2018 Texas State & Amateur Championship

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - Monday, May 28, 2018

Hosted by Dallas Chess Club

  • DFW Airport Marriott South
  • 4151 Centreport Dr
  • Fort Worth, Texas 76155
A heritage event: 7SS in 2 sections (Championship and Amateur U2000) over Memorial Day weekend. Saturday scholastic tournament offered as well.
Great prizes & great competition!

TLA text:

73rd Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Dr., Fort Worth TX 76155. 7SS $$ 8,350G. Championship: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. The tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. Must be rated 2000 or above regular (not quick, blitz or rapid) by either USCF or Fide to play in this section or have had a provable 2000 or higher regular rating in the past. Defending Texas State Amateur Champion may also play in this section. Texas Scholastic High School Champions (either South or North/Central) may also play in this section. Foreign unrateds may play in this section and at TDs discretion may be required to play in Championship section. G/90 with 30 sec. increment. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play in Championship section. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750. Amateur: U2000 & unrated. Rds. 1-7 G/90 with 30 sec increment. $$ 800-400-200. B $$ 600-300-150, C 500-250-125, U1400 $500-250-125, U1200 $400, U1000 $300 Unrated $200. Both: TCA membership required. Other states accepted. EF: $89 if received by 5/16, else $99. $80 Junior (U19) if received by 5/16 else $90, Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $53 if receive by 5/16 else $65. Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/23 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/23. 4 day: Reg. Friday 5/25, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri: 7:45, Sat: 2:45 pm - 7:30, Sun: 11:30 am - 5:15 pm, Mon: 9:30 am - 2:15 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 5/26, 9-9:30 am, Rd. 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship section. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. HR: $109/109/109/109, 817-358-1700 or 800-228-9290 reserve by 5/13 and ask for Chess rate. Rate includes breakfast for up to 4 hotel guests. Free Parking. Up to two 1/2 pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2 and before receiving full point bye, but byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted. K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 5/26. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/16, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/23 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/23. No refunds after 5/24, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/24. Registration 8:15-8:45 am, Rd. 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1000. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, top five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to those who do not win a trophy. Ent: 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.