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2017-2018 Tournaments & Events

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DATES: 2017-2018 TOURNAMENTS & EVENTS:  { Click Linked Text Below }

 

 2018 Tournaments & Events

Oct 13 - 14 (Sat-Sun)

--  [Kenner, LA] - 2018 OKTOBERFEST TEAM & INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT.   4SS, G/30 d5 - USCF Rated & Unrated Sections.   Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA 70062. Rated Sections on Saturday: K-2, K-6 and K-12 with one K-6 Unrated Section - first round starting time for Saturday is 10am.   Rated Sections on Sunday:  K-4 and K-8 with one K-6 Unrated Section - with first round starting at 1pm.  For more detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.   Hosted by the Cajun Chess!

Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 (Fri-Sun)

-- [Houston, TX] - 2018 HOUSTON OPEN  ($10,000 b/200 full-paid entries). Open & U2000 Sections are FIDE Rated using FIDE rules and are 5SS, G/90 i30;  All other sections are G/120 d5.  3-day and 2-day schedules available.  Houston Marriott North, 255 N. Sam Houston Pkwy East, Houston, TX  77060 (Greenspoint exit on Beltway 8 North near Bush Int'l Airport in north Houston).  SIDE EVENTS: "CAJUN KNOCK-OUT" TOURNAMENT on Saturday night after Round 3 is USCF-rated and open to all. One-Day SCHOLASTIC TEAM & INDIVIDUAL CHESS TOURNAMENT ON SATURDAY, DEC. 1st (4SS, G/30, d5, USCF-Rated).  For more detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.   Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Dec. 26 (Wed)

-- [Kenner/New Orleans, LA] - 2018 NEW ORLEANS OPEN SCHOLASTIC INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT (not a team event) on Wednesday, Dec. 26th with 1st round at 9am.   4SS, G/30, d5  (USCF-Rated with current membership required).   ADDITIONAL EVENTS ON WED., 12/26:  BUGHOUSE TOURNAMENT at 4pm; BLITZ TOURNAMENT at 8pm; 2018 NEW ORLEANS OPEN (7SS, Thurs-Sun or Fri-Sun): Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA 70062 (across from the New Orleans Int'l. Airport).   For more detals on this scholastic tournament or additional events, please click on this parapraph.   Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Dec. 27-30 (Thurs-Sun)

2018 NEW ORLEANS OPEN  ($6,000 b/140 full-paid entries). Open Section  is a 4-day schedule only and IS FIDE Rated using FIDE rules - 7SS, G/90 i30;  All other sections (U1800 & U1400) are 7SS, G/120 d5 with a 4-day or 3-day schedule available for those sections only.  Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA  70062  (across from the New Orleans Int'l. Airport).  SIDE EVENTS:  SCHOLASTIC INDIVIDUAL CHESS TOURNAMENT (4SS, G/30 d5, USCF-Rated - not a team event) on WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26th at 9am; BUGHOUSE TOURNAMENT at 4pm; BLITZ TOURNAMENT at 8pm.   For more detailed info and entry on this tournament or side events, please click on this paragraph.   Hosted by Cajun Chess!

 2019 Tournaments & Events



Joining - USCF Membership:

MEMBERSHIPS: FEES & BENEFITS:
Premium Adult:

$49.00 - (Premium Adult) one-year membership includes 12 issues per year of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Adult:

$40.00 - (Regular Adult) one-year membership includes online access to monthly Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Seniors 65 & over:

$40.00 - (Senior) one-year membership includes 12 issues per year of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Premium Young Adult:

$35.00 - (Premium Young Adult - age 24 and Under) one-year membership includes 12 issues per year of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Young Adult:

$26.00 - (Regular Young Adult - age 24 and Under) one-year membership includes online access to Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Premium Youth:

$30.00 - (Premium Youth - age 15 and Under) one-year membership includes 6 issues of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Youth:

$22.00 - (Regular Youth - age 15 and Under) one-year membership includes online access to monthly Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Premium Scholastic:

$25.00 - (Premium Scholastic - age 12 and Under) one-year membership includes 6 issues of Chess Life for Kids magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Scholastic:

$17.00  - (Regular Scholastic - age 12 and Under) one-year membership includes online access to Chess Life for Kids magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.