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Chess Tournaments & Events

HOW TO REGISTER / SIGN UP:
  • You may enter and register conveniently online via our website!
    Click the Linked Text under "TOURNAMENTS" below for more details and to Register for a Tournament. (See also "Joining - USCF Membership" further below.)
  • You may also enter using our easy, printable mail-in/fax form [FAX: (504)208-9620]
  • For more information or questions regarding Cajun Chess Tournaments or USCF Memberships; and/or to pre-register for any of the below tournaments by phone if preferred, call: 504-208-9596
DATES: 2018-2019 TOURNAMENTS & EVENTS - Details:
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2019 Chess Tournaments & Events:

JAN. 12-13 (Sat/Sun)

-- LSCL Team League Meeting #1.  Time:  1pm - 6pm. Arden Cahill Academy, 3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna, LA  70056.  2nd Grade & Under, 6th Grade & Under, and High School play on Saturday (1/12).  4th Grade and Under and 8th Grade & Under play on Sunday (1/13).  Format (except for high school) is 4  games, G/20 d0, unrated.  High School format is 3 games, G/45 d0, unrated.

JAN. 26-27 (Sat/Sun)

-- LSCL Team League Meeting #2.  Time:  1pm - 6pm.  Arden Cahill Academy, 3101 Wall Blvd., Gretna, LA  70056.  2nd Grade & Under, 6th Grade & Under, and High School play on Saturday (1/26).  4th Grade and Under and 8th Grade & Under play on Sunday (1/27).  Format (except for high school) is 4  games, G/20 d0, unrated.  High School format is 3 games, G/45 d0, unrated.

FEB. 9-10 (Sat/Sun)

-- LSCL FINAL EIGHT TEAM COMPETITION.  Time:  1pm - 6pm. Einstein Charler School, 5316 Michoud Blvd., New Orleans, LA  70129.  2nd Grade & Under and 6th Grade & Under play on Saturday (2/9).  4th Grade and Under and 8th Grade & Under play on Sunday (2/10).  Format is traditional playoff format:  Team #1 will play 2 rounds (one white and one black) against Team #8, Team #2 against Team #7, and so on down the line.  Once the 2-game match is completed, the Final 4 teams will be announced and Final 4 playoffs will be the following week.  Game format is G/20 d0, unrated.

FEB. 16-17 (Sat/Sun)

-- LSCL FINAL FOUR TEAM COMPETITION.  Time:  1pm - 6pm. Einstein Charler School, 5316 Michoud Blvd., New Orleans, LA  70129.  2nd Grade & Under and 6th Grade & Under play on Saturday (2/16).  4th Grade and Under and 8th Grade & Under play on Sunday (2/17).  Format is traditional playoff format:  Team #1 will play 2 rounds (one white and one black) against Team #4, Team #2 against Team #3.  The winners of each of those matches will play each other to determine Team placements (1st thru 4th place teams).  Game format is G/20 d0, unrated.

MAR. 22-24 (Fri-Sun)

-- [HOUSTON, TX]  - $10,000 LONE STAR OPEN - 5SS, G/90 i30  (for Open & U2200 Sections which are FIDE Rated); All other Sections are G/120 d5.  Two- or three-day schedules available for all sections. DoubleTree Hilton Houston North, 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Houston, TX  77032. SIDE EVENTS on Saturday, March 23: One-Day SCHOLASTIC Team & Individual Chess Tournament at 10am;  "Cajun Knock-Out" BLITZ Tournament on Sat. night (after Round 3 - Open to All - starts around 11pm).  FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS PARAGRAPH.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!

MAR. 30 (Sat)

-- 2019 LA State Scholastic Championships. More details coming soon.

APR. 6-7 (Sat/Sun)

-- 2019 TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS.  This is an invitational tournament for those students who qualified at the LA State Scholastic Championships the week before.  More details coming soon.



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.