Schedule of Events

Wednesday June 14 to Sunday June 18

U.S. Women’s OpenLate RegistrationWED9am-9:30amBall Room F
Meet and GreetWED9:15am-9:55amBall Room F
Rounds 1-3WED10am, 2:30pm, 7pm
Rounds 4-5THU10am, 2:30pm
Awards Ceremony THU7pm
Grandmaster Chess CampLate RegistrationTHU9:30amReg Desk
Morning SessionTHU10am-1:30pmConf Room 1-2, 10-14
Afternoon SessionTHU2:30pm-5:30pm
GM Ruifeng Li25 Board SimulTHU3:00pmBallroom D
Walter Browne
Memorial Blitz
RegistrationTHUCloses 7pm
7 Double RoundsTHU7:30pmBall Room F-G
National Open ChampionshipRegistrationTHU2pm-10pmReg Desk
Round 1FRI11amBall Room A-C
Round 2FRI5:30pm
Round 3SAT10am
2-day Rd 1SAT10amBall Room F-G
2-day Rd 2SAT12pm
2-day Rd 3SAT2pm
Round 4SAT4:30pmBall Room A-C
Round 5SUN10am
Round 6SUN4:30pmBallroom A-C
Winners CircleSUNBallroom F-G
Spirit of ChessRound RobinSUN10pmBallroom F-GGrandmaster Invitational
Blitz Sectionals8 Player Round RobinFRI11pmBallroom F-GRegister by 10:30pm
10-12 Player Round RobinSAT10pmBallroom F-GRegister by 9:30pm
8 Player Round RobinSUN10pmBallroom D
International Youth ChampionshipLate RegistrationSAT830am-9amReg Desk
Opening CeremonySAT9:45amParadise SouthWith Guest Host GM-Elect Ruifeng Li
Round 1SAT10am
Round 2SAT1pm
Autograph Session SAT3:00pm- 3:30pm
Round 3SAT3:30pm
Puzzle ContestSAT6:00pm
Simul for KidsSAT6:30pm
Side Events AwardsSUN9:30am
Round 4SUN10am
Round 5SUN1pm
Round 6SUN3:30pm
Awards CeremonySUN6:30pm
Youth Trophy TournamentLate RegistrationFRIReg Desk
5 RoundsFRI10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm Paradise South
International Youth BlitzLate RegistrationFRI4pm - 6pmReg Desk
5 Double RoundsFRI6:30pmParadise South
Free LecturesConf Room 1
Removing the GlueGM Alex LendermanFRI3pm
Flamboyant GMs: Colorful Figures of Modern Chess GM Elshan Moradiabadi4pm
Wesley So and His BishopsGM Ron Henley8pm
Crushing Black with the LONDON SYSTEMGM Ron HenleySAT3pm
Crushing Black with the SCOTCH GAMEGM Ron HenleySUN1pm
Analysis of Your GamesGM Larry ChristiansenFRI1pmConf Room 11
GM Larry ChristiansenFRI7:30pm
GM Larry ChristiansenSATnoon
GM Larry ChristiansenSAT6:30
GM Larry ChristiansenSUNnoon
GM Larry ChristiansenSUN6:30
Rochester Chess CenterOpenTHU6pm-9pmBall Room E
& Chess4Less BookstoreFRI9am-10pm
National Open Skittles
FRI9am -midnightBall Room D
SAT9am - midnight
SUN9am - 10pm
Poker TournamentMON10amHarrah’s Poker Room