National Events Calendar

This calendar is for events that award national championship titles, as well as any non-invitational events directly organized by US Chess.  If you have questions about the calendar, please email nationalevents@uschess.org.

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2022

 

2022 U.S. Amateur - East, May 28-30

Site and Hotel:  Hyatt Regency Morristown
3 Headquarters Plaza
Morristown, NJ 079603

Event information: Aaron Kiedes, akiedes@gmail.com

 

2022 U.S. Amateur Team - West, June 4

Online (on https://lichess.org/)
Register at https://bayareachess.com/my/usamat

Event Contact: Dr. Salman Azhar, https://bayareachess.com/contact
Special: Get cash back by registering with 2022 U.S. Amateur Team South on June 25

 

2022 National Open, June 8-12

Westgate Las Vegas Resort
3000 S Paradise Road
Las Vegas NV 89109
Reservations: vegaschessfestival.com/hotel/reserve-a-room/

 

2022 U.S. Women's Open, June 8-9

Westgate Las Vegas Resort
3000 S Paradise Road
Las Vegas NV 89109
Tournament hotel: vegaschessfestival.com/hotel/reserve-a-room/

 

2022 U.S. Amateur Team - South, June 25

Online (on https://lichess.org/)
Register at https://bayareachess.com/my/usamat

Event Contact: Dr. Salman Azhar, https://bayareachess.com/contact
Special:Get cash back by registering with 2022 U.S. Amateur Team West on June 4

 

2022 US Junior Chess Congress, June 30-July 3
Renaissance Orlando at Sea World Hotel
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 351-5555 or (800) 380-7917. Mention "2022 National Junior Chess Congress" in order to get the group rate.
HR: $139/night

 

2022 US Junior Open and 2022 US Senior Open, July 22-24
Elmhurst University
Elmhurst, IL
Information:  Kevin Bachler, kevin_bachler@cavemanchess.com 

 

2022 U.S. Open, July 30-August 7
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
71333 Dinah Shore Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
(888) 627-7086 or (760) 328-5955
HR: $139/139 Cutoff date: July 8, 2022

 

2022 U.S. Masters, November 23-27
Hilton Charlotte University Place
8629 JM Keynes Dr.
Charlotte NC 28262
Information:  Dr. Walter High, organizer, wmhigh@nc.rr.com

 

2022 National K-12 Grade Championships, December 9-11
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 965-4000
HR: $159/159 Cutoff date: November 12, 2022

 

2023

 

2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championship, January 5-8
Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Information:  Florian Helff, organizer, florian.helff@cea.gg

 

2023 National High School (K-12) Championship, March 31-April 2
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 483-3000
HR: $179 single/quad - Cutoff date: March 13, 2023

 

2023 National Middle School (K-8) Championship, April 21-23
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
3001 Kalahari Drive
Round Rock, TX 78665
Rate: $179 single/double/triple/quad

 

2023 All-Girls National Championship, April 28-30
Palmer House Chicago
17 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 726-7500
HR: $169 Single/Double/Triple/Quad

 

2023 National Elementary (K-6) Championship, May 12-14 
Playing Site: Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Tournament hotels:
Hilton Baltimore
Sheraton Innter Harbor Hotel
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
Note: all are attached to Baltimore Convention Center

 

2023 U.S. Women's Open, June 14-15
vegaschessfestival.com/us-womens-open/
Tournament hotel: vegaschessfestival.com/hotel/reserve-a-room/

 

2023 National Open, June 14-18
vegaschessfestival.com/national-open/
Tournament hotel: vegaschessfestival.com/hotel/reserve-a-room/

 

2023 US Junior Chess Congress, July 13-16
Renaissance Orlando at Sea World Hotel
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 351-5555 or (800) 380-7917
Information:  Joe Hanley, www.hanleychessacademy.com

 

2023 U.S. Open Championship, July 29-August 6
DeVos Place
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe Ave. N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(800) 253-3590
HR: $144 single/double/triple/quad - Cutoff date: June 26, 2023

 

2023 National K-12 Grade Championships, December 15-17
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 284-1234
HR: $169 single/double/triple/quad - Cutoff date: November 20, 2023

2024

 

2024 National Elementary (K-6) Championship, April 26-28
Playing Site: Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Tournament hotels:
Columbus Hyatt Regency
Hilton Columbus Downtown
Crowne Plaza Columbus-Downtown
Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Convention Center
(all are attached to GCCC).

 

2024 National Middle School (K-8) Championship, May 10-12
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
HR: $169 single/double/triple/quad

 

2024 US Junior Chess Congress, July 11-14
Renaissance Orlando at Sea World Hotel
6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 351-5555 or (800) 380-7917
Information:  Joe Hanley, www.hanleychessacademy.com

 

2024 U.S. Open Championship, July 27-August 4
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel
777 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 622-6664
HR: $144 single/double

 

2024 National K-12 Grade Championships, December 6-8
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 965-4000
HR: $159/159 Cutoff date: November 12, 2024

2025

 

SuperNationals VIII, May 9-11
Playing Site: Orange County Convention Center, West Concourse
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Tournament hotels: (all attached to the OCCC)
Rosen Centre
Rosen Plaza
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Hilton Orlando

 

2026

 

2026 National High School (K-12) Championship, March 27-29
Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E. North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 464-1000
HR: $179 single/double/triple/quad

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