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:

Congratulations to Emily Nguyen for winning the US Jr Girls Championship, held in Manchester, NH 6/25/2016 to 6/29/2016. This Invitational Tournament bosted the best female youth chess players in the nation! Emily won clear first in this 10 player round robin event with a final score of 6.5 / 9.0. With her new title comes an automatic entry into the 2017 US Women's Championships!

The 5th Annual Austin-San Antonio Shoot Out is open for registration! This year, San Antonio will host the event. Austin leads the series 4-0. Will she be able to keep the trophy? Contact the organizer of your team (listed in the link above) to register or to be placed on the waiting list.

The 3rd Austin Chess Club Summer Open was a great success! We maxed out our space and had a packed house. Click on the tournament link (above) for further links to results and wall charts.

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!

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!