Florida Chess Association  

Supporting Florida Chess since 1939

Upcoming events

    • 24 Aug 2018
    • Emailed Ballots

    We will finalize our 2018 election on this day. All e-Ballots need to be returned to the Election Master, Alan Wagner on this date for the final count. Please make sure your voice is heard. VOTE!  

    • 31 Aug 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 3 Sep 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Jacksonville Marriot

    Jacksonville Marriott, 4670 Salisbury Rd., Jacksonville FL 32256 Phone:  904-296-2222. 6SS G/120;d5. $11,000 b/170 70% Guaranteed. 6 Sections: Open: $1,500-800-375-200, U/2200 $500-250-125 U/2000: $800-400-200-125, U/1900 $100 U/1800: $800-400-200-125, U1700 $100 U/1600: $800-400-200-125, U/1500 $100 U/1400: $600-300-200-125, U/1300 $100 U/1200: $400-200-125, U/1000 $100, U/800 $75 Trophies to top Florida resident in each section. USCF and FCA membership required can renew onsite. Unrated players may enter any section (must be under age 16 for U/1200 section) but limited to $100 prize unless in open. Entry Fee: $99 prior to 7/21 U/1200 EF $70 (U/1200 count as ½ entry) all entry fees $10 higher after 7/21 and $20 higher after 8/21; reentry $50 prior to RD 3. Free entry to GM, WGM, IM, WIM ($99 deducted from any prize won).  Online entry at www.events4chess.com  or mail to C.H.E.S.S. 821 Upland Dr. Port Orange, FL 32127. Rounds:1-2 Sat 1 & 6pm, 3-4 Sun 1 & 6pm, 5-6 Mon 9am & 2pm. ½-point bye available for any round must commit prior to RD 3 pairing.  Registration ends at 12:15 pm on Saturday, late entries will get ½-point bye in RD 1.  Hotel Rate: $109 Free parking, Free internet No resort fee 1-800-962-9786 reserve prior to Aug 17 to guarantee rate. All players welcome and eligible for prize money, trophies are for Florida residents. 

    Side Events: Florida Quick Chess Championship: Friday 8/31/18, 7pm, G/15;d3 5-SS EF $25 prizes based on entries. Blitz Championship: Saturday 9/1/2018, 9 am, G/5;d0 4 RD double Swiss EF $25 prizes based on entries. Scholastic Tournament: Sunday 9/2/2018, 5SS, G/30;d5 Rds 10/11:30/1:30/2:45/4:00 Trophies to top finishers. FCA Annual Meeting:Sunday 5:30pm Board of directors meeting Sunday 10am. No computers. For more information, contact Steve Lampkin 386-682-9527 orchessinschools@aol.comor chesssteve@gmail.com

    • 31 Aug 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Marriott Jacksonville

    FRIDAY NIGHT: QUICK CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP G/15;d3 5-SS Friday 8/31/2018, 7pm, Prizes based on entries  EF $25 

    • 1 Sep 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Marriott Jacksonville

    SATURDAY MORNING: BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP G/5;d0  4-Double-SS Saturday  9/1/2018 9:00 am. Prizes based on entries EF $25 

    • 2 Sep 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Marriott Jacksonville

    SUNDAY MORNING: SCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT: Sunday 9/2/2018, 5SS, G/30;d5 RNDS; 10/11:30/1:30/2:45/4.  EF $25  

    • 2 Sep 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Marriot Southpoint, Jacksonville, FL

    This meeting is for board members only and will be held in the morning during the Denker State Championship Weekend. Existing and newly elected board members will meet to discuss the direction and activities for the coming 2018-2019 calendar. 

Florida Chess Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 7643 Gate Parkway #104-16, Jacksonville FL, 32256

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