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 November 2018 Dallas Chess Club,

200 S Cottonwood Dr, Ste C

Richardson, TX 75080

info@dallaschess.com

Cell: 214-632-9000

Phone during tournaments:

972-231-2065   

Unless otherwise state, all tournaments are at the Dallas Chess Club and require US Chess Federation membership.

Major credit cards are only accepted for Membership or major tournaments. In an emergency, we can accept credit cards with an extra service charge   

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22nd Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championships, Hilton Houston North, 12400 Greenspoint Dr, Houston, TX 77060. HR:$95/$95/$95/$95, 281-875-2222 or 866-577-1154 Mention “NTGC” group code to get rate. Room comes with 2 breakfast coupons. Reserve by Oct 12 or rate may not be honored. Each grade is Open to TX residents or players attending Texas schools. Note a recent rule change passed where players cannot play in two separate closed scholastic state championships in different states. Players must play in their own grade. Note that small sections may be merged with another section. Also if sections are small you may have to play a teammate or play someone twice. 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 or forfeit win. Team pairings may be turn off for later rounds. 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.) EF: $35 if postmarked by 10/14/18, $49 if postmark by 10/27, $63 thereafter or on site. Do not mail after 10/29 as your entry may not be received on time. Grades 6-12: 6SS, G/60 d5. Schedule: Reg: Fri 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Rd. 1 Fri. 7:45 pm, Sat 10am-1:00pm-4pm, Sun. 10 am and 1:00 pm. Grades K-5: 6SS, Rds. 1 G/45 d5; Rds. 2-6 G/60 d5. Schedule: Reg: Fri 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Rd. 1 Fri. 7:45 pm, Sat 10am-1:00pm-4pm, Sun. 10 am and 1:00 pm. All: 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 11/1. Email: info@dallaschess.com 214-632-9000. Do not call after 10/31 as we are traveling. Online registration and team room information on website at www.dallaschess.com/2018TexasGrade/index.htm Side events: Unrated Blitz open tournament on Saturday at 7 pm. EF: $15, Trophy prizes. Bughouse Open Tournament Sat. 8:35 pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes. Registration for side events onsite only. W. NS

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Friday Swiss. 4 Round Swiss. G/30; d5. EF: $20, $15 Jr/Sr/Hcap $10 non-DCC mem fee . $$ 65% of EF. One Bye if requested by end of round 2. Novice entry is $5 less. Champ.: (Open to players rated above 1199) Reg. 5:50 pm-6:15pm, Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. Intermediate: (Open to players rated below 1400) Reg 6:20 pm - 6:45 pm Rd 1 pairings at 7 pm. Do not phone to register for intermediate from 6:20 - 6:35 pm. Novice: (Open to players rated below 750.) Non DCC membership fee is waived for Novice section. Reg 5:50 - 6:15pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. All: Phone registrations less than 15 minutes from the pairing time may be given a 1/2 point bye.

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Saturday Increment

4-SS, G/31; +5 EF: $15, $10 Jr/Sr/Hcap. $10 non-DCC mem fee. Prizes are 65% of EF. Reg 5:15 - 5:45 pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:00 pm, Rest ASAP

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TD needed for Friday Swiss. Contact Luis or Barb if you are available.

UT Dallas Fall FIDE Open starts

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22- 25 or 23- 25 Nov 2018 DCC Fide Open XI, 7SS, G/90 with 30 sec inc. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Two Schedules, 4 day or 3 day. Open Section $$875G. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for pairings and awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their DOB and email address. $500-$250-$125. EF: 2400+ $125, 2000-2399 $90, 1600 -1999 $99, U1600 $125, Senior/Birthday during tournament/Additional Family Member $55. Dallas Chess Club membership required or pay $20 non-member fee. Small Minimum prize to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get minimum prize. Reserve: Open to USCF U2000. This section is not Fide Rated but is USCF rated and uses USCF rules. EF: $40. The Reserve gives back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round and to use FIDE pairing rules. Also clocks will be set to ‘halt at end’. Both: Registration: 4 day 5:00 - 5:45 on Thurs 11/22. Rds.: Thurs 6 pm, Friday 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm, Sat 11am -4:30pm, Sun 9:00am-2pm. Reg 3 day on Friday 9 am - 9:45 am, Rd 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Two half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round rd 2 and before getting full point bye, but half point byes for both rounds 6 AND 7 is not allowed. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. 214.632.9000. Info: 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com NS. NC. FIDE. JGP

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Friday Swiss. 4 Round Swiss. G/30; d5. EF: $20, $15 Jr/Sr/Hcap $10 non-DCC mem fee . $$ 65% of EF. One Bye if requested by end of round 2. Novice entry is $5 less. Champ.: (Open to players rated above 1199) Reg. 5:50 pm-6:15pm, Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. Intermediate: (Open to players rated below 1400) Reg 6:20 pm - 6:45 pm Rd 1 pairings at 7 pm. Do not phone to register for intermediate from 6:20 - 6:35 pm. Novice: (Open to players rated below 750.) Non DCC membership fee is waived for Novice section. Reg 5:50 - 6:15pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. All: Phone registrations less than 15 minutes from the pairing time may be given a 1/2 point bye.

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Saturday Increment

4-SS, G/31; +5 EF: $15, $10 Jr/Sr/Hcap. $10 non-DCC mem fee. Prizes are 65% of EF. Reg 5:15 - 5:45 pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:00 pm, Rest ASAP

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 December 2018 Dallas Chess Club,

200 S Cottonwood Dr, Ste C

Richardson, TX 75080

info@dallaschess.com

Cell: 214-632-9000

Phone during tournaments:

972-231-2065 

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Friday Swiss. 4 Round Swiss. G/30; d5. EF: $20, $15 Jr/Sr/Hcap $10 non-DCC mem fee . $$ 65% of EF. One Bye if requested by end of round 2. Novice entry is $5 less. Champ.: (Open to players rated above 1199) Reg. 5:50 pm-6:15pm, Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. Intermediate: (Open to players rated below 1400) Reg 6:20 pm - 6:45 pm Rd 1 pairings at 7 pm. Do not phone to register for intermediate from 6:20 - 6:35 pm. Novice: (Open to players rated below 750.) Non DCC membership fee is waived for Novice section. Reg 5:50 - 6:15pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. All: Phone registrations less than 15 minutes from the pairing time may be given a 1/2 point bye.

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2018 Dallas Junior Open. 5-SS, (rds 1-3 G/30; d5, rds 4-5 G/45; d5). Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080.. EF: $24. Reg. 8:15-8:45 am. 3 sections: Championship (opened to 20 yrs old and under), Cadet (opened to 14 yrs old and under), Youth (opened to 10 yrs old and under). Ages as of 1/1/18. Rd 1 at 9 am rest ASAP. $$65% of entry fees given back in prizes. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. INFO: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com NS. NC.

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Fundraiser Friday Swiss. 4 Round. G/30; d5 Swiss. EF: $20, $15 Jr/Sr/Hcap $10 non-DCC mem-fee . One Bye if requested by end of round 2. Novice entry is $5 less. Championship: (Open to players rated above 1199) Reg 5:50 pm-6:15pm, Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. Intermediate: (Open to players rated below 1400) Reg 6:20 pm - 6:45 pm Rd 1 pairings at 7 pm. Do not phone to register for intermediate from 6:20 - 6:35 pm. Novice: (Open to players rated below 750.) Non DCC membership fee is waived for the Novice section. Reg 5:50 - 6:15pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. All: Phone registrations less than 15 minutes from the pairing time may be given a ½ point bye. Note that Fundraiser tournaments do not award any prizes.

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Saturday Increment

4-SS, G/31; +5 EF: $15, $10 Jr/Sr/Hcap. $10 non-DCC mem fee. Prizes are 65% of EF. Reg 5:15 - 5:45 pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:00 pm, Rest ASAP

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Friday Swiss. 4 Round Swiss. G/30; d5. EF: $20, $15 Jr/Sr/Hcap $10 non-DCC mem fee . $$ 65% of EF. One Bye if requested by end of round 2. Novice entry is $5 less. Champ.: (Open to players rated above 1199) Reg. 5:50 pm-6:15pm, Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. Intermediate: (Open to players rated below 1400) Reg 6:20 pm - 6:45 pm Rd 1 pairings at 7 pm. Do not phone to register for intermediate from 6:20 - 6:35 pm. Novice: (Open to players rated below 750.) Non DCC membership fee is waived for Novice section. Reg 5:50 - 6:15pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. All: Phone registrations less than 15 minutes from the pairing time may be given a 1/2 point bye.

22 23 DCC FIDE Open XII, 5SS, G/90 inc 30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. Two sections: Open and Reserve. Open: $$875G. FIDE and US Chess rated but uses FIDE rules. Use US Chess ratings and rules for pairings and for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion. Note that Foreign players must disclose their FIDE ID number before 1st round in order to play. Note that USA Players with no FIDE ID must disclose their DOB and email address. $$ $500-$250-$125. EF: 2400+ $125, 2000-2399 $90, 1600 -1999 $99, U1600 $125, Senior/Birthday during tournament/Additional Family Member $55. Dallas Chess Club membership required or pay $20 non-member fee. Small Minimum prize to the First three GM/IM’s who apply. GM/IM must play all rounds to get minimum prize (entry fee may be deducted from prize). Reserve: Open to players rated below 2000 USCF. This section is not Fide Rated but is US Chess rated and uses US Chess rules. EF: $40. 10$ non Dallas Chess Club membership fee. The Reserve give back 10% in prizes and if at least 8 paid entries and if there is a clear winner, then that winner receives free entry to next DCC Fide Open. In the reserve section, Tournament reserves the right to use Fide rules on electronic devices and on starting White’s clock at start of a round and to use FIDE pairing rules. Also clocks will be set to ‘halt at end’. Both: Reg.: Saturday from 9:45–10:15 am. Rds.: Sat 10:45 am-3:10pm-7:16pm, Sun 9:45 am- 2:10pm. One half point Bye allowed if requested before end of round 2 and before getting full point bye. Withdrawals and zero point last round byes are not eligible for prizes. Note that house players (if required) must pay $5 per round and be US Chess members. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719. Info: 214-632-9000. FIDE. JGP
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Friday Swiss. 4 Round Swiss. G/30; d5. EF: $20, $15 Jr/Sr/Hcap $10 non-DCC mem fee . $$ 65% of EF. One Bye if requested by end of round 2. Novice entry is $5 less. Champ.: (Open to players rated above 1199) Reg. 5:50 pm-6:15pm, Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. Intermediate: (Open to players rated below 1400) Reg 6:20 pm - 6:45 pm Rd 1 pairings at 7 pm. Do not phone to register for intermediate from 6:20 - 6:35 pm. Novice: (Open to players rated below 750.) Non DCC membership fee is waived for Novice section. Reg 5:50 - 6:15pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:30pm. All: Phone registrations less than 15 minutes from the pairing time may be given a 1/2 point bye.

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Saturday Increment

4-SS, G/31; +5 EF: $15, $10 Jr/Sr/Hcap. $10 non-DCC mem fee. Prizes are 65% of EF. Reg 5:15 - 5:45 pm. Rd 1 pairings at 6:00 pm, Rest ASAP

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Year End Insanity, 10 Rd. G/30 d5. 2-SS (Play white and black against each opponent), Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr, #C, Richardson, TX 75080. EF: $40. $25 Junior/Senior/Hcapp/Birthday during tournament. Limited number of House players welcome for $2 per game. Dallas Chess Club membership required or pay $10 non member fee. $$GTD: $200-100. Class prizes (if any) depends on entries. Note that if few entries, two 5 round 2-SS may be substituted for the 10 Rd 2-SS. If so, the prizes will be determined by adding up bot 5 RD 2-SS.Reg.: 12/31 at 5pm – 5:45 pm. Rds.: Round 1 at 6:05 pm rest ASAP with hour breaks at around 12:30 am, 7:30 am and 12:30 pm. 4 points of 1/2 point Byes allowed. Byes for round 9 and 10 must be requested before round 6. ENT: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036-4719. INFO: Barbara Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com www.dallaschess.com

31       Unless otherwise state, all tournaments are at the Dallas Chess Club and require US Chess Federation membership.

Major credit cards are only accepted for Membership or major tournaments. In an emergency, we can accept credit cards with an extra service charge