The Virginia Chess Federation (VCF) thanks you for your interest and participation in the Emporia Open, a long-standing VCF tradition for south-central Virginians! Registering and paying in advance saves you time, allowing you to avoid the "last minute line" at the tournament site.
TO REGISTER: Fill out the form below and submit payment using the secure PayPal payment website. You can either use your Credit Card or your PayPal account. Required information is indicated with a red asterix (*). Registration is complete and your information is submitted to tournament organizers as soon as your PayPal payment is processed.
On-line (early) registration is $45 until midnight on Saturday, Oct 14th. Starting Sunday Oct 15th and ON-SITE, Registration increases to $55. On-site registration will be open from 7-9PM Friday evening, Oct 20th and 7:30-9:15AM on Saturday morning. Round 1 starts at 10 AM sharp!
Be sure to bring your own equipment (chess sets, boards, clocks, Chess Notation Book, pen and pencil).
This tournament is US Chess-rated, which means that players must be members of the U.S. Chess Federation to play. US Chess memberships are available on-site--cash, check or credit cards accepted. All Virginia Residents are required to be members of the VCF, these also are available on site.