Schedule of Events

FIDE Arbiters SeminarTUE10am-6pmConf Room 14
U.S. Women’s OpenLate RegistrationWED 9am-9:30amBall Room G
Meet and Greet9:30am
Rounds 1-310am, 2:30pm, 7pm
Rounds 4-5THU10am, 2:30pm
Awards Ceremony 7pm
Grandmaster Chess CampLate RegistrationTHU9:30amReg Desk
Morning Session10am-1:30pmConf Room 1-2, 10-14
Afternoon Session2:30pm-5:30pm
GM Tigran Petrosian25 Board SimulTHU3:00pmParadise Foyer
Walter Browne
Memorial Blitz
RegistrationTHUCloses 1pm
7 Double Rounds2:00pmParadise South
National Open ChampionshipRegistrationTHU1pm-6pmReg Desk
Round 1THU7:30pmBallroom A-C
Round 2FRI11amBallroom A-C
3-day Rd 111amBallroom F-G
3-day Rd 22pm
Round 35:30pmBallroom A-C
Round 4SAT10amBallroom A-C
2-day Rd 110amBallroom F-G
2-day Rd 211:30am
2-day Rd 31pm
2-day Rd 42:30pm
Round 54:30pmBallroom A-C
Round 6SUN10amBallroom A-C
Round 74:30pmBallroom A-C
Winners Circle9pm-1amBallroom F-G
Spirit of ChessGM Invitational Round RobinSUN10pmBallroom F-G
Blitz Sectionals8 Player Round RobinFRI11pm
Register by 10:30pm
Ballroom F-G
10-12 Player Round RobinSAT10pm
Register by 9:30pm
Ballroom F-G
8 Player Round RobinSUN10pm
Register by 9:30pm
Ballroom D
International Youth ChampionshipLate RegistrationSAT830am-9amReg Desk
Opening Ceremony9:45amParadise South
Round 110am
Round 21pm
Autograph Session 3:00pm- 3:30pm
Round 33:30pm
Puzzle Contest6:00pm
Simul for Kids6:30pm
Side Events AwardsSUN9:30am
Round 410am
Round 51pm
Round 63:30pm
Awards Ceremony6:30pm
Youth Trophy TournamentLate RegistrationFRIReg Desk
5 Rounds10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm Paradise South
International Youth BlitzLate RegistrationFRI4pm - 6pmReg Desk
5 Double Rounds6:30pmParadise South
Free LecturesConf Room 1
GM Pavel BlatnyFRI3pmThe Special Birthday Lecture: my Immortal Game From Las Vegas
GM Zbigniew Pakleza 4pmBig New Ideas in Chess
IM Valer Krutti8pmTricks That Sometimes Work Against Better Players
Sean ManrossSAT3pmChess History
US Chess Accessibility & Special Circumstances CommitteeSUN2pmPanel Discussion
Analysis of Your GamesGM Melik KhachiyanTHU9:30pmConf Room 11
Rochester Chess CenterOpenTHU6pm-9pmBall Room E
& Chess4Less BookstoreFRI9am-10pm
National Open SkittlesLas Vegas Chess Center
WED10am -midnightBall Room D
THU10am -midnightBall Room D
FRI9am -midnight
SAT9am - midnight
SUN9am - 10pm
Poker TournamentMON11amWestgate Poker Room