Links to Nearby Rated USCF Chess Tournaments and Events

This page lists local run quads and tournaments in the tri-state area.  For a listing of chess clubs and their meeting times please see our page on nearby Chess Clubs.  Scholastic players can play in any event.  Results for weekday events are posted when the swiss event is over. Swiss events typically are 4 to 6 week events
  • Please confirm all events!  We post to the best of our knowledge, but the event timing may be changed and we may not be aware of a change.
  • If you are a new player, you will need to join US Chess at Become a Member | US to play in these rated events. Please do so ahead of arriving!

There are also a number of nationally run events within 100 miles of the Philadelphia area. Visit our USCF tournament listings page for a list of these events.

Great web site with and tournament listings for all states.  It also has live results on major tournaments!

Local USCF Events:

Hershey USCF Quads - Saturday, Dec 4th

19th Annual Holly Heisman Memorial - December 31st, 2021

Main Line Chess and Games - Paoli, PA

North Penn Chess Club

West Chester Club Swiss - ONE MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED (and show proof) TO PLAY

Woodbury Chess Club USCF Swiss - ONE MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED (and show proof) TO PLAY

  • Every Tuesday
  • Register by 7:15.  Play starts at 7:30
    • Email or call Henry 856-845-5094 if you plan on coming.  It allows him to do the pairings in advance.
  • Wendell Waties Memorial USCF Swiss, 11/16/21 thru 12/14/21, Two 1/2 pt. byes will be allowed
  • 5 Round Swiss, Time Control: 40/80, SD/30 d10
  • Entry Fee: $20.00 and join the club ($15/yr).  If you played in the partial 2020 Club Championship and paid your entry fee, we
    will use that $20 entry fee to pay for this tournament!!
  • If you need additional info or have questions you can call Henry at 856-845-5094 or email at
  • Presbyterian Church At Woodbury, 67 South Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096.
  • More information on the club including how to get into the church!

4th Saturday Quads, NorthEast, MD - Unlikely to be held in December as it is Xmas.  Asking John his plans

Dewey Beach Chess Open