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

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 5-7 or 6-7: Illinois Open - Northbrook, IL

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

September 26: 2015 U.S. Game/60 Championship - Santa Clara, CA (N)

September 27: 2015 U.S. Game/30 Championship - Santa Clara, CA (N)

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

October 8-12 or 9-12: 2015 Millionaire Chess Open II - Las Vegas, NV

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

October 10-12: 56th Annual - U.S. Armed Forces Open Chess Championship - Fort Belvoir, VA (N)

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 13-15: U.S. Class Championships - Houston, TX (N)

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

November 27-29, or 28-29: U.S. Amateur North Championship - Schaumburg, IL (N)

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)

April 22-24: All-Girls National Championship - Chicago, IL (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 24-26: National Open - Las Vegas, NV (N)

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)