2009 Texas State and Amateur Championships

Final Standings                             Scholastic Final Standings

 

2009 Texas State and Amateur Championship

May 22 May 25 or May 23 - May 25, 2009

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).

Marriott San Antonio Riverwalk, 889 East Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205  Hotel Rates: $105/105/105/105. 800-648-4462 210-224-4555 reserve by 5/1 Hotel has extended $105 chess rate to May 8th and ask for San Antonio chess rates. One night deposit required when making reservations. Note that this hotel has no free parking

 Map and directions to hotel

Entry fee: $74 if received by 5/15, $85 at site   Registration Form

                 $65 Junior (under 19)if received by 5/15 else $77 (counts 90% towards base)

                 $45 Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant (counts 60% towards base) if received by 5/15, else $60

                 Add $5 for credit card phone entries.

                 Pre-registration requires prepayment. After 5-20 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.

Online Registration:  http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1743482 remember active.com charges a small fee

$8350 in prizes based on 175 full entries - 75% 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 5/22, 6:15 -7:15 pm. 3 day: Registration 5/23, 9-9:30 am.

Round Times

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

4 day

5/22 5/23

2:30 pm

5/23

8:00 pm

5/24 5/24 5/25 5/25
7:45 pm

3 day

5/23 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.

Last year's Amateur Champion - Jonathan Allen is eligible to play in the Championship Section.

High School Champion and co-champions are eligible to play in the Championship Section - Abhishek Mallela, Karthik Ramachandran, William Ong, Matthew Liu, Jeff Feng, Daniel Hung (some are already eligible because their rating is over 2000).

Championship Prizes

1st  $1000

 2nd $500

 3rd  $250

 1st<2400 

$500

 1st  Expert  $700

2nd  Expert  $300

 

 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 23, 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 Fee: $28 by 5/15, $40 after  Registration Form Add $5 for credit card phone entries. pre-reg requires prepayment. After 5-20 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

Online Registration:  http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1743482 remember active.com charges a small fee

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

A Heritage Event

22-25 or 23-25 May 2009                    GPP:  Texas        Web Page

Texas State and Amateur Championship  7SS, Marriott San Antonio Riverwalk, 889 East Market Street, San  Antonio TX 78205 $$8350 b/175, full entries 75% Guaranteed, 2 Sections  and scholastic side events: Championship (Open to players with USCF or Fide ratings of 2000 or greater and last year's Amateur Champion. This section is Fide rated but uses USCF rules.) Rds 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec increment, rds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec increment: $$1000-500-250, U2400 $500, X $700-300. Amateur: U2000 & unrated. Rds 1-7 30/90 Sd/1, rd 1 of 3 day is G/120 (deduct 5 min. for delay). $$800-400-200. B $$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: $74 if received by 5/15, $85 at site. $65 Junior(U19) if received by 5/15 else $77 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicapped/ additional family participant $45 if receive by 5/15 else $60 (Senior /Handicap/ Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-paymt. Registration Form After 5/20/09 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/20/09. 4 day: Reg Friday 5/22, 6:15pm-7:15. Rds Fri: 7:45, Sat: 2:30pm-8:00, Sun: 10am-4:00, Mon: 9am-2:30. 3 day: Reg Sat 5/23 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: $105/105/105/105. 800-648-4462 reserve by 5/1 (or rate may go up) and ask for SA Chess Tournament rate. Note that this hotel has no free parking. Up to two pt byes available if requested before rd 2, but byes for both rd 6 AND 7 is not permitted.

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 5/23. 5-SS, Rds 1-3 G/30, rds 4-5 G/45, EF: $28 by 5/15, $40 after; CC phone entries add $5. Pre-reg. requires pre-paymt. Registration Form After 5/20/09 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/20/09. No refunds after 5/21/09, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/21/09. Entries do not count toward base in Championship and Amateur. 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 U750. Prizes: Trophies to Top 12 individuals, 5 teams in each section. K-12 U750 also top 3 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  NS. NC. W. FIDE