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Texas Masters Chess Tournament

February 15-17, 2013

5 round Swiss System, G/90 with 30 second increment

3 day or 2 day schedule

Open to 1. players rated 2200 and above or who have been rated 2200 on any crosstable or supplement on MSA or 2. any Fide rated player rated 2000 or above. or 3. a maximum of 6 who do not meet previous requirements and who sign up online. The Dallas Chess Club reserves the right to have a 7th player that does not meet the criteria to be used as a house player.

Dallas Chess Club, 200 S Cottonwood Drive Suite C, Richardson, TX 75080

Entry Fee
USCF 2400 + $75
USCF 2200-2400 $90
Fide Rated 2000 + $125
USCF Under 2200 or Fide Under 2000 $175

One Half-point bye available if requested before end of round 2 and before full point bye is awarded.

TCA Membership required. OSA

Prizes are $3000 based on 20 paid entries. 75% of prizes are guaranteed.

Prizes (based on 20 paid entries)
1st $1500
2nd $750
3rd $250
U2400 $500

 

Click for Flyer/Registration Form  (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Online Registration (note that Active.com charges small fee.): http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2077435

3 Day Registration: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Friday night 2/15

2 Day Registration: 8:00 am - 8:30 am on Saturday morning 2/16

 

Round Times
3 day Round 1 2 day Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
2/15 2/16 2/16 2/16 2/17 2/17
7:20 pm 9 am 1:30 pm 7:15 pm 9:10 am 2:45 pm

Tournament is Fide rated and uses increment, but USCF rules will be used. Note that scorekeeping is required throughout the game, even if either or both players are under 5 minutes. 

Rule 11H1 also applies. 

Note other rule variation: Players not using Monroi devices, may write move down then play it. Excessive erasing will be grounds to make player move then write move down. Players using Monroi devices must make move then 'notate' the move. 

Monroi devices May be used on top boards. No one may refuse to use Monroi device.

Click to register online. Note that active.com charges small fee.

 

For more information: Barbara Swafford.

Send all entries and make checks payable to the following:

Dallas Chess Club; C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76030

15-17 February 2013 Texas

TLA:

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 40 (Enhanced)

Texas Masters 5SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Open to 1.} players rated 2200 and above or who have been rated 2200 on any crosstable or supplement on MSA or 2.} any Fide rated player rated 2000 or above. and 3.} a maximum of 6 who do not meet previous requirements and who sign up online. The Dallas Chess Club reserves the right to have a 7th player that does not meet the criteria to be used as a house player. FIDE rated but uses USCF rules. Please do not mail entries after Feb 9th. You may register on active.com until Feb 13th. EF: USCF +2400 $75, USCF 2200-2400 $90, Fide rated 2000 and above is $125, U2200USCF/U2000Fide $175 (limited to only six who register on active.com. 1st come 1st serve). Online Registration (note that Active.com charges small fee.): http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2077435  TCA Membership required: Regular $11, Jr/Student $8.50, No Magazine $5, Family $16. OSA. USCF Membership Required. Dallas Chess Club membership requirement is waived for this event. $$b/20: 75% Guaranteed. $1500-750-250. U2400 $500. Reg.: 3 day 2/15: 6:00-7:00 pm. Rds.: 7:20 pm, 1:30 pm -7:15 pm, 9:10 am - 2:45 pm. Reg 2 day: 2/16 8:00 - 8:30 am, round 1 at 9 am then merge with 3 day. 1 bye if requested before end of round 2. ENT: Dallas Chess Club, see address above. 214.632.9000. INFO: Barb Swafford, info@dallaschess.com www.swchess.com. NS. NC. FIDE.


 

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