Website News:

When you register your chess player for the first tournament of the school-year, please remember to verify your participant information. Grade-level and school information, as well as USCF expiration date, need to be updated in order to process any future registrations. Thank you for your help!

Local Events:

Special congratulations to Harshid Kunka of Harmony School of Political Science, Austin for finishing 2nd in the Kindergarten section at the National K-12 Championships held in Orlando 12/12-12/14.

The 5th Annual Austin Chess Club Championship is still open for registration. With $3350 in 100% guaranteed prizes, it's always a sell out. Registration closes as soon as capacity (150) is reached!

Congratulations to Austin for winning the 4th Annual Austin-San Antonio Shootout with a final score of 27-23. Main event final standings available.

Congratulations to Rocks & Rooks for winning the bid for the 2015 Region VI Scholastic Championships. The tournament will be held at Patsy Sommer Elementary on February 7, 2015. Registration is happening now!

Bids for the 2016 Region VI Scholastic Championships are due by June 1, 2015. Visit TCA's website for more information on the contents of a successful bid (see bottom of that page). Please contact Lori Balkum, Region VI Director for more information or to submit your bid.

Dates for future Austin Events are being announced weekly!!! Scroll thru our Upcoming Events list for specifics!

Visit our list of Weekly Events for a look at regularly occurring events around town!

Please contact us if you have information about weekly or upcoming events that you would like added to this website. Chess related news articles are also welcome. We hope to hear from you!