Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival

Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival


October 8, 2016 - 8:00am to 7:00pm

This fun outdoor event in the urban heart of Town Center is designed to celebrate National Chess Day. Free Chess lessons, a giant chess set, casual chess, four-way chess, plunder chess, solitaire chess.

Features include a multi-section tournament (with sections for both experienced and beginning players), free chess lessons, and a simultaneous exhibition by Virginia State champions.


Schedule of Events

8:00am-9:00am, On-site registration for the chess tournament

9:00am-6:00pm, Free Chess Lessons, Giant Chess Set, Bughouse, Casual Chess, Four-Way Chess, Plunder Chess, Solitaire Chess

9:00am-9:30am, New player orientation

9:30am-3:45pm, Chess Tournament – 4 games for everyone entered

4:00pm-4:30pm, Awards Ceremony

5:00pm-7:00pm, Simultaneous Exhibition


  • Date

    Oct 08, 2016

  • Location

    Town Hall

  • Event name

    Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival

  • Event's address

  • Organizer

  • Website

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Judit Polgar Chess Foundation
Judit Polgar Chess Foundation