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December 2019

6th WV Senior Championship

December 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - December 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States

Site: Harrison County Senior Center, 500 W Main St, Clarksburg WV 26301 Sections: Open (to all players age 50 & up by 12/31/2019) Format: 5 Round Swiss System Time Control: Rounds 1-2 G/75 d10; Rounds 3-5 G/90 d10 Registration: Sat 9:30-10:30 Rounds: Saturday 11-2:45-7, Sunday 10-2:30 Entry Fee: $40 by 12/6. $50 on site. $3 discount to WVCA members. Advance entries preferred. Prizes: Cash prizes based on entries, trophies to top 3. $100 each to top age 60+ and top…

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January 2020

Bridgeport Library #15

January 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridgeport Library, 1200 Johnson Avenue
Bridgeport, WV 26330 United States

Site: Bridgeport Public Library, 1200 Johnson Avenue Sections: Open, Rated Under 1000, Unrated Format: 3 Round Swiss System Time Control: G/35 d5 Registration: 12-12:15pm Rounds: 12:30pm-ASAP Entry Fee: Rated $15, Unrated free. Advance entries preferred. Prizes: Trophies to top finisher in each section and top female. Cash prizes for rated section to be announced at site. Entries: Harrison County Chess Club, PO Box 4338, Clarksburg WV 26302. Info: greerlaw@aol.com, 304-641-9241 Bridgeport Library #15 Entry Form

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Winter Open

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
St. Francis of Assisi, 1023 6th Ave
Saint Albans, WV 25177 United States

A WVCA Grand Prix Event Date: January 18, 2020 Site: St. Francis of Assisi, 1023 6th Ave, St. Albans Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/60 d5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:30-3-5:30 Entry Fee: $25 Sections: Open, U1600 Prizes: Open $200-150-100, U1600 $75-50, $300 of prize money is guaranteed

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February 2020

2020 Kanawha Valley Scholastic League

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
John Adams Middle School, 2002 Presidential Drive
Charleston, WV 25314 United States
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Date: February 15, 2020 Location: John Adams Middle School, 2002 Presidential Drive, Charleston, WV 25314. Sections: K-3, K-5, K-8, and K-12. Check-In: 8-8:45 Rounds: 5-6 depending on turnout Time Control: K-3/K-5 G/30 d/0; K-8/K-12 G/30 d/5 in the K-8 and K-12 sections Prizes: Team trophies will be given to the top 3 teams in each section. Individual trophies will be given to the top 5 players in each section. Entries: Rick Shaver, 415 Montrose Drive, South Charleston, WV 25303. Info:…

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20th Mountaineer Open

February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mountainlair, 1550 University Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505 United States

A WVCA Grand Prix Event Site: WVU Mountainlair Rhododendron Room, 1550 University Ave, Morgantown Sections: Open, Collegiate/Scholastic, Unrated Format: 4 Round Swiss System Time Control: G/60 d10 Registration: 9:05-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:15-2:30-4:45 Entry Fee: Open $25 by 1/4, $30 at site, Collegiate/Scholastic and Unrated $5. $5 discount to all for donation of canned goods. Prizes: Open (based on 20 entries) $125-75, U1900 $50, U1500/Unrated $50. Collegiate/Scholastic Trophy to top 3. Entries: Harrison County Chess Club, PO Box 4338, Clarksburg WV 26302.…

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March 2020

Harrison County Open and Scholastic

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States

Date: March 7, 2020 Site: Harrison County Senior Center, 500 W Main St, Clarksburg Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/45 d/5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-ASAP Sections: Open, K-12, K-8, K-5 , sections may be combined if necessary Entry Fee: Open $20 by 3/2, $25 at site; Scholastic $10 by 3/2, $15 at site Prizes: Open cash based on entries, Scholastic Trophies to top 3, top girl, and top team in each section Other: Sets and boards provided, bring clocks. Suggest…

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51st Annual WV Scholastic Championships

March 28, 2020 @ 7:45 am - 4:00 pm
Fairmont State Charles Pointe, 100 Marketplace Ave
Bridgeport, WV 26330 United States
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Date: March 28, 2020 Site: Fairmont State University Charles Pointe, 100 Marketplace Ave, Bridgeport, WV 26330 Format: Swiss System, number of rounds based on entries Sections: K-3 (G/30 d/0), K-5 (G/45 d/5), K-8 (G/45 d/5), K-12 (G/60 d/5) Entry Fee: $30, advance entry only Prizes: Individual and team trophies. Top K-12, K-8, K-5, and girl finishers will be nominees to the national events for state champions. Details and Entry Form

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May 2020

CANCELLED WV Action Championship

May 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 1015 5th Ave
Huntington, WV 25701 United States

EVENT IS CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IF POSSIBLE Date: May 2, 2020 Site: First Presbyterian Church, 1015 5th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701 Format: 6 Round Swiss System, G/30 d/5 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10:00-11:15-12:30-1:45-3:00-4:15 (unless otherwise announced at site) Sections: Open, U1000, Unrated Entry Fee: Open $30 by 5/24, $35 at site. $5 discount for WVCA members who pre-register. U1000/Unrated $10. Prizes: Open (based on 20 entries) $200-100, U1800 $75, U1400 $75. Trophy to first in each section. WV Action…

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June 2020

Clarksburg Open

June 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING UPDATES DUE TO COVID-19: Site has changed to the Benedum Civic Center in Bridgeport. Entry is through the back door only. The Scholastic and Unrated sections are cancelled. The event is limited to the 24 entrants. Masks and social distancing will be observed. Players should bring hand sanitizer and gloves. Date: June 6, 2020 Site: Benedum Civic Center, 164 W Main St, Bridgeport WV 26330 Format: 4 Round Swiss System, G/60 d/10 Registration: 9-9:45 Rounds: 10-12:30-2:45-5…

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November 2020

WVCA Fall Online Swiss

November 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
lichess.org

The WVCA will host an online 3 Round Swiss on November 7 at 10:00am. Players can join lichess.org at https://lichess.org/signup. You must also join the WV Chess Association Team at https://lichess.org/team/west-virginia-chess-association. Event link: https://lichess.org/swiss/IY7ojF6r. This event will be used in gauging interest for an online 2020 State Championship. The event will not be USCF rated.

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