Texas Masters

November 23 or 24-26 2017. Seven round Swiss System.
Game 90 with 30 second increment.
Master’s Section is Fide rated and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules.

Serving Texas Chess Players Since 1935

The US Chess Federation’s Texas Affiliate has sponsored tournaments for over 80 years and has named a state champion since 1946.  The association’s magazine, Texas Knights, has been recognized as one of the best in the country.

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Statewide Tournaments

Major Texas tournaments (State Championship, Scholastic Championship, Action Championship, Southwest Open, Texas Open, etc) are TCA sanctioned events.

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Texas Knights

Issues of Texas Knights magazine are online now. Play through games and tactics from the magazine or download PGN files.

Serving Texas Chess Players Since 1935

470 Players Competed in State Grade Championships

The North/Central Texas Grades Championship in Houston hosted 340 players on November 3-5, and the South Texas Grades Championship in Corpus Christi hosted 130 on November 11-12, 2018. Several players achieved perfect scores. Tom Su (K-1-2), Joaquin Aiden Gray Loftin...

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2018 Texas State Scholastic Championships (North)

March 9-11, 2018 in Houston
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2018 Texas State Scholastic Championships (South)

March 2-4, 2018 in Edinburg
Tournament Website

2018 Texas State and Amateur Championships

Memorial Day Weekend in DFW

The Texas Chess Association is the Official State Affiliate of the US Chess Federation.

The Texas Chess Association is a state affiliate of the US Chess Federation.

The Texas Chess Association

The Texas Chess Association has served Texas chess players for over 80 years with tournaments, publications, chess club development, and as the designated Texas affiliate of the United States Chess Federation. Major Texas tournaments (State Championship, Scholastic Championship, Southwest Open, Texas Open, etc) are TCA sanctioned events. TCA members receive Texas Knights, widely considered one of the best chess magazines in the nation.