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Due to the current COVID-19 situation, chess offerings in our area are limited. If you wish to advertise your chess event, please contact us. Thank you for your patience and for your continued support of chess in Austin!

Welcome to the new look for Austin Chess Tournaments. After over a decade of operation, the old web server gave up during the pandemic, forcing us to create a new site. As always this will be your best source for information about Central Texas chess events. We are adding content to the site daily. Same people behind the scenes, just a new look.

The Austin Chess Club has a new home! The club reopens on February 12th at 2pm and is set to operate Saturdays! Attendance is open to anyone wishing to meet others and play casual chess games in person.

Complete Chess is hosting the 2022 Region VI Scholastic Championships on February 12th! If you’re a resident of Region VI and are in High School or younger, YOU are eligible to compete in this event. Sections for all abilities and ages will be offered! Register today for the best pricing! An open section is available for all adults and any scholastic players who are not residents of Region VI.

Mark your calendars for the Winter Regents School Chess Tournament currently set for January 29, 2022! The tournament offers an open section as well! Registration is now open with discounts for registering early!

Our first major scholastic tournament of the school year, organized by Rocks & Rooks, was a great success! The 2021 Fall Scholastic Tournament at Regents School and open section took place on October 2nd. At the conclusion of the tournament, GM Vladimir Belous, the 2021 USC Class Champion, hosted a simul. Final standings are available online and the event has been rated by the USCF.

San Antonio’s Complete Chess is meeting regularly, hosting a variety of OTB events. The Waco Chess Club has begun hosting events as well. Virtual events are also going strong! After looking at our list of local offerings, please check out Texas Chess Association’s calendar for other chess opportunities, both online and OTB!

Please consider supporting local events (camps, tournaments, etc) whenever the opportunities present themselves! Responding quickly to new opportunities is the only way we are going to keep chess opportunities in our local area.