2009 Southwest Open

Pre-registration

 

It's the 75th Annual Southwest Open and we're celebrating

with $10,000 Guaranteed thanks to Dallas Chess Club, Greater Fort Worth Chess Club and Texas Chess Association

September 4 or 5 - 7, 2009

Three Sections and Scholastic Side Event.

7 Round Swiss - Open Section R1-3 G90 w 30 sec inc R4-7 G/120 w 30 sec inc

Reserve Section 30/90 SD/1. Rd 1 of 3 day G/120 (deduct 5 min for delay)

Novice Section 30/90 SD/1. Rd 1 of 3 day G/120 (deduct 5 min for delay)

DFW Marriott Airport South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76155  Hotel Rates: $89/89/89/89. 800-228-9290 or 817-358-1700 reserve by 8/14 and ask for Southwest Open chess rate. Free Parking.

Hotel says that the chess rate will end Thursday August 20th.  After that hotel rooms start at $149!

 Make those reservations

  Map and directions to hotel

Fee: $79 if received by 8/26, $89 after and at site.

$68 Junior (under 19) if received by 8/26, $78 after and at site

$48 Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/additional family participant) if received by 8/26, $60 after and at site

Re-entry $50 (not available in Open Section)

$10,000 in prizes Guaranteed

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

Round Times

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

4 day

9/4 Saturday 9/5

2:30 pm

Saturday 9/5

8:00 pm

Sunday   9/6 Sunday   9/6 Monday  9/7 Monday  9/7
7:45 pm

3 day

9/5 12:30 pm 6:15 pm 9 am 2:45 pm
10 am

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

Open: Open to all. This Section is also Fide rated but uses USCF rules.

Open Prizes

1st  $1500

 2nd $800

 3rd  $400

 2300 - 2399  $500

 1st  Under 2200 $700

2nd  Under 2200  $300

 

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

Reserve Prizes

1st  $1000

 2nd  $500

3rd   $250

1st 'B' (1600 - 1799)  $600

2nd  'B' (1600 - 1799)  $300

3rd  'B' (1600 - 1799)  $150

1st 'C' (1400 - 1599)  $600

2nd  'C' (1400 - 1599)  $300

3rd  'C' (1400 - 1599)  $150

 

1st  Unrated $200

 

 Novice: Open to players rated under 1400

Novice Prizes

1st  $600

 2nd  $300

3rd   $150

1st Under 1200

 $400

1st  Under 1000

 $300

 

 

For more information: info@dallaschess.com

To enter online: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1754751 or

Entry Form

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

For more information: Barb Swafford at 214.632.9000

 

 

 One Day Scholastic Tournament

September 5, 2009

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 Form

Entry Fee: $29 by 8/26, $40 after.

Registration 8:00 - 8:40 am

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

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Champ

Top 12 Individual

Top 5 Teams

Prizes (Trophies) for K-12 Under 750

Top 12 Individual

Top 3 Unrated

Top 5 Teams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information: info@dallaschess.com or Barbara at 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

A Heritage Event!

September 4 or 5 - 7   75th Annual Southwest Open   GPP: ??  Enhanced            Texas

7SS, DFW Marriott Airport South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76155. $$ 10,000 GTD, 3 Sections and scholastic side events: Open  (This section is FIDE rated but uses USCF rules.) Rds. 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec. increment, rds. 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec. increment: $$ 1,500-800-400, 2300-2399 $500, U2200 $700-300. Reserve: Opened Under 2000 & unrated. Rds. 1-7 30/90 SD/1, rd. 1 of three day is G/120 (deduct 5 min. for delay). $$ 1000-500-250. B $$ 600-300-150, C 600-300-150, Unrated $200. Unrateds only eligible for unrated prize.  Novice: Open to Under 1400. Rds. 1-7 30/90 SD/1, rd. 1 of three day is G/120 (deduct 5 min. for delay). $600-300-150, U1200 $400, U1000 $300. ALL: TCA membership required. Other states accepted. . EF: $79 if received by 8/26, $89 at site. $68 Junior(U19) if received by 8/26 else $78, Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $48 if receive by 8/26 else $60. Re-entry $50 not available in Open section. Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-paymt. After 9/2/09 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 9/2/09. Online registration: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1754751. Note that Active.com charges a small fee. 4 day: Reg. Friday 9/4, 6:15 pm-7:15. Rds. Fri.: 7:45, Sat: 2:30 pm & 8:00 , Sun.: 12:30 pm & 6:15, Mon.: 9 am & 2:45 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 9/5 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: $89/89/89/89. 800-228-9290 reserve by 8/14 and ask for Southwest Open Chess rate. Free Parking. Up to two 1/2 pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. TCA Meeting at 10 am on 9/6 in the Centreport Ballroom.

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 9/5. 5-SS, Rds. 1-3 G/30, rds. 4-5 G/45, EF: $29 by 8/26, $40 after; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 9/2/09 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 8/26/09. No refunds after 9/2/09, $10 handling fee for refunds before 8/26/09. Entries do not count toward base in Championship and Amateur. Registration 8:00-8:40 am, Rd. 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U750. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U750 also top three unrateds. Medals to plus scores 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.swchess.com NS. NC. W. FIDE. WCL JGP.