Nearby Routine Rated USCF Chess Events

This page lists local run quads and tournaments in the tri-state area that occur on a weekly or monthly basis.  For a listing of chess clubs and their meeting times please see our page on nearby Chess Clubs.  Scholastic players can play in any event.
  • Please confirm all events!  We post to the best of our knowledge, but the event timing may be changed and we may not be aware of a change.
  • If you are a new player, you will need to join US Chess at Become a Member | US to play in these rated events. Please do so ahead of arriving!

There are also a number of nationally run events within 100 miles of the Philadelphia area. Visit this pagefor a list of these national events.


Local USCF Rated Events:


Tuesdays: Mainline Chess Club, Admore, PA -  ONE MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED (and show proof) TO PLAY

Thursdays: West Chester Club Swiss


Visit this page to see time and dates of upcoming events in PA

Visit this page to see time and dates of upcoming events in NJ

The following are events you will typically find.  Timing in the month varies:

Main Line Chess and Games, Paoli PA quads

Hershey USCF Scholastic and Open Quads

Tournaments in Central PA (courtsy of Leteef Street)

  • September 17th (Sunday) - Final meeting of Central PA Summer League, Myerstown
  • September 23rd (Saturday) - Kreutz Creek Quads (York Chess club) chess tournament (registration link below)
  • October 28th (Saturday) - Kreutz Creek Quads (York Chess club) chess tournament (registration link below)
  • November 11th (Saturday) - Chess tournament at Hershey library
  • Register – Kreutz Creek Quads – Kreutz Creek Library, Multiple dates and times ( {4th Saturday of month}

SJIC Scholastic Chess Quads

Tri Bridges Chess Club

      • contact Joshua Anderson,
      • Contact Joshua to get on his mailing list as events may not be listed on the above USCF page

2nd Saturday Quads by Masterminds of Philadelphia

  • Quads: 3RR, G/85,d/5. EF: $30 cash; winner $100. Reg. ends 9AM Rd 9:30, 1,4. Scholastic 4SS K-12 Open, K-8 U1200, K-6 U800, K-3 U500 G/40,d5, EF $10 rec'd by Thurs. before, $25 on site. Reg. ends 9AM. Rd 1 10AM then asap.
  • Club web site
  • Email Ent Info:
  • Address: Tech Freire Charter School, 2221 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tournament history


4th Saturday Quads North East, MD

  • Please confirm with John that the quad is being held as there have been no recent tournament postings
  • Register by 9:45, $24
  • John Anderson, cell phone 302-593-3752,
  • UMC Church of North East.
  • pizza provided. G/90, d5.  USCF
  • Tournament history