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Labor Day Tournament 2024

Description: This is a USCF rated swiss chess tournament open to all chess players. There will be 4 rounds with 3 sections all held on September 7th. 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

LIMIT 40 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT.

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

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

Three sections prizes.
(Championship) 1400+
• $300-$150-$100

(Reserve) U1400
• $150-$100-$50

(Novice) U1000
• $150-$100-$50

**Note that no player will be allowed to play up or down**

Round times and Time Controls:
• All rounds G/40;d5
• Registration at 9:00-9:45 am if not done online.
• Rounds 1: 10:00am
• Rounds 2: 11:30am
• Lunch Break: 1:00pm
• Rounds 3: 2:00pm
• Rounds 4: 3:30pm

Entry fee: $50 if received before online before the tournament, $60 for on-site registration and may have to take 1st round bye. Masters play for free as well as first 3 experts (2000 USCF). Contact services.completechess@gmail.com

**No refunds after August 31st. All refunds will be charged a $7 processing and transaction fee. 

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

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Memorial Madness

Description: This is a USCF rated swiss chess tournament open to all chess players. There will be 4 rounds with 3 sections all held on May 18th. 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

LIMIT 40 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT.

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

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

Three sections prizes.
(Championship) 1400+
• $300-$150-$100

(Reserve) U1400
• $150-$100-$50

(Novice) U1000
• $150-$100-$50

**Note that no player will be allowed to play up or down**

Round times and Time Controls:
• All rounds G/40;d5
• Registration at 9:00-9:45 am if not done online.
• Rounds 1: 10:00am
• Rounds 2: 11:30am
• Lunch Break: 1:00pm
• Rounds 3: 2:00pm
• Rounds 4: 3:30pm

Entry fee: $50 if received before online before the tournament, $60 for on-site registration and may have to take 1st round bye. Masters play for free as well as first 3 experts (2000 USCF). Contact services.completechess@gmail.com

**No refunds after May 11th. All refunds will be charged a $7 processing and transaction fee. 

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

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San Antonio City Championship 2024

Description: This is a USCF rated swiss chess tournament open to all chess players. There will be 5 rounds in total with 2 schedules offered. The two-day schedule will be on June 8-9th, while the three-day schedule will be the 7th, 8th, and 9th. 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

LIMIT 150 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT.

Location:
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham 
San Antonio River Walk
303 Blum St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Round times (Two day schedule):
• Registration at 9:00-9:45 am if not done online.
• Rounds 1, 2, & 3 starts promptly on June 8th at 10:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:30pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on June 9th at 10:00am and 2:30pm.

Time controls (Two day schedule):
• Rounds 1 & 2: G/60;d5
• Rounds 3, 4, & 5: G/90+30 sec.

Round times (Three day schedule): ($30 re-entry Available)
• Registration at 5:00-5:45 pm if not done online.
• Rounds 1 starts promptly on June 7th at 6:00pm.
• Rounds 2, & 3 starts promptly on June 8th at 2:00pm, and 6:30pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on June 9th at 10:00am and 2:30pm.

Time controls (Three day schedule):
• All Rounds: G/90+30 sec

Entry fee:
Masters play for free if signed up before June 1st. The first 3 GM’s get a free hotel day!

$50 if received before May 1st, $60 June 1st, $70 until the day of the event, and $80 on-site registration and may have to take 1st round bye. (King & Adult members play for free. Knights get $10 off. Must register online. Entry fee deducted from winnings)

Sections and Prizes:
$4600 in prizes 50% guaranteed
One prize per person

Three Sections with class prizes.
(Championship 1800+) *U1800 players must pay an extra $60 to compete in this section*
• 1st -$800 2nd-$400 3rd-$200
• Expert(2000-2199): 1st -$250 2nd-$150
• Class A(1800-1999): 1st -$250 2nd-$150

(Reserve U1800) *U1200 players must pay an extra $60 to compete in this section*
• 1st -$600 2nd-$300 3rd-$200
• Class C(1400-1599): 1st -$200 2nd-$100
• Top Class D/Unrated(U1400): 1st -$200 2nd-$100

(Novice U1200)
• 1st -$400 2nd-$200 3rd-$100

Cancellation Policy: If you do not wish to participate in our tournament after paying the entry fee, please email us at CompleteChess@gmail.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.

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

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New Year’s Open 2024

4SS G/45, d5 chess tournament in 2 sections on January 13, 2024 hosted by Complete Chess in San Antonio. Limited to the first 40 players. Great cash prizes!

View the event website for compete details! 
Register online today!
View the Advance Entry List online!

Location
Complete Chess
6391 De Zavala Rd
Suite 113A
San Antonio, TX 78249
(free parking on site!)

Sections

  • Championship (1400+)
  • Reserve (U1400)

**Note that no player will be allowed to play up or down**

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

  • Registration , if not done online: 9:00 to 9:45 AM
  • Round One: 10:00 AM
  • Round Two: 11:30 AM
  • Lunch Break: 1:00 PM
  • Round Three: 2:00 PM
  • Round Four: 3:30 PM
 

Registration

Register online if possible:  https://completechesseducation.com/product/new-years-open-2024/

  • $50 – Received online before the tournament

Space is limited to the first 40 players.
Register onsite (space permitting): 9 – 9:45am

  • $60 – Received at the tournament

**No refunds after January 6th. All refunds will be charged a $7 processing and transaction fee. 

Prizes

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

(Championship) 1400+
• $400-$150-$100

(Reserve) U1400
• $150-$100-$50

Other Details

ONE 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

Questions

Contact Complete Chess (completechess@gmail.com) with any questions.

Organized by Complete Chess.

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2023 Austin-San Antonio Shootout

The Austin-San Antonio Shootout is a one-day USCF rated team match held on 11/12/2023 between some of the best players in each city, for fun, glory, and a trophy! Each team will field 20 players plus 2 alternates. The team with the most points at the end of the day wins.

Players in Bexar and surrounding counties play for San Antonio.  Players living in Travis and surrounding counties play for Austin.

Location
LBJ Museum
131 N Guadalupe St
San Marcos, Tx 78666
The museum will be open for players!

Date
Sunday, November 12, 2023

Sections
One large section open to 20 players (and 2 alternates) for each city.  Players are assigned their boards by rating.

Schedule
No onsite registrations – teams are set in advance

This is a match.  You play one game as white and one as black, both against the same opponent.
Round 1: 10:00am
Lunch
Round 2: follows after lunch (players may begin their games any time before 3pm as long as both parties agree

ABSOLUTELY NO BYES!

Time Control
G/90, +30

Cost
Free
HOWEVER,  this is a firm commitment.  No withdrawals after Friday, 11/09/2023

For questions and to register

Austin Team:
Sarah Brauner (txchessmom@gmail.com)

San Antonio Team:
Don Flournoy (dwflournoy@hotmail.com) or Jesse Lozano (completechessfoundation@gmail.com)

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2023 Winter Open (San Antonio Area)

Come join us for some chess!  This is a USCF regular-rated chess tournament on December 9th  and open all chess players.  We will play 4 rounds on Saturday of G/45, +10. $200 in guarnanteed prizes.

Location:
Dover Clubhouse
9418 Dover Ridge
San Antonio, TX 78250

Sections:
● 
Open

Time Control:
● All rounds
are G/45, +10

Schedule:
● Saturday December 9, 2023
● Registration: 9:45am
● Round 1: 10:30am
● Round 2: 12:30pm
● Round 3: 3:30pm
● Round 4: 5:30pm

May request 1/2 point bye before 12/8, no last round bye; No Re-entry

Entry and Registration:
● $25
● Online registration available
https://www.kingregistration.com/event/winter23
● Phone: 210.332.3439 (text is best)
● PayPal: officialSATXchess210@gmail.com (F&F; G&S w/fee)
● Advance entry (address): Aaron Reyes, Treasurer, 206 National Blvd., Universal City, TX 78148

Please remember that your USCF membership must be current.

Prizes/Awards:
● Open section: 1ST- $75, 2ND- $50, 3RD- $25, U1400- $50

Misc Details:
Venue has kitchen, may bring own food and beverages!
Bring own set and clocks (there may not be enough on hand)

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San Antonio Turkey Shoot 2023

Description: This is a USCF rated swiss chess tournament (event website) open to all chess players. There will be 5 rounds in total with 2 schedules offered. The two-day schedule will be on November 18th, and 19th while the three-day schedule will be the 17th, 18th, and 19th. 1/2 point bye available for any round if notified before Round 2 is paired. No last round byes.

LIMIT 150 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT.

Advance Entry List

 

Location: 

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
San Antonio Riverwalk
303 Blum St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Round times (Two day schedule):
• Registration at 9:00-9:45 am if not done online.
• Rounds 1, 2, & 3 starts promptly on November 18th at 10:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:30pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on November 19th at 10:00am and 2:30pm.

Time controls (Two day schedule):
• Rounds 1 & 2: G/60;d5
• Rounds 3, 4, & 5: G/90+30 sec.

Round times (Three day schedule): ($30 re-entry Available)
• Registration at 5:00-5:45 pm if not done online.
• Rounds 1 starts promptly on November 17th at 6:00pm.
• Rounds 2, & 3 starts promptly on November 18th at 2:00pm, and 6:30pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on November 19th at 10:00am and 2:30pm.

Time controls (Three day schedule):
• All Rounds: G/90+30 sec

Entry fee:
Masters play for free if signed up before November 1st. The first 3 GM’s get a free hotel day!

$50 if received before November 1st, $65 until the day of the event, and $75 on-site registration and may have to take 1st round bye. (King & Adult members play for free. Knights get $10 off. Must register online. Entry fee deducted from winnings)

Three Sections section with class prizes.
(Championship 1800+) *U1800 players must pay an extra $60 to compete in this section*
• 1st -$1000 2nd-$500 3rd-$250
• Master(2200+): 1st -$250 2nd-$150
• Expert(2000-2199): 1st -$250 2nd-$150
• Class A(1800-1999): 1st -$250 2nd-$150

(Reserve U1800) *U1200 players must pay an extra $60 to compete in this section*
• 1st -$600 2nd-$300 3rd-$200
• Class C(1400-1599): 1st -$200 2nd-$100
• Top Class D/Unrated(U1400): 1st -$200 2nd-$100

(Novice U1200)
• 1st -$300 2nd-$150 3rd-$100

**Any cancellations that require a refund will be garnished with a $7 processing and transaction fee. 

View our online TLA!

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2023 September Slammer (San Antonio)

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

Date
September 16, 2023

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

Rounds and Times

Four Rounds G/45,+10

  • Registration – 9:30 am
  • Round times: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm.
  • May request 1/2 point bye before 9/15.
  • No 4th round byes allowed.
  • No re-entry.
  • USCF rated

More information

One Section.

Cash Prizes: (one Section) 1ST- $75, 2ND- $50,  3RD- $24, 1ST U1400- $50

$200 Prize Fund Guaranteed, b/20  (prizes will be increased 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

Venue has kitchen, may bring own food and beverages!

Questions

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

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Alamo City Summer Open

Come beat the heat and play some chess!  This is a USCF regular-rated chess tournament on July 8th and 9th open all chess players.  We will play 4 rounds on Saturday and slow it down on Sunday for the last two rounds.

Location:
Weybridge Clubhouse
10280 Dover Ridge
San Antonio, TX 78250

Sections:
● 
Open

Time Control:
● Round 1 – 4
 are G/60 +5
Rounds 5 – 6 are G/90 + 30

Schedule:
Saturday July 8, 2023
● Registration: 9am
● Round 1: 10:00am
● Round 2: 12:30pm
● Round 3: 3:30pm
● Round 4: 6:00pm
Sunday July 9, 2023
● Round 5: 10:00am
● Round 6: 3:00pm

May request 1/2 point bye before 8/7, no last round bye; No Re-entry

Entry and Registration:
● $45
● Online registration available
www.kingregistration.com/event/acsummeropen23
Phone: 305.323.9635 (text is best)
PayPal: officialSATXchess210@gmail.com (F&F; G&S w/fee)
Advance entry (address): Aaron Reyes, Treasurer, 206 National Blvd., Universal City, TX 78148

Please remember that your USCF membership must be current.

Prizes/Awards:
● Open section: 1ST- $300, 2ND- $175, 3RD- $120, U1700- $90, U1400- $70, U1100- $45
● Guaranteed prizes: 1ST- $200, 2ND- $115, 3RD- $80, 4TH- $60, 5TH- $45

Misc Details:
Venue has kitchen, may bring own food and beverages!
Bring own set and clocks (there may not be enough on hand)

 

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2023 Spring Slammer (San Antonio)

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

Date
March 11, 2023

Location
Tezel Clubhouse
Braun Station West
8630 Tezel Road
San Antonio, TX 78254

Rounds and Times

Four Rounds G/25,+10

  • Registration – 10am
  • Round times: 10:40am, 12:10pm, 1:30pm, 2:40pm.
  • May request 1/2 point bye before 3/8.
  • No 4th round byes allowed.
  • No re-entry.
  • USCF rated

More information

One Section.

Cash Prizes: (one Section) 1ST- $200.00, 2ND- $115.00, U2000- $80.00, U1700- $60.00, U1400- $45

(Guaranteed Prizes: 1ST- $150.00, 2ND- $100, 3RD- $50)

Advance registration is requested.  Online registration available.  Mail/direct payment instructions available as well.

Link to the form thru the event website

Venue has kitchen, may bring own food and beverages!

Questions

For questions, please email
Senior TD Bryan Taylor, bryan_w_taylor@yahoo.com