Section for each Grade Level. Winner of each is State Champion!
  • Salute to Veterans: First Annual Southern   K-12​th​ South Grades Championship Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017 Dr. M L Garza Charter School 4129 Greenwood Dr Corpus Christi, Texas 78416 United States of America Hosted by Optimist Coastal Bend Chess Federation 7 Rounds Swiss System Chess Tournament (no elimination) . Open to Texas residents and Texas schools only. 13 separate tournaments, one per grade (K-12). Limited to the first 500 entries.
  • 2017 Turkey Shoot Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Sunday, November 19, 2017 Hornbeak Bldg 4450 Medical Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78229 United States of America Hosted by San Antonio Chess Club 5SS Open tournament with $$ 2,725 in prizes (based on 80 full entries, 2/3 guaranteed)
  • 8th Annual Austin Chess Club Championship Friday, January 05, 2018 - Sunday, January 07, 2018 Austin Bridge Center 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club 5SS in 3 sections with $3400 in guaranteed prizes. ALL USCF members eligible to compete for prizes. Note: No "playing up".
    Registration open!
  • Scholastic Chess Tournament at Casis Elementary Saturday, January 27, 2018 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, limited to the first 400 PAID participants. An open section for adults and advanced youth will also be offered. Save the date! Registration will open later this fall.

  • 9th annual Southwest Class Championships Thursday, February 15, 2018 - Monday, February 19, 2018 DFW Airport Marriott South 4151 Centreport Blvd. Ft Worth, Texas 76155 United States of America Hosted by Continental Chess Association

    9SS in 8 sections (may play up 1 section only), cash prizes, multiple schedules available.
    View the Event TLA for more tournament & hotel info.

  • 2018 Region VI Scholastic Championships Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Bob Hope Elementary 3022 Reforma Dr San Antonio, Texas 78211 United States of America Hosted by San Antonio Scholastic Chess

    Save the Date! Registration will open 10/1 online.

  • 2018 Texas State Scholastic Championships - SOUTH Saturday, March 03, 2018 - Sunday, March 04, 2018 Edinburg North High School 3101 N. Closner Edinburg, Texas 78541 United States of America Hosted by Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District State Championship tournament in many sections! 7SS, time controls dependent on section. Registration available in early 2018. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!
  • 2018 Texas State Scholastic Championships - NORTH/CENTRAL Friday, March 09, 2018 - Sunday, March 11, 2018 Houston Marriott Westchase 900 Briarpark Dr Houston, Texas 77042 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club State Championship tournament in many sections! 7SS, time controls dependent on section. Registration available in early 2018. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!