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2019

2019 U.S. Masters Championship August 21-25
Embassy Suites Hotel (direct link for making reservation)
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 668-4535
HR: $104 until Aug. 6, 2019, Mention code “CCI”.

2019 U.S. Class Championship – September 27-29 or 28-29
SFO Airport Hyatt Regency
1333 Bayshore Hwy.
Burlingame, CA 94010
HR: $145/night – (650) 347-1234 – Mention: US Chess Class

2019 (60th Annual) U.S. Armed Forces Open (USAFO) Chess Championship – October 12-14
MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
For all questions contact: Sara Walsh [email protected] or (910) 546-5250

2019 National K-12 Grade Championships December 13-15
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
(407) 939-4686
HR: $135 Single/Double/Triple/Quad – Mention “US Chess”

2019 U.S. Amateur North Championship December 21-22
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
6401 S. 13th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(414) 764-5300
HR: $75 – Mention “US Chess”
Organizer: Alex Betaneli [email protected] is best, (608) 334-2574 (text better than calling) or see: TLA

2019 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, December 27-30
Hilton University Place Charlotte
8629 JM Keynes Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28262
Hotel #: 704-547-7444
HR: $101 chess rate king bed or 2 doubles (up to 4 in room), reserve by December 1
Contact: [email protected] or website: www.charlottechesscenter.org

2020

2020 U.S. Amateur Team Championship – West – Feb. 15-17
Regency SFO
1333 Bayshore Hwy.,
Burlingame, CA 94010
HR: $145
Questions: email organizers Abel Talamantez and/or Judit Sztaray at: [email protected] or call (415)393-0110
TLA w/additional details.

2020 U.S. Amateur Team Championship – North – Feb. 21-23
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
1800 E. Golf Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 605-1234
HR: $105 chess rate single-double-triple-quad until 2/10/2020.

2020 National High School (K-12) Championship, April 3-5
Playing Site: Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Tournament Hotel: Columbus Hyatt Regency (connected to GCCC)
405 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Rate: $155 single / $165 double

2020 All-Girls National Championships, April 17 – 19
Westin Chicago North Shore
Wheeling, IL 60090
(888) 937-8461 or (847) 777-6500
HR: $164 Single/Double/Triple/Quad

2020 National Junior High (K-9) Championship April 24-26
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(888) 421-1442
HR: $145

2020 National Elementary (K-6) Championship May 8-10
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 889-1000 or (888) 777-6779
HR: $176 Single/Double/Triple/Quad

2020 U.S. Amateur Championship – West – May 23-25 – Tucson, AZ – additional details coming soon.

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

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. Women’s Open – June 24-25 – Las Vegas, NV – additional details coming.

2020 National Open – June 24-28 – Las Vegas, NV – additional details coming.

2020 U.S. Cadet (Invitational) Championship – June 25-28
Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club
57 Post Street – 4th floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 393-0110
Organizers: Abel Talamantez and Judit Sztaray can be reached at [email protected] This is an invitational so organizers will reach out to players who qualify.

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!)

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”

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 29-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 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).

2014 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 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

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