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 Chess.org 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 our USCF tournament listings page for a list of these events.

 

Local USCF Rated Events:

EVERY WEEK

West Chester Club Swiss - ONE MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED (and show proof) TO PLAY

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

MONTHLY EVENTS

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
      • Open and Scholastic quads
      • Fall Chess Tournament Schedule
        • Saturday, November 19: CPA Chess Tournament at Annville Free Library
        • Saturday, December 10: CPA Chess Tournament at Hershey Public Library
      • Contact Leteef Street, email lstreet@dvchess.com for timing
      • Held at the Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue, Hershey, PA
      • G40/delay 5
      • Registration 10-10:30.  $15 online advance registration, $20 on-site.
        • Link to online will be posted when available
      • Tournament history
      • Contact Leteef to get on his mailing list as events may not be listed on the above USCF page
      • See the Chess Calendar page for details and timing.
  • SJIC Scholastic Chess Quads
  • Tri Bridges Chess Club
      • contact Joshua Anderson, joshuamiltonanderson@gmail.com
      • Contact Joshua to get on his mailing list as events may not be listed on the above USCF page
      • See the Chess Calendar page for details and timing.

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: info@mastermindschess.org
  • Address: Tech Freire Charter School, 2221 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tournament history

3rd Saturday Quads in Milford DE

  • Please let Dean know you are coming. His email is haroldmillerdean@hotmail.com
  • Calvary Church, 301 SE Front St, Milford, DE 19963
  • Benson Hall room. Enter from East end of the church
  • Reg. 9:00 - 9:45 am, EF: 25.00; First place: $50, Second $20
  • RD, 1, 10:00, Rd. 2, 2 pm, Rd 3, 5pm, All round times may need to be adjusted.
  • This is a rated tournament so a USCF membership is required, and all USCF rules will apply! This membership must be up to date.
  • Please bring your chess set and clock, none will be provided
  • Time control: 90, d5
  • Lunch will be provided.
  • Handicap accessible
  • Tournament history

4th Saturday Quads North East, MD