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2020 TexOhma Open Chess Tournament

at Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central, 13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243. HR $119. Mention Chess.

No Outside Food Allowed in Hotel Lobby and Meeting Rooms. Please respect this.

Sept 26-27, 2020                                                      Grand Prix Points: 20(Enhanced) Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

TexOhma Open, 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Embassy Suites Dallas – Park Central, 13131 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75243. HR $119. Mention Chess. Open: $$875G. FIDE and US Chess rated but uses FIDE rules. Use US Chess ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: 2400+ $125, U2400 $99, Senior/Birthday during tournament/Additional Family Member $60. Small Minimum prize to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get minimum prize (entry fee may be deducted from prize).  Reg.: Saturday from 9:45–10:15 am. Rds.: Sat 10:45 am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am- 2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero-point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Due to social distancing, the occupancy of the ballroom may be met and registrations may be cut off. So, register early. Online registration strongly recommended and no onsite registration. Register at Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000. FIDE.

Covid-19 Precautions will be observed

Some of the steps we are taking:
  • One game per table.
  • 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.
  • We are exploring no-touch methods for customer service, distributing pairings, collecting results, and posting results.
  • Hand sanitizer and hand washing stations will be plentiful.

This list will be updated to reflect current best practice.

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



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