2011 Texas Grade Final Standings Final Team Standings
Blitz, Parent/Child/Bughouse Final Standings
15th Annual Collegiate Championships
October 29 and 30, 2011
(Side Event on Friday October 28th)
8181 Airport Blvd
Houston, TX 77061
713-645-3000. Mention Dallas Chess Club for special Hotel rate: $89/$89/$89/$89. Reserve By 10/14. Hotel may offer rate after this date.
5 Rounds Swiss System Chess Tournament (no elimination.)
Open to any college student or team.
USCF rated. USCF membership is required. TCA membership is also required (Tournament Membership embedded in entry fee).
Top 3 players in the section is added for team scores. No more than two teams per school
Entry Fee is $35 if postmark by 10/19 else $59 afterward.
Do not mail after 10/19 as it may not be received.
online registration via active.com (remember active charges a small fee)
Click for printable registration form (requires Adobe Acrobat.)
Click for tournament Flyer (requires Adobe Acrobat.)
Mail entries/Make checks payable to: Dallas Chess Club
C/O Barbara Swafford
2709 Longhorn Trail
Crowley TX 76036
214.632.9000 Do not call nor email after October 26 as we may be traveling.
Click to email for more info.
Limited number of team rooms available.
Entries must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade and school. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee of $59.
Registration/Check in for Friday, October 28 from 7 pm - 9pm.
Registration/Check in for Saturday, October 29 from 7:30 am - 8:30 am.
Saturday registration may require a 1/2 point first round bye.
One ½ pt bye available, any round, if requested before rd. 2 and before any full point bye is awarded.
|Date||Sat. 10/29||Sat. 10/29||Sat. 10/29||Sun. 10/30||Sun. 10/30|
|Time||9:00 am||1:30 pm||6 pm||9 am||1:30 pm|
|Time Control||All rounds are Game in 90 minutes with 30 second Increment|
Blitz Open tourney Fri. 7:30 pm. EF: $15, Trophy prizes.
Bughouse tourney Sat. 8:35 pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes. Onsite registration only
Parent/Child team tourney Sat. 6:35 pm. EF: $10/team.
The tournament will be run under the USCF Rules of Chess, 5th E.
NS, NC, W, rule variation 11H1. Because of the 30 second increment, notation is required for the whole game. A player may not stop when player's time is under 5 minutes. More rules here.
Individual Tiebreaks: Modified Median, Median, Solkoff, Sonneborn-Berger, Cumulative.
Team Tiebreaks (note new USCF Team Tiebreaks: Total individual medium, Total Solkoff, Total Sonnenborn-Berger, Total Cumulative.
Latest version of Swiss Sys will be used. Pairings created by this program are considered legal and may stand even if a pairing is not ideal. This is especially true if pairings have been posted. Current version is at 8.6.1
Click for United States Chess Federation Introduction to Rated Tournaments.
Click for United States Chess Federation's How to keep score.
Oct. 29-30 15th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships
A State Championship Event! 5SS, G/90,
30 sec inc. Hilton Hobby Airport, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX 77061,
Oct. 29-30 15th Annual Texas K-12 Grade Championships
A State Championship Event! Hilton Hobby
Airport, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX 77061,