Welcome to American Open 2015
JV K-12 Pairings
Two Weekends: November 21-22, 2015 (Scholastic) and November 26-29, 2015 (Main)
At the Doubletree Hotel. 100 The City Drive, Orange, California, United States 92868-3204
A Heritage Event and an American Classic, the American Open is one of the longest running chess tournament in the United States. It was established in 1965 and has since attracted chess players from all over the world and from all levels. The annual American Open is held on Thanksgiving weekend and is composed of two concurrent tournaments. One of them is the Main Tournament, which is open to all players, adults and children. The other is the Junior Tournament, which is open only to scholastic players from K-12. Additionally, there will be side events available to participate in such as Blitz and Action chess. There will also be lectures from renowned chess players that will take place throughout the event. Please navigate through this site to find out more about the tournament, prizes, schedule, and side events. For any questions, feel free to contact us.
American Open Blitz
November 28th, 2015 Saturday
Projected prizes $1000, 80% Guaranteed!
5 round double swiss, G/5. Doubeltree Hotel Anaheim/Orange County. 100 City Drive, Orange CA 92868.
Prizes: $300-100; U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, Unr. each $100.
EF: $35 by Nov. 20th. $40 after.
Schedule: Registration ends 9 pm. Rounds 9:30 pm -10-10:30-11-11:30.
American Open Action
November 29th,2015 Sunday
Projected prizes $500, 80% Guaranteed!
5 round SS, G/30. Doubeltree Hotel Anaheim/Orange County. 100 City Drive, Orange CA 92868.
EF: $25 by Nov. 20th. $30 after.
Schedule: Registration 10:30-11. Rounds 12-1:15-3-4:15-5:30.