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Welcome to the Dallas Chess Club's Scholastic Homepage! This page is devoted to scholastics and all our juniors. It will include scholastic news, links to tournament info, ratings of Texas' top junior players.

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Dallas Area Chess In Schools The DACIS site has information on the program and also orientation pages for school and instructors for the current school year.


Upcoming Scholastic Events

Sept 2 2017                                                        Web Page

As part of the 83rd Annual Southwest Open  at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel, 4440 W. John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75063
K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 9/2. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, EF: $31 by 8/25, $46 thereafter; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/29/17 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 8/29/17. No refunds after 8/29/17, $10 handling fee for refunds before 8/30/17. Entries do not count toward base in Under 24, Reserve and Novice. Registration: 9:15-9:45 am, Rd. 1 at 10:20 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 Players who do not win a trophy. ALL: Ent: Texas Chess Association, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, 
NS. NC. W.

A State Championship Event!                    Web Page

Nov. 3-5, 2017  

21st Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championships, Hilton Houston North, 12400 Greenspoint Dr, Houston, TX 77060. HR: $95/$95/$95/$95, 281-875-2222 or 866-577-1154. Mention “NTGC” group code to get rate. Room comes with 2 breakfast coupons. Reserve by Oct 19 or rate may not be honored. Each grade is Open to TX residents or players attending Texas schools. Note a recent rule change passed where players cannot play in two separate closed scholastic state championships in different states. Players must play in their own grade. Note that small sections may be merged with another section. Also if sections are small you may have to play a teammate or play someone twice. 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 or forfeit win. Team pairings may be turn off for later rounds. 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 10/28/17, $59 thereafter or on site. Do not mail after 10/30 as your entry may not be received on time. Grades 6-12: 6SS, G/60 d5. Schedule: Reg: Fri 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Rd. 1 Fri. 7:45 pm, Sat 10am-1:00pm-4pm, Sun. 10 am and 1:00 pm. Grades K-5: Nov 3 – Nov 5. 6SS, Rds. 1 G/45 d5; Rds. 2-6 G/60 d5. Schedule: Reg: Fri 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Rd. 1 Fri. 7:45 pm, Sat 10am-1:00pm-4pm, Sun. 10 am and 1:00 pm. All: Entries to: Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Entry must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade & school and school location. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee. No refunds after 11/2. Email: 214-632-9000. Do not call after 11/1 as we are traveling. Online registration and team room information on website at Texas Grade/index.htm Side events: Unrated Blitz open tournament on Saturday at 7pm. EF: $15, Trophy prizes. Bughouse Open Tournament Sat. 8:35 pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes. Registration for side events onsite only. W.

Dec. 2, 2017

2017 Dallas Junior Open 5-SS, (rds 1-3 G/30; d5, rds 4-5 G/45; d5) Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080.. EF: $24.  Reg. 8:15-8:45 am. 3 sections: Championship (open to 20 yrs old and under), Cadet (open to 14 yrs old and under),  Youth (open to 10 yrs old and under). Ages as of 1/1/17. Rd 1 at 9 am rest ASAP. $$65% of entry fees given back in 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, NS. NC.