The Virginia Chess Federation (VCF) thanks you for your interest and participation in the Northern Virginia Open. This is the 22nd year of this annual event. Registering and paying in advance saves you time, allowing you to avoid the "last minute line" at the tournament site.
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.
On-line (early) registration is $80 until midnight on Saturday, Nov 3rd. Starting Sunday Nov 4th and ON-SITE Registration increases to $95. On-site registration will be open from 7-9PM Friday evening Nov 9th, and 7:30-8:45AM on Saturday morning Nov 10th. Round 1 starts at 9:30AM sharp!
Be sure to bring your own equipment (chess sets, boards, clocks, Chess Notation Book, pen and pencil). Please bring an INCREMENT-CAPABLE chess clock.
This tournament is US Chess and FIDE rated. FIDE Rules, with a 30-minute Default Period for late players. All players must be members of the U.S. Chess Federation to play. US Chess memberships are available on-site. Cash, check or credit cards accepted. All Virginia Residents are required to be members of the VCF, these also are available on site.