The Columbia Chess Club holds both Regular Rated and Quick Rated tournaments.
Below are the details for each tournament. Check the Club Calendar for the
current event.
The Club tournament history is HERE .

Chief TD's:
Daniel Smith
Jordan Anderson
Registration Deadline is 7:15 Email, text or call to register early.
Regular Rated Tournaments
Four round Swiss. Two Sections, Open & Amateur (U1505). One round a week for four
weeks. Entry fee $2 for club members, $5 for non-members. One bye allowed.
You do not have to play every round. You can play one round or four!
Rounds start at 7:30. Game 75 +30s inc
Quick Rated Tournaments
Game 20 Quads . Entry fee $10 for club members, $15 for non-members. First place each
quad $20,  Second $15. Quad may become a Swiss based on the number of entries.
Round 1 starts at 7:30.
L owry G rand P rix Series
The LGP is a joint effort between Cola Chess and CSRA Chess to bring a regular Sat series
to the area. The three round Sat tournaments are held every other month beginning in Feb
and alternating between Columbia & Augusta. The playing sites are one hour apart, feature
a very low entry fee ($5) and are designed to be finished by 6:00. Full details are
The Columbia Open August 15-17, 2014
Cola Chess also hosts one of SC's premier events, The Columbia Open. This is a three day
tournament held each year in August. Details for this event can be found

Looking for a weekend tournament?

Check these calendars:
South Carolina Calendar                                    North Carolina Calendar

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