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Open Chess Events

Welcome to DC Chess Events

Capital Area Chess in partnership with Chess Girls DC has created an Open Chess tournament event designed to engage everyone. DC Open Chess Events are not directed towards the scholastic audience but are designed to engage adults also.


Turkey Bowl Chess Classic Charity Chess Tournament


 Saturday, November 24, 2018


Hosted at the Thurgood Marshall Trust Center was a great community tournament. Congratulations to Zahir who was the victor of first place.

1816 12th St NW Washington, DC 20009

Close to Metro, Street Parking 


All of the participants received a "Millionaire Chess" Commemorative Chess Set for their donation and support.


 The event format was : 4 Round Swiss, G/45;d5 Affects both Quick and Regular rating. 


Round Times: 10am-11:45am- 1:30pm-3:45pm 


Tournament Director:

Anand Dommalapati, Senior TD

adommalapati@yahoo.com


Event organizer

chessgirlsdc@gmail.com  - 


Thank you to Capital Area Chess as the tournament director and the philanthropic support from the team of Amy Lee and Maurice Ashley for supporting Scholastic Chess in DC.