2008 Texas State and Amateur Championships

Champion and Amateur Final Standings   Scholastic Final Standings

2008 Texas State and Amateur Championship

May 23 May 26 or May 24 - May 26, 2008

7 Round Swiss - Championship and Amateur Sections

5 Round Swiss Scholastic Side Event.

Championship Section: Rounds 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec increment, Rounds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec increment.

Amateur Section: Rounds 1-7 30/90 SD/1, round 1 of 3 day is G/120 (deduct 5 min for delay).

            DFW Marriott Airport South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76155  Hotel Rates: $85/85/85/85. 800-228-9290 or 817-358-1700 reserve by 5/1 and ask for Texas State chess rates. One night deposit required when making reservations. Map and directions to hotel

Update: the hotel says it will continue to honor the chess rate until our block has been met.

Entry fee: $69 if received by 5/17, $80 at site.

                 $60 Junior (under 19)if received by 5/17 else $72 (counts 90% towards base)

                 $40 Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant (counts 60% towards base) if received by 5/17, $55 at site

                 Add $5 for credit card phone entries.

                 Pre-registration requires prepayment. After 5-21 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5-20. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. Registration Flyer  Online registration (active.com charges a fee.)  http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1583201

$8350 in prizes based on 175 full entries.

Texas Chess Association membership required, other states association memberships accepted.

Up to two point byes available if requested before end of round 2 and before any full point bye is awarded. Byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted.

4 day: Registration 5/23, 6:15 -7:15 pm. 3 day: Registration 5/24, 9-9:30 am.

Round Times

Schedule Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7

4 day

5/23 5/24

2:30 pm

5/24

8:00 pm

5/25 5/25 5/26 5/26
7:45 pm

3 day

5/24 10 am 4 pm 9 am 2:30 pm
10 am

The 4 day and 3 day schedules merge for round 2.

Championship: Open to players with USCF or Fide ratings of 2000 or greater and last year's Amateur Champion. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship Section. This Section is also Fide rated but uses USCF rules.

Championship Prizes

1st  $1000

 2nd $500

 3rd  $250

 1st<2400 

$300

 1st  Expert  $800

2nd  Expert  $400

 

 Amateur: Open to players rated under 2000 and unrated players.

Amateur Prizes

1st  $800

 2nd  $400

 3rd  $200

1st 'B' "(1600 - 1799)  $600

2nd  'B'   $300

3rd  'B'   $150

1st 'C' (1400 - 1599)  $500

2nd  'C'   $250

3rd  'C'   $125

1st Under 1400  $500

2nd  Under 1400  $250

3rd  Under 1400  $125

1st Under 1200 $400

1st Under 1000 $300

1st Unrated       $200

 For more information: info@dallaschess.com  or Barbara Swafford 214.632.9000

Send all entries and make checks payable to the following: Dallas Chess Club; c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036

 


 One Day Scholastic Tournament

May 24, 2008

5 round Swiss System (no elimination, play all 5 rounds.)

Two Sections: K-12 Championship & K-12 Under 750

Time Control: Rounds 1-3 G/30 (each player gets 30 minutes for each game)

                        Rounds 4-5 G/45 (each player gets 45 minutes for each game.)

Open to anyone in grades K-12, USCF Membership is required.

Entry Fee: $26 by 5/17, $39 after. Add $5 for credit card phone entries. pre-reg requires prepayment. After 5-21 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5-20. No refunds after 5-21. $10 handling fee for refunds before 5-21  Registration Flyer

Scholastic does not count toward the 175 based on prizes in Championship and Amateur.

Registration 8:15 - 8:45 am

Round Times: Round 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break.

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Championship

Top 12 Individuals

Top 5 Teams

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Under 750

Top 12 Individuals

Top 3 Unrated

Top 5 Teams

Medals to plus scores who do not win a trophy

For more information: info@dallaschess.com  or Barbara Swafford 214.632.9000

Send all entries and make checks payable to the following: Dallas Chess Club; c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719