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2017-2018 Tournaments & Events

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

 

 2018 Tournaments & Events

July 20-22, 2018 (Fri-Sun)

-- [Houston, TX] - 2018 HOUSTON SUMMER CHESS FESTIVAL ($13,000 b/250 full-paid entries). 5SS, G/90 i30  (Open and U2000 Sections are FIDE Rated) DoubleTree by Hilton, 15747 JFK Blvd. (across from Bush Int'l Airport in N. Houston).  SIDE EVENTS: "BAYOU BLITZ" TOURNAMENT on Saturday night (USCF-rated and open to all) after Round 3, and One-Day SCHOLASTIC INDIVIDUAL CHESS TOURNAMENT ON SATURDAY, JULY 21st (4SS, G/30, d5, USCF-Rated).  For more detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.   Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Sept 1-3, 2018 (Sat-Mon)

-- [Baton Rouge, LA] - 2018 LOUISIANA STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP ($4,000 b/800 full-paid entries). 7SS, G/90 i30  (One OPEN Section  with class Prizes - USCF and FIDE Rated using FIDE Rules) Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge, LA  70808.  SIDE EVENTS:  STATE BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIPTOURNAMENT on Saturday night (USCF Blitz-rated and open to all) at 8pm.   One-Day SCHOLASTIC INDIVIDUAL KICKOFF CHESS TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY, Sept 2nd (4SS, G/30, d5, USCF-Rated).  For more detailed info and entry on the main event, please click on this paragraph.  For more info on the Scholastic tournament, please clilck on tournament below.   Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Sept 2, 2018 (Sun)

-- [Baton Rouge, LA] - 2018 LOUISIANA SCHOLASTIC INDIVIDUAL KICKOFF TOURNAMENT (no teams) on Sunday, Sept. 2nd with 1st round at 1pm.   4SS, G/30, d5  (USCF-Rated with current membership required).   Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge, LA  70808.   For more detals on this scholastic tournament, please click on this parapraph.   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.