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

 

 

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


25 April 2015 (Saturday)

EAST TEXAS SCHOLASTIC CHESS TOURNAMENT, Frankston Middle School Library,100 Perry St. Frankston, Texas 75763 Two Scholastic Sections, April 2015 published rating 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: $20.00, 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


26 April 2015        Register using paypal

  Dallas Chess Club's K-12 Spring Scholastic, Dallas Chess Club,200 S Cottonwood Dr Suite C, Richardson, TX 75080,

4 Sections: Kindergarten-Third Grade U400, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U600, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U900, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade Open, 4 Rounds Swiss, Game/30;d5, Note Special Mixed Double Prizes-- Prizes for Top Three Male/Female Mixed Doubles Teams Kindergarten-Third Grade U400: Prizes: Trophies Top 4 @ Section, Top 4 Overall Teams. 4 Round Swiss, Game/30;d5 Affects both Quick and Regular rating. Round Times: Round one 1:00 Rest ASAP Entry Fees:$ 25 if Received By 4.22.2015, Afterwards & On-Site $ 40.00 USCF Membership Not Required K-3 U400 Section, Required All Other Sections Entries To: Dallas Chess Club, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036 Online entries to regfordccschol.html  On-site Reg: 4.26.2015, 12:00-12:45 PM Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U600, Prizes: Trophies Top 4 @ Section, Top 4 Overall Teams, Format: 4 Round Swiss, Game/30;d5 Affects both Quick and Regular rating. Round Times: Round one 1:00 Rest ASAP Entry Fees: $ 25 if Received By 4.22.2015, Afterwards & On-Site $ 40.00 USCF Membership Not Required K-3 U400 Section, Required All Other Sections  Entries To: Dallas Chess Club-2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, Tx 76036 Online entries to www.dallaschess.com On-site Reg: 4.26.2015, 12:00-12:45 PM  Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade U900 Prizes: Trophies Top 4 @ Section, Top 4 Overall Teams  Format: 4 Round Swiss, Game/30;d5 Affects both Quick and Regular rating. Round Times: Round one 1:00 Rest ASAP Entry Fees: $ 25 if Received By 4.22.2015, Afterwards & On-Site $ 40.00 USCF Membership Not Required K-3 U400 Section, Required All Other Sections  Entries To:   Dallas Chess Club-2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, Tx 76036 Online entries to www.dallaschess.com On-site Reg: 4.26.2015, 12:00-12:45 PM Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade Open, Prizes: Trophies Top 4 @ Section, Top 4 Overall Teams,4 Round Swiss, Game/30;d5 On-Site $ 40.00 USCF Membership Not Required K-3 U400 Section, Required All Other Sections Entries To: Dallas Chess Club-2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, Tx 76036 Online entries to www.dallaschess.com  On-site Reg: 4.26.2015, 12:00-12:45 PM one 1/2 point Bye If Requested B/4 Start Of Tournament. For More Information: Rob Jones/214-212-0185 E-mail: info@dallaschess.com or RobJonesChess@gmail.com


May 9, 2015 (Saturday)

  EAST TEXAS SCHOLASTIC CHESS TOURNAMENT, All Saints Episcopal School Student Center, 2695 SSW Loop 323,Tyler, Texas 75701, Two Scholastic Sections, May 2015 published rating 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:  $20.00, 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



23 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.

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.