The Arizona Chess Federation, Inc. 

Arizona Chess Players in the National top 100 Girls 9 and Under List

Congratulations to the Arizona Members of the United States Chess Federation that made the top 100 Lists: Category - National top 100 Girls 9 and Under List
27 Wongso, Merissa (15914671)
31 Subramanian, Manasa (15611751)
40 Tokeshi, Kylie Ann (15066157)
88 Long, Adrianna (15042790)

Arizona Chess Players in the National top 100 Girls 8 and Under List

Congratulations to the Arizona Members of the United States Chess Federation that made the top 100 Lists: Category - National top 100 Girls 8 and Under List
14 Narnur, Prashansa (15668920)
21 Peng, Sophia (15388591)
54 Qiang, Jenny (15589405)
83 Murphy, Sofia (15246590)
85 Mathiyazhagan, Mahathi (15357080)
88 Murphy, Elena (15246584)
97 Gelvin, Sydney (15447892)
98 Smith, Sophia (15358695)

Congratulations Xiexin Wang 2016 Arizona State Chess Champion

Results from the 2016 Arizona State Chess Championships:

K-12 Section Result:

1st - Xiexin Wang
2nd - Sung Ho Yim
3rd - Richard Qi
4th - Justin Fink
5th - Rohan Mittal
6th - Alec C. Andersen
7th - Bohan Li
8th - Manu Reddy
9th - Hunter Waslaski
10th - Jordan Leighton Kahl

USCF Events for August 2015

Here are the upcoming events: - 116th Annual U. S. Open Chess Championship August 1-9, 4-9, or 6-9, 2015 · Phoenix, Arizona Info Link
NOTE: Early entry fee deadline for U.S. Open extended by one week, until June 29. Includes Traditional one game per day schedule (9 days), also 6-day slow time control option, and 4-day option. 9SS, 40/120, SD/60 d5 (4 day option, Rds. 1-6, G/60 d5).

Requirements for Arizona Title Chess Events (edited April 29, 2015)

Our primary concern is assuring the quality of Arizona Title Events.

ACFI accepts proposals and expressions of interest for the running of chess events that award state titles for Arizona

Every State Championship shall be:

1) open to all players in the category, or

2) open to all players who advance from a designated qualifying tournament. Designated qualifying tournaments shall be open to all players in the category.

Each State Championship event shall contribute $2.00 per player to ACFI unless the ACFI board has approved other arrangements.

An organizer who presents an expression of interest or a proposal for the running of a state title event implies an agreement to follow ACFI Scholastic requirements and guidelines for the event.

An organizer making an expression of interest or a proposal should do so with the understanding that the requirements for the event must be met.

Please see the full text of this article to review the rest of the requirements.

Arizona Senior Open

Nov. 12-13 Arizona Senior Open. 1 SECTION: Open to USCF members born on or before Nov. 12, 1961. SCHEDULE: 5/SS, Rds 1-2 G/90, Rds. 3-5 30/90, SD/1; Round times: 10-1:30-5, 9-3. Byes: 1/2 pt byes allowed for all rounds but must be requested prior to start of Round 2 (2 max). PRIZES: Highest Placing AZ resident is AZ Senior Champion, Plaques to 1st-2nd-3rd, Top Senior 60+, 70+, and 80+; EF: FREE to GM/IM/WGM/WIM, otherwise $40. Late Fee: Additional $10 if entering after 11/09. INFO: Enrique Huerta, 520-975-3946, email:, web: NC. NS. W.

New Chess Club @ ASU

My name is Jeff Green, and I am the President of the Chess Club @ ASU. The purpose of the Chess Club @ ASU is to promote the social, intellectual, academic and physical benefits of chess to the university and local communities, and our website is I am writing to inform you of the new presence presence of the Chess Club @ ASU as a tournament organizer. We have started two brand new tournament series: the Sparky Spectacular and ASU Action Chess tournaments. The former consists of standard G/60 Saturday tournaments, and the latter of Sunday G/30 cash-prize tournaments. In addition, we hold open club meetings for informal play on Thursday nights from 5-10pm, and we run a Wednesday afternoon recruitment table from 10:30am-2:00pm.

National Youth Action Tournament in Irvine in December

National Youth Action-West, December 9-11, 2011, Irvine, Ca. in 4 sections,: K-3, K-6, K-9, K-12. In each section: 20 Individual trophies, 10 team trophies, 3 class trophies. Blitz-Bughouse-Puzzle Solving Contest side events. Club and school teams welcome. $50 EF by 11/10! More info and on-line EF:

Chess Day Weekend Tournament in Memory of Steve Stubenrausch

Attached is the flyer for the tournament. It can be filled out on line and when filled out you can push the submit form button on the upper right. Or you can email it or send the information in an email or send the entry by snail (the post office)mail Either way is good. Steve was a well known and important part of the chess community. Please honor him by attending this tournament and for National Chess Day


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