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Chess Tournaments & Events

HOW TO REGISTER / SIGN UP:
  • You may enter and register conveniently online via our website!
    Click the Linked Text under "TOURNAMENTS" below for more details and to Register for a Tournament. (See also "Joining - USCF Membership" further below.)
  • You may also enter using our easy, printable mail-in/fax form [FAX: (504)208-9620]
  • For more information or questions regarding Cajun Chess Tournaments or USCF Memberships; and/or to pre-register for any of the below tournaments by phone if preferred, call: 504-208-9596
DATES: 2019 TOURNAMENTS & EVENTS - Details:
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2019 Chess Tournaments & Events:

MAR. 22-24 (Fri-Sun)

-- [HOUSTON, TX]  - $10,000 LONE STAR OPEN - 5SS, G/90 i30  (for Open & U2200 Sections which are FIDE Rated); All other Sections are G/120 d5.  Two- or three-day schedules available for all sections. DoubleTree Hilton Houston North, 15747 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Houston, TX  77032. SIDE EVENTS on Saturday, March 23: One-Day SCHOLASTIC Team & Individual Chess Tournament at 10am;  "Cajun Knock-Out" BLITZ Tournament on Sat. night (after Round 3 - Open to All - starts around 11pm).  FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS PARAGRAPH.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!

MAR. 30 (Sat)

-- [METAIRIE, LA]  -  2019 LA STATE TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL SCHOLASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS. 7 Sections - This event is open to LOUISIANA RESIDENTS ONLY.  High School Sections are 4SS,G/45 d5; all other sections are 5SS, G/30 d5.  USCF rated: Each player must have a current USCF membership. KEHOE-FRANCE SCHOOL, 720 Elise Ave., Metairie, LA  70003.  First round starts at 10am, but on-site registration line closes at 9:15am . . . so please try to pre-register on-line or by mail prior to the tournament.  For more information and further details, please click on this paragraph. Hosted by Cajun Chess!

APR. 6-7 (Sat/Sun)

-- 2019 TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS.  This is an invitational tournament for those students who qualified at the LA State Scholastic Championships the week before.  More details coming soon.

APR. 12-14 (Sat/Sun)

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA]  -  2019 LOUISIANA PRO-AM.  2 Sections (PRO: OPEN; AM: (U1800) - 2 or 3-day schedules.  Blitz Friday eveing at 6pm; Bughouse Saturday evening at 10:30pm.. This event is open to EVERYONE.  Time Control:  5SS, G/90 i30.  USCF rated: Each player must have current USCF and LCA memberships. Ochsner/Brent House Conference Center, 1512 Jefferson Hwy,  New Orleans, LA  70121.  For a flyer with further details and a registration form, please click on this paragraph. Hosted by ChessNOLA and the LA Chess Association!

July 21-23
Aug 31-Sep 2

- [NEW ORLEANS, LA]  -  2019 LOUISIANA STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP AND BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP.   Details coming soon!



Joining - USCF Membership:

MEMBERSHIPS: FEES & BENEFITS:
Premium Adult:

$49.00 - (Premium Adult) one-year membership includes 12 issues per year of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Adult:

$40.00 - (Regular Adult) one-year membership includes online access to monthly Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Seniors 65 & over:

$40.00 - (Senior) one-year membership includes 12 issues per year of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Premium Young Adult:

$35.00 - (Premium Young Adult - age 24 and Under) one-year membership includes 12 issues per year of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Young Adult:

$26.00 - (Regular Young Adult - age 24 and Under) one-year membership includes online access to Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Premium Youth:

$30.00 - (Premium Youth - age 15 and Under) one-year membership includes 6 issues of Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Youth:

$22.00 - (Regular Youth - age 15 and Under) one-year membership includes online access to monthly Chess Life magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Premium Scholastic:

$25.00 - (Premium Scholastic - age 12 and Under) one-year membership includes 6 issues of Chess Life for Kids magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.

Regular Scholastic:

$17.00  - (Regular Scholastic - age 12 and Under) one-year membership includes online access to Chess Life for Kids magazine and the right to earn a chess rating in the official national rating system.