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87th Annual Southwest Open

Event website: http://www.dallaschess.com/2021SWOpen/index.html

Overview: 7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc.  Tournament has 3 Sections. Sep 3  6 or Sept 4-6 2021

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $99. Reserve at 972-929-8181 or at 800-446-6677 mention group Name Dallas Chess Club or group code DCC by 8/2. Or see hotel booking link on tournament website. After 8/2 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport.

Open Section: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.  USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes.  Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750. There will be a special college prize(s) depending on entries.

Reserve Section: Open to U2000.  This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $ 800-400-200. Class Prizes will be determined at tournament based on entries. Unrateds may play in this section.

Novice Section: Opened to U1400 and Unrated. This section is USCF rated only. $500. Class Prizes (if any) will be determined at tournament based on entries. Note that TD may start White’s clock at the start of each round.

Rules regarding Electronics and other matters: All 3 (Open, Reserve and Novice): Except for approved Electronic scorekeeping devices, no electronics are allowed in the playing area during the round. This includes rest rooms by the playing area. This rule applies to players, parents, coaches. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant extend the time. (Note that the clock will keep running.) Texas Chess Association membership required. Other states accepted. Note that the floor will be closed during the round. Other Covid -19 rules will be in effect such as masks must be worn. See www.dallaschess.com

Entry fees: EF: $99 if received by 8/27, else $113. EF for  Senior/ Handicap/ Additional family participant/ re-entry $65 by 8/27 else $79.  (Reentry not allowed in Open Section,) Add $5 for CC phone entries; Note that entry must be made online at www.dallaschess.com.  Note that entries may be limited due to any special distancing rules in effect during the dates of the tournament.

Rounds:  4 day:  Rounds. Fri.: 7:10 pm, Sat.: 2:10 pm & 7:20, Sun: 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, Mon.: 9:20 am & 2:20 pm. 3 day: Rd. 1 on Sat. 9/4 at 9 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Open section. Tournament may use CCA rules for foreign ratings and for minimum ratings. Up to two ½-pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 9/5 at 8:30 am.

ALL: 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. JGP.

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!   Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 60 (Enhanced)

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Turkey Shoot 2021

Description: Organized by Complete Chess, this is a USCF rated swiss chess tournament open to all chess players in San Antonio and surrounding areas. There will be 5 rounds in total. The tournament will be a two-day event on November 27th, and 28th. 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

*MASKS REQUIRED ACCORDING TO CDC GUIDELINES. LIMIT 30 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT.

Round times:
• Registration at 9:00-9:45 am if not done online.
• Rounds 1, 2, & 3 starts promptly on November 27th at 10:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:00pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on November 28th at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Time controls:
• Rounds 1 & 2: G/75;d5
• Rounds 3, 4, & 5: G/90+30 sec.

Entry fee: $30 if received before November 8th, $40 if received before November 22nd, and $50 until the day of the event.  $60 for on-site registration and may have to take 1st round bye.

Sections and Prizes:
*50% guaranteed in prizes based on 30 entries. 50% guaranteed payout.
One prize per person

One section with class prizes.
(Open)
• $200-$100

• Top Class B(1600-1799): $80
• Top Class C(1400-1599): $80
• Top Class D(1200-1399): $80

• Top Unrated (New Players Only): $40

Direct link to event: https://completechesseducation.com/product/turkey-shoot-2021/

Location:

Complete Chess
6391 De Zavala Rd, Ste 113
San Antonio, TX

Questions:

Contact Complete Chess (completechess@gmail.com) if you have questions about this event.

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Labor Day Tournament 2021

Description: Organized by Complete Chess, this is a USCF rated swiss chess tournament open to all chess players in San Antonio and surrounding areas. There will be 5 rounds in total. The tournament will be a two-day event on September 4th, and 5th. 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

*MASKS REQUIRED ACCORDING TO CDC GUIDELINES. LIMIT 30 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT.

Round times:
• Registration at 9:00-9:45 am if not done online.
• Rounds 1, 2, & 3 starts promptly on September 4th at 10:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:00pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on September 5thth at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Time controls:
• Rounds 1 & 2: G/75;d5
• Rounds 3, 4, & 5: G/90+30 sec.

Entry fee: $30 if received before August 16th, $40 if received before August 30th, and $50 until the day of the event.  $60 for on-site registration and may have to take 1st round bye.

Sections and Prizes:
*50% guaranteed in prizes based on 30 entries. 50% guaranteed payout.
One prize per person

One section with class prizes.
(Open)
• $200-$100

• Top Class B(1600-1799): $80
• Top Class C(1400-1599): $80
• Top Class D(1200-1399): $80

• Top Unrated (New Players Only): $40

Direct link to event: https://completechesseducation.com/product/labor-day-tournament-2021/

Location:

Complete Chess
6391 De Zavala Rd, Ste 113
San Antonio, TX

Questions:

Contact Complete Chess (completechess@gmail.com) if you have questions about this event.