This is an Over-the-Board Tournament.
The Virginia Chess Federation (VCF) thanks you for your interest and participation in the 2021 Charlottesville Open! Registering and paying in advance saves you time, allowing you to avoid the "last minute line" at the tournament site.
See detailed tournament info 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.
Early Entry is available @ $80 until midnight on SATURDAY, Oct 21st. Increases to $95 on Sunday Oct 22nd, and jumps to $110 on Thursday Oct 27th and on-site. On-Site Registration (at the event hotel) will be open 4-6:15PM Friday evening and then from 7:30-9:15AM on Saturday morning. Entries received after 9:15 on Saturday may be required to wait for Round 2 to play.
Round 1 starts at 10 AM SHARP on Saturday Oct 29th!!
Chess Sets will be provided by the VA Chess Federation, but you are welcome to bring your own. PLEASE BRING YOUR INCREMENT-CAPABLE CHESS CLOCK.
This tournament is US Chess-rated, which means that players must be members of the U.S. Chess Federation to play. US Chess membership is available on-site--cash, check or credit cards accepted. Virginia Residents are required to be members of the VA Chess Federation (VCF), these memberships also are available on site or as part of signing up for the tournament
At this time our "COVID-19" policy is "Masks are optional, but recommended."
Please be prepared to observe COVID protocols.