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


 27- 30 OR  28- 30 Nov 2014

GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)    Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

2014 DCC Fide Open XI. 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 USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.  Contact us or USCF about registering for Fide before the event starts. $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. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. Reserve: Open to USCF U1800. 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. Both: Registration: 4 day 4:45 - 5:30 on Thurs 11/27. 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. NS. NC. FIDE.  JGP.

 


 13-14 Dec 2014  

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

2014 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: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ $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. Both: Reg.: 12/13 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: 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.


20-22 December 2014 Texas    Grand Prix Points: 60 (Enhanced)

 Dallas Absolute 5SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.  EF: USCF +2400 $90, USCF 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 USCF) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $140, U2200 USCF/U2000Fide $175. USCF 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. $1600-800-400-275. U2400 $500. Reg.: 12/20: 11:00am-12:01 pm. Rds.: Sat. 12/20 12:30, 5:30 pm. Sun. 12/21: 11 am, 4:30 pm. Mon. 12/22 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. NS. NC. FIDE.

 


Dec. 31 – Jan. 1, 2015          Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 10 (Enhanced)

 DCC New Year 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/Hcapp. 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) depends on entries. Reg: 12/31 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 ½ 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. NS NC.

 


10-11 Jan 2015   Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!    Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20 (Enhanced)

2015 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: $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ $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: $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. Both: Reg.: 1/10 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: 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.



17-19 Jan 2015 Texas    Grand Prix Points: 60 (Enhanced)

Texas Masters 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.  EF: USCF +2400 $90, USCF 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 USCF) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $140, U2200USCF/U2000Fide $175. USCF Membership Required. Texas Chess Association Membership also required for Texas players). $$b/25: 70% Guaranteed. $1600-800-400-275. U2400 $500. Reg.: 1/17: 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 NS. NC. FIDE.

  


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Upcoming Scholastic Events

  

31 January 2015

Region 3 TX Scholastic Chess Championship, Frisco, TX K-12 Scholastic Event 8 Sections; K-1 Open, K-3 U400 Novice, K-3 Open, Elem U800 Intermediate, Elem Open, MS/HS U1000 Intermediate, MS Open, HS Open, Unrated Open.  Awards - Trophies for top 5 Individuals and top 3 combined Primary K-3, Elementary, Middle School & High School team.  G30/5d, MS/HS Open sections last rd G45/5d. Doors open at 8:30am.Event location, Collin College Frisco Preston Ridge Campus, Conference Center, 9700 Wade Blvd, Frisco TX 75035.  Beautiful new facility with free wi-fi.   Register by Jan 15, 2015 for Early Bird Discount of $30, register by Jan 29, 2015 for $40 rate and late registration is $50.   Tournament to benefit PencilsofPromise.org, a for-purpose organization that builds schools, trains teachers and funds scholarships.  http://www.stayclassy.org/ChessOnTheSquare Donate $50 and receive a VIP Student package - reserved seating in the skittles and award ceremony for 4 and an event t-shirt.  http://chessr3tx2014.eventbrite.com Have questions about Reg 3 TX Scholastic Chess Championship? Contact Chess on the Square,LLC