Standings after Round 2 Team Standings after Round 2
Standings after Round 3 Team Standings after Round 3
Round 4 Pairings
17th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships
November 8-10 or 9-10, 2013
Marriott Houston South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77017
Mention Dallas Chess Club for special Hotel rate: $89/$89/$89/$89 includes breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children per room.
Reserve By 10/26 rate has been extended to November 2 - Click here for online reservation
5 Rounds Swiss System Chess Tournament (no elimination.)
Open to any college student or team.
Only Texas College players can be Texas Collegiate Champs
FIDE rated but uses USCF rules. USCF rated. USCF membership is required. TCA membership is also required (Tournament Membership embedded in entry fee).
1st Place-$400, 2nd-$200, 3rd-$100
1st '1600-1800'-$100 1st '1200-1599'-$100 1st 'U1200(includes unrated)'-$100
Plaques to top 10 individuals, Plaques to top 5 teams
Top 4 players in the section is added for team scores. No more than two teams per school
Reg.: Fri 11/8 from 7:00 pm-7:30 pm. Rounds: Friday,11/8 at 7:45pm then merge for round 2 with 2day. Saturday rounds 1:45pm and 6:30pm. Sun. rounds 9 am and 1:45 pm
Reg.: Fri 11/8 from 7 pm-9 pm. Reg. Sat.11/9 at 7:30 am-8:30 am. Sat. registration may require a 1/2 pt. 1st rd. bye. Rounds: Saturday 9 am and 1:45pm and 6:30pm.
Sunday rounds 9 am and 1:45 pm
Registration: Entry Fee is $49 if postmark by 10/29 else $69 afterward.
Do not mail after 11/1 as it may not be received.
Click for printable registration form (requires Adobe Acrobat.)
Online Registration thru active.com (remember active charges a small fee)
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 November 6 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), Schedule (2 day or 3 day) College and College location.
Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee of $69.
Registration/Check in for Friday, November 8 from 7 pm - 9 pm. Register by 7:30 pm to be in 3 day schedule
Registration/Check in for Saturday, November 9 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.
3 day and 2 day
Reg.: Fri 11/8 from 7:00 pm-7:30 pm for 2 day schedule. Fri 11/8 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm for 3 day schedule.
Reg. Sat.11/9 at 7:30 am-8:30 am. Sat. registration may require a 1/2 pt. 1st rd. bye.
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All rounds are Game in 90 minutes with 30 second Increment
2 day and 3 day merge after Round 1
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 8.894
Click for United States Chess Federation Introduction to Rated Tournaments.
Click for United States Chess Federation's How to keep score.
A State Championship Event!
Nov. 8 or 9 - 10, 2013 17th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships
5SS, G/90, 30 sec inc. Marriott Houston South at Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017, $89 includes breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children per room. HR valid until 10/25, then rate may or may not be honored based on availability. Reserve early! 713-943-7979, Mention Texas Chess to get $89 rate. Or use following link to register: http://cwp.marriott.com/houhh/dallaschessclub . College section open to any college player. Only Texas Colleges can be Texas Collegiate Champs. $$ $400-$200-$100, 1st ‘1600-1800’ $100, 1st ‘1200-1599’ $100, 1st U1200 $100, Unrated eligible for U1200 prize or 1st -3rd overall only. Plaques to top 10 Individuals, Plaques to top 5 Teams (top four players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school.) EF: $49 by 10/29/13, $69 thereafter. Do not mail after 11/1 as your entry may not be received in time. 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 11/7. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 214-632-9000. Do not call after 11/6 as we are traveling. Schedules: 3 day and 2 day. Reg.: Fri 11/8 from 7:00 pm-7:30 pm. Reg. Sat.11/9 at 7:30 am-8:30 am. Sat. registration may require a 1/2 pt. 1st rd. bye. Rds.: Rd 1 3day on 11/8 at 7:45pm then merge for round 2 with 2day. 2day rd 1 at 9 am Sat. and rest of rds 1:45pm-6:30pm. Sun. rds 9 am and 1:45 pm. 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. Team pairings will be turn off for later rounds, probably for round 3. Fide rated but uses USCF rules. Online registration and team room information on website at www.dallaschess.com. NS, NC, W. FIDE.