4th Annual John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions

Event Date: July 31-August 3, 2021
Location: Crown Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill

The 2022 event will be held from July  30-August 2 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in 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. 2021 rules and information were posted on 06.07.2021. 

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



US Chess horizontal logo sponsorship
John Irwin Fund sponsorship




ICC for sponsorship








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