In collaboration with the Virginia Commonwealth Games, the Virginia Chess Federation (VCF) is honored to offer ALL VIRGINIANS, and US Military personnel stationed in Virginia, a fun weekend of ONLINE CHESS.
This is a US CHESS RATED ONLINE CHESS TOURNAMENT.
ALL GAMES will be played on the Chess.com web site. You must be a member of Chess.com to play. Membership is FREE, just go to www.chess.com and select "Sign-up" from the menu options on the left-hand side of the screen. The free membership is called "Basic" membership. Make sure you write-down your UserName because you will need it to register for the tournament.
TO PLAY you also must be a member of the US Chess Federation. Join US Chess at www.uschess.org, There are age-dependent fees to become a member of US Chess, or to renew your existing US Chess membership.
There are NO MONETARY PRIZES for this tournament. Awards in all sections are Olympic-style Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for 1st-3rd places, and nice plaques for 1st - 5th place. Awards will be mailed to all winners.
You can see ALL EVENT RULES, including the actions we are taking to detect and prevent cheating, at www.vachess.org
TO REGISTER: Fill out the form below and submit payment using the secure PayPal payment website. You can either use your Credit Card or your PayPal account. Required information is indicated with a red asterix (*). Registration is complete and your information is submitted to tournament organizers as soon as your PayPal payment is processed.