2011 Texas Collegiate     Final Standings     Final Team Standings   

Blitz, Parent/Child/Bughouse Final Standings

15th Annual Texas Grade Championships

October 29 and 30, 2011

(Side Event on Friday October 28th)

Hilton Hobby Airport  map
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.

6 Rounds Swiss System Chess Tournament (no elimination.)

Open to Texas Residents and/or Texas Schools.

USCF rated. USCF membership is required.

TCA membership is also required (Tournament Membership embedded in entry fee).

13 separate tournaments, 1 per grade, kindergarten through 12th see link above for college section. Players must play in their grades. Playing up to a higher or down to a lower grade level is not permitted.

 

Trophies to top 10 individuals and top 5 teams in each section. (Note that some sections with heavy pre-registrations will have more awards.)

Top 3 players in the section is added for team scores. No more than two teams per grade may be entered. If entering more than one team per grade, the teams must be predefined and may be paired against each other.

Entry Fee is $35 if postmark by 10/19 else $59 afterward.

Do not mail after 10/20 as it may not be received.

Click for online registration.

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 after October 26 as we may be traveling.

Click to email for more info.

Limited number of team rooms available. Email Angela Corns, Director of Sales at the hotel, or 713-289-3654

 

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 - 9 pm.

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 pt bye available, any round, if requested before rd. 2 and before any full point bye is awarded.

K-8th Grade Round Times

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6
Date Sat. 10/29 Sat. 10/29 Sat. 10/29 Sat. 10/29 Sun. 10/30 Sun. 10/30
Time 9:30 am 12:00 pm 2:05 pm 4:10 pm 10 am 1:15 pm
Time Control G/45 G/45 G/45 G/60 G/60 G/60

 9th -12th Grade Round Times

Round 1 2 3 4 5
Date Sat. 10/29 Sat. 10/29 Sat. 10/29 Sun. 10/30 Sun. 10/30
Time 9 am 1:30 pm 6:00 pm 9 am 1:30 pm
Time Control All rounds are Game in 90 minutes with 30 second increment

 

Onsite registration only:

Blitz Open tourney Fri. 7:30 pm.  EF: $15, Trophy prizes. 

Bughouse tourney Sat. 8:35pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes.

Parent/Child team tourney Sat. 6:35pm. EF: $10/team. Trophy prizes.

The tournament will be run under the USCF Rules of Chess, 5th E.

NS, NC, W, rule variation 11H1. 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 8.61

Click for United States Chess Federation Introduction to Rated Tournaments.

Click for United States Chess Federation's How to keep score.

TLA:

Oct. 29-30    15th Annual Texas K-12 Grade Championships

A State Championship Event! Hilton Hobby Airport, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX 77061, www.houstonhobbyairport.hilton.com. Free parking! $89 HR valid until 10/14, Reserve early! 713-645-3000, Mention Dallas Chess Club to get $89 rate. The K-12 is Open to TX residents or players attending Texas schools. 13 separate tournaments, one per grade (K-12). Trophies to top 10 ind. & top 5 teams (top three players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school in each grade.)  Grades 9 -12: 5SS, G/90, 30 sec inc. Sat. rds 9-1:30-6:00. Sun. rds 9-1:30.   Grades K-8: 6SS, Rds 1-3 G/45, Rds 4-6 G/60. Sat. rds 9:30-12:00-2:05-4:10. Sun.rds 10-1:15.   ALL: EF: $35 if postmarked by 10/19. $59 thereafter or at site. Do not mail after 10/20 as your entry may not be received. Entries to: Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX 76036. Entry must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade & school and school location. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee. No refunds after 10/26. Email: info@dallaschess.com 214-632-9000. Do not call after 10/26 as we are traveling. Reg. Fri 10/28 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. Reg. Sat. 10/29 at 7:30 am-8:30 am. Sat. registration may require a 1/2 pt. 1st rd. bye. One 1/2 pt bye available, any round, if requested before end of rd. 2 and if player has not received a full point bye. Online registration and team room information on website at www.dallaschess.com.  Side events: Blitz open tournament on 10/28 at 7:30 pm. EF: $15, Trophy prizes.. Bughouse Open Tournament Sat. 8:35 pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes. Parent/Child team tourney Sat. 6:35 pm. EF: $10/team. Trophy prizes. Registration for side event online or onsite only. NS, NC, W.

 

15th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships

A State Championship Event! 5SS, G/90, 30 sec inc. Hilton Hobby Airport, 8181 Airport Blvd., Houston, TX 77061, www.houstonhobbyairport.hilton.com. Free parking! $89 HR valid until 10/14, Reserve early! 713-645-3000, Mention Dallas Chess Club to get $89 rate. College section open to any college player. Only Texas Colleges can be Texas Collegiate Champs. Plaques to top 10 ind. & top 5 teams (top three players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school.) EF: $35 if postmarked by 10/19. $59 thereafter or at site. Do not mail after 10/20 as your entry may not be received. Entries to: Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX 76036. Entry must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade & school and school location. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee. No refunds after 10/26. Email: info@dallaschess.com 214-632-9000. Do not call after 10/26 as we are traveling. Reg. Fri 10/28 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. Reg. Sat.10/29 at 7:30 am-8:30 am. Sat. registration may require a 1/2 pt. 1st rd. bye. Sat. rds 9-1:30-6:00. Sun. rds 9-1:30. One 1/2 pt bye available, any round, if requested before end of rd. 2 and if player has not received a full point bye. Fide rated but uses USCF rules. Online registration and team room information on website at www.dallaschess.com. Side events: Blitz open tournament on 10/28 at 7:30 pm. EF: $15, Trophy prizes. Bughouse Open Tournament Sat. 8:35 pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes. Registration for side event online or onsite only. NS, NC, W. FIDE.