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

19-20 July   Texas

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

2014 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: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ $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: $35. 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.: 7/19 from 9:45 – 10:15. 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: Dallas Chess Club, see address above. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.

 


9-10 August   Texas

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

2014 DCC Fide Open VII  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: $35. 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.: 8/9 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: Dallas Chess Club, see address above. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.


23-24 August  Texas

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

2014 DCC Fide Open VIII 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: $35. 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.: 8/23 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: Dallas Chess Club, see address above. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.


A Heritage Event!

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Aug. 29-Sept. 1 or Aug. 30-Sept. 1                        Web Page

80th 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: $88 if received by 8/21, else $99. $80 Junior(U19) if received by 8/21 else $90 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant $52 if received by 8/21 else $65 (Senior/Handicap/Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/27/14 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 8/27/14. 4 day: Reg. Friday 8/29, 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. 8/30, 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: $96/96/96/96, 972-929-8181 reserve by 8/18 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate. $96 rate includes continental breakfast for up to 2 people staying in room. Additional Breakfast vouchers at special price of $9.95. 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. Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 8/31 at 9:00 am.  

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday,
8/30. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, EF: $31 by 8/21, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/27/14 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 8/27/14. No refunds after 8/27/14, $10 handling fee for refunds before 8/27/14. 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.
15 Nov 2014

1st TYLER CHESS OPEN, Quality Inn Conference Center, 2843 N Northwest Loop 323, Tyler 75702 Flyer

 

 


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Upcoming Scholastic Events

30 August 2014

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 8/30 as part of the 80th Annual Southwest Open. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, EF: $31 by 8/21, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/27/14 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 8/27/14. No refunds after 8/27/14, $10 handling fee for refunds before 8/27/14. 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.