2014 Region VI Championships

Saturday, February 22, 2014 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Hosted by San Antonio Scholastic Chess Affiliate

  • Ralph Langley Elementary
  • 14185 Bella Vista Place
  • San Antonio, Texas 78253

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5SS in 12 sections. G/30;d5 to G/60;d5 depending on section and round.
This is a one-day tournament with sections for all ages. Individual trophies and medals plus team trophies will be awarded in each scholastic section. Parent-Child trophies for those with relatives participating in the Adult section, plus cash prizes for Adult section. All participants must be USCF members. You must reside in the Region VI to participate in a scholastic section. Adult section open to all others.

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Download the Official Tournament Flyer here.

February 2014 Supplement used for section placement. Please refer to round times when requesting byes.

Twelve Scholastic Sections plus Adult [Round Start Times]

  • K-1 Varsity (any Pre-K-1) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Primary Championship (any Pre-K-3) [8:30 10:30 12:35 2:35 5:15]
  • Primary JV (Pre-K-3, U400) [ 9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Primary Novice (Pre-K-3, U200) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Elementary Championship (any Pre-K-5/6*) [8:30 10:30 12:35 2:35 5:15]
  • Elementary Varsity (Pre-K – 5/6*,U600) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Elementary JV (Pre-K - 5/6*, U400) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Elementary Novice (Pre-K – 5/6*, U200) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Middle School Championship (any 6-8/9*) [8:30 10:30 12:35 2:35 5:15]
  • Middle School JV (6 - 8/9*, U800) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • High School Championship (9-12, open) [8:30 10:30 12:35 2:35 5:15]
  • High School JV (9-12, U1000) [9:00 10:25 12:10 1:35 3:30]
  • Adult (All Others) [9:15 11:00 1:00 3:20 (4 rounds)]

All non-championship scholastic sections will play G/30;d5 for rounds 1-3 and G/45;d5 for rounds 4-5. All championship sections will play G/45;d5 in rounds 1-3, and G/60;d5 in rounds 4-5. Adults play G/45;d5 in rounds 1-2 and G/60;d5 in rounds 3-4. The organizers may merge scholastic sections of same time controls if participation in any one section is less than 15 players. Round start times may be accelerated if all games in a section are done; see announcements on tournament day.

Registration Information

Online registration preferred: Click HERE to register online!

Scholastic entry fees are $20 by February 1, $25 by February 20, and $30 thereafter. Adults add $5. Payment must be received by the above times to qualify for the early registration discounts. Onsite registration is available, but payment after February 20 may receive a one-half point bye in round 1. Verify your entry at our tournament system given above. We will make every effort to contact you by email or phone if there is a problem, but correct registration is the responsibility of the players.

More Information

General chess tournament registration, as well as information specific to the Region VI Championships, is available on the AustinChessTournaments.com FAQ list. Please refer to this list before you call or email with questions.

Food and snacks will be available for sale on site. Langley Chess Club will be offering a variety of menu items on the concession stand. All proceeds will benefit the Langley Chess Club.

Organized by

San Antonio Scholastic Chess, #H6037957
JP Hyltin, #10399289, chief tournament director, jphyltin@yahoo.com
Ross Johnson, #12755968, registrar, ross@homemail.org
Robert Green, #12402793, facilities coordinator, robert.green@nisd.net