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US Chess announces the extension of bidding deadlines for all 2021 national events to October 1, 2020. Any organizer interested in holding a 2021 national event that is still available for bidding may contact Joan DuBois for further information.

2020

 

CANCELED: 2020 U.S. Open August 8-16
Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Louis-St. Charles Hotel
Two Convention Center Plaza - Saint Charles, MO 63303
(636) 946-5544
HR: $147 (Suites, made-to-order breakfast included!)

 

CANCELED: 2020 U.S. Masters Championship - Aug. 21-25 - Greensboro, NC

 

U.S. Women's Open - Sept 16-17
NEW VENUE: Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV 89109
For new venue rates see: Hotel Rates

 

2020 National Open - Sept. 16-20, 17-20, 18-20 or 19-20
NEW VENUE: Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV 89109
For new venue rates see: Hotel Rates

 

2020 U.S. Class Championship - October 30-November 1 or October 31-November 1
Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
45020 Aviation Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
HR: $99/night - (800) 228-9290 or (703) 471-9500 - Cutoff date: Oct. 5, 2020 - Mention: Capital Area Chess group OR 2020 US Class Championship
Event Contact: usclass2020@capitalareachess.com, Anand Dommalapati (text) (703) 627-5314)

 

2020 National K-12 Grade Championships December 11-13
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 996-3154 or (866) 996-9939
HR: $135 Single/Double/Triple/Quad - Mention "US Chess"

 

2020 U.S. G/10 Championship -  December 18
Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
8629 JM Keynes Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
HR: $109-$109, reserve by December 1

 

2020 U.S. G/30 Championship -  December 19
Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
8629 JM Keynes Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
HR: $109-$109, reserve by December 1

 

2020 U.S. G/60 Championship -  December 20
Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
8629 JM Keynes Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
HR: $109-$109, reserve by December 1

 

2021

 

2021 All-Girls National Championship April 23-25
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-1234 or (877) 803-7534
HR: $169 Single/Double/Triple/Quad

 

SUPERNATIONALS VII May 7-9
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 889-1000 or (888) 777-6779

 

2021 U.S. Junior Open Championship June 4-6
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
601 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
(888)627-8074 - refer to "US Chess Junior/Senior Tournament" if calling
HR: $169 single/double - Cutoff date: May 12, 2021

 

2021 U.S. Senior Open Championship June 4-6
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
601 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
(888)627-8074 - refer to "US Chess Junior/Senior Tournament" if calling
HR: $169 single/double - Cutoff date: May 12, 2021

 

2021 National Open - June 16-20 - Las Vegas, NV - additional details coming.

 

2021 U.S. Women's Open - June 17-18 - Las Vegas, NV - additional details coming.

 

2021 U.S. Open July 31-August 8
Crown Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(888) 233-9527
HR: $119

 

2021 National K-12 Grade Championships December 3-5
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
(866) 996-6338 or (407) 996-6338
HR: $129 - Cutoff date: November 8, 2021

2022

 

2022 National High School (K-12) Championship, April 8-10
Memphis Cook Convention Center
Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel
250 N. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-7300
HR: $151 - Cutoff date: March 11, 2022

 

2022 National Junior High (K-9) Championship, April 29-May 1
Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 778-1000
HR: $159 Single/Double/Triple/Quad

 

2022 National Elementary (K-6) Championship, May 13-15
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).

 

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 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 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 Junior High School (K-9) Championship, April 21-23
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
3001 Kalahari Drive
Round Rock, TX 78665
Rate: $179 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. 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
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20008-4106
(202) 328-2000
HR: $149 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 Junior High School (K-9) Championship, May 10-12
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
HR: $169 single/double/triple/quad

 

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

 

2025 National K-12 Grade Championships, December 12-14
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20008-4106
(202) 328-2000
HR: $155 single/double/triple/quad - Cutoff date: November 17, 2025

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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