Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • 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)!
  • Austin Kids2 #8 at Courtyard by Marriott Austin North/Parmer Lane Saturday, August 10, 2019 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Courtyard by Marriott Austin North/Parmer Lane 12330 North IH-35 Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Austin Kids2

    A one-day tournament for all ages. Seats are limited to the first 40 participants. USCF rated, 3SS G/90 inc30, Accelerated Pairings

  • 2019 Meridian Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday, September 14, 2019 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

    Rated Scholastic tournament for players rated U1400. Open for registration. You MUST update your player's grade level for the 2019-2020 school year before you can register.
    Read our Parental Expectations.
    Ratings listed are not final. Once September supplement ratings are published, players' sections will be adjusted up as necessary. Please email after 9/1 to request a section decrease.

  • 2019 Meridian Chess Tournament - Open Section Saturday, September 14, 2019 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM Meridian World School 2555 North IH 35 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. All youth participants must update their grade level BEFORE registering.

  • 23rd Annual Texas Grade Championships Friday, November 01, 2019 - Sunday, November 03, 2019 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!
  • 2019 Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament at Casis Elementary Saturday, November 09, 2019 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Casis Elementary 2710 Exposition Blvd Austin, Texas 78703 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Rated Scholastic tournament for players rated U1400. SAVE THE DATE!!!
    Read our Parental Expectations.

  • 2019 Fall Casis Chess Tournament - Open Section Saturday, November 09, 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 Fall Casis Scholastic Tournament.Youth participating MUST have reached 1200 at some point in their rating's history. All adults are welcome. SAVE THE DATE!

  • 10th Annual Austin Chess Club Championship Friday, January 03, 2020 - Sunday, January 05, 2020 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 $4025 in guaranteed prizes. ALL USCF members eligible to compete for prizes. No "playing up".
    Register online today!

  • 2020 Texas State Scholastic Championships - SOUTH Friday, March 06, 2020 - Sunday, March 08, 2020 TBD , Texas United States of America Hosted by Texas Chess Association State Championship tournament in many sections! 7SS, time controls dependent on section. Registration available in early 2020. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!
  • 2020 Texas State Scholastic Championships - NORTH/CENTRAL Friday, March 13, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020 TBD , Texas 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 2020. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!
  • 5th Austin Chess Club Summer Open Friday, July 03, 2020 - Sunday, July 05, 2020 Austin Bridge Center 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club 5SSin 3 sections with an increased prize fund of $4025 in guaranteed prizes. ALL USCF members eligible to compete for place prizes. Note: No "playing up". (See tournament description for full details and special cases.) July 2018 supplement! Online registration opens this fall!