The 2018 American Open Chess Tournament will be from Thursday - Sunday on November 22 - 25, 2018.
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, beginners to Grandmasters.
The American Open is held annually on Thanksgiving weekend and is composed of two concurrent tournaments. The Main Tournament is open to all players, adults and children. The other is the Scholastic Tournament, which is open only to junior players from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Additionally, there will be two side events available to participate, Blitz (Saturday) and Action Chess (Sunday). 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.