2013 Texas Scholastic Home    Final Standings

2013 Southwest Collegiate Championship

March 23-24, 2013

Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel

101 N Main Street, McAllen TX 78501. map

$89 for single and $94 for double, includes breakfast for 2 people per room. HR valid until 3/7,  1-800-468-3571, Mention Texas Chess association to get rate.

5 round Swiss System (No Elimination). Time Control is G/90 with 30 sec inc.

Entry Fee is $49 by 3/6 else $69, do not mail entries after 3/18.

Open to any College Student or Team.

Click for SW Collegiate Online Registration

Click here for printable registration form


Round Times
Registration: Fri 7-9 pm,  Sat 7-7:45 am. Saturday registrants may receive a 1st round 1/2 point bye.
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
Sat 9 am Sat 1:30 pm Sat 6 pm Sun 9 am Sun 1:45 pm
All rounds are game/90 with 30 second Increment


Place $$$              Plaques
1st $500 Top 10 individual

Top 5 teams.

2nd $250
3rd $125
1st 2000-2199 $100
1st 1800-1999 $100
 1st 1600-1799 $100
1st 1200-1599 $100
U1200 (unrated eligible for this prize) $100


Info: Barbara Swafford, 214.632.9000

Make Checks payable to  Dallas Chess Club (DCC). One check can be made for multiple Players.

Send entries to  Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX 76036

Entries must include name, USCF ID or new/pending (include a copy of the receipt), rating, USCF expiration date & school. All incomplete registrations will be charged the late EF , additionally there will be a $5 per player surcharge on registration received without payment, these players could possibly not be paired for round 1 and not be paired until payment is received. Refunds will be given only up to 3/18 with a $10 surcharge for withdrawing, after 3/18 there will be no refunds. There will be no substitution of team members. There will be a $10 change fee for changes after 3/18. USCF membership is required. Proof of membership is required or player must join/renew their memberships. No registration/changes/or withdrawals after 3/18. After that date you must make changes at site (Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel).

Submitting team entries on a spreadsheet is encouraged.


Official TLA for the event:

23-24 March 2013   

Southwest Collegiate Chess Championships, 5SS, G/90, 30 sec inc. Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel, 101 North Main Street, McAllen TX 78501, $89 for single and $94 for double, includes breakfast for 2 people per room. HR valid until 3/7,  1-800-468-3571, Mention Texas Chess association to get rate. College section open to any college player. $$ $500-$250-$125, 1st 2000-2199 $100, 1st 1800-1999 $100, 1st 1600-1799 $100, 1st 1200-1599 $100, 1st U1200 $100, Unrated eligible for U1200 prize. Plaques to top 10 Individuals, Plaques to top 5 Teams (top three players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school.) EF: $49 by 3/6/13, $69 thereafter. Do not mail after 3/15 as your entry may not be received in time. Entries to: Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX 76036. Entry must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade & school and school location. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee. No refunds after 3/18. Email: info@dallaschess.com 214-632-9000. Do not call after 3/18 as we are traveling. Reg.: Fri 3/22 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. Reg. Sat.3/23 at 7:30 am-8:30 am. Sat. registration may require a 1/2 pt. 1st rd. bye. Rds.: Sat. rds 9-1:30-6:00. Sun. rds 9-1:30. One 1/2 pt bye available, any round, if requested before end of rd. 2 and if player has not received a full point bye. Fide rated but uses USCF rules. Note that tournament is at Renaissance and not at McAllen Convention Center. Online registration on website at www.dallaschess.com, www.swchess.com  NS, NC, W. FIDE.