Region III Tournaments

The Dallas Chess Club runs a number of tournaments during the week; for these please check the DCC Calendar. If you have surfed into an unframed version of this page, click here for the full site with navigational frame. Unless otherwise stated, all tournaments listed on this page require USCF membership. You can join or renew your USCF membership online.  (These links will take you to the USCF site.)

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8-24-2010 Chess Database.

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

 

1-2 Aug 2015   USCF Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)        Register using paypal

2015 DCC Fide Open IX, 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address.$$ $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 (appearance fee might be deducted from prize). 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 and to use FIDE pairing rules. Both: Reg.: 8/1 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.

 


29-30 Aug 2015   USCF Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open X, 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address.$$ $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 (appearance fee might be deducted from prize). 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 and to use FIDE pairing rules. Both: Reg.: 8/29 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.

 

 

 


A Heritage Event!    Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

4 or 5-7 Sept 2015                                    Web Page

81st Annual Southwest Open   GPP: 40 Enhanced   Texas 7SS. Doubletree DFW Airport North, 4441 W John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75063. $$ 8,950 b/175 full entries, 75% Gtd. 3 Sections and scholastic side events: Open: (This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.  USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game.)  Rounds 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec. increment, rounds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec. increment. Note, please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $700, U2200 $700-350. Reserve: U2000. Rounds 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec. increment, rounds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec increment. $$ 800-400-200. B $600-300-150, U1600 $500-250-125. Novice: U1400 and Unrated. Rounds 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec. increment, rounds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec. increment. $$ $500-250-125, E  $400-200, U1000 $300-150 Unrated $200. All 3: TCA membership required. Other states accepted. EF: $89 if received by 8/21, else $99. $82 Junior(U19) if received by 8/26 else $90 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant $53 if received by 8/26 else $65 (Senior/Handicap/Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 9/2/15 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 9/2/15. 4 day: Reg. Friday 9/4, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri.: 7:45, Sat.: 2:30 pm - 7:30, Sun.: 10:45 am - 5:00 pm, Mon.: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 9/5, 9-9:30 am, Rd. 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Open section. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. HR: $89/89/89/89, 972-929-8181or 800-222-8733 reserve by 8/18 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate. $89 rate includes continental breakfast for up to 4 people staying in room. Upgrade to full Breakfast at special price of $7.99 (upgrade must be done at hotel check in). Up to two ½-pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. Tournament reserves the right to use an analog clock with equivalent time control under special circumstances (not in open section). Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 9/6 at 9:00 am.  

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday,
9/5. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, EF: $31 by 8/26, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 9/2/15 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 9/2/15. No refunds after 9/2/15, $10 handling fee for refunds before 9/2/15. Entries do not count toward base in Open, Reserve and Novice. 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. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to those who do not win a trophy.

ALL: 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. JGP for Non scholastic side events.

 


19-20 Sept 2015        USCF Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open XI, 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address.$$ $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 (appearance fee might be deducted from prize). 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 and to use FIDE pairing rules. Both: Reg.: 9/19 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.

 


3-4 Oct 2015   USCF Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 DCC Fide Open XII, 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address.$$ $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 (appearance fee might be deducted from prize). 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 and to use FIDE pairing rules. Both: Reg.: 10/3 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.

 

 

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Upcoming Scholastic Events

 

9 August 2015                    register using paypal

Dallas Chess Club's K-12 August Classic,
Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood, #C, Richardson, TX 75080 4 Sections: Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U500, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U700, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U1000, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade Open 4 Rounds Swiss, Game/30;d5 Each Section  Prizes:Trophies Top 4 @ Section, Top 2 Three "club teams" Three Players = Team, each player on winning teams receives a trophy. Format:4 Round Swiss, Game/30;d5, Affects both Quick and Regular rating. Round Times: Round one 1pm Rest ASAP Entry Fees: $25 if Received By 8.7.2015, Afterwards & On-Site $ 40.00 USCF Memberships Required All Sections-Can Be Purchased On-Site Entries To: Dallas Chess Club-2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036 Online entries to www.dallaschess.com On-site Reg: 8.9.2015, 12:00-12:45 PM 3 member teams must be agreed upon by Round 2 pairings. Byes: one 1/2 point Bye If Requested before start Of Tournament For More Information: Rob Jones/214-212-0185  E-mail: info@dallaschess.com or RobJonesChess@gmail.com



A Heritage Event!    Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

4 or 5-7 Sept 2015

81st Annual Southwest Open 

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 9/5. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, EF: $31 by 8/26, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 9/2/15 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 9/2/15. No refunds after 9/2/15, $10 handling fee for refunds before 9/2/15. Entries do not count toward base in Open, Reserve and Novice. 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. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to those who do not win a trophy.

ALL: 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. JGP for Non scholastic side events.