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2022 Tennessee Senior Open

May 20 - May 22

Open Only to Tennessee residents age 50 and older (born before May 20, 1972).
Sponsored by Tennessee Chess Association, Cumberland County Chess Club, City of Crossville, and the Fair Park Senior Center

Hosted at the Fair Park Senior Center: 1433 Livingston Rd, Crossville, TN 38555



The top finishing Tennessee resident will be invited to the National Senior Tournament of Champions to be held at the 2022 U.S. Open in Rancho Mirage, CA and will get a $500 stipend check.

1st Place $150

2nd Place $100

Class A/B $50

Class C/D $50

Class E & Below $50

Plaques to top 2, Top Page 60-69, Top Age 70-79, Top Age 80 & Older (Plaques for TN Residents Only), Medals to all Participants


Friday 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
All times are Central Daylight Time
1/2 Point Bye available for any one (and only one) round if requested at or before registration/
Entry Fee:
$25 if mailed by 5/13 or paid online.
$35 later and at site
$10 for unrateds
5 Round Swiss System
Time Control:
Traditional Schedule
Round 1: Friday at 4:00pm CST
Round 2: Saturday at 10:00am CST
Round 3: Saturday at 4:00pm CST
Round 4: Sunday at 9:00am CST
Round 5: Sunday at 2:00pm CST

2 Day Schedule
Round 1: Saturday at 10:00am CST
Round 2: Saturday at 1:00pm CST
Round 1 & 2: Game/60;d5
(merges with Traditional Schedule Rounds 3, 4, and 5)

Dues Required:
US Chess Membership required
TCA Membership required
Send Entries To:
Alan Kantor
P.O. Box 271
Crossville, TN 38557
Alan Kantor
(931) 200-9038
US Chess rules apply.
Additional TCA Fair Play rules are posted on tnchess.us under TCA Online Fair Play Rules. All players must agree to these rules in order to register for the tournament.
1/2 point bye available for any one (and only one) round if requested at or before registration.


May 20
May 22