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2020

CANCELED: 76th Annual (2020) U.S. Amateur Championship – East – May 23-25 or 24-25
Hyatt Morristown
3 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973)647-1234, mention NJ Chess
HR: $139 (per night base)

CANCELED: 2020 U.S. Amateur Championship – West – May 23-25
Venue:
Tucson Woman’s Club
6245 E. Bellevue St.
Tucson, AZ 85712
Hotel options:
Sonesta ES Suites, 6477 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson AZ, 520-721-0991 or 1-800-SONESTA and ask for the Amateur West Championship block rates. (8-minute walk to site) $89 if reserved by 5/8/20 OR Embassy Suites East, 6555 E. Speedway Blvd., (520) 721-7100, $94 if reserved by 4/23/20. Rates valid 5/22 – 5/26.

CANCELED: 2020 U.S. Junior Open Championship June 5-7
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center – reservation link now open
601 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
(888)627-8074 – refer to “US Chess Junior/Senior Tournament” if calling
HR: $165 single/double – Cutoff date: May 12, 2020

CANCELED: 2020 U.S. Senior Open Championship June 5-7
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center – reservation link now open
601 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
(888)627-8074 – refer to “US Chess Junior/Senior Tournament” if calling
HR: $165 single/double – Cutoff date: May 12, 2020

2020 U.S. Blind Chess Championship – July 4-5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel
5311 Campbells Run Road (near airport)1800 E. Golf Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15277
(412) 788-8400
HR: $99 night + tax; mention “US Blind Chess Championship”
Entry fee: $1.00.
Note: All players must be classified as Legally Blind and bring proof.

CANCELED: 2020 U.S. Open Championship 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

NEW DATE: U.S. Women’s Open – September 16-17
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino
3700 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(888) 746-6955
HR: $70 single or double ($97 Friday & Saturday nights) ask for CHESS group rate. Group code: SRLVC0. Special rate good August 31.

NEW DATE: 2020 National Open – September 16-20, 17-20, 18-20 or 19-20
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino
3700 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(888) 746-6955
HR: $70 single or double ($97 Friday & Saturday nights) ask for CHESS group rate. Group code: SRLVC0. Special rate good August 31.

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: [email protected], Anand Dommalapati (text) (703) 627-5314)

2020 National K-12 Grade Championships December 11-13
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 996-9939 (hotel) or (866) 996-6338 (reservations)
HR: $135 Single/Double/Triple/Quad – Mention “US Chess”

2020 U.S. G/10 Championship – December 18 (postponed from July 17)
Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
8629 JM Keynes Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
(707) 547-7444 and mention “chess tournament”
HR: $109-$109 chess rate reserve by July 5.

2020 U.S. G/30 Championship – December 19 (postponed from July 18)
Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
8629 JM Keynes Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
(707) 547-7444 and mention “chess tournament”
HR: $109-$109 chess rate reserve by July 5.

2020 U.S. G/60 Championship – December 20 (postponed from July 19)
Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
8629 JM Keynes Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
(707) 547-7444 and mention “chess tournament”
HR: $109-$109 chess rate reserve by July 5.

2020 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship – Dec. 27-30- Toronto, Canada – additional details coming.

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 Championship 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 (playing site/convention center
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(800) 253-3590
Rate: $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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