2017 Texas State & Amateur Championship

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017

Hosted by Dallas Chess Club

  • Doubletree DFW Airport North
  • 4441 W John Carpenter Fwy
  • Irving, Texas 75063
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!

Event Website

Basic info:
Championship Section:
7SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. 3 and 4 day schedules available. Must be rated 2000 or above to participate (USCF or FIDE, May supplement). See TLA for exceptions. FIDE rated, uses USCF rules.

Amateur Section: Rounds 1-7 G/90 with 30 second increment. 3 and 4 day schedules available. For all players U2000 or unrated.

Register by 5/19 for early rate.

Read the tournament flyer for Round time and registration information.

Register online by linking via the Dallas Chess Club website/Tournament Description.

Location:
Doubletree DFW Airport North,4441 W John Carpenter Fwy, Irving TX 75063
HR: $99/99/99/99, 972-929-8181 or 800-222-8733 reserve by 5/6 and ask for Chess rate. Note that tournament players and/or their families can purchase a hot breakfast for $12. Inquire at cash register in the atrium near the hotel front desk. Free Parking.

TLA, as published in Chess Life:
A Heritage Event!
Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!
A State Championship Event!
May 26-29 or 27-29, 2017 Texas
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 50 (Enhanced)
Texas State and Amateur Championships
7SS Doubletree DFW Airport North, 4441 W John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75063. $$ 8,350G. Championship: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. The tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. Must be rated 2000 or above by either USCF or Fide to play in this section. Defending Texas State Amateur Champion may also play in this section. Texas Scholastic High School Champions (either South or North Central) may also play in this section. Foreign unrateds may play in this section and at TDs discretion may be required to play in Championship section. G/90 with 30 sec. increment. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play in Championship section. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. $$ 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 5/19, else $99. $80 Junior (U19) if received by 5/19 else $90, Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $53 if receive by 5/19 else $65. Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-payment. After 5/24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/24. 4 day: Reg. Friday 5/26, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri: 7:45, Sat: 2:45 pm - 7:30, Sun: 11:00 am - 5:15 pm, Mon: 9:30 am - 2:15 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 5/27, 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: $99/99/99/99, 972-929-8181or 800-222-8733 reserve by 5/6 and ask for Chess rate. Note that tournament players and/or their families can purchase a hot breakfast for $12. Inquire at cash register in the atrium near the hotel front desk. 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 not permitted.

A K-12 Scholastic on Saturday will be held concurrently.

5/27. 5-SS, Rds. G/30 d5, EF: $29 by 5/19, $45 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/24 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/19. 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.