A FIDE Arbiters seminar will be held the 3 days before the National Open. Anyone who wishes to become a FIDE Arbiter or International Arbiter must attend one of these seminars. This is likely to be the only seminar in the U.S. this year. Anyone may attend but the US Chess Federation will only submit […]
Reserve your room early for more chances to win! You must reserve your room at the Westgate before May 31st. You must be part of the chess festival group. Use our online link to reserve your room or phone (800) 732-7117 and use our group code: SVCF8R.
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The NATIONAL OPEN is one of America’s longest running premier Open tournaments. No tournament in U.S. history was handled with more regard for the comfort and convenience of the players than the first National Open and we are proud to continue the tradition…
For players age 14 and under, the International Youth Championship highlights a weekend of chess fun. Players compete for trophies, chess prizes and a computer loaded with software and chess videos donated by ChessDVDs.com.
The Grandmaster Chess Camp is divided into sections by age and rating so everyone gets the instruction they can best use. Small class sizes and top notch instructors make this mini-camp a great opportunity to hone your game. Children and adults are welcome.