88th Southwest Open Chess Championship

to be held September 2-5 or 3-5 2022

at the Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport Hotel  Irving Texas

This will allow you to register a player for the tournament in the Open Section, Reserve Section and Novice Section

 

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

One or Two days after registering check the Advanced Registration List on the home page for the tournament to find your name. It does not instantly show up on the list.

Byes. Two 1/2 point byes are allowed if requested before the end of round 2 and before any full point bye is awarded. Byes for both round 6 AND 7 is not permitted. If you need a bye, list the round number for the bye requested. In other words, put a 1 under byes needed if you want a bye for Round 1, put a 2 under byes needed if you want a bye for Round 2.

 

Registration Type Payment (w/o paypal fee)
Regular - TCA is current or Out-of-State Player $99
Regular + TCA Regular $99 + 10
Regular + TCA Online (No Magazine) $99 + 5
Regular + TCA Junior or College Student Regular $99 + 7.50
Regular + TCA Junior or College Student Online $99 + 3
   
Senior/HC/Add Family  - TCA is current or Out-of-State Player $65
Senior/HC/Add Family + TCA Regular $65 + 10
Senior/HC/Add Family + TCA Online (No Magazine) $65 + 5
Senior/HC/Add Family  + TCA Junior or College Student Regular $65 + 7.50
Senior/HC/Add Family  + TCA Junior or College Student Online $65 + 3

TCA is Texas Chess Association, the state affiliate for chess.

Membership is required for Texas residents playing in TCA sponsored tournaments.

Memberships are good for 1 year (and so valid for playing in SW Open, labor day weekend)

"Regular" memberships receive 4 issues of Texas Knight magazine.

"Online" memberships can read the magazine online at www.texaschess.org


Choose Section (click arrow to see more)
3 day or 4 day?
Player's Name
USCF ID
Section: Open? Reserve(U2000)? Novice(U1400)?
Bye(s) Needed (list round number for the byes)
Date of Birth
Contact Phone at tournament
email address


 

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.