Dallas Open, Amateur, and Novice

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 01, 2019

Hosted by Dallas Chess CLub

  • Dallas Chess Club
  • 200 S. Cottonwood Dr.
  • #C
  • Richardson, Texas 75080
7SS in 3 sections. Open Section is FIDE rated.

Three sections: Open, Amateur, and Reserve

Two Schedules: 4 day or 3 day

Open Section:
$875 in guaranteed prizes.
FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules.
Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and awarding prizes.
Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.
Note that foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their DOB and email address.
Open Prizes: $500-$250-$125
EF: 2400 $125, 1800-2399 $90, U1800 $125, Senior/Birthday during tournament/Additional Family Member $55. Dallas Chess Club membership required or pay $20 non-member fee.
Small Minimum prize to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get minimum prize.
Highest finishing Dallas Chess Club member is Dallas Ches Club Champion.

Amateur Section:
Open to USCF U2000
This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules.
EF: $40.
The Amateur gives back 50% in prizes.
Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.
Also clocks will be set to ‘halt at end’.

Novice: Open to USCF U1400.
This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules.
EF: $40.
The Novice gives back 50% in prizes.
Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round.
Also clocks will be set to ‘halt at end’.

Registration and Round Times:
Onsite registration for the 4 day schedule: 5:00 - 5:45 on Thurs 11/28.
Rounds: Thurs 6 pm, Friday 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm, Sat 11am -4:30pm, Sun 9:00am-2pm.
Onsite registration for the 3 day schedule: Friday 9 am - 9:45 am
Rounds:Round 1 is at 10 am then merges with 4 day

Two half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye, but half point byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not allowed.
Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes.

Entries: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. 214.632.9000

For more information, please contact info@dallaschess.com, 214-632-9000

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