77th Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships

May 27 30 or May 28 - 30 2022

7 Round Swiss - Championship and Amateur Sections

Championship Section: G/90 with 30 sec increment.

Amateur Section: G/90 with 30 sec increment

Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton DFW Airport North 4441 W John Carpenter Frwy, Irving TX 75063 Hotel rate: $89

Map and Directions to hotel    Free Parking    Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport.

To reserve hotel room Click here or Code for $89 room rate is DC1 Reserve by May 13

Registration: coming soon

Texas Chess Association membership required, other states association memberships accepted.

  Online TCA membership using paypal

Up to two point byes available if requested before round 3 and before any full point bye is awarded. Byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted. Note that unless TD rules otherwise on a case by case basis, withdrawals and last round byes are not eligible for prizes.

Round Times

Schedule

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7

4 day

Friday, 5/27 Saturday, 5/28

2:45 pm

Saturday, 5/28

7:30 pm

Sunday, 5/29 Sunday, 5/29 Monday, 5/30 Monday, 5/30
7:16 pm

3 day

Saturday, 5/28 11:30 am 5:15 pm 9:30 am 2:16 pm
9:20 am

The 4 day and 3 day schedules merge for round 2.

Championship: Open to players with USCF or Fide ratings of 2000 or greater. Defending Amateur Champion and Defending Texas Scholastic High School Champions (either South or North Central) may also play in this section. Foreign Unrated may play in Championship Section and at TD's discretion may be required to play in Championship section. This Section is Fide rated and uses FIDE rules.

Championship Prizes

1st  $1000

 2nd $500

 3rd  $260

 2200-2399       $720

 U2200        $720

 

 Amateur: Open to players rated under 2000 and unrated players. This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.

Amateur Prizes   

1st $800 2nd $400 3rd $200

  (class prizes, if any, depend on entries and will be posted at the tournament)

Both Sections: Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TDs discretion. Up to two 1/2 point byes available if requested before rd. 3, and before receiving full point bye, but byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted. Note that unless TD rules otherwise on a case by case basis, withdrawals and last round zero point byes are not eligible for prizes. Players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. If no FIDE id, players must agree to represent USA in FIDE or else acquire the FIDEs id number from their host federation before round 1. Note that face coverings must be worn. Other Covid-19 measures will be in place.

For more information: info@dallaschess.com  or Barbara Swafford 214.632.9000

Send entries and make checks payable to the following: Dallas Chess Club, c/o Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX 73036-4719


Covid-19 Precautions will be observed

Some of the steps we are taking to assure the best experience and maximum safety for players are

This list will be updated to reflect current best practice.

TLA:

77th Annual Texas State and Amateur     Heritage Event     Enhanced Grand Prix 40 pts     Junior Grand Prix     State Championship Event

 

Friday, May 27 2022 - Monday, May 30 2022

Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $89. Reserve at 972-929-8181 by 5/13 and ask for the rate DC1. After 5/13 the rate may or may not be honored. Hotel reservation link can be found at dallaschess.com . Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Tournament has two Sections. Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. USA players without FIDE ids must represent USA in international competition in order to play.

Championship: 7SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. The tournament will use USCF ratings for pairings and prize purposes. Must be rated 2000 or above OTB regular (not quick, blitz or rapid nor online) by either USCF or Fide to play in this section or have had a provable 2000 or higher regular rating in the past. Defending Texas State Amateur Champion may also play in this section. Defending Texas Scholastic High School Champions may also play in this section. Foreign unrated may play in this section and at TDs/Organizer discretion and may be required to play in this section. G/90 with 30 sec. increment. $$ 1000-500-260, 2200-2399 $720, U2200 $720. Boards and Clocks provided.

Amateur: 7SS, G/90 with 30 sec increment. U2000 & unrated. This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. 1st $800, 2nd $400 and 3rd $200. Class prizes if any, depends on entries. Boards and some clocks provided. Please bring an increment capable clock.

Both: 4-day: Friday 5/27 - Monday or 3-day Saturday 5/28 - Monday. Texas Chess Association membership required. Other states accepted. EF: $99 if received by 5/19, else $114, senior (over 65)/Handicapped/additional family participant $65 if receive by 5/19 else $79. Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 5/26 all registration and changes online only; all changes including withdrawing before round 1, $10 after 5/26. 4 day: Rds. Friday: 7:16 pm, Sat.: 2:45 pm - 7:30, Sun: 11:30 am - 5:15 pm, Mon: 9:30 am - 2:16 pm. 3 day: Round 1 on Saturday at 9:20 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship section. Registrations that do not indicate 4-day or 3-day schedule will be put in the 3-day. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TDs discretion. Up to two 1/2 point byes available if requested before rd. 3, and before receiving full point bye, but byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not permitted. Note that unless TD rules otherwise on a case by case basis, withdrawals and last round zero point byes are not eligible for prizes. Players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. If no FIDE id, players must agree to represent USA in FIDE or else acquire the FIDEs id number from their host federation before round 1. Note that face coverings must be worn. Other Covid-19 measures will be in place. Check www.dallaschess.com    Online registration or mailed registrations are strongly recommended.

Info: 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 

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