Kentucky Chess Association

The USChess state affiliate for all of Kentucky.

2018 Kentucky Open Preregistration is Closed.

On site registration will be available tomorrow at the published $75 rate.  However, we will honor further preregistrations made by email before midnight to

See you tomorrow!

2018 Kentucky Open, June 2-3, 2018

The Kentucky Chess Association is proud to bring you the 2018 Kentucky Open, which will be held at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Louisville on June 2-3, 2018.

5SS, G90;d5. Ramada Plaza, 9700 Bluegrass Parkway., Louisville, KY 40299.  In 3 Sections.  Open: 450-250-150; X, 100; A, 100. U1800: 225-125; C, 100. U1400: 125-100; U1000/unr.: 75 (all prizes b/50).   EF: $45 before 6/1, $75 on-site.  Online entries at, mail entries to Yussman Chess Center, 173 Sears Ave. #079, Louisville, KY 40207. Make checks out to "KCA". Advance entries must be received by May 31. Onsite registration June 2 between -8-930 am.  Schedule: Rds 1-3, Sat. 10-2-5:30, Rds. 4-5 Sun. 9-2. KCA meeting between 4th and 5th rounds at 1:00. Byes: Maximum two half-pt byes, must commit before round 3. HR: $74.95/King bed, $74.95 2 beds. Reserve by Friday, May 11, 2018 at 3:00 to ensure rate and room. For reservations, call (502) 491-4830 - Mention "Kentucky Chess Association" to receive rate. Bring boards, sets, and clocks. The top 3 Ky players and top 2 junior Ky players will be invited the State Closed Championships. Questions: Randas Burns 502-500-7493

2018 State Team Tournament Results

Below are the final standings for teams in the K1, K3, K5, K8, and K12 sections of the 2018 Scholastic State Team Tournament, which was held at North Bullitt High School on March 24.

The cross-table will also be linked when the tournament is rated.

The KCA would also like to give a big thank you to all the teams who came out to compete, to all of the parents, coaches, and players who helped with setup and cleanup, and to North Bullitt High School and Bullitt County Schools for hosting the event!

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