Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • October Standard Swiss Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Sunday, November 03, 2019 Bridge Center of Austin 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club

    G/90 with 30 sec. increment per move. 4 round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $20.00 all. For online entry AND payment, click here.

  • 2019 AustinKids2 Scholastic Tournament Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hilton Garden Inn - Austin North 12400 N IH 35 Building C Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Austin Kids2

    Rated Scholastic tournament for players rated U1400 in 3 RATED scholastic sections:K-3 U400, K-5 U800, K-12 any. Please note: Ratings listed are final and sections have been adjusted up as necessary. The tournament is currently full and registration for it and the waiting list is now closed.

  • Saturday Swiss Austin Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM La Quinta Inn & Suites 7625 E Ben White Blvd Austin, Texas 78741 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess Monthly 1-day swiss. 3SS, G/75, d5. Ratings above 1000 preferred.
  • 2019 Chess in the Park Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Wooldridge Square Park 900 Guadalupe Street (9th & Guadalupe - Downtown) Austin, Texas 78701 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks and Scott Johnson

    Chess outdoors in Wooldridge park! Unrated 4 round G/20 tournament for all ages in 2 scholastic sections and one open section.

  • 23rd Annual Texas Grade Championships Friday, November 01, 2019 - Sunday, November 03, 2019 Hilton Houston North 12400 Greenspoint Dr. Houston, Texas 77060 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club 1 Section for each Grade Level. Winner of each is State Champion!
  • Guadalupe Cultural Arts Unrated Scholastic Saturday, November 02, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center TBA San Antonio, Texas 78207 United States of America Hosted by SAISD

    Free event, only open to SAISD students! Unrated 5SS AND Scrabble Tournament!

  • Scholastic Saturday Tournament Saturday, November 02, 2019 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Complete Chess 6391 Dezavala Road San Antonio, Texas 78249 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess G.25, d5 5SS tournament with trophies to the top 3 players per section (based on 20 entries per section)! $20 entry fee ($10 higher the week of the event)
  • 2019 Fall Scholastic Chess Tournament at Casis Elementary Saturday, November 09, 2019 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Casis Elementary 2710 Exposition Blvd Austin, Texas 78703 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Rated Scholastic tournament for players rated U1300. Online Registration opens Monday, 8/26.
    Read our Parental Expectations. Please note: Sections for all registrations received prior to October 1st have been adjusted for October ratings. If your rating is lower on the November list, please email the registrar to request a section decrease.

  • 2019 Fall Casis Chess Tournament - Open Section Saturday, November 09, 2019 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM Casis Elementary 2710 Exposition Blvd Austin, Texas 78703 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Open section associated with the 2019 Fall Casis Scholastic Tournament.Youth participating MUST have reached 1200 at some point in their rating history. All adults are welcome. Registration opens Monday, 8/26!

  • November Quick-Rated G/24 Swiss Sunday, November 10, 2019 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Bridge Center of Austin 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club G/24 with 5 sec. delay per move. 3 Round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $10.00 all. Online registration and payment available soon. Online registration/payment at this link
  • End of the Year Swiss Sunday, November 17, 2019 - Sunday, December 08, 2019 Bridge Center of Austin 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club

    G/90 with 30 sec. increment per move. 4 round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. All entries must be paid by 6:20 firm. EF: $20.00 all. For online entry AND payment, click here.

  • The $10,000 Houston Open - Jean Troendle Memorial Friday, November 22, 2019 - Sunday, November 24, 2019 DoubleTree by Hilton 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd (take the JFK exit off of Beltway 8 in north Houston near IAH Airport) Houston, Texas 77032 United States of America Hosted by Francisco Guadalupe 5SS Open event with side events.
    Event Website
  • Scholastic K-12 Tournament (at the Houston Open) Saturday, November 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM DoubleTree by Hilton 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd (take the JFK exit off of Beltway 8 in north Houston near IAH Airport) Houston, Texas 77032 United States of America Hosted by Francisco Guadalupe Rated 4SS, G/30, d5 in 4 sections.
  • Dallas Open, Amateur, and Novice Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 01, 2019 Dallas Chess Club 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C Richardson, Texas 75080 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess CLub 7SS in 3 sections. Open Section is FIDE rated.
  • 2019 Turkey Shoot Saturday, November 30, 2019 - Sunday, December 01, 2019 Methodist Hospital Hornbeak Bldg 4450 Medical Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78229 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess 5SS Open tournament with $$3600 in prizes (based on 100 entries, 50% guaranteed).
  • Turkey Shoot Scholastic 2019 Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Methodist Hospital Hornbeak Bldg 4450 Medical Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78229 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess 3 section scholastic tournament - G/25, d5
  • 2019 Dallas Junior Open Saturday, December 07, 2019 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM Dallas Chess Club 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C Richardson, Texas 75080 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club 5SS in 3 sections
  • 10th Annual Austin Chess Club Championship Friday, January 03, 2020 - Sunday, January 05, 2020 Austin Bridge Center 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club

    5SS in 3 sections with $4025 in guaranteed prizes. ALL USCF members eligible to compete for prizes. No "playing up".
    Register online today!

  • 2020 Region VI Scholastic Championships Saturday, February 08, 2020 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Great Hearts Northern Oaks 17223 Jones Maltsberger Rd San Antonio, Texas 78247 United States of America Hosted by Complete Chess Scholastic Tournament in many sections for residents of Region VI. Winners of the championship sections are named Regional Champions! Save the date! Information coming soon!
  • 11th annual Southwest Class Championships Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Monday, February 17, 2020 DFW Airport Marriott South 4151 Centreport Blvd. Ft Worth, Texas 76155 United States of America Hosted by Continental Chess Association

    9SS in 8 sections (may play up 1 section only), cash prizes, multiple schedules available.
    View the Event TLA for more tournament & hotel info.

  • 2020 Texas State Scholastic Championships - SOUTH Friday, March 06, 2020 - Sunday, March 08, 2020 TBD , Texas United States of America Hosted by Texas Chess Association State Championship tournament in many sections! 7SS, time controls dependent on section. Registration available in early 2020. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!
  • 2020 Texas State Scholastic Championships - NORTH/CENTRAL Friday, March 13, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020 Houston Marriott Westchase 2900 Briarpark Drive Houston, Texas 77042 United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club State Championship tournament in many sections! 7SS, time controls dependent on section. Registration available in early 2020. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!
  • The $10,000 Lone Star open Friday, March 20, 2020 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM DoubleTree by Hilton 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd (take the JFK exit off of Beltway 8 in north Houston near IAH Airport) Houston, Texas 77032 United States of America Hosted by Francisco Guadalupe 5SS Open event with side events.
    Event Website
  • Scholastic K-12 Tournament (at the Lone Star Open) Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM DoubleTree by Hilton 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd (take the JFK exit off of Beltway 8 in north Houston near IAH Airport) Houston, Texas 77032 United States of America Hosted by Francisco Guadalupe Rated 4SS, G/30, d5 in 4 sections.
  • 5th Austin Chess Club Summer Open Friday, July 03, 2020 - Sunday, July 05, 2020 Austin Bridge Center 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club 5SSin 3 sections with an increased prize fund of $4025 in guaranteed prizes. ALL USCF members eligible to compete for place prizes. Note: No "playing up". (See tournament description for full details and special cases.) July 2018 supplement! Online registration opens this fall!