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2017-2018 Tournaments & Events

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

 

 2018 Tournaments & Events

Feb. 24-25

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - LSCL Meeting #2 - G. Gernon Brown Center, 1001 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124 (behind City Park at the corner of Harrison Ave. and Marconi Dr.).  K-2 and K-6 will play on Saturday, Feb. 24th, at 3 p.m.; K-4, K-8 and High School will play on Sunday, Feb. 25th at 1 p.m. 

March 3-4

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - LSCL FINAL 8 - K-2 and K-6 will play on Saturday, March 3rd, at 1 p.m.; K-4, and K-8 will play on Sunday, March 4th at 1 p.m.  Site to be announced.

March 10-11 (Sat/Sun)

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - LSCL FINAL 4 - K-2 and K-6 will play on Saturday, March 10th, at 1 p.m.; K-4, and K-8 will play on Sunday, March 11th at 1 p.m.  Metairie Park Country Day School, 300 Park Rd., Metairie, LA  70005.

MAR 16-18, 2018 (Fri-Sun)

-- [HOUSTON, TX] - $10,000 LONE STAR OPEN - 5SS (Open & U2000 Sections are G/90 i30 and FIDE Rated - all other sections are G/120 d5).  Doubletree Hilton Houston North, 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Houston, TX  77032.  SIDE EVENTS:  "Cajun Knock-Out" BLITZ Tournament on Sat. night (March 17th - after Round 3 - Open to All), and a One-Day SCHOLASTIC Team & Individual Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 17th at 10am (4SS, G/30 d5, USCF-Rated).  $10,000 Main Event (5 Rounds) offers 2-day or 3--day schedule.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!

JUN 21-24, 2018 (Thurs-Sun)

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - 2018 U.S. SENIOR OPEN (open to all players age 50+ by 6/21/2018).  6SS, G/120 i30;  Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA  70062 ( Ph:  504-469-5000).  Prizes:  $5,000 b/80 full paid entries.  Reg. on Thursday, 6/21 from 12noon-2pm, Rd. 1 at 4pm.   2018 U.S. SENIOR BLITZ TOURNAMENT on Thursday, 6/21 at 1pm.  For more detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!

JUN 22-24, 2018 (Fri-Sun)

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - 2018 U.S. JUNIOR OPEN (open to all players under  age 21 as of 1/1/2018). 6SS, G/90 i30;  Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA  70062 ( Ph:  504-469-5000).  Prizes:  Trophies/Plaques/Medals.  Reg. on 6/17 from 9-10am, Rd. 1 at 11am.   Awards ceremony after last round on Sunday.   BLITZ TOURNAMENT on Saturday, 6/18 at 7pm. For more80% detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!

JUN 22-24, 2018 (Fri-Sun)

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - 2018 NOT-A-JUNIOR-NOT-A-SENIOR OPEN (open to all chess players between the ages of 21 & 50).  5SS, G/90 i30;  Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA  70062 ( Ph:  504-469-5000).  Prizes:  80% of Entry Fees returned as cash prizes.  Reg. on 6/22 from 11am-1pm, Rd. 1 at 3pm.  For more detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!



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.