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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:

It's time to register for the 3rd Austin Chess Club Summer Open. Space is limited to the first 150.

The 2016 Austin Area Scholastic Championships and Open Championships at Laurel Mountain Elementary were a grand success. Final standings for all sections are found at the links above. Special congratulations to Open Champion - Elijah Logozar, Secondary Champion - Vinhsanh Ngo, and Elementary Champion - Anshu Chennuru! The rated results can be found on the USCF website.

Final Standings for for the 2015-2016 school year Rocks & Rooks events: Austin Area Scholastic and Open Championships, Casis Chess Tournament, Kealing Tournament, Meridian Tournament. For rated results on USCF's website please visit the following links: Austin Area Championships rated results, Casis rated results, Kealing rated results, Meridian rated results. Thank you for playing!

Congratulations to Camille Kao for winning the Girls' 13 & Under section of the Fourth Annual ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship (CONIC), held online 6/5/2015 to 6/7/2015. This Invitational Tournament bosted some of the best youth chess players in the nation! Camille won her section with a final score of 4.5 / 5.0. Thanks for Alexander Balkum for TD'ing the Austin side of things. Results for all sections can be found at the link above.

Final Standings for for the 2014-2015 school year Rocks & Rooks events: Austin Area Scholastic and Open Championships, Casis Chess Tournament, Region VI Championships, Spicewood Tournament, Kealing Tournament, Meridian Tournament

Bids for the 2017 Region VI Scholastic Championships are due by July 1, 2016. Visit TCA's website for more information on the contents of a successful bid (see bottom of that page). Please contact JP Hyltin, Region VI Director for more information or to submit your bid.

Summer camp season is here, and a CHESS CAMP is the perfect way to stay cool and get chess smart! See our list of Upcoming Events for possibilities. For specific information about each camp, see the camp listing for camp contact information.

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!