• Kids Tournaments & Clubs

    Updated Dec 30, 2017. Please report any corrections/updates to help at bayareachess.com.
  • Special Events Coming Up

     
    2018 New Year's Youth Championship
    Sunday, Jan 7, 2018
    @ Biltmore Santa Clara
    2018 US Amateur Team West
    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018
    @ Santa Clara Convention Center
  • Recurring Signature Tourneys

    1/2-day Tourneys
    Every Weekend (Swiss 10am-2pm & Quads 2:30-5pm)
    @ all over Bay Area at various locations
    Trophies to all players with winning record
    Medals to all others
    Swiss @ 9:30a: 4 rounds SS x G/30 ***NEW START TIME ***
    Quads @ 2p (req. checkin from 1:30p): 3 games (round robin) x G/30
    Typical Schedule
    Please see Signature Tournament Information for detailed schedule and more information!
    Popular locations
    San Jose BAC Office (map): various Sundays, few Saturdays
    Cupertino Courtyard (map): various Sundays, few Saturdays
    Fremont MARRIOTT (Not Courtyard!) (map): 2nd Sunday of the month
    Rancho Cordova (Sacramento) Courtyard (map): *Quads only * every 2nd Saturday of the month
    San Ramon Courtyard (map): various Sundays, few Saturdays
  • 2018 New Year - Scholastic Event

    2018 New Year's Youth Championship

    Sunday, Jan 7, 2018

    @ Biltmore Santa Clara (map)

    Trophies to:
    Top 10 players in each sections (winning record required)
    Top 5 Clubs & Top 5 Schools in all sections combined
    Sections & Schedule
    1199-900, 899-600, 599-300, u300

    Time Control: G/30;d5
    Online registration: Sunday 9-9:30am
    Round times: 10am, 11:30am, lunch, 1pm, 2:20pm, 3:45pm
    Trophy ceremony: around 4:45pm
     
    Fees
    Entry Fee: $48
    Play-up fee: $15
    Late Fee: +$15 after 1/1
  • A side event of a National Championship!

    2018 US Amateur Team West
    Kids Championship
    Saturday - Feb 17, 2018

    @ Santa Clara Convention Center(map)

    Trophies to:
    Trophies to each player in:
    Top 3 Teams overall
    Top Team u900
    Top Team u600
    Top Team u300
     and other fun categories!

    Trophies to top 2 scorers on each board.
    Commemorative medals to all players.
    Sections
    One big section for all players!
    Schedule & Time Control


    Please, check the event's webpage for detailed inforation.
     
    Fees
    49 (individual) and 179 (team)
    Late fee After 2/11 and onsite: $15 per Player, $60 per team
  • Kids One Day Signature Events
    All over the Bay Area! on Every Weekend!

    Trophies to all players with winning record
    Medals to all others
    Swiss @ 9:30a: 4 rounds SS x G/30 *** NEW START TIME ***
    Quads @ 2p (req. checkin from 1:30p): 3 games (round robin) x G/30
    Ideal for getting more experience or for a second tournament after the Big Super States!
    Popular Locations: Fremont, Cupertino, San Ramon, San Jose, Foster City, Sacramento
    Mostly Sundays, some Saturdays.
    Register Early as space is limited!

  • BAC Rising Star Tournamnets
    @ BAC Office San Jose (map)

    Non-rated tournaments for rookie touranament players
    Seminar & Q&A session for the parents
    Swiss Style tournament: 3 rounds of G/30;d5

    Once every month
    :
    10AM - 1PM: Feb 4, Apr 1, May 6,
    3PM - 6PM: Jan 15, Mar 4, Mar 18, Apr 1

    Trophies for everyone!