TCA Major Events

Here are some upcoming Texas Chess Association events: 
 
2023 Texas State Scholastic Chess Championships (Super State)
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March 3 - 5, 2023.  7-SS, McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, TX 78501.  Open to Texas students only! HOTEL INFORMATION - See tournament website. February 2023 US Chess Rating Supplement used for pairings and prizes. US Chess membership required, current through March 31, 2023, or later. The Texas Chess Association (TCA) has a limited number of US Chess membership vouchers which would save participants of this event needing a membership a significant amount of money (for the US Chess membership only, not the tournament entry fee).  See tournament website for details.  ELEVEN SECTIONS:  High School (9 - 12) Championship, High School (9 - 12) JV (Under 1000), Middle School (6 - 8) Championship, Middle School (6 - 8) JV (Under 900), Middle School (6 - 8) Novice (Under 600), Elementary School (K - 5/6) Championship, Elementary School (K - 5/6) JV (Under 800), Elementary School (K - 5/6) Novice (Under 500), Primary School (K - 3) Championship. Primary School (K - 3) JV (Under 600), K - 1 Championship. For grade exceptions for schools having different grade designation for Middle or Elementary School see tournament website.  If a player does not have an established US Chess rating (over-the-board or online) in the February 2023 US Chess Rating Supplement (and is therefore "unrated"), then he/she may play in any section allowed for his/her grade.   ROUND TIMES: Varies; see tournament website.  AWARDS:  Trophies to top 20 Individuals in each of the 11 sections, Trophies to top 15 Teams in each of the 11 sections, Plus-Score Trophies for all players scoring four (4) or more points, not receiving top 20 trophies, Commemorative medals for all participants. Grand Champions Trophies to the Top five (5) Schools in each of the four major championships.  A school may win a section trophy and a Grand Champion trophy.  $6,200 in TCA Scholarships in the High School Championship Section!  Winners of Championship Sections, including ties, will be declared 2023 Texas State Champions. The winners of the top three championship sections will qualify for the 2023 US Chess National Invitational Events (Denker, Barber and Rockefeller).  The top two girls in the top three Championship Sections qualify for a playoff to determine the Texas representative at the Haring Tournament of Girls State Champions.  ENTRY FEE: $44 by midnight (Central), February 3, $56 by midnight (Central), February 24, $74 after February 24 or on site.  Withdrawals are subject to a $5 processing fee per player.  No refunds will be given for withdrawals after March 2. BYES:  Two 1/2-Point Byes allowed.  If two 1/2-point byes are requested, one of them must be for Round 1.  Bye requests must be submitted by the end of Round 2.  School chess team officials may submit team entries using a spreadsheet.  All information for players registered is required, including Name, Address, US Chess ID, Grade, Section, and Email Address (if different from person submitting registrations).  Submit team spreadsheet, with school information, to:  Barbara Swafford, TCA Treasurer,  info@dallaschess.com
TEAM ROOMS REQUEST:  See tournament website.  SIDE EVENTS: Blitz Tournament - Saturday Night, 7 pm, Two Sections:  K-6 and K-12.  Bughouse Tournament - Saturday Night, 8:30 pm, Two Sections:  K-6 and K-12.  Onsite registration only for Blitz and Bughouse.  For more information, registration, and other rules, please see https://www.kingregistration.com/event/tcasuperstate2023

 



Past TCA Events:

   88th Annual Southwest Open   Web Page 

77th Annual Texas State and Amateur     Web Page   

2021-2022 Texas Scholastic Online Open Quick     Individual    Teams

24th Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championships     Web Page

87th Annual Southwest Open         Web Page

76th Annual Texas State and Amateur    Web Page

75th Annual Texas State and Amateur        Web Page

86th Annual Southwest Open         Web Page  

2020 Texas South State Scholastic Chess Championships     Web Page

23rd Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championships    Web Page

85th Annual Southwest Open        Web Page

74thAnnual Texas State and Amateur Championships     Web Page

2019 Texas State Scholastic Chess Championships (Super State)         Web Page

2019 Region III Championships    Web Page

22nd Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championships        Web Page

South Central Regional All Women and Girls Chess Championships         Web Page

  84th Annual Southwest Open      Web Page

  73rd Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships                     Web Page

2018 North/Central Texas State Scholastic Chess Championships    Web Page

2017 Texas Masters            Web Page

2017   21st Annual North/Central Texas Grade Championships        Web Page

83rd Annual Southwest Open                  Web Page

72nd Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships        Web Page

    2017 North/Central Texas State Scholastic Championships          Web Page

20th Annual Texas Grade Championships           Web Page

82th Annual Southwest Open    Web Page 

  71st Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships                     Web Page

  2016 Texas Masters     Web Page

  19th Annual Texas Grade and Collegiate Championships      Web Page

81th Annual Southwest Open    Web Page 

70th Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships            Web Page

2015 Texas State Scholastic Championships        Web Page

2015 Texas Masters        Web Page

 18th Annual Texas Grade and Collegiate Championships          Web Page

80th Annual Southwest Open  
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2014 Texas State and Amateur Championships               Web Page


2014 Texas Scholastic Chess Championships    Web Page

2014 Texas Masters        Web Page        

 

17th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships        Web Page

17th Annual Texas K-12 Grade Championships        Web Page

79th Annual Southwest Open             Web Page

2013 Texas State and Amateur Championships               Web Page

2013 Texas State Scholastic Championships     Web Page

2013 Texas Masters        Web Page

16th Annual Texas K-12 Grade Championships     Web Page

16th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships                Web Page

78th Annual Southwest Open      Web Page

  2012 Texas State and Amateur Championships             Web Page

2012 Texas State Scholastic Championships     Web Page
15th Annual Texas Collegiate Championships      Web Page
15th Annual Texas K-12 Grade Championships     Web Page

2011 Southwest Collegiate Championships  Web Page

2011 Texas State and Amateur Championship   Web Page

 2011 Texas State Scholastic Championships Web Page

2010 Texas State and Amateur Championship   Web Page

13th Annual Texas Grade & Collegiate Championships Web Page

 

75th Annual Southwest Open   Web Page

2009 Texas State and Amateur Championship   Web Page

2009 JG'S OLD-FASHIONED HAMBURGERS TEXAS MASTERS & Class www.swchess.com.  NS NC W

2009 Texas Team Championship. www.sanantoniochess.com

2008 Texas Women's Open Chess Championship

http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/search/label/Texas%20Women%27s%20Open%20Championship

2008 Texas Girls Scholastic Chess Tournament Flyer

  2008 12th Annual Texas K-12 Grade & Collegiate Championships. Final Standings

  2008 74th Annual Southwest Open   Web Page

  2008 Texas State and Amateur Championship  Web Site

2007 11th Annual Texas K-12 Grade & Collegiate Championships Final Standings

2007 TCA Texas Girls Scholastics Final Standings

  2007 73rd Southwest Open Final Standings

Texas State and Amateur Championship    Final Standings         Web Page

2007 Texas State Scholastic Championships

 2007 Texas Team Championship http://home.satx.rr.com/sachess/07txtmad.htm

  2006 72nd Southwest Open Final Standings

2006 Texas State and Amateur Championship. Final Standings and Web Page 

2006 Texas JG's Old-Fashioned Hamburgers Texas Masters & Class Championships Final Standings

2006 Texas Scholastic Championships Final Standings

2005 9th Annual Texas K-12 Grade & Collegiate Championships. Final Standings

2005 TCA Texas Girls Scholastics http://www.rgvtxchess.org/texasgirlsscholastics.htm

  2005 71st Southwest Open Final Standings

    Southwest Open Scholastic One Day Tournament Final Standings

  2005 Texas Team Championships Texas Team Championship, in San Antonio

  2005 Texas State and Amateur Championship Final Standings

  2005 Southwest Collegiate Championships and Texas Scholastic Championships Final Standings

  2004 Texas Grades K-12 & Collegiate Championship Final Standings

  2004 Texas Girls Scholastic Chess Championships               

  2004 Southwest Open

  2004 Texas State and Amateur Championship 

2004 Texas Action Championship Final Standings  

2004 Texas Scholastic Chess Championship Results