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August Austin Monthly Scholastic – G/45 Sections

Rated 5SS in one section (K-12 Championship) playing G/45, d5, offered by the Atlantic Chess Association on 8/24/2024. Read the description and register online:  https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4635

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

Sections

  • K-12 Championship 

Note: The Monthly Austin Scholastic Tournament is open to all players in elementary, middle, and high school. There is a separate tournament for K-12 participants with a faster time control (G/30; d5). Registration for the G/30 tournament is available at https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4634

Schedule
FIVE Rounds
 at a time control of G/45, d5

  • Onsite registration : BEFORE 8 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 9:00 AM
  • Round Two: 10:45 AM
  • Round Three: 1:00 PM 
  • Round Three: 2:45 PM 
  • Round Four: 4:30 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 7/31
$45 by 8/21
$50 on or after 8/22 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 8/23/24 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.

Registration link: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4635

Other Notes
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 8/31/2024.

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.

Questions
Please contact director@atlanticchessassociation.com if you have any questions.

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July Austin Monthly Scholastic – G/45 Sections

Rated 5SS in one section (K-12 Championship) playing G/45, d5, offered by the Atlantic Chess Association on 7/20/2024. Read the description and register online:  https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4633

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

Sections

  • K-12 Championship 

Note: The Monthly Austin Scholastic Tournament is open to all players in elementary, middle, and high school. There is a separate tournament for K-12 participants with a faster time control (G/30; d5). Registration for the G/30 tournament is available at https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4632

Schedule
FIVE Rounds
 at a time control of G/45, d5

  • Onsite registration : BEFORE 8 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 9:00 AM
  • Round Two: 10:45 AM
  • Round Three: 1:00 PM 
  • Round Three: 2:45 PM 
  • Round Four: 4:30 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 7/10
$45 by 7/17
$50 on or after 7/20 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 7/19/24 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.

Registration link: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4633

Other Notes
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 7/31/2024.

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.

Questions
Please contact director@atlanticchessassociation.com if you have any questions.

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August Austin Monthly Scholastic – G/30 Sections

Rated 5SS in three sections (K-12 U1000, K-5 U800, and K-3) playing G/30, d5, offered by the Atlantic Chess Association on 8/24/2024. This event is limited to scholastic players. Read the description and register online: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4634

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

Sections

  • K-12 U1000
  • K-5 U800
  • K-3

Note: The Monthly Austin Scholastic Tournament is open to all players in elementary, middle, and high school. There is also a  separate tournament for K-12 participants with a longer time control (G/45; d5) being offered. Registration for the G/45 tournament is available at https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4635

Schedule
FIVE Rounds
 at a time control of G/30, d5

  • Onsite registration : BEFORE 9 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 10:00 AM
  • Round Two: 11:30 AM
  • Round Three: 1:30 PM 
  • Round Three: 3:00 PM 
  • Round Four: 4:30 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 7/31
$45 by 8/21
$50 on or after 8/22 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 8/23/24 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.

Registration link: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4634

Other Notes
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 8/31/2024.

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.

Questions
Please contact director@atlanticchessassociation.com if you have any questions.

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July Austin Monthly Scholastic – G/30 Sections

Rated 5SS in three sections (K-12 U1000, K-5 U800, and K-3) playing G/30, d5, offered by the Atlantic Chess Association on 7/20/2024. This event is limited to scholastic players. Read the description and register online: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4632

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

Sections

  • K-12 U1000
  • K-5 U800
  • K-3

Note: The Monthly Austin Scholastic Tournament is open to all players in elementary, middle, and high school. There is also a  separate tournament for K-12 participants with a longer time control (G/45; d5) being offered. Registration for the G/45 tournament is available at https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4633

Schedule
FIVE Rounds
 at a time control of G/30, d5

  • Onsite registration : BEFORE 9 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 10:00 AM
  • Round Two: 11:30 AM
  • Round Three: 1:30 PM 
  • Round Three: 3:00 PM 
  • Round Four: 4:30 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 7/10
$45 by 7/17
$50 on or after 7/20 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 7/19/24 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.

Registration link: https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/4632

Other Notes
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 7/31/2024.

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.

Questions
Please contact director@atlanticchessassociation.com if you have any questions.

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Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy Scholastic USCF Rated Tournament 

The Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy is hosting an Open USCF Rated Tournament on August 10, 2024 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  USCF Membership required.   Capacity: 70 players!

NEW LOCATION:
Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy
12466 Los Indios Trail
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78729-7934
Free parking provided!

TOURNAMENT STYLE:
4SS, time control varies by section
SECTION A: 1700 + USCF rated
SECTION B: 1400 – 1700 USCF rated
SECTION C: 1000 – 1400 USCF rated
SECTION D: 600 – 1000 USCF rated
SECTION E: U600 USCF rated or unrated

**Players between 1600 and 1699 can play Section A or B**
**Players between 1300 and 1399 can play Section B or C**
**Players between 900 and 999 can play Section C or D**
**Players between 500 and 599 can play Section D or E**

*USCF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SECTIONS*

RATING INFORMATION:
● August 2024 official USCF ratings will be used.
● Unofficial USCF ratings will be used if unrated or to play in a
higher section.
● Players must reveal foreign, FIDE, and other over-the-board
ratings. These ratings will be adjusted, if necessary, and may be
used if they are higher than USCF ratings.

TIME CONTROL & SCHEDULE:
NOTE: Half-point byes are acceptable for all rounds, limit 1. Must commit before the 1st round.

Section A: G/60, d5
●  1st round: 10:00 AM
●  2nd round: 12:15 PM
●  Lunch break: 2:30 PM
●  3rd round: 3:30 PM
●  4th round: 5:45 PM

Sections B & C: G/45, d5
●  1st round: 10:00 AM
●  2nd round: 11:45 AM
●  Lunch break: 1:30 PM
●  3rd round: 2:30 PM
●  4th round: 4:15 PM

Sections D & E: G/30, d5
●  1st round: 10:00 AM
●  2nd round: 11:15 AM
●  Lunch break: 12:30 PM
●  3rd round: 1:30 PM
●  4th round: 2:45 PM

The Closing ceremony for each will take place after the final round of that section.

PLAYERS MAY NOT POSSESS CELL PHONES DURING THE TOURNAMENT. Any violators may be subject to disqualification and forfeiture.

ENTRY FEES:
●  Early Bird: $40 online at https://austin-chess.com/tournaments/school_tournament_august/  by August 3rd at 11:59 pm.
●  $50 on or after August 4th (same link)  via PayPal or cash (if space is available)
For additional questions, please contact us at info@austin-chess.com

PRIZES:
Trophies for 1st place, Medals for 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in all sections.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you do not wish to participate in our tournament after paying the entry fee, please email us at info@austin-chess.com no later than 24 hours in advance for a $30 refund We reserve the right to charge a $10 service fee for cancellations.  NO refunds will be issued if we are notified of cancellation within 24 hours of the start of the event.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: If you would like to withdraw from the tournament after it begins, please alert the tournament director. 
NO refunds will be issued after the tournament begins. 

NO-SHOW POLICY: There are NO refunds or credit for players who do not show up for their scheduled tournament matches.

Please contact us at info@austin-chess.com for any additional questions or concerns. 

Online TLA coming soon.

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Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy Open USCF Rated Tournament 

The Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy is hosting an Open USCF Rated Tournament on June 15, 2024 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  USCF Membership required.   Capacity: 70 players!

NEW LOCATION:
Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy
12466 Los Indios Trail
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78729-7934
Free parking provided!

TOURNAMENT STYLE:
4SS, time control varies by section
SECTION A: 1800 + USCF rated
SECTION B: Under 1800 USCF rated
SECTION C: Under 1400 USCF rated
SECTION D: U800 Scholastic USCF rated

**Players between 1700 and 1799 can play Section A or B**
**Players between 1300 and 1399 can play Section B or C**
**Only Players Under 18 Years of Age can play Section D**

*USCF MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SECTIONS*

RATING INFORMATION:
● July 2024 official USCF ratings will be used.
● Unofficial USCF ratings will be used if unrated or to play in a
higher section.
● Players must reveal foreign, FIDE, and other over-the-board
ratings. These ratings will be adjusted, if necessary, and may be
used if they are higher than USCF ratings.

TIME CONTROL & SCHEDULE:
NOTE: Half-point byes are acceptable for all rounds, limit 1. Must commit before the 1st round.

Sections A & B: G/60, d5
●  1st round: 10:00 AM
●  2nd round: 12:15 PM
●  Lunch break: 2:30 PM
●  3rd round: 3:30 PM
●  4th round: 5:45 PM

Sections C & D: G/45, d5
●  1st round: 10:00 AM
●  2nd round: 11:45 AM
●  Lunch break: 1:30 PM
●  3rd round: 2:30 PM
●  4th round: 4:15 PM

The Closing ceremony for each will take place after the final round of that section.

PLAYERS MAY NOT POSSESS CELL PHONES DURING THE TOURNAMENT. Any violators may be subject to disqualification and forfeiture.

ENTRY FEES:
●  Early Bird: $50 online at https://austin-chess.com/tournaments/uscf-rated-july/ by July 21st at 11:59 pm.
●  $60 on or after July 22nd (same link)  via PayPal or cash (if space is available)
For additional questions, please contact us at info@austin-chess.com

PRIZES:
●  Section A : $400, $200, $100
●  Section B: $200, $100, $50
●  Section C: $100, $75, $50
●  Section D:  Chess Books
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in all sections.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you do not wish to participate in our tournament after paying the entry fee, please email us at info@austin-chess.com no later than 24 hours in advance.  We reserve the right to charge a $15 service fee for cancellations.  NO refunds will be issued if we are notified of cancellation within 24 hours of the start of the event.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: If you would like to withdraw from the tournament after it begins, please alert the tournament director. 
NO refunds will be issued after the tournament begins. 

NO-SHOW POLICY: There are NO refunds or credit for players who do not show up for their scheduled tournament matches.

Please contact us at info@austin-chess.com for any additional questions or concerns. 

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AGCA Summer Camp 3

Description: A full day, week long chess camp, hosted by the Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy from July 22-26, 2024.  All scholastic players are invited to register.

Each camp features five  days of instruction. Students will be separated into 4 groups: Beginner Group: Under 700 USCF (including unrated)
Intermediate Group: 700-1100 USCF
Advanced Group: 1100 – 1500 USCF
Expert Group: 1500+ USCF
**NOTE: It is, however, required for the kids to know all the rules of chess and how each pieces move!
For more information, link to the the camp website.

Date and Time: 2nd camp session: July 22-26, 2024, 9am – 4pm

Daily Schedule
Drop-off: 8:30 – 9:00 am
Camp start: 9:00 am
Lunch break: 12:00 -1:00 pm
Camp resumes: 1:00 pm
Pick up: 4:00 – 4:30 pm

Food:
Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy staff will provide light snacks and beverages during scheduled snack times. Students are encouraged to bring their own lunch. 

**NOTE: Please email us at info@austin-chess.com with any food allergies and/or restrictions your child may have! 

Registration: Please register and pay online
Full week attendance is preferred; however, Day Passes are available – just send us an email (info@austin-chess.com).

Cancellation Policy
A full refund, minus a $50 service fee, will be provided for all cancellation requests received 7 days prior to camp start date. No refunds are provided if the cancellation is not received a week prior to camp start date.

Location:
Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy
12466 Los Indios Trail, Ste 100
Austin, TX 78729

Questions:
Contact  the Austin Grandmaster staff (info@austin-chess.com) if you have questions about registering for this event. 

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2024 Dover Summer (San Antonio)

USCF rated one day tournament aimed at players rated 1000+. Sponsored by the official US Chess Affiliate #A5011779 in San Antonio! 

Date
July 13, 2024

Location
Dover Ridge Clubhouse
7208 Valley Trails
San Antonio, TX 78250

Four Rounds G/45,+10

  • Registration – 9 am
  • Round times: 10am, 12pm, 3pm, 5pm.
  • May request 1/2 point bye before round 1.
  • No 4th round byes allowed.
  • No re-entry.
  • USCF rated

More information

One Section.

Cash Prizes: (one Section) 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, U1400 $75

$300 Prize Fund 2/3 Guaranteed, b/26  (additional prizes if  if b/o exceeded)

Advance registration is requested.  Online registration available.  Mail/direct payment instructions available on the link above as well.

Link to the form thru the event website. 
List of advance entries available online!

Venue has kitchen, may bring own food and beverages!

Questions

For questions, please email Angel Reyes, officialSATXchess210@gmail.com

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ACC USCF Quick-rated G/24 Swiss

A one-day tournament on August 10th offering G/24 with 5 sec. delay per move. 4 Round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. EF: $15.00 all. USCF membership required.  Online registration and payment suggested.

Austin Chess Club is a wonderful atmosphere for the mature, experienced chess player. Scholastic players are welcome, but expected to play quiet, serious chess. We suggest that scholastic players have reached a rating of 400 before participating.  USCF membership must not expire before August 31, 2024. Please renew with the USCF (https://new.uschess.org/) before coming to the event.

We would like to start on-time. Please arrive early. Entries must be received and paid in full by 3:45pm.  Online entry preferred.

Cost is $15/player. We would like the first round to begin at 4:00pm sharp. Doors open at 3:00pm, so please arrive early. Follow the signs to our meeting areas.

Please bring a set and a board. We look forward to seeing you!

Location:
The Upbring School of Arts and Sciences
3407 Red River St
Austin TX 78705

Finding the club Click for picture of area.
FIND THE ENTRANCE: Enter the front parking lot of the school via Luther Lane (green line on photo). Find the elevator outside the building (marked on photo by green dot);
go up the stairs to enter via the door, follow the hallway until you find lit classrooms.
PARKING: Additional parking may be found at:

  • St. Paul Lutheran Church parking lot (marked by a blue blotch)
  • Sabina Apartments (underground?) parking, open to the public

For more information about the Austin Chess Club, click here.
Please read the website before contacting us. Contact information is available at http://austinchessclub.com/. Please read the website thoroughly before emailing with questions.

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ACC USCF Quick-rated G/24 Swiss

A one-day tournament on August 3rd offering G/24 with 5 sec. delay per move. 4 Round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. EF: $15.00 all. USCF membership required.  Online registration and payment suggested.

Austin Chess Club is a wonderful atmosphere for the mature, experienced chess player. Scholastic players are welcome, but expected to play quiet, serious chess. We suggest that scholastic players have reached a rating of 400 before participating.  USCF membership must not expire before August 31, 2024. Please renew with the USCF (https://new.uschess.org/) before coming to the event.

We would like to start on-time. Please arrive early. Entries must be received and paid in full by 3:45pm.  Online entry preferred.

Cost is $15/player. We would like the first round to begin at 4:00pm sharp. Doors open at 3:00pm, so please arrive early. Follow the signs to our meeting areas.

Please bring a set and a board. We look forward to seeing you!

Location:
The Upbring School of Arts and Sciences
3407 Red River St
Austin TX 78705

Finding the club Click for picture of area.
FIND THE ENTRANCE: Enter the front parking lot of the school via Luther Lane (green line on photo). Find the elevator outside the building (marked on photo by green dot);
go up the stairs to enter via the door, follow the hallway until you find lit classrooms.
PARKING: Additional parking may be found at:

  • St. Paul Lutheran Church parking lot (marked by a blue blotch)
  • Sabina Apartments (underground?) parking, open to the public

For more information about the Austin Chess Club, click here.
Please read the website before contacting us. Contact information is available at http://austinchessclub.com/. Please read the website thoroughly before emailing with questions.