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2017 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: TOURNAMENTS & EVENTS:  { Click Linked Text Below }
Nov. 10-12 (Fri-Sun)

THE  HOUSTON MARRIOTT NORTH HOTEL IS UP AND RUNNING AND READY FOR BUSINESS!!!  THE U.S. CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL TAKE PLACE THERE!!!

-- [HOUSTON, TX] - 2017 U.S. CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS.  PRIZES: $16,000, b/250 full-paid players.  All Main Event Sections are 5SS, G/90 i30 (Master & Expert Sections are FIDE Rated).  Houston Marriott North, 225 N. Sam Houston Pkwy East, Houston, TX  77060 (Ph: 281-875-4000).  3-day or 2-day schedules available.  Scholastic Team & Individual Tournament (4SS, G/30 d5) on Sat., 11/11 at 10am.  Scholastic Players may play in both Scholastic and Main Events for discounted Entry Fee.  "BAYOU BLITZ" TOURNAMENT (USCF-rated, 7SS, G/5 d0) on Sat., 11/11 after Round 3 of Main Event.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Dec. 2-3 (Sat/Sun)

-- [NEW ORLEANS, LA] - 2017 LSCL HOLIDAY SCHOLASTIC (K-12) INDIVIDUAL CHESS TOURNAMENT.  4SS, G/30 d5.   First Round at 1pm.  This is a USCF Rated tournament (USCF membership IS required) for all sections EXCEPT the NOVICE Section (which is an Unrated Section for beginner players).   Ochsner/Brent House Conference Center, 1512 Jefferson Hwy., New Orleans, LA  - Free Parking in the Ochsner Hospital Garage.  U1200, U500 and NOVICE Sections play on Saturday at 1pm; OPEN and U800 Sections play on Sunday at 1pm.  PRIZES: Trophies and Medals as well as complimentary gift for each participant. Special award to School Coach with most participants over all sections each day! Hosted by Cajun Chess!

Dec. 26 (Tues)

-- [NEW ORLEANS/KENNER, LA] - $6,000 NEW ORLEANS OPEN - NEW FORMAT OF 7SS (Open Section is G/90 i30 and FIDE Rated - all other sections are G/120 d5. Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA (directly across from the N.O. Int'l Airport).    One-day USCF-RATED SCHOLASTIC INDIVIDUAL CHESS TOURNAMENT, and BUGHOUSE & BLITZ TOURNAMENTS on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017.  $6,000 Main Event (7 Rounds) on Wed - Sat.,  Dec. 27-30. 2017.  Hosted by Cajun Chess!



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.