Find a Tournament

This is a list of local, state, and regional tournaments that may be of interest to you.  We generally include tournaments in the mid-Atlantic from North Carolina to Pennsylvania, as well as National championship level events.

***Hampton Roads Chess Association (HRCA) does not accept responsibility, financial or otherwise, for any events or services hosted by individuals or other groups. Listings of events and services does not imply endorsement of any individual, group, or organization.***


National Chess Day, October 14, 2023, Norfolk, VA (HRCA)(MacArthur Mall) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Raiden’s 3rd Birthday Blitz

Tamil Sangam of Hampton Roads Deepavali Chess Tournament, October 21, 2023, Virginia Beach, VA (HRCA)(International Christian Church) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Blundercheck Album Release Chess Riot, November 4, 2023, Hampton, VA (Blundercheck) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Triple Release Blitz – Music and Tournament, November 25, 2023, Hampton, VA (Blundercheck) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

HRCA Holiday Hustle, December 9, 2023, Virginia Beach, VA (HRCA)(King’s Grant Presbyterian Church) — Save the Date

Coastal Virginia Open, February 2-4, 2024, Norfolk, VA (HRCA)(Sleep Inn) — Save the Date

US Open, July 27-August 4, 2024, Norfolk, VA (US Chess)(Sheraton Waterside) — Save the Date


Featuring tournaments by trusted organizers in the mid-Atlantic region + National championship events

Skyline Open, October 5-9, 2023, Dulles, VA (Capital Area Chess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

2023 US Armed Forces Open Chess Championship, October 7-9, 2023, Dulles, VA (VCF) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Walter Muir Memorial, October 13-14, Roanoke, VA — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

13th Annual Washington Chess Congress, October 20-22, Reston, VA (Continental Chess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION


Fredericksburg Open, October 27-29, Fredericksburg, VA (VCF) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

27th annual Eastern Chess Congress, October 27-29, Princeton, NJ — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Northern Virginia Open, November 17-19, Dulles, VA (VCF) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

54th Annual National Chess Congress, November 24-26, Philadelphia, PA (Continental Chess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

ECA December Action/Scholastic, December 2, Glen Allen, VA (ECA) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

48th Annual Eastern Open, December 26-29, 2024, Arlington, VA (Continental Chess)

Magnus Chess Academy runs a series of Quad tournaments in Northern Virginia and Maryland throughout the year.