5th Annual John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions

Event Date: July 30-August 2, 2022
Location: Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, California

The John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions is a free event that invites each state affiliate's nominee to compete for the title of 2021 Irwin National Champion.  If there is a tie for first place in the Irwin, co-champions will be recognized.

For full event details, please click on "Information" above.  

Final 2021 Irwin Standings

Team Standings 


The 2021 Irwin top finishers (l-r): Champion IM Igor Khmelnitsky; 2nd place: IM Douglas Root; 3rd place: FM Doug Eckert. Presenting the awards is US Chess Executive Board member Kevin Pryor; Root is shown with John D. Rockefeller V at the opening ceremony. Photo by Iredia Ekhato.

Irwin: Seniors (50+) Sponsors

US Chess logo for sponsorship
Rockefeller blue box
John Irwin Fund sponsorship

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