Main Tournament Registration 2017


Online registration close. Please register onsite.

How to Register for the Tournament:
1. Fill out the online form below.
2. Click "Add to Cart" button. The entry will then be added to your cart.
3. To view your cart, go to "View Cart" link on the top right of the page.
4. Once you are finished and ready to check out, press "Checkout" located on the top right of the page.
5. Proceed to checkout and fill-in the additional information.
6. Follow the on-screen directions to pay via PayPal. You will need a credit card or Paypal account.
7. Once you finish Payment you are all set. Go ahead and check the advance entries.

Maximum 2 half-point byes. Must request before round 1,
Please indicate if you will be staying at the hotel venue or not. This information will only be used to help us coordinate with hotel management.
Check here to indicate that you have read and agree to American Open's terms and conditions and that you have read our Policies, especially on Refunds and Byes.
Alternate Registrations: 
  • Mail Registration form and check to (we must receive it NO LATER than Nov. 22nd):

    American Open
    Attn: ChessPalace
    5246 Lampson Ave.
    Garden Grove, CA 92845

    Check payment must be received before November 22, 2017

  • By Phone:

    call (714) 899-3421
    Have your credit card ready

  • Onsite Registration
    • Checks not accepted.
    • Credit Cards accepted for a $10 fee
    • DON'T wait, Entry fees onsite are much higher.