Texas Armed Forces and Military Veterans Open

Two tournaments. Open to active duty, reservists, Texas Guard, academy cadets, college ROTC, military retirees, all honorably discharged veterans. See site for details.

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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.

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Serving Texas Chess Players Since 1935

TCA is Seeking USCF Delegates

TCA is selecting new USCF delegates. If you meet the criteria below and would like to be appointed, please email TCA president Eduardo Rios. Delegates must be over the age of 18, must have a valid USCF and TCA membership, must be a Texas resident, and must commit to attending the USCF business meeting during the US Open. (held in Madison, Wis . . .

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83rd Southwest Open Held in Irving

83rd Southwest Open Held in Irving

GM Ruifeng Li and GM Kamil Dragun tied with 6.5 points in the International Section of the 83rd Annual Southwest Open held at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel in Irving over Labor Day Weekend. NM Jack Easton, FM Michael Langer, and Kapish Potula topped the U2400 section...

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Eddie Rios Reelected TCA President in 2017 TCA Election

The election results for the 2017 TCA Election are in and are listed below.  The election was conducted online and by paper ballot starting July 15, 2017 and ending August 20, 2017. Fifty-two ballots were cast. Candidate: President ******************* Dr. Aaron...

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Armed Forces Championship & Military Veterans Open

Sep 23-24, North Richland Hills
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Texas Grade Championships (North)

November 3-5, Houston
Tournament Website

Texas Grade Championships (South)

Nov 11-12, Corpus Christi
Tournament Website

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.