Saturday Open Tournament – OTB

The Saturday Open club tournament is back at ChessPalace.

This event is an over-the-board, US Chess Federation (USCF) rated tournament. Chess players must have an active membership with USCF which can be registered or renewed online or onsite.

Advance registrations are highly recommended, so we can have an appropriate headcount for the chess club to prepare.

If you want to see past tournament results, please see below for previous Saturday’s crosstables:


Saturday Open Chess Tournament will have three rounds with check in starting at 9 AM. Rounds at 10 AM, 1:00 pm, and 4:00 pm (if rounds finish early, we will start the next rounds earlier than indicated.)

(Beginner section will have 4 – rounds with the following round times 10 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 pm. If all the players finish the round early, the next game may be played earlier than the time indicated.)

Time control: 85 min/5 sec delay (beginner section is 45 min/5 sec delay)

Entry fee: $30 (Same day registration will be $40!) (Registration form is below or if you would like to pay on site, please email to pre-register).

Chess club address: 5246 Lampson Ave. Garden Grove, CA 92845. Parking is free. There is no food and beverages available for purchase at the chess club. There are plenty of options in the neighborhood within 3-6 minutes drive such as In-N-Out, Chik-fil-A, and Subway.

Email us at play (at) or call 714 – 913 -8146 if you have any questions.

We hope to see you there.

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