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

94 Advance Entries

Plus tracking 2 AFO Navy
Registrations Pending
96 total
Armed Forces Open (AFO)
Last First USCF ID Rtng Branch Status ST
Alade Azeez 13471486 2154 Army Active NY
Hill Leroy 12352820 2065 Air Force Retired NJ
Keough Robert 12541588 2009 Air Force Retired HI
Wendler Edward 15101122 2004 Army Active TX
Farrell John 12414789 1992 Marines Retired VA
Bellnap Mark 10305225 1950 Air Force & Army
& Marines
Retired CA
Risk Gregory 10284066 1899 Army Active NC
Mc Queen Robert 11269222 1895 Army Retired FL
Lizarondo Ernesto 12121380 1859 Navy Retired LA
Walters James 12813812 1847 Navy Retired TX
Nguyen Kenneth 13831172 1834 Army & Navy Retired TX
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
Belke Tom 10126550 1781 Navy Retired VA
Pym Joshua 16404236 1770 Air Force Cadet CO
Place Nicholas 15607466 1761 Marines Active NC
Roy Englebert 12744223 1717 Army Active VA
Duro Johnson 15776226 1708 Army Active NY
Powers Leon 12422431 1702 Navy Retired TX
Alvarez Marvin 12125200 1630 Navy Retired HI
Brown Richard 14437935 1575 Space Force Active VA
Martinez Jr Rene 12811509 1567 Air Force Active ID
Solley Duane 12484928 1501 Air Force Retired TX
Smith Leslie 12686442 1478 Army Retired TX
Brown Dean 10224098 1475 Air Force Retired CO
Hatherill Charles 12215430 1442 Air Force Retired FL
Miller Derek 15390433 1435 Air Force Active AL
Getty Rob 20069095 1434 Navy Active VA
Charest Cris 17109513 1421 Air Force Active TX
Kent Robert 12480331 1418 Army Retired TX
Ross Chase 30130636 1412 Army Active TX
Tuttle Robert 30076035 1358 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
Bourgeois Lane 12542411 1235 Air Force Retired TX
Lennox Michael 12734131 1139 Navy Retired TX
Osgood Eric 15439906 1050 Navy Active SC
Martinez Jose 15563450 0952 Army Active LA
Eads Isaiah 15933398 0893 Army Active TX
Dann Cameron 12839793 0890 Navy Active MD
Cattern Benjamin 30090056 0870 Army Active TX
Herrera Grayson 13544772 0727 Air Force Cadet CO
Demary Natalie 13441884 0607 Army Active TX
Balderas Joshua 30159513 0000 Army Active TX
Brice Samuel 30257338 0000 Air Force Cadet CO
Campos Bengson 30264436 0000 Air Force Active ND
Checchia Dominic 30271557 0000 Air Force Cadet CO
Decarlo Timothy 30259938 0000 Marines Active CT
Fletcher Imann 30283428 0000 Army Active VA
Harbin Forrest 30155450 0000 Air Force Cadet CO
Hawkes-Campos Jordan 30273492 0000 Marines Active CA
Kerr Kevin 17285176 0000 Coast Guard Active AK
Mathew Emanual 30276035 0000 Air Force Cadet CO
Mercieri Dennis 30146811 0000 Air Force Retired CT
Shimmick Aiden 30261179 0000 Air Force Cadet CO
Swanson Justin 30079035 0000 Air Force Retired TX
Young Victor 00000000 0000 Air Force Active CA
Total 60

Veterans Open Championship (VOC)
Last First USCF ID Rtng Branch Status ST
Unruh Chuck 12474516 2063 Air Force Veteran OK
Wenz William 10832756 2000 Navy Veteran WI
Uribe Luiz 128398605 1920 Navy Veteran VA
Barruel Ian 12786975 1914 Marines Veteran VA
Baniel Johnel 12657066 1906 Army Veteran FL
Whitt Anthony 12877251 1878 Navy Veteran CO
Mattson Daniel 12872818 1845 Army Veteran MT
Johnson Chris 12452493 1747 Army Veteran TX
West Darryl 12537405 1700 Army Veteran TX
Woods Nathan 20045581 1678 Army Veteran TX
Smith Hillyer 11449913 1610 Army Veteran TX
Boyd Tom 10495768 1600 Army Veteran CA
Chairez Carmen 10389526 1600 Army Veteran TX
Shearer Robert 10385415 1598 Army Veteran TX
Toliver Leon 12435188 1588 Army Veteran OK
Pena Jack 16445043 1546 Navy Veteran TX
Fricks Charles 12644334 1518 Army Veteran TX
Reyes Angel 12775561 1459 Navy Veteran TX
Crane Tom 12836462 1400 Navy Veteran TX
Rex Tobiah 30164211 1222 Navy Veteran CA
Hicks Jimmy 13273190 1148 Army Veteran CA
Muller Katrina 15122333 1116 Navy Veteran TX
Robletto Jason 17336738 1108 Army Veteran OK
Saldivar Anthony 16859855 1100 Marines Veteran TX
Begin Adam 30174273 1035 Navy Veteran VA
Gillispie Troy 15182024 1034 Army Veteran TX
Lang Ralph 11030564 0719 Army Veteran TX
Berman Jacob 12789208 0703 Army Veteran FL
Mc Broom Sheryl 16796085 0179 Air Force Student TX
Bridgemen Alec 30140584 0000 Marines Veteran LA
Hamilton Andrew 30182801 0000 Army Veteran TX
Reed Peter 30209791 0000 Marines Veteran AZ
Serna Bain 17262523 0000 Army Student TX
Zimmer John 30146914 0000 Marines Veteran LA
Total 34

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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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