Southwest Open

Alphabetical Pairings      Open    Reserve   Novice

 Board Order Pairings    Open    Reserve    Novice

Wall Charts    Open    Reserve   Novice


K-12 Under 1000 - Alphabetical Pairings    Board Order Pairings    Wall Chart

 

K-12 Championship - Alphabetical Pairings    Board Order Pairings    Wall Chart


86th Annual Southwest Open

September 4 or 5 - September 7 2020

Three Sections and 2 Scholastic Side Events. (scroll down for scholastic tournament)

7 Round Swiss - Open Section, Reserve Section, Novice Section Game 90 with 30 sec increment

Hotel:   Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rate: $94. Reserve at 972-929-8181 by 8/14 and ask for the rate C-DCC. After 8/15 the rate may not be honored.  Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Map and directions to hotel    Free Parking.

Registration: Open Section, Reserve Section, Novice Section

Fee: $99 if received by 8/24, else $109.  $60 Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant/reentry during event) if received by 8/24, else $74 (counts 60% toward based on prizes.) Add $5 for credit card phone entries. Players who do not indicate 3 day or 4 day will be put in the 3 day schedule.

Re-entry $60 (not available in Open Section)

Online Registration for Open, Reserve, Novice Section using paypal Click here  (paypal account not needed if you use a credit card)   

 Online TCA membership using paypal Click here 

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.

Round Times - Open Section, Reserve Section, Novice Section

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

4 day

Fri 9/4 Saturday 9/5

2:10 pm

Saturday 9/5

 7:20 pm

Sunday  9/6

11:30 am

Sunday   9/6

5:20 pm

Monday  9/7

9:20 am

Monday  9/7

2:20 pm

7:20 pm

3 day

 Sat 9/5
 9 am

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

Prizes:

Open: This Section is Fide rated and uses FIDE rules. USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes. Players not at board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant more time.

Open Prizes (based on 200 players in Open,Reserve,Novice)

1st  $1,000

2nd  $500

 3rd $250

 2200 - 2399 $750

 

Under 2200  $750

 Reserve: Open to players rated under 2000. Players not at board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game.

Reserve Prizes (based on 200 players in Open, Reserve, Novice)

1st  $800

 2nd  $400

3rd   $200

1st 'B' (1600 - 1799)  $600

2nd  'B' (1600 - 1799)  $300

3rd  'B' (1600 - 1799)  $150

1st U1600  $500

2nd  U1600  $250

3rd  U1600  $125

 

 Novice: Open to players rated under 1400 and unrated players. Players not at board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game.

 

Novice Prizes (based on 200 players in Open, Reserve, Novice)

1st  $500

 2nd  $250

3rd   $125

1st 'E' (1000 - 1199)  $400

2nd  'E' (1000 - 1199)  $200

 

1st Under 1000  $300

2nd  Under 1000  $150

1st  Urated  $200

 

Covid-19 Precautions will be observed

Some of the steps we are taking to assure the best experience and maximum safety for players are

  • Sanitization equipment for boards and pieces will be available.
  • All participants and staff will wear masks.
  • One-way aisles will be designated where appropriate.
  • Limits on Spectators.
  • Pairings, Wall Charts, Standings will be online. Links are at top of this page. Plan for a way to view them.
  • Hand sanitizer and hand washing stations will be plentiful.

This list will be updated to reflect current best practice.

TCA - Texas Chess Association meeting Sunday 9-6 at 8:30 am

Meeting will be at the hotel and online thru Zoom. learn more about Zoom link at www.texaschess.org 

For more information: info@dallaschess.com Dallas Chess Club; c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719 For more information: Barb Swafford 214.632.9000



K-12 Scholastics

To help with social distancing there will be 2 Scholastic tournaments:

K-12 Under 1000 on Saturday Sept 5                                         K-12 Open on Sunday Sept 6

  Saturday Sept 5  K-12 Under 1000 Sunday Sept 6 K-12 Open
One Section: K-12 Under 1000 (players rated 999 and below)

5 round Swiss Sys (no elimination) play all 5 rounds

Time Control Game 30 with 5 second delay - G/30 d/5

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

Entry Fee $34 by Aug 24, $54 after Aug 24

Round 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break.

Prizes: Trophies Top 12 Individuals, Top 3 Unrateds Top 5 Teams

Online Registration using paypal    

 

One Section: K-12 Open

5 round Swiss Sys (no elimination) play all 5 rounds

Time Control Game 30 with 5 second delay - G/30 d/5

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

Entry Fee $34 by Aug 24, $54 after Aug 24

Round 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break.

Prizes: Trophies Top 12 Individuals, Top 5 Teams

Online Registration using paypal   

                        

Medals to those who do not win a trophy.

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

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

TLA:

Sept 4 7 or Sept 5-7 2020                     Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!     Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)

86th Annual Southwest Open  7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc.  Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $94. Reserve at 972-929-8181 by 8/14 and ask for the rate C-DCC. After 8/15 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Tournament has 3 Sections and two scholastic side events:

Open Section: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.  USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant more time.  Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750.

Reserve Section: Open to U2000. $$ 800-400-200. B $600-300-150, U1600 $500-250-125. Based on 200 players scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

Novice Section: Opened toU1400 and Unrated. $$ $500-250-125, E $400-200, U1000 $300-150 Unrated $200 Based on 200 players scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

All 3 (Open, Reserve and Novice): Except for approved Electronic scorekeeping devices, no electronics are allowed in the playing area during the round. This includes rest rooms by the playing area. This rule applies to players, parents, coaches. TCA membership required. Other states accepted.

Note that the floor will be closed during the round. Other Covid -19 rules will be in effect. See www.dallaschess.com  EF: $99 if received by 8/24, else $109. EF for  Senior/Handicap/Additional family participant/re-entry $60 by 8/24 else $74.  (Reentry not allowed in Open Section,) These lower entry fee counts 60% toward base. Add $5 for CC phone entries; Note that entry must be done online at www.dallaschess.com.  Note that entries may be limited due to any special distancing rules in effect during the dates of the tournament   4 day:  Rds. Fri.: 7:20pm, Sat.: 2:10 pm & 7:20, Sun: 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, Mon.: 9:20 am & 2:20 pm. 3 day: Rd. 1 on Sat. 9/5 at 9 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Open section. Tournament may use CCA rules for foreign ratings and for minimum ratings. Up to two -pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 9/6 at 8:30 am. 

K-12 Scholastics: (Note that seating is limited and registration can close)

K-12 U1000 on Saturday, 9/5. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, Open to K-12 players rated Under 1000

EF: $34 by 8/24, $54 thereafter; Registration must be done online at www.dallaschess.com  Entries do not count toward base in Open, Reserve and Novice. Registration: Rd. 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams and top three unrateds. Medals to Players who do not win a trophy.

 K-12 Open on Sunday, 9/6. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, Open to K-12 players

EF: $34 by 8/24, $54 thereafter; Registration must be done online at www.dallaschess.com  Entries do not count toward base in Open, Reserve and Novice. Registration: Rd. 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams. Medals to Players who do not win a trophy.

ALL: 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 

NS. NC. W. FIDE. JGP for Non scholastic side events.