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ACC USCF G/24 Quick-Rated Swiss

A one-day tournament on October 14th 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 – available soon.

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 October 31, 2023. 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 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/. Please read the website thoroughly before emailing with questions.

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ACC USCF G/24 Quick-Rated Swiss

A one-day tournament on October 7th 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 October 31, 2023. 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 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/. Please read the website thoroughly before emailing with questions.

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**CANCELLED-Austin Monthly Scholastic Tournament – December-CANCELLED**

This event has been cancelled by the organizer.

Rated 5SS in 10 sections; G/30, d5. This event takes place on Sunday, December 10, 2023 and is limited to scholastic players only (K-12).

Location
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Sections

  • K-12 Elite
  • K-12 U1000
  • K-12 U600
  • K-5 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-5 U600
  • K-5 U300
  • K-3 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-3 U600
  • K-3 U300
  • K-1 Championship

We reserve the right to merge sections if there are not enough players in a section.

Rounds and Times
Five Rounds at a time control of G/30, d5

  • Onsite registration : 8:00 to 9:00 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 10:00 AM
  • Round Two: 11:30 AM
  • lunch break 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Round Three: 1:30 PM 
  • Round Four: 3:00 PM
  • Round Five: 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 11/26
$45 by 12/3
$50 on or after 12/4 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 12/8/23 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 12/31/2023.

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.

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

Registration
This event has been cancelled by the organizer.

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Austin Monthly Scholastic Tournament – November

Rated 5SS in 10 sections; G/30, d5. This event takes place on Sunday, November 5, 2023 and is limited to scholastic players only (K-12).

Location
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Sections

  • K-12 Elite
  • K-12 U1000
  • K-12 U600
  • K-5 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-5 U600
  • K-5 U300
  • K-3 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-3 U600
  • K-3 U300
  • K-1 Championship

We reserve the right to merge sections if there are not enough players in a section.

Rounds and Times
Five Rounds at a time control of G/30, d5

  • Onsite registration : 8:00 to 9:00 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 10:00 AM
  • Round Two: 11:30 AM
  • lunch break 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Round Three: 1:30 PM 
  • Round Four: 3:00 PM
  • Round Five: 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 10/22
$45 by 10/29
$50 on or after 10/30 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 11/3/23 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 11/30/2023.

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.

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

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Austin Monthly Scholastic Tournament – October

Rated 5SS in 10 sections; G/30, d5. This event takes place on Sunday, October 15, 2023 and is limited to scholastic players only (K-12).

Location
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Sections

  • K-12 Elite
  • K-12 U1000
  • K-12 U600
  • K-5 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-5 U600
  • K-5 U300
  • K-3 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-3 U600
  • K-3 U300
  • K-1 Championship

We reserve the right to merge sections if there are not enough players in a section.

Rounds and Times
Five Rounds at a time control of G/30, d5

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

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 10/13/23 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 10/31/2023.

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.

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

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Chess For Trees Fall Scholastic Championship

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.

Registration Fee: $15
Registration closes on September 28th at midnight.
Register online
 today!

Prizes
Top 3 in each section will receive 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 $15 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-12 section then join the September Rapid – K-12 tournament, and if you’re playing in the K-5 section join the  September Rapid – K-5 tournament.

Please note:
Both sections will start at 11 AM CST on 9/30/2023.

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 9/28.

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

View our USCF Online TLA!

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ACC USCF G/24 Quick-Rated Swiss

A one-day tournament on September 9th 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 – available soon.

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 September 30, 2023. 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 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/. Please read the website thoroughly before emailing with questions.

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Austin Monthly Action – September

Rated 4SS in 1 Open section; G/45, d5. This event takes place on September 24, 2023 and is open to all players with a valid USCF membership.

Location
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Sections

  • One Open Section

Rounds and Times
Four Rounds at a time control of G/45, d5

  • Onsite Registration: 8:00 – 9:00am
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 9:30am
  • Round Two: 11:30am
  • Round Three: 2pm
  • Round Four: 4pm

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

Entry Fee
$40 by 9/1
$45 by 9/15
$50 on or after 9/16 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 9/22/23 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 9/30/2023.

Boards and pieces will be provided, but please bring a chess clock if you have one. We do not have enough for all players.

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

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Austin Monthly Scholastic Tournament – September

Rated 5SS in 10 sections; G/30, d5. This event takes place on September 24, 2023 and is limited to scholastic players only (K-12).

Location
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Sections

  • K-12 Elite
  • K-12 U1000
  • K-12 U600
  • K-5 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-5 U600
  • K-5 U300
  • K-3 Championship (suggested USCF 600+)
  • K-3 U600
  • K-3 U300
  • K-1 Championship

Rounds and Times
Five Rounds at a time control of G/30, d5

  • Onsite registration : 8:00 to 9:00 AM
    No check-in necessary if you have pre-registered.
  • Round One: 10:00 AM
  • Round Two: 11:30 AM
  • lunch break 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Round Three: 1:30 PM 
  • Round Four: 3:00 PM
  • Round Five: 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 9/1
$45 by 9/15
$50 on or after 9/16 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 9/22/23 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 9/30/2023.

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.

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

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Austin Monthly Action Tournament – August

Rated 4SS in 2 sections; G/30, d5. This event takes place on August 20, 2023 and is open to all players with a valid USCF membership.

Location
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752

Sections

  • Premier
  • U1500

Rounds and Times
Four Rounds at a time control of G/30, d5

  • Registration & Check-in: until 2pm
  • Round One: 3pm
  • Round Two: 4pm
  • Round Three: 5pm
  • Round Four: 6pm
    These are tentative times. If all games in a section end, the next round will begin earlier.

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

Entry Fee
$35 by 8/6
$40 by 8/17
$45 on or after 8/18 (on-site registration closes 1 hour before Round 1).

Withdrawals requested via email before NOON on Friday 8/18/23 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
Registration Link:  https://caissachess.net/online-registration/index/3014

Other Notes
This tournament is USCF-rated. Your USCF membership should not expire before 8/31/2023.

Boards and pieces will be provided, but please bring a chess clock if you have one. We do not have enough for all players.

 

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