Region III Tournaments

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 Tournaments & Events

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)        Register using paypal

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)                Register using paypal

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.


USCF Junior Grand Prix!

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 2015      Texas

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

Dallas Open 5SS, G/90 with 30 second increment. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. Ste C, Richardson, TX 75080. One Section $$875G.: Open: This section is FIDE rated but uses US Chess Rules. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address.$$ $500-$250-$125. ‘X’ and U2000 prize(s) will be 40% of ‘X’ and U2000 entry fees respectively. EF: $75, Senior/Hcap/Additional Family Member $50, plus $10 non-DCC membership fee if applicable. Registration: 9:45-10:15 am. Rds.: Sat 10:45-3:10-7:16, Sun 9:45-2:10. One Bye allowed if requested before the end of round 2, withdrawals and last round zero point byes are not eligible for prizes. ENT: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com www.dallaschess.com. FIDE.

USCF Junior Grand Prix!

  Dallas Amateur and Novice, 5SS, G/90 with 30 second increment. Dallas CC, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. Ste C, Richardson, TX 75080. EF: $30 ($25 Jr/Sr/Hcap), plus $10 non-DCC mbr fee if applicable. $$ Prizes based on entries 60 % returned. Amateur: Open to U2000. Novice: Open to U1400 and unrated. Reg.: 9:45-10:15am. Rds.: 10:45-3:10-7:16, 9:45-2:10. One half-point bye if requested before rd 2 (and if requested before receiving a full point bye). 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. Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com www.dallaschess.com


USCF Junior Grand Prix!

 26-29 or 27-29 Nov 2015 Texas

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

  2015 DCC Fide Open XIII,7SS, G/90 with 30 sec inc. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S Cottonwood Dr. #C,Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Two Schedules,4 day or 3 day. Open Section $$875G. FIDE and US Chess rated but uses FIDE rules. Use US Chess ratings and rules 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. Open: $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 US Chess U2000. This section is not Fide Rated but is US Chess rated and uses US Chess 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: Registration: 4 day 4:45 - 5:30 on Thurs 11/26. Rds.: Thurs 6 pm, Friday 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm, Sat 11am -4:30pm, Sun 9:00am-2pm. Reg 3 day on Friday 9 am - 9:30 am, Rd 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Two half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd. 2 and before getting full point bye, but half point byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not allowed. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. 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.

 


USCF Junior Grand Prix!

 19-21 Dec 2015    Texas

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 50 (ENHANCED)

  2015 Dallas Absolute,
5SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and US Chess rated but uses FIDE rules. Use US Chess ratings and rules for awarding prizes. 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. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. EF: US Chess +2400 $90, US Chess 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 US Chess) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $120, U2200 US Chess/U2000Fide $150. US Chess 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- 400-200. U2400 $500. Reg.: 12/19: 11:00am-12:01 pm. Rds.: 12/19 12:30pm, 5:30 pm. 12/20: 11am, 4:30 pm. 12/21 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  FIDE

30-31 Dec 2015    Texas

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 10 (ENHANCED)

DCC New Year’s Eve 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/Hcap. 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) depend on entries. Reg.:12/30 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 1/2 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.


USCF Junior Grand Prix!

 9-10 Jan 2016 Texas

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

2016 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: $$875G. FIDE and US Chess rated but uses FIDE rules. Use US Chess ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their email address.$$ $500-$250-$125. EF: $80, Senior/Hcap/Birthday during tournament/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 US Chess rated and uses US Chess 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.: 1/9 from 9:45–10:15am. 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 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 US Chess 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


USCF Junior Grand Prix!

16-18 Jan 2016    Texas

TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 50 (ENHANCED)

Texas Masters, 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and US Chess rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use US Chess ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. EF: US Chess +2400 $90, US Chess 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 US Chess) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $140, U2200US Chess/U2000- Fide $175. US Chess Membership Required. $$b/25: 70% Guaranteed.$1600-800-400-200. U2400 $500. Reg.: 1/16: 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. FIDE.

 

 

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Upcoming Scholastic Events

 

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.


12 September 2015                Flyer

EAST TEXAS SCHOLASTIC CHESS TOURNAMENT, All Saints Episcopal School, Lower School Student Center, 2695 S SW Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75701, Two Scholastic Sections, September published rating will be used, SECTION A: SCHOLASTIC AMATEUR, K to K12 students , 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.


13 September 2015                    register using paypal

Dallas Chess Club's K-12 September 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 9.10.2015, 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: 9.13.2015, 12:00-12:45 PM 3 member teams must be agreed upon before Round 1 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

USCF Junior Grand Prix!

A State Championship Event!

23-25 Oct 2015

  19th Annual Texas Grade and Collegiate Championships Houston Marriott South Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017. HR: $92/$92/$92/$92, 713-943-7979. Mention chess to get rate. Or register online at http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Texas%20Grade%20and%20Collegiate%20Chess%20Championships%20^houhh%60DCCDCCA%6092.00%60USD%60true%6010/21/15%6010/28/15%6010/2/15&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes  (link is also on tournament website www.dallaschess.com).Breakfast for up to two adults and two children is included in rate. Reserve by Oct 2 or rate may not be honored. Collegiate: Oct 23 or 24 - 25. 5SS, G/90, with 30 sec inc. Collegiate is open to any college player. Only Texas players/Colleges can be be Texas Collegiate Champs. $$ $400-$200-$100, 1st ‘1600-1800’ $200, 1st ‘1200-1599’ $200, 1st U1200 $200, Unrated eligible for U1200 prize or 1st -3rd overall only. Plaques to top 5 Individuals, Plaques to top 5 Teams (top four players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school.) EF: $49 by 10/10/15, $69 thereafter. Do not mail after 10/17 as your entry may not be received in time. Reg.: 3 day: Fri 10/23 from 6:00 pm-6:30 pm. Rds.: Rd 1 at 10/23 at 6:45 pm. Sat 1:45pm-5:45pm. Sun. 9 am and 1:45 pm. 2day: Reg. 10/24 8:00 -8:30 am. Rd 1 at 9 am then merge with 3 day. One 1/2 pt bye available, any round, if requested before end of rd. 2 and if player has not received a full point bye. Team pairings will be turn off for later rounds, probably for round 3. Fide rated and US Chess rated and uses Fide Rules. US Chess ratings/rules will be used for pairings and 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. Online registration and team room information on website at www.dallaschess.com. FIDE. Grades 7-12: Oct 23-25. 5SS, G/90 with 5 sec delay. Each grade is Open to TX residents or players attending Texas schools. Players must play in their own grade. Note that small 7-12 sections may be merged with a bigger 7-12 section. Trophies to top 10 ind. & top 5 teams (top three players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school in each grade.) EF: $35 if postmarked by 10/10/15, $59 thereafter or on site. . Do not mail after 10/17 as your entry may not be received in time. Schedule: Reg: Fri 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Rds: Fri 6:45pm, Sat 9 am – 1:45pm, Sun. 9 am – 1:45 pm. Two 1/2 pt byes available as long as one of the byes is for round 1, else only one bye available. Byes must be requested before end of rd. 2 and before getting a full point bye. Team pairings may be turn off for later rounds. Players may also register on 10/24 from 8 - 8:30 am. These players would get 1/2 point bye for round 1. Grades K-6: Oct 23-25. 6SS, Rds. G/60 d5. Each grade is Open to TX residents or players attending Texas schools. Players must play in their own grade. Trophies to top 10 ind. & top 5 teams (top three players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school in each grade.) Reg: Fri. 10/23 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm. RDS: Fri 10/23 6:45 pm. Saturday 9:30am-1:00pm-3:45pm. Sun rds 10 am-1:15 pm. ALL: EF: $35 if postmarked by 10/10 $59 thereafter or at site. Do not mail after 10/17 as your entry may not be received in time. Two 1/2 pt byes available as long as one of the byes is for round 1, else only one bye available. Byes must be requested before end of rd. 2 and before getting a full point bye. Team pairings may be turn off for later rounds. Players may also register on 10/24 from 8 - 8:45 am. These players would get 1/2 point bye for round 1. All: Entries to: Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Entry must include Name, US Chess ID (or new/pending), grade & school and school location. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee. No refunds after 10/21. Email: info@dallaschess.com  214-632-9000. Do not call after 10/21 as we are traveling. Online registration and team room information on website at www.dallaschess.com  Side events: See website for side event information. All Side events will be on Saturday. W. (FIDE for Collegiate section)