March 22 & 23, 2024 23rd Annual Queen City Classic Chess Tournament

Paycor Stadium

Event Overview

March 22 & 23, 2024 23rd Annual Queen City Classic Tournament

Paycor Stadium, Downtown Cincinnati, OH.

14 Scholastic sections including rated and non-rated. 

Non-rated (for players who are not rated with the U.S. Chess Federation): Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7-9 and Grades 10-12.

Rated (for players who are rated with the U.S. Chess Federation): Grades K-3 Open, Grades 4-6 U800, Grades 4-6 Open, Grades 7-9 Open and Grades K-12 Open.

USCF membership is not required for the non-rated and K-3 rated sections. Prizes include trophies to all who score 3.5 points or higher, team trophies to top three teams, and medals to all. 

$40 early bird entry fee until February 16. $50 entry fee February 17 - March 8. Entry Fee includes lunch, t-shirt, score book and medal. Registration closes Friday, March 8. NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION.

Schedule: Friday, March 22, check-in from 5-6 pm. SIMUL at 6:30 pm. EF: $5 for tournament participants and $20 for non-participants. SIMUL features International Grandmasters Maurice Ashley, Gregory Kaidanov, and Irina Krush. March 23 check-in 7:00 am - 8:15 am. Matches begin at 9:00 am sharp. Grandmasters will be available for questions, instruction and commentary all day. Entry/Info: 1-866-577-7465 or


1 Paycor Stadium
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

Sections: 14
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: Trophies
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund
Phone: 5137038270