Chess Calendar for nearby Chess Events

The following are tournament announcements for nearby events (x fast chess) that are in Southeast Pennsylvannia or nearby (an hour or two drive from West Chester)

Be sure to visit the Nearby Chess Events page for weekly or monthly chess events. And don't forget, the West Chester Chess Club has a weekly USCF Swiss on Thursdays .  If you are looking for scholastic events, vist our scholastic club page.

 

 

Thursday, Feb 2

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA

Rowan Winter Classic Chess Tournament - 2nd round
Click to see details and map

 

 

 

Friday, February 3 -Friday, February 24
NPCC February Swiss
Lansdale, PA

   

 

 

Saturday, Feb 4

Wilmington Chess Club
Chess and Coffee at the Well Coffeehouse, Hockessin, DE
Skittles, 2-4

 

 

 

Tuesday, Feb 7

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

Rowan Winter Classic Chess Tournament - third round, last round to join
Click to see details and map

 

 

 

Thursday Feb 9


West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA

 

 


Saturday, February 11

MasterMinds 2nd Saturday Quads
Philadelphia, PA

Wilmington Chess Club
Chess and Beers! 5-7
Oddity Bar, Wilmington, DE

Open & Scholastic Quads
Limited to first 30 due to space so signup above to get a spot
Annville Free Library
216 East Main St, Annville, PA

 

 

 

Sunday, February 12

10th Annual Super Bowl pre-game chess
Format: 5SS, G30;d5
South Jersey Innovation Center
20000 Horizon Way, Suite 600 A, Mt Laurel, NJ

 

 

 

Tuesday, Feb 14

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

 

Thursday, Feb 16

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA

 

 

 

Central PA Onl

 

 

Saturday, Feb 18

Wilmington Chess Club
Details available at above link.

 

 

 

Saturday Feb 18 to Monday Feb 20

Milford, DE Third Saturday Quads
Calvary Church of Milford, DE
301 SE Front St, Milford, DE 19963

World Amateur Team & US Amateur Team Championship East
Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ

 

 

 

Tuesday, Feb 21

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

 

Thursday, Feb 23

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA

 

 

 

Saturday, Feb 25

Wilmington Chess Club
Details available at above link.

North East, MD 4th Saturday Quads
See the Nearby Routine Rated USCF Chess Events for details

 

 

 

Tuesday, Feb 28

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

Thursday, Mar 2

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA
   

 

 

Friday, March 3

NPCC March G24 Quick Chess
Lansddale, PA

 

 

 

Saturday, Mar 4

Wilmington Chess Club
Details available at above link.

 

 

 

Tuesday, Mar 7

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

Thursday, Mar 9

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA
   

 

 

Saturday, March 11

MasterMinds 2nd Saturday Quads
Philadelphia, PA
See this page for details

Wilmington Chess Club
Details available at above link.

  

 

 

Saturday Mar 11 to Sunday March 12
Delaware State Open Chess Championship
Newark, DE

 

 

 

Tuesday, Mar 14

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

Thursday, Mar 16

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA
   

 

 

Friday March 17 to Sunday March 19
PA State Open and Scholastic Chess Championships
Red Lion Harrisburg - Hershey Hotel

   

 

 

Saturday, March 18

Milford, DE Third Saturday Quads
Calvary Church of Milford, DE
301 SE Front St, Milford, DE 19963

Wilmington Chess Club
Details available at above link.

 

 

 

Tuesday, Mar 21

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

Thursday, Mar 23

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA
   

 

 

Saturday, Mar 25

Wilmington Chess Club
Details available at above link.

North East, MD 4th Saturday Quads
See the Nearby Routine Rated USCF Chess Events for details

 

 

 

Tuesday, Mar 28

Mainline Chess Club OTB USCF Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:20
St. George’s Church in Ardmore, PA, 1 W. Ardmore Avenue.

 

 

Thursday, Mar 30

West Chester Chess Club OTB Swiss
1 Game per night, join any night. Sign in by 7:15
First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner St, West Chester, PA
   

 

 

Monthly local events for March and beyond will be added early February. 
Major events in our area beyond end of March are listed below as announcements are received.

 

 

 

Saturday, April 8, 2023
MasterMinds 2nd Saturday Quads
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

Saturday, May 13, 2023
MasterMinds 2nd Saturday
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Friday, June 23 - Sunday, June 25

51st annual World Open, lower sections
Philadelphia, PA

17th annual Philadelphia Open
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

Saturday, June 24 - Wednesday, June 28

16th annual Philadelphia International
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28

2nd annual World Open Amateur
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Wednesday, June 28
2nd annual World Open Amateur
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 28 - Thursday, June 29

13th annual World Open Senior Amateur
Philadelphia, PA

  

 

 

Thursday, June 29

10th annual World Open Action
Philadelphia, PA

World Open Junior Championship
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

Thursday, June 29 - Friday, June 30

12th annual World Open Women's Championship
Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

Friday, June 30 -Tuesday, July 4

51st annual World Open, top 6 sections
Philadelphia, PA