Official CalChess State Grade Level Championship for K-12 all all levels/ratings.
CalChess membership is required. View the CalChess Membership list here.
Pilot tournament with higher prize fund & higher EF. ($1400 b/50 entries)
This tournament is best suited for adults and advanced youth (ratings 1000 & higher) who prefer long time controls. Youth rated under 1200, please consider the Thanksgiving Kids Championship on Nov 29, Friday.
This tournament is best suited for beginner youth (ratings under 1200) who prefer shorter controls.
Thank you for your patience as we have worked through some bugs on the website! The 2019 Tournament calendar is now available. We are slowly eliminating all errors, so your understanding is greatly appreciated. Any feedback, notes, or questions, just email us!