DAYTON CHESS FESTIVAL July 27th-August 2nd

FM Boorchess

Your Chess Summer Ends with a Bang!

Dayton Chess Festival is a proud sponsor of a new chess event! This event will make for a great learning experience for up & coming players as many strong players from the region are expected. Lectures and exhibitions throughout the weekend. You do not want to miss being part of this 1st ever historic chess festival.

Futurity A&B Jul 27 - 31, 2015

10 Players each section (A&B) Played in parallel with the Dayton Masters FIDE RR with the same time controls 9-RR, 40/90, SD/30, +30incr. 

Dayton Masters FIDE RR: (invite only)

Round 1 – July 27, 12:00pm



GM Vladimir Georgiev  IM John Bartholomew


IM Farai Mandizha  IM Calvin Blocker


GM Dejan Bojkov  FM Ruifeng Li


GM Nikola Mitkov  FM Carl Boor


GM Jeffery Xiong  GM Giorgi Margvelashvilivi

Following the Masters and Futurity tournaments there will be an Open Event!

Aviator Open Chess Tournament Jul 31 - Aug 2 or Aug 1-2, 2015 

-GP:40-FIDE Rated: 5SS, G/90, incr 30.

$4000, b/60, FIDE Rated. At the Dayton Chess Club. OPEN FORMAT

– One Section Open to All. Prizes: 1-$1,100; 2-$800; 3-$700; 4-$500; 5-$400;6-$300; 7-$200


Aug 2, X-15 Blitz!

G/5, no delay. $350 b/20. 1-$200, 2-$100, 3-$50. Rated Blitz at Dayton Chess Club, 18 W. 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402. Number of rounds & SS or RR determined by number of entries, max number of rounds 11.

Registration ends 1:00pm Sun. Rd.1 begins 1:30pm. EF: $25. Register at site onFri, Sat, or Sun. Info and more details at