grandmaster chess set grandmaster chess set


Saturday, March 16, 2024 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

First round starts at 9:00 am sharp.

Add to Calendar 


McNair Elementary School 
2499 Thomas Jefferson Dr
Herndon, VA 20171

Driving Directions 


McNair PTA 

March 16, 2024 McNair Chess Tournament 

Our next McNair Chess Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2024..


Pre-registration closes on Thursday, March 14, 2024.  

The early pre-registration fee through Tuesday, March 12, 2024 is $35.00 per chess player.

The late pre-registration fee for Wednesday, March 13, 2024 and Thursday, March 14, 2024 is $40.00.

On-site registrations will close at 8:30 am on Saturday, March 16. The on-site registration fee is $45.00. 

No Email/Phone Registrations allowed.

NOTE:  If you need a bye for the later rounds - please notify us prior to the beginning of round 2.

Doors open at 8:00 am for on-site registrations.  On-site registration closes at 8:30 am.  The first round starts at 9:00 am.

Three (3) sections:

  • K-3 G/30,d5 (5 rounds)
  • K-5 G/45,d5 (4 rounds)
  • K-8 G/45,d5 (4 rounds)

Participants must have a USCF ID - to register:

Pre-registrations (updated periodically): Pre-registrations

Upcoming Tournaments:


NOTE: REMINDER: Cancellations are subject to a $5.00 / player handling fee.

NOTE: Participants should use the back / cafeteria doors - the front doors will not be open.

NOTE: Our chess tournaments are subject to Fairfax County Public School policies.  In case of inclement weather - please check