Plan Ahead Calendar
By USCF   

North American Directory of Major Tournaments

If you have a major event (a USCF National Tournament or an event with a guaranteed prize fund of at least $5000), let us know as soon as possible. This list will only be useful if tournaments are listed well in advance. National events are indicated by an (N) following the State. For details related to these events check our Tournament Life Announcement area located at: TLA Listings. You can email Joan DuBois with your questions or submissions.


2015

April 24-26 or 25-26: 22nd Space Coast Open - Cocoa Beach, FL

April 24-26 or 25-26: Eastern Class Championships - Sturbridge, MA

April 24-26: National Junior High Championship (N)

April 24-26: Western Pacific Open - Irvine, CA

May 8-10: National Elementary (K-6) Championship - Nashville, TN (N)

May 21-25, 22-25, 23-25 or 24-25: Chicago Open - Wheeling, IL

May 23-25 or 24-25: US Amateur East Championship - Morristown, NJ (N)

May 23-25: US Amateur West Championship - Tucson, AZ (N)

June 5-7 or 6-7: Northeast Open - Stamford, CT

June 6-7: US Amateur South Championship - Memphis, TN (N)

June 12-14: 2015 U.S. Junior Open - Schaumburg, IL (N)

June 12-14: 2015 U.S. Senior Open - Schaumburg, IL (N)

June 18: U.S. Game/10 Championship - Las Vegas, NV (N)

June 18-19: U.S. Women's Open - Las Vegas, NV (N)

June 19-21 or 20-21: 2015 National Open - Las Vegas, NV (N)

June 19-21 or 20-21: Castle Chess Grand Prix - Atlanta, GA

June 22-26: U.S. Girls Junior Championship (Closed) - Tulsa, OK (N)

June 25-30: DC International - Arlington, VA

July 1-5, 2-5, 3-5 or June 30-July 5: World Open - Arlington, VA

July 6-16: US Junior Championship (Closed) - Saint Louis, MO (N)

July 16-19, 17-19 or 18-19: Pacific Coast Open - Agoura Hills, CA

July 17-19 or 18-19: Bradley Open - Windsor Locks, CT

July 17-19 or 18-19: Chicago Class - Wheeling, IL

July 24-26 or 25-26:Southern Open - Orlando, FL

July 25-30: U.S. Cadet - Rockville, MD (N)

August 1-9: US Open - Phoenix, AZ (N)

August 7-9 or 8-9: Cleveland Open - Cleveland, OH

August 8-13: 4th Annual Washington International - Rockville, MD

August 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16:Continental Open - Sturbridge, MA

August 27-31:U.S. Masters - Greensboro, NC (N)

August 28-30 or 29-30: Indianapolis Open - Indianapolis, IN

August 28-30 or 29-30: Atlantic Open - Washington, DC

September 25-27 or 26-27: Hartford Open - Windsor Locks, CT

October 7-12, 9-12, 10-12 or 11-12: Washington Chess Congress - Arlington, VA

October 9-11, or 10-11: Midwest Class - Wheeling, IL

October 30-November 1 or October 31-November 1: Boardwalk Open - Galloway, NJ

November 6-8 or 7-8: Eastern Chess Congress - Stamford, CT

November 13-15, or 14-15: Kings Island Open - Blue Ash, OH

November 27-29, or 28-29: National Chess Congress - Philadelphia, PA

December 4-6: National Scholastic K12 - Lake Buena Vista, FL (N)

December 26-28 or 27-28: Empire City Open - New York, NY

December 26-30, 26-29, or 27-29: North American Open - Las Vegas, NV

2016

January 15-18, 16-18, or 17-18: Liberty Bell Open - Philadelphia, PA

March 11-13 or 12-13: Eastern Class Championships - Sturbridge, MA

March 11-13, or 12-13: Western Class - Agoura Hills, CA

March 18-20 or 19-20, 25-27: Mid-America Open - St Louis, MO

March 23-27, 24-27, 25-27 or 26-27: Philadelphia Open - Philadelphia, PA

April 1-3: National High School (K-12) Championship - Atlanta, GA (N)

April 15-17: National Junior High (K-9) Championship - Indianapolis, IN (N)

May 6-8: National Elementary (K-6) Championship - Nashville, TN (N)

May 26-30, 27-30, 28-30 or 29-30: Chicago Open - Wheeling, IL

June 30-July 4, July 1-4, or 2-4: World Open - Philadelphia, PA

July 5-10: Philadelphia International - Philadelphia, PA

July 14-17, 15-17 or 16-17: Pacific Coast Open - Agoura Hills, CA

July 15-17 or 16-17: Chicago Class - Wheeling, IL

July 30 - August 7: US Open - Indianapolis, IN (N)

August 11-14, 12-14 or 13-14: Continental Open - Sturbridge, MA

August 12-14 or 13-14: Cleveland Open - Cleveland, OH

August 26-28 or 27-28: Indianapolis Open - Indianapolis, IN

October 5-10, 7-10, 8-10 or 9-10: Washington Chess Congress - Arlington, VA

October 7-9 or 8-9: Midwest Class - Wheeling, IL

November 11-13 0r 12-13: Kings Island Open - Blue Ash, OH

November 25-27: National Chess Congress - Philadelphia, PA

December 16-18: National K-12 Championship - Nashville, TN (N)

December 26-30, 26-29, or 27-29: North American Open - Las Vegas, NV

2017

January 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16: Liberty Bell Open - Philadelphia, PA

March 10-12 or 11-12: Eastern Class Championships - Sturbridge, MA

March 17-19 or 18-19: Mid-America Open - St Louis, MO

April 12-16, 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16: Philadelpia Open - Philadelphia, PA

May 12-14: SUPERNATIONALS VI - Nashville, TN (N)

May 25-29, 26-29,27-29 or 28-29: Chicago Open - Wheeling, IL

June 30 - July 4, July 1-4, July 2-4 or June 28 - July 4: World Open - Philadelphia, PA

July 14-16 or 15-16: Chicago Class - Wheeling, IL

August 10-13, 11-13 or 12-13: Continental Open - Sturbridge, MA

October 6-8 or 7-8: Midwest Class - Wheeling, IL

November 10-12 or 11-12: Kings Island Open - Blue Ash, OH

November 24-26: National Chess Congress - Philadelphia, PA

December 8-10: National Scholastic K12 Championship - Lake Buena Vista, FL (N)

December 26-30, 26-29, or 27-29: North American Open - Las Vegas, NV

2018

January 12-15, 13-15 or 14-15: Liberty Bell Open - Philadelphia, PA

March 28-April 1, March 29-April 1, March 30-April 1 or March 31-April 1: Philadelphia Open - Philadelphia, PA

May 11-13: National Elementary (K-6) Championship -

May 24-28, 25-28, 26-28 or 27-28: Chicago Open - Wheeling, IL

July 4-8, 5-8, 6-8 or 2-8: World Open - Philadelphia, PA

July 20-22 or 21-22: Chicago Class - Wheeling, IL

December 14-16: National Scholastic K12 Championship - Orlando, FL (N)

2019

May 10-12: National Elementary (K-6) Championship - Nashville, TN (N)

May 23-27, 24-27 or 25-27: Chicago Open - Wheeling, IL

December 8-10: National Scholastic (K-12) Championship - Lake Buea Vista, FL (N)

2020

May 8-10: National Elementary (K-6) Championship - Nashville, TN (N)

December 14-16: National Scholastic (K-12) Championship - Orlando, FL (N)

2021

May 7-9: SUPERNATIONALS VII - Nashville, TN (N)