2019 Texas State & Amateur Championship

Friday, May 24, 2019 - Monday, May 27, 2019

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!

from the TLA:

Basic event details

7SS. $$ 8,350 guaranteed.

Championship section

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 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.
br/> Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.

Prizes: $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750.

Amateur section

U2000 & unrated.

All rounds: G/90 with 30 sec increment

Prizes: $$ 800-400-200. B $$ 600- 300-150, C 500-250-125, U1400 $500-250-125, U1200 $400, U1000 $300 Unrated $200.

More info:

TCA membership is required for both sections. Other states accepted.

Entry fee: $89 if received by 5/16, else $99. $80 Junior (U19) if received by 5/16 else $90, senior (over 65)/Handicapped/Full time college student/additional family participant $53 if receive by 5/16 else $65.
Add $5 for CC phone entries

Pre-registration requires pre-payment.
After 5/22 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/22.

4 day: Reg. Friday 5/24, 6:15 pm-7:00.
Rds. Fri: 7:30
Sat: 2:45 pm - 7:30
Sun: 11:30 am - 5:15 pm
Mon: 9:30 am - 2:15 pm.

3 day: Reg. Sat. 5/25, 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. Up to two 1/2 point 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.


HR: $102/102/112/112, 817-358-1700 or 800-228-9290 reserve by 5/16 and ask for Chess rate.
Rate includes breakfast for up to 2 guest with the $102 rate and up to 4 hotel guests with the $112 rate.
Free Parking.