Events

Featured Event

Hall of Fame

This tournament includes honoring and celebrating an indivudual or organization that has had a lasting impact to chess in Idaho. SS4 G/45 D5.  Please join us in honoring the latest inducteee.

Please arrive on-time: Doors open at 10am

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Saturday, August 21st @ 10:30am

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Upcomming Events

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August

Hall of Fame

The ‘Summer Classic’ is a long standing tradition That kicks off a Summer of fun chess in Idaho.  This tournament will be a 4SS G/30 D5.  This event will be held at the Nampa Public Library. Doors open at 10am.

Please arrive on-time.

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10:30am

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August

Hall of Fame

This tournament includes honoring and celebrating an indivudual or organization that has had a lasting impact to chess in Idaho. SS4 G/45 D5.  Please join us in honoring the latest inducteee.

Please arrive on-time: Doors open at 10am

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10:30am

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August

Up & Coming Tournament – Rating 1000 and below

Have you been afraid to play in a tournament because you feel that you are just a beginner ?  Although, all ICA tournaments allow for players at any skill-level .. this trounament is limited to players with a USCF Rating at 1000 or below. 

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10:30am

Frequently Asked

Who can play ?

Anybody is legible to play providing they have at least a fundamental understanding of how to play chess.  All Rated Tournaments require a USCF membership an some require and ICA membership.

What is the difference between "Rated" and "Unrated" ?

Unrated Games are typically casual and played just for fun.  Rated games are generally for those that are a little more serious about competing where the rating privides a ranking for players.

Are there prizes ?

Most but not all tournaments have some type of prize which can be in the form of a:

  • Cash
  • Trophies
  • Certificates
  • Gifts
How big are the tournaments ?

ICA Tournaments typcially round from around 20 to 30 players but could be more or less.

What form of payment is required ?

When completing your registration for an tournament (unless it is a free event), you will be directed to PayPal for payment. Paypal payments are secure and PayPal accepts payments in many forms however, you do not have to be a PayPal member to process a payment.

Do you have "FIDE" tournaments ?

ICA is the USCF Official State Affilliate for the state of Idaho with most tournaments will be rated with USCF.  From time-to-time, we may have a Dual-Rageted event with FIDE.

Do I have do be a member of ICA ?

Although many tournaments put together by ICA do not require ICA membership, all “Titled” events do require ICA membership

To become a member, please go here.

Do I have do be a member of the USCF ?

Most ICA Tournaments do require up-to-date membership with the USCF . Please make sure your membership is up-to-date at the time of registration.

Idaho Chess Association

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