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88th Annual Southwest Open

September 2 or 3 - September 5 2022

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: $99.  Hotel Booking Link

or Reserve at 1-800-446-6677 by 8/2 and mention group name Dallas Chess Club or group code DCC. After 8/2 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 8/29, else $113.  $65 Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant if received by 8/29, else $79. Add $5 for credit card phone entries. Entry must be done online at www.dallaschess.com Players who do not indicate 3 day or 4 day will be put in the 3 day schedule.

Online Registration for Open, Reserve, Novice Section Click here to register using PayPal or credit card    

 Online TCA membership using paypal Click here 

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

USCF membership required.

Click here to new/renew USCF membership for K-12 Students using group membership - $9.83

Up to two ½ 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 9/2 Saturday 9/3

2:10 pm

Saturday 9/3

 7:10 pm

Sunday  9/4

11:30 am

Sunday   9/4

5:20 pm

Monday  9/5

9:20 am

Monday  9/5

2:20 pm

7:10 pm

3 day

 Sat 9/3
 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. There will be special college prize(s) depending on entries.

Open Prizes

1st  $1,000

2nd  $500

 3rd $250

 2200 - 2399 $750

 

2000- 2199  $750

 

 Reserve:  Open to players rated under 2000 and unrated players. This Section is Fide rated and uses FIDE rules. This section is also US Chess rated. Players not at board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game. Class prizes will be determined at tournament based on entries.

Reserve Prizes

1st  $800

 2nd  $400

3rd   $200

 

 Novice: Open to players rated under 1400 and unrated players. This section is US Chess rated only. Players not at board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game. Class prizes (if any) will be determined at tournament based on entries. TD may start white's clock at the start of each round.

Novice Prizes

1st  $500

 

Right now the plan is to not mandate masks. Note that if state or local governments or the hotel require masks then the tournament will comply. Right now none of these entities are requiring masks.

When players are finished with their rounds, parents must be responsible for them. The tournament is at a public hotel. Parents, please provide appropriate activities during the time between rounds. Do not allow children to run freely through the hotel. You are responsible for your players between games. It is not appropriate to interfere with other guests and other events happening at the hotel.

TCA - Texas Chess Association meeting Sunday 9-4 at 8:30 am

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

TLA: 

Sep 2 5 or Sept 3 - 5 2022                    Junior Grand Prix!     Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 40 (Enhanced)

88th Annual Southwest Open   GPP: 50 Enhanced   Texas.  7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc.  Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $99. Reserve at 972-929-8181 or at 800-446-6677 mention group Name Dallas Chess Club or group code DCC by 8/2. Or see hotel booking link on tournament website. After 8/2 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport.

Tournament has 3 Sections.

Open Section: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.  USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes.  Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, 2000-2199 $750. There will be special college prize(s) depending on entries.

Reserve Section: Open to U2000. $ This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $ 800-400-200. Class/section Prizes will be determined at tournament based on entries. Unrateds may play in this section but only win top prizes.

Novice Section: Opened to U1400 and Unrated. This section is USChess rated only. $$ $500. Class/section Prizes (if any) will be determined at tournament based on entries. Note that TD may start White’s clock at the start of each round.

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. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant/extend the time. (Note that the late player’s clock will keep running.) TCA membership required. Other states accepted. Note that the floor will be closed during the round. See www.dallaschess.com  for any COVID rules.  EF: $99 if received by 8/29, else $113. EF for Senior/ Handicap/ Additional family participant $65 by 8/29 else $79.  (Reentry not allowed.) Add $5 for CC phone entries; Note that entry must be done online on link at www.dallaschess.com.  4 day:  Rds. Fri.: 7:10 pm, Sat.: 2:10 pm & 7:10, Sun: 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, Mon.: 9:20 am & 2:20 pm. 3 day: Rd. 1 on Sat. 9/3 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 1/2 point 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 9/4 at 8:30 am.

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.