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    The Rochester Chess Open is back!

  • Dates: 7/9/2022, 7/10/2022
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mayo Civic Center


The Rochester Chess Open is back! And bigger than ever! On Saturday and Sunday (July 9-10), the Rochester Chess Club will be hosting the 2022 Rochester Open at the Mayo Civic Center. This is Rochester’s biggest chess tournament since the 1958 U.S. Chess Open! This USCF-rated event will feature five rounds in four rated sections (and will also include one Saturday-only non-rated Novice Section). Cost for rated sections is $50 online by June 11 with progressive increases up to $100 for onsite registration. Free entry for Masters. $3,000 prize fund. Register now at (click on the 'Calendar' drop down menu). For info, contact Dennis Mays ( or 507-254-6809).

Box Office Information

Mayo Civic Center Box Office
In State Toll Free: 1-800-422-2199

Hours of Operation
Wednesday - Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday - Tuesday: CLOSED

Tickets for upcoming events can also be purchased ONLINE through Ticketmaster