The VA Chess Federation (VCF) thanks you for your interest and participation in our tournaments and other chess events! Registering and paying in advance saves your time and that or our organizers. "Thank you!" All players in good standing with the USCF including all students in public, private or home school, in any state, are welcome to participate in our chess tournaments.
TO REGISTER: Fill out the form below and submit payment using the secure payment website. Required information is indicated with a red asterisk (*). Registration is complete and your information is submitted to tournament organizers as soon as your payment is processed.
On-line registration is $50 until 12 midnight on Thursday before the tournament (June 1). Thereafter, on-site registration for $60 is still available at the tournament from 6:00-6:50 Friday evening (Jun 2) before the start of Round 1, as well as 9:00-9:45am Saturday morning (Jun 3) before the start of Round 2 (includes a 1/2 point bye).
NOTE: This tournament is only open to players aged 50+ years old. You must be born on or before 6/3/1968 to play in this tournament.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to bring your own equipment (chess sets, boards and clocks) to all VCF events, as is normal for most USCF events.
All of our tournaments are USCF rated, which means that players must be members of the U.S. Chess Federation to play. USCF Membership fees vary by age, and are: $40 for those over age 65; $40/49 for those aged 50-64.