Side Events

Welcome to the Side Events of the American Open!

There are two side events: Blitz and Action. The entry fee for each is $35, and onsite registration is $50.


Saturday, November 30, 2019
The Blitz tournament will be on Saturday evening and will have five rounds double-swiss of speed chess. Time control is 5 minutes.
5 round double swiss, Game/5.
Schedule: Registration ends 8:30 PM.
Rounds: 9:30 pm -10:00 pm - 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019
The Action tournament is for those interested in quicker games to be completed in just a day. This side event is held on Sunday of the Thanksgiving weekend. There will be five rounds with 30 minutes for each player for each round.
5-rounds SS, Game/30.
Schedule: Registration ends 10:30 AM.
Rounds: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Register for Action.

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