K-12 Open on Sunday held at

86th Southwest Open Chess Tournament

on September 6 2020

at Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North in Irving Texas

 

This will allow you to register a player for the tournament. The scholastic tournaments are different this year. Players of all ratings can play in this tournament. There is no Under 1000 section. Players rated Under 1000 can play in the tournament Saturday September 5. click here to register for that tournament.

 

Fill in the information below and click Buy Now to pay using paypal (includes $1.32 paypal fee). The information will be sent to info@dallaschess.com  

Byes. One 1/2 point byes is allowed if requested before the end of round 2 and before any full point bye is awarded.

We do not send out email confirmations when you register a player. instead in a couple of days, check the advanced registration list for your player's name. if all the information is correct, the player is ready. if something is wrong (wrong uscf id or school or bye, etc) email info@dallaschess.com with the correct information. On Sunday September 6 no need to come to registration. round 1 starts at 10:20 am so plan to arrive at the pairing boards at 10:10 am to learn board number and color for round 1. We provide board and chess sets and notation sheets. Bring your own clock but don't worry if you don't have one. Your opponent might have a clock. You can purchase one at the vendor store. Otherwise play the game without one. if the game starts to go long, the td will bring a clock to your board and you are expected to use it. Ask if you don't know how to use the clock.

Section - K-12 Championship
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Sept 4 7 or Sept 5-7 2020                     Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!     Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30 (Enhanced)

86th Annual Southwest Open  7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc.  Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $94. Reserve at 972-929-8181 by 8/14 and ask for the rate C-DCC. After 8/15 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Tournament has 3 Sections and two scholastic side events:

Open Section: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.  USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant more time.  Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750.

Reserve Section: Open to U2000. $$ 800-400-200. B $600-300-150, U1600 $500-250-125. Based on 200 players scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

Novice Section: Opened toU1400 and Unrated. $$ $500-250-125, E $400-200, U1000 $300-150 Unrated $200 Based on 200 players scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

All 3 (Open, Reserve and Novice): Except for approved Electronic scorekeeping devices, no electronics are allowed in the playing area during the round. This includes rest rooms by the playing area. This rule applies to players, parents, coaches. TCA membership required. Other states accepted.

Note that the floor will be closed during the round. Other Covid -19 rules will be in effect. See www.dallaschess.com  EF: $99 if received by 8/24, else $109. EF for  Senior/Handicap/Additional family participant/re-entry $60 by 8/24 else $74.  (Reentry not allowed in Open Section,) These lower entry fee counts 60% toward base. Add $5 for CC phone entries; Note that entry must be done online at www.dallaschess.com.  Note that entries may be limited due to any special distancing rules in effect during the dates of the tournament   4 day:  Rds. Fri.: 7:20pm, Sat.: 2:10 pm & 7:20, Sun: 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, Mon.: 9:20 am & 2:20 pm. 3 day: Rd. 1 on Sat. 9/5 at 9 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Open section. Tournament may use CCA rules for foreign ratings and for minimum ratings. Up to two ½-pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 9/6 at 8:30 am. 

K-12 Scholastics: (Note that seating is limited and registration can close)

K-12 U1000 on Saturday, 9/5. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, Open to K-12 players rated Under 1000

EF: $34 by 8/24, $54 thereafter; Registration must be done online at www.dallaschess.com  Entries do not count toward base in Open, Reserve and Novice. Registration: Rd. 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams and top three unrateds. Medals to Players who do not win a trophy.

 K-12 Open on Sunday, 9/6. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, Open to K-12 players

EF: $34 by 8/24, $54 thereafter; Registration must be done online at www.dallaschess.com  Entries do not count toward base in Open, Reserve and Novice. Registration: Rd. 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams. Medals to Players who do not win a trophy.

ALL: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  www.dallaschess.com 

NS. NC. W. FIDE. JGP for Non scholastic side events.