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.

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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


12 – 13 April 2014  TEXAS            GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

2014 DCC Fide Open III, 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 section: Open to players rated below 1800 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. Reserve: Open to USCF U1800. 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 4/12 from 9:45 – 10:15. Rds.: Sat 10:45am/3:10 pm/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. Ent: Dallas Chess Club, see address above. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.  JGP.

You can register for the tournament thru Paypal. send money thru Paypal to info@dallaschess.com
for a regular entry fee send $82.10, for senior/hcap/additional family member send $56.78.
for reserve section send $36.25
in the instructions include player's name and uscf id

 


3 – 4 May 2014  TEXAS            GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20 (ENHANCED)

2014 DCC Fide Open IV, 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 section: Open to players rated below 1800 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. Reserve: Open to USCF U1800. 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 5/3 from 9:45 – 10:15. Rds.: Sat 10:45am/3:10 pm/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. Ent: Dallas Chess Club, see address above. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.  JGP.

You can register for the tournament thru Paypal. send money thru Paypal to info@dallaschess.com
for a regular entry fee send $82.10, for senior/hcap/additional family member send $56.78.
for reserve section send $36.25
in the instructions include player's name and uscf id

 


A Heritage Event!    Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

A State Championship Event!

23-26 or 24-26 May 2014   Texas

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)                Web Page

Texas State and Amateur Championships  7SS. DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Dr., Fort Worth TX 76155. $$ 8,350 b/175, full entries in Championship and Amateur sections, 2 scholastic side events that do not count toward base. Championship: (This section is FIDE rated but uses USCF rules. Must be rated 2000 or above by either USCF or Fide to play in this section. Defending Amateur Champion may also play in this section. Texas Scholastic High School Champions may also play in this section. Foreign unrateds may play in this section.) G/90 with 30 sec. increment: $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $700, U2200 $800. Amateur: U2000 & unrated. Rds. 1-7 30/90 d5, SD/1 d5, rd. 1 of three day is G/115 d5. $$ 800-400-200. B $$ 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 5/15, else $99. $80 Junior(U19) if received by 5/15 else $90 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $52 if receive by 5/15 else $65 (Senior/Handicap/ Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-payment. After 5/21/14 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/21/14. 4 day: Reg. Friday 5/23, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri.: 7:45, Sat: 2:30 pm - 8:00, Sun.: 11:00 am - 5:15 pm, Mon.: 9 am - 2:45 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 5/24, 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: $89/89/89/89, $89 rate includes up to four continental breakfast per room, can upgrade to full breakfast for $4 per person, 817-358-1700 or 800-228-9290 reserve by 5/9/14 and ask for Dallas Chess Club rate.After 5/9 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, 5/24. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/17, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/21/14 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/21/14. No refunds after 5/21/14, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/21/14. 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 U800. 5/24. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U800 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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23-26 or 24-26 May 2014   Texas

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday as part of the Texas State and Amateur Championships, 5/24. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/17, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/21/14 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/21/14. No refunds after 5/21/14, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/21/14. 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 U800. 5/24. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U800 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.