Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • 2016 North American Junior (U20) Chess Championships Thursday, September 01, 2016 - Monday, September 05, 2016 Doubletree DFW Airport North 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy. Irving, Texas 75063 United States of America Hosted by USCF & Franc Guadalupe Another National Championship comes to Texas! 9SS, G/90, inc 30. 2 Sections: Open and Girls. Tournament is open to players born on or after January 1st 1996. Players must be from USA, Mexico, Bermuda and Canada. USCF rated (membership must be valid thru September 2016).
  • 82nd Annual Southwest Open Friday, September 02, 2016 - Monday, September 05, 2016 Doubletree DFW Airport North 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy. Irving, Texas 75063 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club 7 SS in 3 sections with lots of great prizes! One-day scholastic tournament as well.
  • Austin Kids #70 Saturday, September 10, 2016 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark 4140 Governors Row Austin, Texas 78744 United States of America Hosted by Austin Kids Chess Club

    A one-day rated tournament for all ages
    Three sections: Premier (rated 2000 and above ), Open and U1600 (rated under 1600) all play a 3SS, G/85, d5. Staggered pricing.
    $700 in prizes

  • G/5 Unrated Blitz Swiss Sunday, September 11, 2016 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM 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/5 with 3 second delay per move. Number of rounds, sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $10.00 all. USCF membership is NOT required for this event!
    Online registration/payment at this link
  • 2016 Meridian Chess Tournament Saturday, September 17, 2016 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

    5SS, G/30, d5 in 9 scholastic sections. Open section also available. Registration is now open. Scholastic sections limited to the first 300 players, total.

  • September Swiss Sunday, September 18, 2016 - Sunday, October 02, 2016 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, click here
  • Scholastic Chess Tournament at Kealing Middle School Saturday, November 05, 2016 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Kealing Middle School 1607 Pennsylvania Ave Austin, Texas 78702 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks Scholastic tournament in 11 sections. Save the date! Details will be published and the tournament opened for registration in early September.
  • 20th Annual Texas Grade Championships Friday, November 11, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016 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!
  • 2016 Chess in the Park Sunday, November 13, 2016 12:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wooldridge Square Park 900 Guadalupe Street (9th & Guadalupe - Downtown) Austin, Texas 78701 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks and The Austin Parks Foundation

    Come play chess in Wooldridge park! Five round, unrated G/20 tournament for all ages! Online registration opens in late August.

  • Scholastic Chess Tournament at Casis Elementary Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Casis Elementary 2710 Exposition Blvd Austin, Texas 78703 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks Scholastic tournament in many sections. Entries limited to 400. Registration opens in early fall. Save the date!
  • 6th Rackspace Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday, April 01, 2017 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Rackspace 1 Fanatical Way (Walzem Rd & I-35) Windcrest, Texas 78218 United States of America Hosted by Rackspace Refer to the Event Website for details. It will be updated with more info at a later date.
  • Chess Camp at The Best in Class Education Center Monday, August 07, 2017 - Friday, August 11, 2017 Best in Class Education Center 13376 Research Blvd Ste 127 Austin, Texas 78750 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks A fun and instructive way for students of all ages to learn and improve their chess game! Organized and run by local area instructors.