The Virginia Chess Federation (VCF) thanks you for your interest and participation in our tournament! The VA Closed is a "closed" tournament. This means participation is restricted to Virginia residents, military stationed in Virginia, and students who are attending any Virginia school or college.
On-line registration is available until 11:59PM on Saturday, Aug 25th at the cost of $80 for the Main Event, and $30 for Friday night's Blitz tournament. Beginning Sunday, Aug 26th, Entry Fees increase to $95 and $40 on-line and at the tournament.
Be sure to bring your own equipment (chess sets, boards, clocks, Chess Notation Book, pen and pencil).
This tournament is USCF rated, which means that players must be members of the U.S. Chess Federation to play. Please join USCF, or renew your membership, online at www.uschess.org, or join on-site at the tournament. Virginia Residents are required to have VA Chess Federation memberships, Click Here to check the status of your membership or to join/renew.
Mike Hoffpauir, National Tournament Director
Organizer, 2018 VA Closed