Enter On Line

Use the easy on line entry form and pay with your credit card or PayPal account. You do not need a PayPal account to enter

Mail your Entry

Just print the handy PDF Entry Form and mail it to

Las Vegas International Chess Festival
PO Box 90925
Henderson, NV 89009-0925

Make checks payable to the Vegas Chess Festivals, LLC. Please allow 10 business days for mailed entries to be processed.

Phone Entries

We do not usually have the ability to accept telephone entries at this time. If you are having difficulty entering call (702) 930-9550 and leave a detailed message, and we will get back to you. There is a $10 service charge for phone entries.

Refund Policy

Entry fees will be refunded if requested before the first round is paired. Memberships are not refundable. All refunds are subject to a service charge of $20. You may request a refund on our contact page. Please allow 5 business days (10 days as we get nearer to the event).


Fees increase after January 31, April 30, May 31, and June 13. On site entry fees may be even higher. Be sure to enter early.


Membership in the U.S. Chess Federation is required for all rated events except for foreign GMs or IMs. You may join with your entry or on site. Players will not be allowed to complete a tournament without a valid membership.