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2017-2018 Tournaments & Events

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

 

 2018 Tournaments & Events

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 more 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!

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!



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.