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.***


HRCA Holiday Hustle, December 9, 2023, Virginia Beach, VA (HRCA)(King’s Grant Presbyterian Church) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Slover Scholastic, January 6, 2024, Norfolk, VA (HRCA)(Slover Library) — Save the ***NEW*** Date

Coastal Virginia Open, January 26-28, 2024, Virginia Beach, VA (HRCA)(Wyndam VB Oceanfront) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION


Seven Cities School Chess Championship, May 4, 2024, Virginia Beach, VA (HRCA)(Kempsville Recreation Center) — Save the Date

Slover May Matchup, May 18, 2024, Norfolk, VA (HRCA)(Slover Library) — Save the Date

Girls Rock – Dates TBD

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

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

1st Annual East Coast Scholastic Championship, December 3, McLean, VA (DMV) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Tyson’s Corner Action Tournament, December 3, McLean, VA (DMV) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

23rd Washington DC Action Championship, December 10, Washington, DC (DMV) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

48th Annual Eastern Open, December 26-29, 2023, Arlington, VA (Continental Chess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION


56th Annual Virginia Open, January 5-7, 2024, Dulles, VA (VCF) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Liberty Bell Open, January 12-15, 2024, Philadelphia, PA (Continental Chess)

DC MetroChess Scholastic Tournament, January 13, 2024, Alexandria, VA (DC MetroChess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Charlotte Open, January 13-15, 2024, Charlotte, NC (CCC) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

8th Annual George Washington Open, February 23-25, 2024, Dulles, VA (Continental Chess)

Virginia State Scholastic and Collegiate Championship, March 8-10, 2024, Roanoke, VA (VCF)

5th Colonial Open, March 28-31, 2024, Dulles, VA (Capital Area Chess)

Charlotte Spring Open, March 29-31, 2024, Charlotte, NC (CCC)

11th Cherry Blossom Classic, May 22-27, 2024, Dulles, VA (Capital Area Chess)

Carolinas Classic, June 7-9, 2024, Charlotte, VA (CCC)

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