2020 61st Annual US Armed Forces Chess Championship
Virginia Beach, VA  October 10-12

5SS  G/120 + 30 A single half-point will be available. FIDE and US Chess Rated.

Important! This year's AFO is very different due to the Corona virus but is still OTB. 

Tournament Life Announcement

The following is an excerpt from the TLA 
 Venue restrictions limit the number of players to 20. USCF MCC player selection criteria: 12 slots are reserved for the Top 3 rated applicants from each service (USA, USN, USAF and USMC) who apply on or before Labor Day (Monday 7 SEP). Remaining 8 slots plus any of the unfilled 12 service slots will be assigned to other applicants based on their highest USCF regular ratings. List of participants will be finalized on Friday 11 SEP 2020 to allow sufficient time for selectees to make travel plans. U.S. Active Duty, Reservists, Military Retirees, Cadets, Midshipmen, and ROTC who have a current USCF membership may apply.
Final Standings      FIDE Rapid Results
Andrew Peraino, USN, captures 1st Place honors with 4.5/5
and leads the U.S. Navy Team to a 1st Place win

Eligible participants include past and present members of the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy,
Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, USPHS, and ROTC college students.
The military academy students for the above services are also eligible.

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