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Austin Monthly Scholastic Tournament

Rated 4SS in 4 sections; G/60, d5. This event takes place on Saturday, January 13, 2024 and is limited to the first 120 scholastic players only (K-12).

Bethany United Methodist Church
10010 Anderson Mill Rd
Austin, TX 78750


  • K-12 Elite
  • K-12 U1000
  • K-5 Championship 
  • K-5 U800

Note: The Monthly Austin Scholastic Tournament is open to all players in elementary, middle, and high school. There is a separate tournament for up to K-3 participants with a faster time control (G/30; d5). Registration for that tournament is available at

FOUR Rounds
 at a time control of G/60, d5

  • Onsite registration : BEFORE 8 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 8:30 AM
  • Round Two: 11:00 AM
  • lunch break 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Round Three: 1:30 PM 
  • Round Four: 4:00 PM


An awards ceremony will be held immediately after all games in a section finish. Trophies and medals to top finishing individuals in each scholastic section; ribbons to all participants.

Limit two half-point byes. Byes must be committed 1 hr before Round 2.

Entry Fee
$40 by 1/10
$45 by 1/12
$50 on or after 1/13 (on-site registration closes 30 minutes before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 1/12/24 are eligible for a refund (minus a $10 processing fee). Full credit can be applied to any future tournament. No refunds for USCF memberships after purchased from USCF.

Other Notes
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 1/31/2024.

Boards and pieces will be provided, but please bring your chess clock. Each player should have a chess clock to play. If you do not have one, chess clocks will be available for purchase onsite.

If both players do not have a clock AND the game does not finish within one hour, TDs will put a clock with 5 mins time for each player.

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