Tournament Announcements

2017 LA State Championship (and Blitz Championship)

posted Aug 31, 2017, 7:49 AM by Louisiana Chess   [ updated Aug 31, 2017, 7:51 AM ]

-- [NEW ORLEANS (KENNER), LA] - 2017 LOUISIANA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP & 2017 LOUISIANA STATE BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP.  Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA.  Phone: 504-469-5000.MAIN EVENT:  (Sat - Mon; Labor Day Weekend). Format:  7SS, G/90 i30 (USCF and FIDE Rated). PRIZES FOR MAIN EVENT: $4,000, b/100 full-paid players, 50% Gtd.

2017 LOUISIANA STATE BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP.  Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA.  Phone: 504-469-5000. BLITZ EVENT:  Sat., Sept. 2 - 8pm. Format: 7-Rd.double SS, G/5 d0 (USCF Rated); One Section with Class Prizes. PRIZES FOR BLITZ EVENT: $400, b/30, 50% Gtd.  

Players may play in both Main Event and Blitz Event for discounted Entry Fee.  Hosted by Cajun Chess in conjunction with the Louisiana Chess Association!

Click here for registration

2017 Paul Morphy Open

posted Jul 2, 2017, 8:58 AM by Louisiana Chess

July 15-16, 2017

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 10

5-SS, (Open: G/90 i30; Res: G/2 d5).

Site: Hilton New Orleans Airport, 901 Airline Dr., Kenner, LA 70062. 

EF: $55 if mailed by 7/2, $65 at site; out-of- state masters free, EF deducted from prize. 

LCA Memb. req’d for all La. residents ($15 adult, $5 Sch.), OSA.

Prizes: $3300 b/80, $1650 (50%) Gtd.!
Two Sections: 
Open: $600-300- 200; U2000 $250-125, U1800 $225-100. 
Reserve (U1600): $300-200; U1400 $250-125; U1200/UNR $225-100; U1000 $200-100. 

Reg: 7/15, 8-9am.

Rds: Sat: 9:15-1- 5:30, Sun: 9:30-2. 

HR: $129, for this rate, call (504) 465-1158 during business hours, reserve early, ask Norma Soto for Louisiana Chess rate, not LCA.

Ent/Info: Adam Caveney, 1301 Gen. Taylor St., New Orleans, LA 70115,, (504) 895-4133 (evenings), (504) 615-6730 (on day of tourney).

NOTE: Parking at the hotel will be comped so do not worry about taking a ticket to park..

Directions to tournament:

From East: I-10 to Exit 223B, New Orleans International Airport. Take airport access road to Airline Highway (stay left to avoid airport). Turn right onto Airline Highway.  Hotel is on the left, directly across from airport terminal entrance.

From West: I-10 to Exit 223A-B, Williams Blvd. Turn right on Williams Blvd, go 2 miles to Airline Highway. Turn right on Airline Highway. Hotel is on the left, directly across from airport terminal entrance.


Name: ________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________ City, State & Zip: __________________

E-mail: ___________________________________Phone: _______________________

USCF #: ______________________________ Exp.: _____________

Rating: ______________ Section: ______________________

(Please mail with EF and LCA dues, if necessary, to Adam Caveney, 1301 General Taylor St., New Orleans, LA 70115. Make checks payable to Adam Caveney.)

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