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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: 2019 TOURNAMENTS & EVENTS - Details:
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2019 Chess Tournaments & Events:

Fri-Sun., July 19-21

-- [Houston, TX] - 2019 HOUSTON SUMMER CHESS FESTIVAL ($13,000 b/250 full-paid entries). 5SS, G/90 i30  (Open and U2000 Sections are FIDE Rated) Houston Marriott North, 255 North Sam Houston Pkwy. East, Houston, TX  77060 (near IAH Airport - take the Greenspoint exit off of Beltway 8 West).  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 20TH (4SS, G/30, d5, USCF-Rated).  For more detailed info and entry, please click on this paragraph.   Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Aug 31-Sep 2

- [NEW ORLEANS, LA]  -  2019 LOUISIANA STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP AND BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP.   Details coming soon!

Fri-Sun, Nov. 22-24

-- [HOUSTON, TX]  - $10,000 HOUSTON OPEN - 5SS, G/90 i30  (for Open & U2200 Sections which are FIDE Rated); All other Sections are G/120 d5.  DoubleTree by Hilton, 15747 JFK Blvd., Houston, TX  77032. SIDE EVENTS:  "Cajun Knock-Out" BLITZ Tournament on Sat. night (Nov. 23rd - after Round 3 - Open to All), and a One-Day SCHOLASTIC Team & Individual Chess Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 23rd at 10am (4SS, G/30 d5, USCF-Rated). 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.