Region III Tournaments

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One of our Dallas Chess Club members has compiled a big database of chess games (over 12 million records) onto a DVD.  If you would like a copy come by and play in our tournament and ask for one.  First come/first served.

 Tournaments & Events

20-22 December 2014 Texas    Grand Prix Points: 60 (Enhanced)

 Dallas Absolute 5SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.  EF: USCF +2400 $90, USCF 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 USCF) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $140, U2200 USCF/U2000Fide $175. USCF Membership Required. Dallas Chess Club membership required, but players can pay a $10 tournament membership. Note that highest finishing Dallas Chess Club member is Club Champion. $$b/25: 70% Guaranteed. $1600-800-400-275. U2400 $500. Reg.: 12/20: 11:00am-12:01 pm. Rds.: Sat. 12/20 12:30, 5:30 pm. Sun. 12/21: 11 am, 4:30 pm. Mon. 12/22 9:30 am. 1 bye if requested before end of round 2. Players who withdraw or take a last round zero point bye are ineligible for prizes. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. INFO: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com, www.dallaschess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.

 


Dec. 31 – Jan. 1, 2015          Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 10 (Enhanced)

 DCC New Year INSANITY. 10 Rd. 2-SS (Play white and black against each opponent), G/30; d5. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S Cottonwood Dr, #C, Richardson TX 75080. EF: $40. $25 Junior/Senior/Hcapp. Limited number of House players welcome for $1 per game. Dallas Chess Club membership required or pay $10 non member fee. $$GTD: $200-100. Class prizes (if any) depends on entries. Reg: 12/31 at 5pm – 5:45 pm. Rds: Round 1 at 6:05 pm rest ASAP with hour breaks at around 12:30 am, 7:30 am and 12:30 pm. 4 points of ½ point Byes allowed. Byes for round 9 and 10 must be requested before round 6. ENT: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX 76036. INFO: Barbara Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. www.dallaschess.com. NS NC.

 


10-11 Jan 2015   Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open I. 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $55. Small appearance fee to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get appearance fee. Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. Both: Reg.: 1/10 from 9:45–10:15am. Rds.: Sat 10:45am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 10:45 am-3:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $2 per round and be USCF members. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. FIDE. NS. NC. JGP.



17-19 Jan 2015 Texas    Grand Prix Points: 60 (Enhanced)

Texas Masters 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.  EF: USCF +2400 $90, USCF 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 USCF) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $140, U2200USCF/U2000Fide $175. USCF Membership Required. Texas Chess Association Membership also required for Texas players). $$b/25: 70% Guaranteed. $1600-800-400-275. U2400 $500. Reg.: 1/17: 10:00-10:55 am. Rds.: Sat 11:30am, 5 pm ; Sun 11:30am, 5 pm; Mon 10 am. One bye if requested before end of round 2 and before given a full point bye or forfeit win. Players who withdraw or take a last round zero point bye are ineligible for prizes. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. INFO: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com, www.dallaschess.com NS. NC. FIDE.


17 Jan 2015

  2015 TYLER CHESS FESTIVAL First Christian Church, Conference Room,4202 S. Broadway Avenue, Tyler, TX 75701, Two Sections: Open and Reserve (USCF Rating under 1500)$200.00 Total Prize Guaranteed Open Section: First prize - $100.00 Second prize - $30.00 Reserve Section: First prize - $50.00 Second prize - $20.00 If two or more players have equal scores, tie-breaks will be applied. Cash prizes will not be shared. January 2015 current published rating will be used 4 Swiss System Rounds   Game in 30 minutes (G/30) with 5 second delay. No increment. Onsite Registration: 12:00 Noon to 12:50 PM Rounds: Rd 1 start at 1:00 PM and the rest of the rounds ASAP Entry Fee: $20.00 Make checks payable to: TYLER CHESS CENTER; Tournament is USCF rated. USCF membership required to play. Bring chess clock. Chess set is provided. For details, contact: Stephen D. Pamatmat pamatmatchess@yahoo.com


7-8 Feb 2015                         Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open II 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to  play. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $55. Small appearance fee to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get appearance fee.  Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.  Both: Reg.: 2/7 from 9:45–10:15am. Rds.: Sat 10:45am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am-2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $2 per round and be USCF members.. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  FIDE. NS. NC. JGP.


 

28 Feb - 1 Mar 2015   Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix! Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open III 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to  play. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $55. Small appearance fee to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get appearance fee. Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.  Both: Reg.: 2/28 from 9:45–10:15am. Rds.: Sat 10:45am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am-2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $2 per round and be USCF members.. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  FIDE. NS. NC. JGP.

 


7 Mar 2015

2nd TYLER CHESS FESTIVAL First Christian Church, Conference Room,4202 S. Broadway Avenue, Tyler, TX 75701, Two Sections: Open and Reserve (USCF Rating under 1500) $500.00 Total Prize Guaranteed, Open Section: First prize - $200.00    Second prize - $100.00   Third prize - $30.00, Reserve Section: First prize - $100.00  Second prize - $50.00  Third prize - $20.00,If two or more players have equal scores, tie-breaks will be applied. Cash prizes will not be shared. March 2015 current published rating will be used, 4 Swiss System Rounds  Game in 45 minutes (G/45) No delay. No increment. Onsite Registration:   9:00 AM to 9:30 AM, Rounds:  Rd 1 - 10:00 AM   Rd 2 - 11:45 AM        Rd 3 - 1:30 PM       Rd 4 - 3:15 PM. Entry Fee: $40.00    Make checks payable to:   TYLER CHESS CENTER, Tournament is USCF rated. USCF membership required to play. Bring chess clock. Chess set is provided. For details, contact: Stephen D. Pamatmat   pamatmatchess@yahoo.com


 

14-15 March 2015

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open IV 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to  play. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $55. Small appearance fee to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get appearance fee. Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.  Both: Reg.: 3/14 from 9:45–10:15am. Rds.: Sat 10:45am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am-2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $2 per round and be USCF members.. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. FIDE. NS. NC. JGP.

 


18-19 Apr 2015

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open V 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before first round in order to  play. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $55. Small appearance fee to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get appearance fee. Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.  Both: Reg.: 4/18 from 9:45–10:15am. Rds.: Sat 10:45am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am-2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $2 per round and be USCF members.. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. FIDE. NS. NC. JGP.

 

 


9-10 May 2015    Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open VI 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to  play. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $55. Small appearance fee to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get appearance fee. Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.  Both: Reg.: 5/9 from 9:45–10:15am. Rds.: Sat 10:45am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am-2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $2 per round and be USCF members.. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. FIDE. NS. NC. JGP.

 


22-25 or 23-25 May 2015

A Heritage Event!        Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    A State Championship Event!

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)

 

70th Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships 7SS. DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Dr., Fort Worth TX 76155. $$ 8,350 b/175, full entries in Championship and Amateur sections, 2 scholastic side events that do not count toward base. Championship: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. The tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. Must be rated 2000 or above by either USCF or Fide to play in this section. Defending Texas State Amateur Champion may also play in this section. Texas Scholastic High School Champions may also play in this section. Foreign unrateds may play in this section and at TDs discretion may be required to play in Championship section. G/90 with 30 sec. increment. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play in Championship section. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750. Amateur: U2000 & unrated. Rds. 1-7 G/90 with 30 sec increment. $$ 800-400-200. B $$ 600-300-150, C 500-250-125, U1400 $500-250-125, U1200 $400, U1000 $300 Unrated $200. Both: TCA membership required. Other states accepted. EF: $88 if received by 5/14, else $99. $80 Junior(U19) if received by 5/14 else $90 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $52 if receive by 5/14 else $65 (Senior/Handicap/ Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-payment. After 5/20/15 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/20/15. 4 day: Reg. Friday 5/22, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri.: 7:45, Sat: 2:45 pm - 7:30, Sun.: 11:00 am - 5:15 pm, Mon.: 9:30 am - 2:15 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 5/23, 9-9:30 am, Rd. 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship section. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. HR: $94/94/94/94, $94 rate includes up to four continental breakfast per room per day, can upgrade to full breakfast for $5 per person, 817-358-1700 or 800-228-9290 reserve by 5/14/15 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate. After 5/14 chess rate may not be honored. Free Parking. Up to two 1/2 pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2 and before receiving full point bye, but byes for both rds. 6 AND 7 not permitted.

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 5/23. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/14, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/20/15 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/20/15. No refunds after 5/20/15, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/20/15. Entries do not count toward base in Championship and Amateur. Registration 8:15-8:45 am, Rd. 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1000. 5/23. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, top five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to those who do not win a trophy. 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  NS. NC. W. FIDE.

 

 

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Upcoming Scholastic Events

 

29 Dec - Jan 2 2015

Winter Break Enrichment Camps  Flyer


10 January 2015 (Saturday)
EAST TEXAS SCHOLASTIC CHESS TOURNAMENT, All Saints Episcopal School Student Center, 2695 SSW Loop 323, Tyler, Texas 75701Two Scholastic Sections January rating supplement will be used, SECTION A: SCHOLASTIC AMATEUR, K to K12 students with USCF Rating <1400, 5 Swiss System Rounds   Game in 30 minutes (G30), Prizes: Trophies to top 3 individuals, SECTION B: SCHOLASTIC NOVICE, K to K12 students with USCF Rating <500, 5 Swiss System Rounds   Game in 30 minutes (G30), Prizes: Trophies to top 3 individuals, Onsite Registration:    8:30AM to 9:00AM, Players must arrive by 9:00AM to check in, Round 1 starts at 9:30AM, all other rounds to follow ASAP, Entry Fee: $20,  Make checks payable and mail to: TYLER CHESS CENTER, 541 Contenders Way,  Tyler, TX 75703, Tournament is USCF rated. USCF membership required to play. Flyer

31 January 2015                                         Flyer

Region 3 TX Scholastic Chess Championship, Frisco, TX K-12 Scholastic Event 8 Sections; K-1 Open, K-3 U400 Novice, K-3 Open, Elem U800 Intermediate, Elem Open, MS/HS U1000 Intermediate, MS Open, HS Open, Unrated Open.  Awards - Trophies for top 5 Individuals and top 3 combined Primary K-3, Elementary, Middle School & High School team.  G30/5d, MS/HS Open sections last rd G45/5d. Doors open at 8:30am.Event location, Collin College, Frisco Preston Ridge Campus, Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd, Frisco TX 75035.  Beautiful new facility with free wi-fi.   Register by Jan 15, 2015 for Early Bird Discount of $30, register by Jan 29, 2015 for $40 rate and late registration is $50.   Tournament to benefit PencilsofPromise.org, a for-purpose organization that builds schools, trains teachers and funds scholarships.  http://www.stayclassy.org/ChessOnTheSquare Donate $50 and receive a VIP Student package - reserved seating in the skittles and award ceremony for 4 and an event t-shirt.  http://chessr3tx2014.eventbrite.com Have questions about Reg 3 TX Scholastic Chess Championship? Contact Chess on the Square,LLC


28-29 March 2015                                Web Page

2015 Texas State Scholastic Championships, 7SS, McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, TX 78501. Primary Hotel: Studio 6 Extended Stay, 700 Savannah Ave, McAllen, 78053. HR: 1 queen bed including breakfast $75, 1 Queen bed without breakfast $65, 2 full beds with breakfast $88, and 2 full beds without breakfast $75. Call 956-668-7829 for reservations at Studio 6. Please mention Texas Chess Association to get rates. Please check website for overflow hotel information. While most of the hotels in McAllen have a free shuttle to the convention center, it is prudent to not depend on the shuttle. Four championships in one great location: TX Primary Scholastic Championships; TX Elementary Scholastic Championships; TX Middle School Scholastic Championships; TX High School Scholastic Championships. EF: $42 by 3/13; $69 after 3/13 or on site. On Site Registration: Friday, 7-9pm, Saturday, 7-7:45am. Saturday registrants may receive a 1st Rd. 1/2-pt. bye. One 1/2-pt. bye (for any round) allowed if requested by the end of Rd. 2. Sections: K-1 Championship, Primary (K-3) Championship, Primary JV (K-3 w/Ratings Under 700), Elementary (K-5/6) Championship, Elementary JV (K-5/6 Under 800), Elementary Novice (K-5/6 Under 500), Middle School (6-8/9) Championship, MS JV (6-8/9 Under 900), MS Novice (6-8/9 Under 600), High School (9-12) Championship, HS JV (9-12 Under 1000). See Article IX, Section 1E, TCA Bylaws for each section's eligibility requirement, www.texaschess.org/2007/03/bylaws.html. Also www.swchess.com also has eligibility rules. Trophies for top 20 individuals and top 15 teams in each section plus participation medals for all, and plus Score Awards for players scoring 4 or more points that do not win an individual trophy. Note that trophies will not be given out in advance and must be picked up at awards ceremony. Please make arrangements for picking up trophies at award ceremony or to get trophy shipped. Schedule: Round times vary depending on the Section. For round times check website, note that the round times and time controls are the same as the 2013 event. Time controls: All High School and Middle School Sections: Rds 1-4 G/60; d5, Rds 5-7 G/75; d5. All Elementary and Primary and K-1 sections: rds 1-4 G/45; d5, rds 5-7 G/60; d5. For round times  see: www.dallaschess.com. Side Events: See website for side events. Side event registration on site only. All registrations (except Side events) available on line: see www.dallaschess.com and you can download flyers and entry forms. Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club. Mail entries to Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. For tournament info, visit our website or contact Barbara Swafford, info@dallaschess.com or 214-632-9000. Refunds will be given only up to 3/24 with a $10 surcharge for withdrawing, after 3/24 there will be no refunds. There will be no substitution of team members. There will be a $10 change fee for changes after 3/24. There will be a $5 surcharge per player for phone registrations USCF membership is required. Proof of membership is required or player must join/renew their memberships. No registration/changes/or withdrawals by phone or email after 3/24/15 as we are driving to the site; after that date you must make changes at site (McAllen Convention Center). Note that the McAllen Convention Center has a strict policy of no outside food and beverages allowed. NS, NC, W.