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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.

Congratulations to the Westwood High School Chess Team! They tied for 2nd at the 2022 National High School Chess Championships!

Thus far, SEVEN Austin chess camps taught by local instructors have been announced for summer 2022. Visit the upcoming events page for links to the individual summer camp opportunities.

The Texas Chess Association hosted the 2022 Texas State Scholastic Chess Championships online in late May. Players competed in 11 sections. Results can be found on TCA’s website.

The 2022 NYOS Scholastic Chess Tournament took place on April 23rd! The tournament offered an open section as well! Congratulations to all who competed. Final results for the event have been posted. The event has been rated by the USCF.

The Spring Regents School Chess Tournament took place on Saturday, April 2nd! The tournament offered two open sections as well! Congratulations to all who competed. Final results for the event have been posted. The event has been rated by the USCF.

Thank you to Complete Chess, who hosted the 2022 Region VI Scholastic Championships on February 12th! Congratulations to all who completed. Link to the results here. (Click on the section name and then sort by standings.) More information coming soon.

The Winter Regents School Chess Tournament took place this Saturday, January 29, 2022! The tournament offered 7 scholastic sections, an open section, and GM Vladimir Belous offered a 50 board simul at the close of the event. Special congratulations to Connor Collins for his draw against GM Belous! Final results for the event have been posted, and the tournament has been rated by the USCF.

The Austin Chess Club has a new home and is now meeting every Saturday afternoon! Attendance is open to anyone wishing to meet others and play casual and/or rated chess games in person. 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.