Schedule of Events

Wednesday June 14 to Sunday June 18

EVENTACTIVITYDAYTIMELOCATION 
U.S. Women’s OpenLate RegistrationWED9am-9:30amReg Desk
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 25 Board SimulTHU3:00pmBallroom D
Walter Browne
Memorial Blitz
RegistrationTHUCloses 7pm
7 Double RoundsTHU7:30pmBall Room F-G
National Open ChampionshipRegistrationTHU2pm-10pmReg Desk
FRI8:30am-9am
SAT8:30am-9am
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 DRegister by 10:30pm
10-12 Player Round RobinSAT10pmBallroom DRegister 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
AwardsFRI5:15pm
International Youth BlitzLate RegistrationFRI4pm - 6pmReg Desk
5 Double RoundsFRI6:30pmParadise South
Free LecturesGM FRI3pmConf Room 11
GM FRI8pm
GM SAT3pm
GM SUN1pm
Analysis of Your GamesGMFRI1pmConf Room 1
GMFRI7:30pm
GMSATnoon
GMSAT6:30
GMSUNnoon
GMSUN6:30
Rochester Chess CenterOpenTHU6pm-9pmBall Room E
& Chess4Less BookstoreFRI9am-10pm
SAT9am-10pm
SUN9am-10pm
National Open Skittles
FRI9am -midnightBall Room D
SAT9am - midnight
SUN9am - 10pm
Poker TournamentMON10amHarrah’s Poker Room