TCA Major Events

Here are some upcoming Texas Chess Association events: 

Sept 3 6 or Sept 4-6 2021                Web Page

87th Annual Southwest Open GPP: 60 Enhanced Texas. 7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc. Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $99. Reserve at 972-929-8181 or at 800-446-6677 mention group Name Dallas Chess Club or group code DCC by 8/2. Or see hotel booking link on tournament website. After 8/2 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport.

Tournament has 3 Sections. Open Section: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes. Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, U2200 $750. There will be a special college prize(s) depending on entries. Reserve Section: Open to U2000. $ This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $ 800-400-200. Class Prizes will be determined at tournament based on entries. Unrateds may play in this section. Novice Section: Opened to U1400 and Unrated. This section is USChess rated only. $$ $500. Class Prizes (if any) will be determined at tournament based on entries. Note that TD may start White’s clock at the start of each round.

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. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant extend the time. (Note that the clock will keep running.)

Texas Chess Association membership required. Other states accepted. Note that the floor will be closed during the round. Other Covid -19 rules will be in effect such as masks must be worn. See www.dallaschess.com   EF: $99 if received by 8/27, else $113. EF for Senior/ Handicap/ Additional family participant/ re-entry $65 by 8/27 else $79. (Reentry not allowed in Open Section,) 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: Rounds. Fri.: 7:10 pm, 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. 9/4 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 9/5 at 8:30 am.

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.

    



Past TCA Events:

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