K-12 Scholastic on Saturday held at

85th Southwest Open Chess Tournament

on August 31 2019

at Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North in Irving Texas


This will allow you to register a player for the tournament


Fill in the information below and click Buy Now to pay using paypal (includes $2.68 paypal fee). The information will be sent to info@dallaschess.com  

Byes. One 1/2 point byes is allowed if requested before the end of round 2 and before any full point bye is awarded.

We do not send out email confirmations when you register a player. instead in a couple of days, check the advanced registration list for your player's name. if all the information is correct, the player is ready. if something is wrong (wrong uscf id or school or bye, etc) email info@dallaschess.com with the correct information. On Saturday August 31 no need to come to registration. round 1 starts at 10:20 am so plan to arrive at the pairing boards at 10:10 am to learn board number and color for round 1. We provide board and chess sets and notation sheets. Bring your own clock but don't worry if you don't have one. Your opponent might have a clock. You can purchase one at the vendor store. Otherwise play the game without one. if the game starts to go long, the td will bring a clock to your board and you are expected to use it. Ask if you don't know how to use the clock.

Choose Section - Championship or U1000
Player's Name
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Contact phone while at tournament  

85th Annual Southwest Open  (Includes Southwest Open Individual Collegiate Championships) GPP: 150 Enhanced   Texas.  9SS International section only or 7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc. Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $99 for 1 person, $109 for two people, $119 for 3 people and $129 for 4 people in a room. Room includes breakfast. Reserve at 972-929-8181 by 8/18 and ask for the chess rate (SOU). After 8/18 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Tournament has 4 Sections and scholastic side events:

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 8/31. 5-SS, G/30, d5, EF: $31 by 8/23, $46 thereafter; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/28/19 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 8/28/19. No refunds after 8/28/19, $10 handling fee for refunds before 8/29/19. Entries do not count toward base in Under 23, Reserve and Novice. Registration: 9:15-9:45 am, Rd. 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1000. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to Players who do not win a trophy. ALL: Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  www.dallaschess.com