2008 Southwest Open

Final Standings Open and Reserve Sections                 Scholastic Final Standings

74th Annual Southwest Open

August 29 or 30 September 1, 2008

Two Sections and Scholastic Side Event.

7 Round Swiss - Open Section R1-3 G90 w 30 sec inc R4-7 G/120 w 30 sec inc

Reserve Section 30/90 SD/1. Rd 1 of 3 day G/120 (deduct 5 min for delay)

DFW Marriott Airport South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76155  Hotel Rates: $85/85/85/85. 800-228-9290 or 817-358-1700 reserve by 8/15 and ask for Southwest Open chess rate.  Map and directions to hotel

Fee: $69 if received by 8/21, $80 thereafter and at site. $60 Junior (under 19) if received by 8/21, $72 at site (counts 90% toward based on prizes.) $40 Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/additional family participant (counts 60% toward base)

$8350 in prizes based on 175 full entries.

Texas Chess Association membership required, other states association memberships accepted.

Up to two point byes available if requested before end of round 2 and before any full point bye is awarded. Byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted.

4 day: Registration 8/29, 6:15 pm-7:15. 3 day: Registration 8/30, 9 am-9:30 am.

Round Times

Schedule Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7

4 day

8/29 8/30

2:30 pm

8/30

8:00 pm

8/31 8/31 9/1 9/1
7:45 pm

3 day

8/30 12:30 pm 6 pm 9 am 2:30 pm
10 am

The 4 day and 3 day schedules merge for round 2.

Open: Open to all. This Section is also Fide rated but uses USCF rules.

Open Prizes

1st  $1000

 2nd $500

 3rd  $250

 Under 2400  $300

 1st  Under 2200 $800

2nd  Under 2200  $400

 

 Reserve: Open to players rated under 2000 and unrated players.

Reserve Prizes

1st  $800

 2nd  $400

3rd   $200

1st 'B' (1600 - 1799)  $600

2nd  'B' (1600 - 1799)  $300

3rd  'B' (1600 - 1799)  $150

1st 'C' (1400 - 1599)  $500

2nd  'C' (1400 - 1599)  $250

3rd  'C' (1400 - 1599)  $125

1st Under 1400

 $500

2nd  Under 1400 $250

3rd  Under 1400

  $125

1st Under 1200

 $400

1st  Under 1000

 $300

1st  Unrated

  $200

 For more information: info@dallaschess.com

To enter online: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1598255 or

Entry Form

Send all entries and make checks payable to the following: Dallas Chess Club; c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trl, Crowley, TX 76036-4719

For more information: Barb Swafford at 214.632.9000

 

 

 One Day Scholastic Tournament

August 30, 2008

5 round Swiss System (no elimination, play all 5 rounds.)

Two Sections: K-12 Open & K-12 Under 750

Time Control: Rounds 1-3 G/30 (each player gets 30 minutes for each game)

                         Rounds 4-5 G/45 (each player gets 45 minutes for each game.)

Open to anyone in grades K-12, USCF Membership is required.

Entry Form

Entry Fee: $26 by 8/21, $39 after.

Scholastic does not count toward the 175 based on prizes.

Registration 8:15 - 8:45 am

Round 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break.

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Open

Top 12 Individual

Top 5 Teams

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Under 750

Top 12 Individual

Top 3 Unrated

Top 5 Teams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information: info@dallaschess.com or Barbara at 214.632.9000

Send all entries and make checks payable to the following:

Dallas Chess Club; c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719