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2022 CalChess STATE Champions League

Play at Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
Stay at Santa Clara Delta by Marriott (map) with free parking!
Grade Levels (May 21-22)

2021 CalChess STATE Open & Class Championship

Play at Santa Clara Convention Center (map)
Stay at Santa Clara Delta by Marriott (map) with free parking!
u1000 Main (May 28) u1000 Blitz (May 28) 1000+ Main (May 29-30 or 28-30) 1000+ Blitz (May 30)
Live Entries:
    • u1000 (1-day & Blitz) and 1000+ (3-day)
    • 1000+ (2-day)
    • 1000+ (Blitz)

2022 Denker, Barber & Rockefeller Qualifiers

Play at San Jose Chess Center (map)
Denker (June 4-5) Barber (June 4-5) Rockefeller (June 25-26)
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Live Entries:
    • Denker Qualifier
    • Barber Qualifier
    • Rockefeller Qualifier

2022 US NATIONAL Amateur Championship

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West [Main & Blitz] (Jun 4) South [Main & Blitz] (Jun 25)
Live Entries:

2022 US NATIONAL G/30 G/10 G/60 Championship

Play at Santa Clara Convention Center (map) & Stay at Santa Clara Delta by Marriott (map) with free parking!
G/30 (July 16) G/10 (July 16) G/60 (July 17)
Live Entries:
  • u1000 (1-day & Blitz) and 1000+ (3-day)
  • 1000+ (2-day)

2022 US NATIONAL Class Championship

Play & Stay at Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) (map)
1000+ Main (August 13-14 or 12-14)
1000+ Blitz (August 14)
u1000 Warmup Quads, Swiss, Blitz (August 12)
u1000 Main, Rapid, Fast (August 13)
u1000 Last Chance Quads, Swiss, Blitz (August 14)
Live Entries by Start Date:
    • Aug 12
    • Aug 13
    • Aug 14

2022 CalChess STATE Open & Class Championship

Play & Stay at Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) (map)
with free parking!
u1000 Main (Sep 3) u1000 Blitz (Sep 3) 1000+ Main (Sep 4-5 or 3-5) 1000+ Blitz (Sep 5)
Live Entries:
    • u1000 (1-day & Blitz) and 1000+ (3-day)
    • 1000+ (2-day)
    • 1000+ (Blitz)

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Signature Tourneys

Date Location Quads Swiss Rapid Blitz Actions
May Sat 7 Santa Clara Convention Center 9a 12:30p 5:30p
Sun 8 Cupertino Juniper 9a & 12p 3:00p
Sat 14 Fremont Marriott 9a 12:30p 5:30p

Jun Sat 11 Santa Clara Convention Center 9a 12:30p 5:30p
Sat 18 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9a 12:30p 5:30p
Sun 19 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9a 12:30p 5:30p

Jul Sat 2 Santa Clara Convention Center 9a 12:30p 5:30p
Sun 3 San Jose Center 9a
Sat 9 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9a 12:30p 5:30p
Sun 24 San Jose Center 9a
Sat 30 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9a 12:30p 5:30p
Sat 31 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9a

Rising Star

Date Location Rising Star Actions
May Fri 20 Santa Clara Convention Center 6p

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  Date Location Cash Day Format Actions
May Sat 7 Santa Clara Convention Center 10a 5x G45 +5
Sun 8 Cupertino Juniper 10a 3x G75 +5
Sat 14 Fremont Marriott 10a 4x G60 +5
Sun 15 San Jose Center 12p 4x G45 +5

Jun Sat 11 Santa Clara Convention Center 10a 4x G60 +5
Sun 26 San Jose Center 12p 4x G45 +5

Jul Sat 2 Santa Clara Convention Center 10a 4x G60 +5
Sun 3 San Jose Center 12p 4x G45 +5
Sat 9 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 10a 4x G60 +5
Sun 24 San Jose Center 12p 4x G45 +5
Sun 31 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 12p 4x G45 +5

The Real Bay Area Chess Championship (FIDE-rated)

Date Location Championship Format Actions
Jun 18-19 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9:30a (Sun 10am) 5x G90+30
19 7pm (Sun) G5 d1

Jul 30-31 Silicon Valley Sonesta (Milpitas) 9:30a (Sun 10am) 5x G90+30
31 7pm (Sun) G5 d1