Continental Chess Association

Box 8482, Pelham NY 10803

347-201-2269
E-mail: DirectorAtChess.US (use "@"in place of "At")

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SPECIAL ADDRESS FOR DROPOUTS:
            We receive so much email that it is difficult to keep track of important messages, such as those regarding players who have entered a tournament but will be unable to attend.  To simplify this task, we have set up a special email address for mail regarding such withdrawals.  It is DropoutsAtChess.US (use the @ symbol instead of "At."). Please use this address for the following purposes:
            1. To notify us that you will not be able to attend a tournament that you entered.  This should be done at least 2 hours before your first game.
            2. To inquire about a credit or a refund from a past tournament you entered but did not attend.

NEW ADDRESS FOR PRIZES:
           
We have a new email address for mail concerning prizes that were not claimed at tournaments. It is PrizesAtChess.US (use the @ symbol instead of "At.") To contact us regarding a prize due, please use this address so that we do not have to search for your mail among hundreds of other emails.

USCF MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL FOR MOST TOURNAMENTS:
            1 year USCF dues with paper magazine if paid with entry.  Online at chesstour.com, Adult $30, Young Adult $20, Scholastic $15.  By mail, phone or at site, Adult $40, Young Adult $30, Scholastic $20. Adult and Young Adult (under 25) include monthly Chess Life, Scholastic (under 13) includes bimonthly Chess Life For Kids.  USCF membership is required for all our tournaments. 

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CCA minimum ratings as of  July 16, 2014 are now posted.  They will be used, if above USCF ratings, at all CCA tournaments effective July 17.

New CCA electronic devices policies will be used at all tournaments

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To avoid huge ballroom rent, most of our tournaments count on having many players use guest rooms at the host hotel, and asking for the chess rate gives the tournament credit.  For all tournaments, please stay at the tournament site whenever possible and ask for the chess rate.  Thank you for your help! 


July 25-27 or 26-27, 2014: Manhattan Open, New York NY- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT 
Online advance entry deadline is Wednesday, July 23.

Aug 7-10, 8-10 or 9-10, 2014: Continental Open, Sturbridge MA- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Aug 15-17 or 16-17, 2014: Cleveland Open, Cleveland OH- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Aug 15-17 or 16-17, 2014: Central California Open, Fresno CA- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Aug 22-24 or 23-24, 2014: Atlantic Open, Washington DC- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Aug 22-24 or 23-24, 2014: Indianapolis Open, Indianapolis IN- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Aug 29, 2014: New York State Blitz Championship, Albany NY- enter at site

Aug 29-Sept 1, Aug 30-Sept 1 or Aug 31-Sept 1, 2014: New York State Championship, Albany NY- ENTER ONLINE!

Sept 19-21 or 20-21, 2014: Southern Open, Orlando FL- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Sept 26-28 or 27-28, 2014: Hartford Open, Windsor Locks CT - ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Oct 8-13, 10-13, 11-13 or 12-13, 2014: Washington Chess Congress, Arlington VA- ENTER ONLINE!   SATURDAY G/10   SUNDAY BLITZ

Oct 10-12 or 11-12, 2014: Midwest Class Championships, Wheeling IL- ENTER ONLINE!   BLITZ SIDE EVENT

Oct 18-19, 2014: Central New York Open, Syracuse NY- ENTER ONLINE!

Oct 24-26 or 25-26, 2014: Boardwalk Open, Galloway NJ- ENTER ONLINE!

Nov 7-9 or 8-9, 2014: Eastern Chess Congress, Stamford CT- ENTER ONLINE!

Nov 14-16 or 15-16, 2014: Kings Island Open, Mason OH- ENTER ONLINE!

Nov 28-30 or 29-30, 2014: National Chess Congress, Philadelphia PA- ENTER ONLINE!

Dec 26-28 or 27-28, 2014: Empire City Open, New York NY

Dec 26-30, 26-29 or 27-29, 2014: North American Open, Las Vegas NV- ENTER ONLINE!
ENTER BY JULY 16 FOR LOWEST FEE!

Jan 9-11 or 10-11, 2015: Boston Chess Congress, Boston MA

Jan 16-19, 17-19 or 18-19, 2015: Golden State Open, Dublin CA

Jan 16-19, 17-19 or 18-19, 2015: Liberty Bell Open, Philadelphia PA

Feb 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16, 2015: Southwest Class Championships, Fort Worth TX

Feb 28-Mar 1, 2015: New York State Scholastics, Saratoga Springs NY

Mar 6-8 or 7-8, 2015: Western Class Championships, Agoura Hills CA

Mar 13-15 or 14-15, 2015: Mid-America Open, Saint Louis MO

Apr 1-5, 2-5, 3-5 or 4-5, 2015: Philadelphia Open, Philadelphia PA

Apr 24-26 or 25-26, 2015: Eastern Class Championships, Sturbridge MA

May 21-25, 22-25, 23-25 or 24-25, 2015: Chicago Open, Wheeling IL

July 1-5, 2-5, 3-5 or June 29-July 5, 2015: World Open, Arlington VA

July 16-19, 17-19 or 18-19, 2015: Pacific Coast Open, Agoura Hills CA

July 17-19 or 18-19, 2015: Chicago Class, Wheeling IL

Aug 7-9 or 8-9, 2015: Cleveland Open, Cleveland OH

Aug 28-30 or 29-30, 2015: Indianapolis Open, Indianapolis IN

Oct 7-12, 9-12 or 10-12, 2015: Continental Class, Arlington VA

Oct 9-11 or 10-11, 2015: Midwest Class, Wheeling IL

Oct 23-25 or 24-25, 2015: Boardwalk Open, Galloway NJ

Nov 13-15 or 14-15, 2015: Kings Island Open, Mason OH

Nov 27-29 or 28-29, 2015: National Chess Congress, Philadelphia PA

Dec 26-30, 26-29 or 27-29, 2015: North American Open, Las Vegas NV

Jan 15-18, 16-18 or 17-18, 2016: Liberty Bell Open, Philadelphia PA

Mar 11-13 or 12-13, 2016: Western Class Championships, Agoura Hills CA

Mar 18-20 or 19-20, 2016: Mid-America Open, Saint Louis MO

Mar 23-27, 24-27, 25-27 or 26-27, 2016: Philadelphia Open, Philadelphia PA

May 26-30, 27-30, 28-30 or 29-30, 2016: Chicago Open, Wheeling IL

June 30-July 4, July 1-4, 2-4, or June 28-July 4, 2016: World Open, Philadelphia PA

July 14-17, 15-17 or 16-17, 2016: Pacific Coast Open, Agoura Hills CA

July 15-17 or 16-17, 2016: Chicago Class, Wheeling IL

Aug 12-14 or 13-14, 2016: Cleveland Open, Cleveland OH

Aug 26-28 or 27-28, 2016: Indianapolis Open, Indianapolis IN

Oct 7-9 or 8-9, 2016: Midwest Class, Wheeling IL

Nov 11-13 or 12-13, 2016: Kings Island Open, Mason OH

Nov 25-27 or 26-27, 2016: National Chess Congress, Philadelphia PA

Dec 26-30, 26-29 or 27-29, 2016: North American Open, Las Vegas NV

Jan 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16, 2017: Liberty Bell Open, Philadelphia PA

Mar 17-19 or 18-19, 2017: Mid-America Open, Saint Louis MO

Apr 12-16, 13-16, 14-16 or 15-16, 2017: Philadelphia Open, Philadelphia PA

May 25-29, 26-29, 27-29 or 28-29, 2017: Chicago Open, Wheeling IL

June 30-July 4, July 1-4, 2-4 or June 28-July 4, 2017: World Open, Philadelphia PA

July 14-16 or 15-16, 2017: Chicago Class, Wheeling IL

Oct 6-8 or 7-8, 2017: Midwest Class, Wheeling IL

Nov 10-12 or 11-12, 2017: Kings Island Open, Mason OH

Nov 24-26 or 25-26, 2017: National Chess Congress, Philadelphia PA

Dec 26-30, 26-29 or 27-29, 2017: North American Open, Las Vegas NV

Jan 12-15, 13-15 or 14-15, 2018: Liberty Bell Open, Philadelphia PA

Mar 16-18 or 17-18, 2018: Mid-America Open, Saint Louis MO

Mar 28-Apr 1, Mar 29-Apr 1, Mar 30-Apr 1 or Mar 31-Apr 1, 2018: Philadelphia Open, Philadelphia PA

May 24-28, 25-28, 26-28 or 27-28, 2018: Chicago Open, Wheeling IL

July 4-8, 5-8, 6-8 or 2-8, 2018: World Open, Philadelphia PA

July 20-22 or 21-22, 2018: Chicago Class, Wheeling IL

Nov 23-25 or 24-25, 2018: National Chess Congress, Philadelphia PA

Dec 26-30, 26-29 or 27-29, 2018: North American Open, Las Vegas NV

May 23-27, 24-27 or 25-27, 2019: Chicago Open, Wheeling IL

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