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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The Dallas Chess Club hosts the Region 3 web page as a courtesy to The Texas Chess Association. This page is for informational purposes only. The Dallas Chess Club does not necessarily endorse any non Dallas Chess Club event on this page. Please send region 3 information to Robert Jones, the Region 3 director.
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
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
30 April - 1 May 2016 Register online using paypal
2016 DCC FIDE Open VI, Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!
21-22 May 2016 Register online using paypal
2016 DCC FIDE Open VII Underwritten by Wayne-Li, Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)
A Heritage Event! Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix! A State Championship Event!
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)
71st 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 5/19, else $99. $80 Junior(U19) if received by 5/19 else $90 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $52 if receive by 5/19 else $65 (Senior/Handicap/ Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-payment. After 5/24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/24. 4 day: Reg. Friday 5/27, 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. 5/28, 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 5/20 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate. After 5/20 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.
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K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 5/28. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/19, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/20. No refunds after 5/24, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/24. 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. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org www.dallaschess.com NS. NC. W. FIDE.