TCA Major Events

TCA Major Events

Here are some upcoming Texas Chess Association events:
 

A Heritage Event!   US Chess Junior Grand Prix

30 Aug – 3 Sep (International Section) or 31 Aug, or Sep 1 - 3 Sept 2018                Web Page

84th Annual Southwest Open   GPP: 150 Enhanced   Texas.  9SS International section only or 7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc. Rd 1 of 3 day is G/60; d5 and 3 day rd 1 is not Fide rateable for U2300 section. Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $89 for 1 person, $99 for two people, $109 for 3 people and $119 for 4 people in a room. Room includes breakfast. Reserve at 972-929-8181 by 8/8 and ask for the rate SOU. After 8/7 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Tournament has 4 Sections and scholastic side events:

International Section: (This section is Fide Rated and uses Fide Rules. USCF rules used for awarding prizes. GM & IM norms possible!. Prizes $6000 G: $$2400-1200-600-400-250, U2400 $$800-400. EF: GMs, foreign IMs, 2500+: $25; Above FIDE 2000 or USCF 2200: $200 by 8/24 else $225; Rest $400 by 8/24 else $425. FIDE ratings used for EF / pairings /prizes. Tournament will be run using FIDE Rules. Non-USA Federation players must have/provide a FIDE ID number or they cannot play. (New players can get a FIDE ID number for their Country’s Federation.)  May use accelerated pairings if in the opinion of the Chief Arbiter, IA Francisco Guadalupe, this would improve norm chances. Reg 8/33 6:00pm - 6:55 pm, Rds: Thurs. 8/30 at 7:20pm, Fri.8/31 at 1 pm & 7:20 pm, Sat. 9/1 at 2:10 pm  & 7:20 pm, Sun. 9/3 at 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, and Mon. 9/4 at 9:20 am & 2:20 pm.

U2300 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. $$ 800-400, U2100 $600-300 base on 200 players in U2300, Reserve and Novice. International and scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

Reserve Section: U2000. $$ 800-400-200. B $600-300-150, U1600 $500-250-125. base on 200 players in U2300, Reserve and Novice sections. International and scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

Novice Section: U1400 and Unrated. $$ $500-250-125, E $400-200, U1000 $300-150 Unrated $200 base on 200 players in U2300, Reserve and Novice sections. International and scholastic sections do not count toward based on.

All 3 (U2300, 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. EF: $89 if received by 8/24, else $99. $82 Junior(U19) if received by 8/24 else $90 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant /Birthday during event/re-entry, $55 if received by 8/24 else $65 (Senior/Handicap/Additional family participant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/28/18 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 8/28/18. 4 day: Reg. Friday 8/31, 6:15 pm-6:50. Rds. Fri.: 7:20, Sat.: 2:10 pm & 7:20, Sun: 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, Mon.: 9:20 am & 2:20 pm. 3 day: Reg. Sat. 9/1, 8-8:25 am, Rd. 1 at 9 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in U2300 section. Tournament may use CCA rules for foreign ratings and for minimum ratings. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. Up to two ½-pt byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. Tournament reserves the right to use an analog clock with equivalent time control under special circumstances (not in U2300 section). Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 9/2 at 8:30 am. 

K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 9/1. 5-SS, G/30, d/5, EF: $31 by 8/24, $46 thereafter; Pre-reg. requires pre-payment. After 8/29/17 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 8/29/18. No refunds after 8/29/18, $10 handling fee for refunds before 8/30/18. Entries do not count toward base in Under 24, Reserve and Novice. Registration: 9:15-9:45 am, Rd. 1 at 10:20 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1000. Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, five teams in each section. K-12 U1000 also top three unrateds. Medals to Players who do not win a trophy. ALL: Ent: Texas Chess Association, 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.



Past TCA Events:

  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