Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • 2019 National Junior High School (K-9) Championship Friday, April 26, 2019 - Sunday, April 28, 2019 Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center 1501 Gaylord Trail Grapevine, Texas 76051 United States of America Hosted by United States Chess Federation Scholastic National Championship in multiple for youth in grades 9 and lower. Sections organized by rating, mixed ages.
  • 3rd BACH and PEACE Scholastic Open Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Boerne Area Christian Homeschoolers First Baptist Church 631 S. School Street Boerne, Texas 78006 United States of America Hosted by BACH & PEACE Chess Clubs Scholastic chess tournament, limited to the first 200 players. Registration is now open.
  • Cinco de Mayo Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday, May 04, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Collins Garden Elementary 167 Harriman Place San Antonio, Texas 78204 United States of America Hosted by Chess for Education

    Unrated event in 4 sections!

  • Scholastic Saturday Tournament Saturday, May 04, 2019 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Complete Chess 6391 Dezavala Road San Antonio, Texas 78249 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess G/30 tournament with trophies to the top 3 players (based on 40 entries)! $20 entry fee.
  • May Quick-Rated Swiss Sunday, May 05, 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
  • Scholarship Tournament Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Complete Chess 6391 Dezavala Road Suite 113 San Antonio, Texas 78249 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess Unrated tournament for Middle School and High School students who are residents of Bexar County.
  • Scholastic Tournament at Paragon Prep Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Paragon Prep Primary Campus 1501 Dartmouth Ave Austin, Texas 78757 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Scholastic tournament in six sections. Maximum of 250 paid entries. Please read our Parental Expectations BEFORE registering. Online registration required. No onsite registrations accepted. Until the May supplement is released, some participants may appear to be in an incorrect sections. When final ratings are available, participants will be moved up as necessary.

  • Paragon Prep Tournament Open Section Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM Paragon Prep Primary Campus 1501 Dartmouth Ave Austin, Texas 78757 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Open section associated with the Scholastic Tournament at Paragon Prep.Youth participating MUST have reached 1200 at some point in their rating's history. All adults are welcome. Current USCF membership required. Please register online. No onsite registrations accepted.


  • All Girls Tournament Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Complete Chess 6391 Dezavala Road San Antonio, Texas 78249 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess Details coming soon. Save the date.
  • 2019 Texas State & Amateur Championship Friday, May 24, 2019 - Monday, May 27, 2019 DFW Airport Marriott South 4151 Centreport Dr Fort Worth, Texas 76155 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club A heritage event: 7SS in 2 sections (Championship and Amateur U2000) over Memorial Day weekend. Saturday scholastic tournament offered as well.
    Great prizes & great competition!
  • Scholastic Tournament at the 2019 Texas State & Amateur Chamionship Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM DFW Airport Marriott South 4151 Centreport Dr Fort Worth, Texas 76155 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club 5SS, G/30 d5 for youth pre-K thru 12th grade
  • 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)!
  • St. Andrew's Summer Chess Camp Monday, June 03, 2019 - Friday, June 07, 2019 St. Andrew's Episcopal School Lower Campus 1112 West 31st Street Austin, Texas 78705 United States of America Hosted by St. Andrews Camps and 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. Register today!
  • 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 Chess Camp at NYOS Monday, June 24, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019 NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd Austin, Texas 78753 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.
  • NYOS Summer Chess Camp Monday, June 24, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019 NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd A Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Chess Summer camp for all ages! Classes are organized based on ability, with a flexible curriculum. All chess!

  • Scholastic Tournament at NYOS Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd A Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks For players in grades PK-11 during the 2018-2019 school year. Scholastic sections grouped by rating only (mixed ages). All players must be FULL USCF MEMBERS (no JTP's). Please read our Parental Expectations.
    Please register online. No onsite registrations accepted.

  • Summer Open Section Chess Tournament at NYOS Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    For all adults and any youth currently rated 1200 or higher. With enough registrations, multiple sections will be created. All players must be FULL USCF MEMBERS. Please register online. No onsite registrations accepted.

  • 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)!
  • San Antonio City Championship Saturday, July 13, 2019 - Sunday, July 14, 2019 Hornbeak Bldg 3rd Flr. 4450 Medical Dr San Antonio, Texas 78229 United States of America Hosted by San Antonio Chess Club 2-day tournament to determine the San Antonio City Champion. Full & Half entry options available. USCF membership required. Save the date!
  • 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)!