Texas Armed Forces Chess

Proud Host of the 62nd Annual US Armed Forces Open Chess Championship

8-11 October 2021

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Congratulations to Chess Expert and
Petty Officer Second Class (PO2)
Andrew Peraino for
winning the 2020 USAFOCC
We hope you know how to play Texas Hold'em 😄

Logo for 62nd US Annual US Armed Forces Open Chess Championship in Grapevine, Texas

Section One

AFO

5 Rounds
Swiss System

US Chess rated
FIDE rated for ALL


  • Active Duty
  • Military Retirees
  • Cadets
  • Midshipmen
  • College ROTC
  • Mobilized
  • Show ID card


Annual Cadet — Midshipmen Championship

In conjunction with AFO

65 Advance Entries

Armed Forces Open (AFO)
Last First USCF ID Rtng Branch Status ST
Watters Chase 12864104 2194 Navy Active MD
Hill Leroy 12352820 2082 Air Force Retired NJ
Keough Robert 12541588 2057 Air Force Retired HI
Wendler Edward 15101122 2004 Army Active TX
Farrell John 12414789 1963 Marines Retired VA
Bellnap Mark 10305225 1950 Air Force & Army
& Marines
Retired CA
Mc Queen Robert 11269222 1935 Army Retired FL
Risk Gregory 10284066 1919 Army Active NC
Walters James 12813812 1847 Navy Retired TX
Nguyen Kenneth 13831172 1834 Army Retired TX
Belke Tom 10126550 1826 Navy Retired VA
Mendoza Aldo 12711878 1820 Army Retired GA
Donovan Mike 12500494 1813 Army Retired TX
Covington Paul 12044640 1800 Air Force Retired OK
Hollingsworth Jim 10798922 1800 Army Retired TX
Roy Englebert 12744223 1717 Army Active VA
Powers Leon 12422431 1714 Navy Retired TX
Johnson Bolorunduro 15776226 1708 Army Active NY
Juroshek Khristopher 12682385 1670 Navy Retired TX
Guadalupe Franc 12421314 1559 Army Retired TX
Martinez Rene 12811509 1554 Air Force Active ID
Hatherill Charles 12215430 1442 Air Force Retired FL
Getty Rob 20069095 1434 Navy Active VA
Charest Cris 17109513 1421 Air Force Active TX
Brown Dean 10224098 1415 Air Force Retired CO
Tuttle Robert 30076035 1400 Army Active OK
Nazario Jimmy 12496712 1309 Air Force & Army Retired OK
Johnson Chance 17021994 1284 Army Active TX
Daniel Dorian 12563864 1279 Army Retired TX
Lennox Michael 12734131 1139 Navy Retired TX
Martinez Jose 15563450 0952 Army Active LA
Dann Cameron 12839793 0761 Navy Active MD
Cattern Benjamin 30090056 0695 Army Active TX
Balderas Joshua 30159513 0000 Army Active TX
Demary Natalie 30144477 0000 Army Active TX
Harbin Forrest 30155450 0000 Air Force Active CO
Macino Guy 30171680 0000 Army Retired IL
Mercieri Dennis 30146811 0000 Air Force Retired CT
Patterson Jon 17311221 0000 Space Force Active MD
Ross Chase 30130636 0000 Army Active TX
Swanson Justin 30079035 0000 Air Force Retired TX
Young Victor 00000000 0000 Air Force Active TX
Total 41

Veterans Open Championship (VOC)
Last First USCF ID Rtng Branch Status ST
Unruh Chuck 12474516 2063 Air Force Veteran OK
Maier Bill 10748275 1896 Air Force Veteran TX
Johnson Chris 12452493 1746 Army Veteran TX
West Darryl 12537405 1727 Army Veteran TX
Mattson Daniel 12872818 1691 Army Veteran MT
Woods Nathan 20045581 1678 Army Veteran TX
Smith Hillyer 11449913 1650 Army Veteran TX
Boyd Tom 10495768 1608 Army Veteran CA
Chairez Carmen 10389526 1600 Army Veteran TX
Shearer Robert 10385415 1598 Army Veteran TX
Pena Jack 16445043 1546 Navy Veteran TX
Fricks Charles 12644334 1500 Army Veteran TX
Tobiah Rex 30164211 1500 Navy Veteran CA
Crane Tom 12836462 1447 Navy Veteran TX
Hicks James 13273190 1148 Army Veteran CA
Muller Katrina 15122333 1116 Navy Veteran TX
Gillispie Troy 15182024 1049 Army Veteran TX
Robletto Jason 17336738 1010 Army Veteran OK
Berman Jacob 12789208 0703 Army Veteran FL
Bristol Jared 16693657 0395 Army Veteran TX
Mc Broom Sheryl 16796085 0179 Air Force Veteran TX
Bridgemen Alec 30140584 0000 Marines Veteran LA
Hamilton Andrew 30182801 0000 Army Veteran TX
Zimmer John 30146914 0000 Marines Veteran LA
Total 24

Logo for 62nd US Annual US Armed Forces Open Chess Championship in Grapevine, Texas

Section Two

VOC

5 Rounds
Swiss System

US Chess rated
FIDE rated for ALL


  • All other Honorably Discharged Veterans
  • Show DD 214 or
  • Show VA Card

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