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September Scholastic Swiss Tournament – North Austin Chess Club

US Chess Rated Scholastic Swiss Tournament [ K – 12 ]
4 Rounds at a time control of G/30;d5
3 Sections: U400, U900, and Championship

Date:
Saturday, September 3, 2022 – 12:15pm – 5:00pm

Location :
Cedar Park Library [Community Room]
550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
* THIS EVENT IS NOT IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH OR SPONSORED BY THE CEDAR PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY.

Schedule:
* Online Registration Only – No In-Person Registration. Check-in: 12:15 pm to 12:25 pm

* Anyone not checked in by 12:25 pm will not be paired in round 1, unless you notify us that you are on the way.
* No Requested Byes

Round 1: 12:30 PM
Round 2: 1:30 PM
Round 3: 2:30 PM
Round 4: 3:30 PM

Entry Fee:
$20 Zelle Payment (Mobile 919 928 1873) by Sep 2nd midnight to Confirm Registration or $25 Cash on-site upon arrival at the tournament hall; check in with the Tournament Director by 12:25 pm.

Awards:
Trophies to the Top 3 Individuals in each section.
Medals to players scoring 2.0 and above.

Registration:
Please register online!

Limited Capacity of 50 players!! Register online to ensure you get a spot.
(If you show up on-site without pre-registering, there’s a chance the tournament will already be full.)

USCF Rated:
Current USCF membership required!!
Please check that your membership is active before registering. Link – https://new.uschess.org/player-search
New Member Registration Link – https://new.uschess.org/form/first-time-member-new-player-

Notes:
USCF Chess rules would be followed including: Touch-move.
Use of clocks and notation for Championship Section is mandatory. Other sections are excused; however, we all players to take notation.

Chess Board, Chess Clock and Notation Sheets are provided.
You can bring your own chess clock and tournament board set if you have them.

**** This is not a drop in event, no child should be left unattended. Chess play will take place in the Library Community room. Parents can wait within library areas.

Questions:
For questions or problems registering, please Email or text:
Tournament Director, Mohit Manchanda (mohit.manchanda@hotmail.com) 919-928-1873

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ACC USCF G/24 Quick-Rated Swiss

A one-day tournament on September 17th 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 available.

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 may not expire before September 30, 2022. Please renew your before coming to the club!

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 and some patience as we get used to our new surroundings. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again and meeting new people!

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/.

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ACC USCF G/24 Quick-Rated Swiss

A one-day tournament on September 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 available.

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 may not expire before September 30, 2022. Please renew your before coming to the club!

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 and some patience as we get used to our new surroundings. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again and meeting new people!

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/.

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GCC August 2022 Regular Rated Swiss

Format:
Swiss System
4 Rounds
Time control is G/45;+45
2 sections: Under 1300 and Open.
Sections may be combined depending on turnout.

When:
Rounds start by 6:15 PM each Wednesday
Round 1: August 3rd
Round 2: August 10th
Round 3:  August 17th
Round 4: August 24th

Where:
2nd Floor Community Room, Georgetown Public Library, Georgetown TX

Address:
Georgetown Public Library, 2nd floor Community Room
402 W. 8th Street
Georgetown, TX 78626

Registration:
Pre-register at https://forms.gle/9n9YRtaVGoJePdKH7
In person-registration 5:30-6:00 PM, August 3.

Required:
Must be current USCF Member (May not expire before 08/31/2022)
Notation is required.
Please bring a set and clock.

Byes:
One half-point BYE available (all subsequent byes are zero-points), but must be requested (vvanburen@gmail.com) by 5pm on August 8th.

Entry Fee:
$20

Prizes:
60% of entry fees go to prize fund

Questions:
Contact Vincent VanBuren, organizer with questions: email: vvanburen@gmail.com, phone: 512-970-2057

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August Scholastic Swiss Tournament – North Austin Chess Club

US Chess Rated Scholastic Swiss Tournament [ K – 12 ]
4 Rounds at a time control of G/30;d5
3 Sections: U400, U900, and Championship

Date:
Saturday, August 6, 2022 – 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Location :
Cedar Park Library [Community Room]
550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
* THIS EVENT IS NOT IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH OR SPONSORED BY THE CEDAR PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY.

Schedule:
* Online Registration Only – No In-Person Registration. Check-in: 12:15 pm to 12:20 pm

* Anyone not checked in by 12:20 pm will not be paired in round 1, unless you notify us that you are on the way.
* No Requested Byes

Round 1: 12:30 PM
Round 2: 1:30 PM
Round 3: 2:30 PM
Round 4: 3:30 PM (if time permits)

Entry Fee:
$20 Cash upon arrival at the tournament hall; check in with the Tournament Director by 12:20 pm.

Awards:
Trophies to the Top 3 Individuals in each section.
Medals to players scoring 2.0 and above.

Registration:
Please register online!

Limited Capacity of 50 players!! Register online to ensure you get a spot.
(If you show up on-site without pre-registering, there’s a chance the tournament will already be full.)

USCF Rated:
Current USCF membership required!! Please check that your membership is active before registering.
New Member Registration Link – https://new.uschess.org/form/first-time-member-new-player-

USCF Chess rules would be followed including: Touch-move.
Use of clocks and notation for Championship Section is mandatory. Other sections are excused; however, we all players to take notation.

Other notes:
Chess Board, Chess Clock and Notation Sheets are provided.
You can bring your own chess clock and tournament board set if you have them.

**** This is not a drop in event, no child should be left unattended. Chess play will take place in the Library Community room. Parents can wait within library areas.

Questions:
For questions or problems registering, please Email or text:
Tournament Director, Mohit Manchanda (mohit.manchanda@hotmail.com) 919-928-1873

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GCC July 2022 Quick Again

Organizer
Georgetown Chess Club, Georgetown, TX

Venue:
Georgetown Public Library
2nd-Floor Community Room
402 W 8th St,
Georgetown TX 78626

Format
Swiss System, 3 Rounds
One section (Open) or two sections, depending on turnout (16 or more players – 2 sections, 15 or fewer – 1 section)

Time Control
G/24, +5

USCF membership required
Your USCF membership may not expire before 07/31/2022. (uschess.org)

Schedule
Doors open 5:30 PM
Register in person 5:30-6:00pm
Round 1 – July 20, 6:15 PM
Round 2 – July 20, 7:15 PM
Round 3 – July 20, 8:15 PM

Other Details
Notation is NOT required
Please bring a set and a clock
No requested byes

Registration
Register in advance
or
Register in person (5:50-6pm onsite)

Entry Fee and Prizes
$10 entry fee
60% of the entry fees returned as prizes

Questions
Tournament Director: Vincent VanBuren (USCF ID: 12576096, vvanburen@gmail.com), Georgetown Chess Club.
Assistant TD: Mohit Manchanda (USCF ID: 30636380)

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August Rapid 8/13/22 – Chess for Trees

Chess For Trees is a nonprofit.

The tournament will consist of a K-5 section and a K-12 section. There will be trophy prizes for both sections. The format of the tournament will be 5 Round Swiss – 15 minutes with 2 second increment. The tournament will be hosted on chess.com. You will need a chess.com account to play the tournament, and you must be a current USCF member.

Instructions on how to create chess.com account, register to compete in USCF online rated events, and linking your USCF profile to your chess.com username can be found on the tournament website.

Registration Fee: $10
Registration closes on August 11th.
Register online today!

Prizes
Top 3 in each section will get trophies.  Number of trophies given out may increase based on the number of participants.

Fair Play
Tournament results will be finalized after 1-2 weeks in order to give chess.com time to do a fair play analysis. If chess.com determines you have cheated then you will not be eligible for any prizes and your chess.com account might be closed. Chess.com’s decision is final.

Technical Difficulties
Unfortunately due to the nature of virtual tournaments nothing can be done if you lose a match or face any other difficulties due to internet issues and other technical difficulties. Note: You will not be refunded for any loss due to technical difficulties.

More Instructions
Once you have registered and paid the registration fee of $10 please join the “Chess For Trees” club on chess.com. The club is private.

Note: Only people who have paid the registration fee will be admitted to the club.

On the day of the tournament sign into your chess.com account and go to https://www.chess.com/live and then on the tournaments tab you should see our tournament. Please join the tournament and wait for the rounds to start. The next round will start after all games are finished. The whole tournament will last for no more than 3-4 hours.

Please only join the tournament for your section, as if you fail to do this then you will end up playing the wrong section, and will not be counted for prizes

If you’re playing the K-5 section then join the August Rapid – K-5 tournament, and if you’re playing in the K-12 section join the August Rapid – K-12 tournament.

Please note:
Both sections will start at 11 AM CST on 8/13.

Payment Information and Refund Policy
To pay for your tournament entry, please visit the event page. A payment link is located at the bottom. If the tournament is cancelled for any reason, all entries be refunded 100% . If you decide to withdraw your entry fee will be refunded as long as you contact the organizer by email no later than 8/11.

If you have any questions please email us at chessfortrees@gmail.com

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First Scholastic Swiss Tournament – North Austin Chess Club

US Chess Rated Scholastic Swiss Tournament [ K – 12 ]
4 Rounds at a time control of G/30;d5
3 Sections: U400, U900, and Championship

Date:
Saturday, July 23, 2022 – 9:30am – 3:00pm


Location :
Cedar Park Library [Community Room]
550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
* THIS EVENT IS NOT IN ANY WAY AFFILIATED WITH OR SPONSORED BY THE CEDAR PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY.


Schedule:
Registration & Check-in: 9:20 to 9:40 AM.

* Anyone not checked in by 9:40 am will not be paired in round 1, unless you notify us that you are on the way.
* No Requested Byes

Round 1: 10:00 AM
Round 2: 11:00 AM
Round 3: 12:00 PM
Round 4: 01:30 PM (After Lunch)

Entry Fee:
$20 Cash upon arrival at the tournament hall; check in with the Tournament Director by 9:40 am.

Awards:
Trophies to the Top 3 Individuals in each section.
Special Glow In Dark medals for all participants.

Registration:
Please register online!

Limited Capacity of 50 players!! Register online to ensure you get a spot.
(If you show up on-site without pre-registering, there’s a chance the tournament will already be full.)

USCF Rated:
Current USCF membership required!! Please check that your membership is active before registering.
New Member Registration Link – https://new.uschess.org/form/first-time-member-new-player-

USCF Chess rules would be followed including: Touch-move.
Use of clocks and notation for Championship Section is mandatory. Other sections are excused; however, we all players to take notation.

Other notes:
Chess Board, Chess Clock and Notation Sheets are provided.
You can bring your own chess clock and tournament board set if you have them.

**** This is not a drop in event, no child should be left unattended. Chess play will take place in the Library Community room. Parents can wait within library areas.

Questions:
For questions or problems registering, please Email or text:
Tournament Director, Mohit Manchanda (mohit.manchanda@hotmail.com) 919-928-1873

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ACC USCF G/90 Standard Swiss

This slow swiss takes place over 3 weeks, with games on August 13th, 20th, and 27th. G/90 with 30 sec. increment per move. 3 round Swiss. Sections dependent on turnout. EF: $15.00 all. Online registration and payment requested.

USCF membership must not expire before August 31, 2022.

Austin Chess Club is a wonderful atmosphere for the mature, experienced chess player. The event has the potential to run late. Scholastic players are welcome, but expected to play quiet, serious chess. One round may last upwards of 4 hours.

Last chance registration happens onsite 3:00-3:45pm on August 13th. No pre-registration for round 1 is necessary. Email pre-registration is accepted; however, online payment  is preferred! If you email to register, you must show up and pay no later than 3:45pm! First round begins at 4pm. Please be on time! Participants who wish to enter the tournament late may email Austin Chess Club. Late entry must be made (emailed) before 10am on Saturday, August 20th to secure a round 2 pairing.

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/.

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ACC USCF G/24 Quick-Rated Swiss

A one-day tournament on August 6th 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 requested.

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 may not expire before August 31, 2022.

 

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 and some patience as we get used to our new surroundings. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again and meeting new people!

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/.