Due to the current COVID-19 situation, please contact any organizer BEFORE assuming that any event (upcoming or weekly) will be taking place.

Upcoming Events in the Austin & San Antonio Area

  • CANCELLED - April Mini-Swiss Sunday, March 22, 2020 - Sunday, April 05, 2020 Bridge Center of Austin 6700 Middle Fiskville Road next to Taj Palace Austin, Texas 78752 United States of America Hosted by Austin Chess Club

    This event has been cancelled due to virus concerns. G/90 with 30 sec. increment per move. 3 round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout.

  • April Standard Swiss Sunday, April 12, 2020 - Sunday, May 03, 2020 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 6:25 firm. EF: $20.00 all. For online entry AND payment, click here.

  • Capital Chess Spring Fest Saturday, April 18, 2020 - Sunday, April 19, 2020 Hyatt Regency Austin 208 Barton Springs Austin, Texas 78704 United States of America Hosted by Capital Chess 5SS in 2 sections. $3080 in prizes based on 100 entries. 80% of prizes guaranteed!
  • Rescheduled - Harmony Spring Scholastic Chess Tournament Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Harmony Science Academy - Cedar Park 12200 Anderson Mill Rd Austin, Texas United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Rescheduled from March 28th. Rated Scholastic tournament for players rated U1300. No onsites. Read our Parental Expectations. May Supplement ratings will be used for pairing purposes and section placement. Sections will be adjusted on the pre-registration list in early May, when ratings are final.

  • Rescheduled - Harmony Spring Chess Tournament - Open Section Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Harmony Science Academy 12200 Anderson Mill Rd Austin, Texas 78726 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Rescheduled from March 28th. Open section associated with the 2020 Harmony Spring Scholastic Tournament. Youth participating MUST have reached 1200 at some point in their rating history. All adults are welcome. May Supplement ratings will be used for pairing purposes.

  • 2020 Texas State Scholastic Championships - NORTH/CENTRAL Friday, May 29, 2020 - Sunday, May 31, 2020 TBA , Texas United States of America Hosted by Dallas Chess Club This event was originally scheduled for March 13-14
    State Championship tournament in many sections! 7SS, time controls dependent on section. Please note - you may compete in either the North or South Championships, OR both!
  • NYOS Summer Chess Camp Monday, June 01, 2020 - Friday, June 05, 2020 NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd A Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Chess Summer camp for all ages! Classes are organized based on ability, with a flexible curriculum. All chess!

  • Scholastic Tournament at NYOS Saturday, June 06, 2020 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd A Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    For players in grades PK-11 during the 2019-2020 school year. Scholastic sections grouped by rating only (mixed ages). All players must be FULL USCF MEMBERS (no JTP's). Please read our Parental Expectations.

  • Summer Open Section Chess Tournament at NYOS Saturday, June 06, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM NYOS Charter School 12301 N Lamar Blvd Austin, Texas 78753 United States of America Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

    Save the date! Online registration opens in February! For all adults of all ratings and any youth currently rated 1200 or higher.

  • Summer Camp #1 - Check and Mate! Monday, June 08, 2020 - Friday, June 12, 2020 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane STE #100 Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium (featuring National Master Paul Chaplin) Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 1 topic is Check and Mate! - The ultimate goal of the game is pursued with the replay and analysis of mesmerizing attacks conjured up by the great masters of today and of the past. Students add crushing mating nets, calculated king hunts and other game-ending attacks to their skills. Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Summer Camp #2 - World Class Chess! Monday, June 15, 2020 - Friday, June 19, 2020 Leander Mathnasium 2906 S Bagdad Rd #240 Leander, Texas 78641 United States of America Hosted by Leander Mathnasium (featuring National Master Paul Chaplin) Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 2 topic is World Class Chess! – The phenomenal games of historic titans and current digital-era maestros will be examined to enlighten and inspire the student. Style and game selections from 150 years of world class players will be inspected and compared: Anderssen, Morphy (1800s), Lasker, Alekhine, Botvinnik, Fischer and Kasparov (1900s) to recent champions Anand and Carlsen. Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • St. Andrew's Summer Chess Camp Monday, June 15, 2020 - Friday, June 19, 2020 St. Andrew's Episcopal School Lower Campus 1112 West 31st Street Austin, Texas 78705 United States of America Hosted by St. Andrews Camps and Rocks & Rooks A fun and instructive way for students of all ages to learn and improve their chess game! Organized and run by local area instructors. Register today!
  • Summer Camp #3 - Wild Openings! Monday, June 22, 2020 - Friday, June 26, 2020 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane STE #100 Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium (featuring National Master Paul Chaplin) Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 3 topic is Wild Openings! With 1000 named and unnamed variations available, students will discover the joy of preparing surprises for their opponents with tricky and uncharted play. Not just one-trick or trap-only opening ideas, but a deeper uncovering of useful ideas will be explored. Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • 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 6SSin 3 sections with a prize fund of $4025 (b/o 140 paid registrations). ALL USCF members eligible to compete for place prizes. July 2020 supplement! Online registration is open!
  • Summer Camp #4 - The Art of War! Monday, July 06, 2020 - Friday, July 10, 2020 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane STE #100 Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium (featuring National Master Paul Chaplin) Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 4 topic is The Art of War! - “Chess is like war on a board!” —Bobby Fischer. Emmanuel Lasker exclaimed, “Chess is, above all, a fight!” So… keep up the fighting spirit as long as your opponent can make a mistake! Students are enlightened by the thoughts of the all time greats! Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Summer Camp #5 - Brilliancies and Howlers! Monday, July 20, 2020 - Friday, July 24, 2020 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane STE #100 Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium (featuring National Master Paul Chaplin) Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 5 topic is Brilliancies and Howlers! - Chess to excite! The most awesome games dazzle and entertain us … while others leave us confounded— shaking our heads! Students experience the best and the worst of times from crowd favorites such as Morphy and Tal to more modern stars such as Nakamura and Anand. Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!
  • Summer Camp #6 - Fantastic Finales! Monday, August 03, 2020 - Friday, August 07, 2020 Cedar Park Mathnasium 13010 W Parmer Lane STE #100 Cedar Park, Texas 78613 United States of America Hosted by Cedar Park Mathnasium (featuring National Master Paul Chaplin) Each Mathnasium hosted camp features five exciting days of an immersive chess environment with a fun-filled focus on a special highlighted topic. Camp 6 topic is Fantastic Finales! - Game ending crescendos and on-point techniques are investigated. Middlegames and endgames are served up to remind us of a famous Emanuel Lasker quote, “The hardest game to win is a won game.” Whether a five piece endgame or a busy board full of threats, students learn how to “seal the deal” and score. Limited seating ― first come first served (based on entrance qualifications)!