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Arlington Chess Club Open Chess Tournament

Our signature tournament since 2015, the Arlington Chess Club features great players from Arlington and all of north Texas.

Players in the Arlington Chess Club Open


  • Open - Open to all US Chess members.
  • Reserve (U1400) - Open to all US Chess members with ratings under 1400 or unrated players.

Both sections are at a time control of G/40;d5.

Round Times are 9:00 am, 10:40 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:40 pm

Entry Fee

Early Registration is $30; Day-of registration is $40. Early registration ends at 11:00pm the day before the event.

Cash Prizes

A prize fund equal to 90% of what is left after expenses are deducted from entry fees. Expenses include facility rental, liability insurance, supplies, US Chess ratings fees, and TD stipend.

Register for the next Arlington Chess Club Open

We do not sell equipment, but encourage you to visit Wholesale Chess. We recommend their Quiver Chess Set Combination and the Basic Digital Game Timer.

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