Intercollegiate Open/Class Scholastic U20 Pairings Standings

2008 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championships

December 27 - 30, 2008

Dallas Fort Worth Airport Marriott South

4151 Centreport Boulevard

Fort Worth, Texas 76155 Map

Room rate is $79/$79/$79/$79. Reserve by 12/12 or rate may increase. Call 800-228-9290 to make hotel reservations. Mention Pan American Chess Championships to get group rate.

Or you may use this link to make hotel reservations online: http://marriott.com/dfwam?groupCode=panpana&app=resvlink

 

Eligibility: Please visit this page to see the complete College Eligibility Requirements.

Team Format: 4 player Teams, up to 2 Alternates, Traditional 6 round Fix Roster Swiss Tournament. Open to College and Universities teams (at least two players) from North and South America including the Caribbean.  Teams ust supply letter from University stating that the players meet eligibility requirements.

Time Control: Game/120 with a 30 second increment. Notation is required throughout the games.  Monroi Units (Electronic Scoresheets may be provided and must be used.)

Tournament is Fide and USCF rated, but uses United States Chess Federation Rules.

Entry Fees:  Priority Registration by December 2, 2008 $200 per team;  After December 2, 2008, $225 per team.

For additional Information contact Barbara Swafford, 214-632-9000.

Click for Online Registration  (note that Active.com charges a fee.) (under construction)

Coach/Captain must hand in proposed team roster changes one hour before the beginning of the Round

Round Times

Round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Award Ceremony
Start time 6 pm 10 am 5 pm 10 am 5 pm 9 am 3 - 4 pm
Date 12/27 12/28 12/28 12/29 12/29 12/30 12/30

 

Prizes
Place Monetary Trophy or Plaque
1st Team $1250 Trophy
2nd Team $750 Trophy
3rd Team $600 Trophy
4th Team $400 Trophy
5th Team $250 Trophy
Top International Team $500 Trophy
2nd International Team   Trophy
3rd International Team   Trophy
Division I Champ (Team rated 2200 or above)   Trophy
Division II Champ (Team rated 2000-2199)   Trophy
Division III Champ (Team rated 1800-1999)   Trophy
Division IV Champ (Team Rated below 1800)   Trophy
Top Board 1 $100 Plaque
Top Board 2 $100 Plaque
Top Board 3 $100 Plaque
Top Board 4 $100 Plaque
Top Alternate   Plaque

 

Make Checks Payable to/Mail Checks:

Dallas Chess Club

C/O Barbara Swafford

2709 Longhorn Trail

Crowley  TX  76036

 


Official TLA for events:

December 27-30, Texas

2008 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Tournament

Location: DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76155. HR: $79/79/79/79. http://marriott.com/dfwam?groupCode=panpana&app=resvlink, or call 800-228-9290 reserve by 12/5 (or rate could go up) and ask for Pan American Intercollegiate Chess rate. Free Parking. Tournament Dates: December 27-30, 2008. Intercollegiate Tournament Format: 4 Player Teams, up to 2 Alternates, traditional 6 round Swiss Tournament, Game/120 with a 30 second increment. Coach/captain must hand in proposed team roster changes one hour before the beginning of the round. Rounds: Rd. 1: 12/27 6 pm, Rd. 2: 12/28 10 am, Rd. 3: 5 pm, Rd 4: 12/29 10 am, Rd 5: 5 pm, and Rd 6: 12/30 9 am. Open to: College and University teams (at least two Players) from North and South America including the Caribbean. Teams must supply letter from University stating that the players meet eligibility requirements. Entry Fees: Priority Registration by December 2, 2008 - $200 per team. After December 2,  2008 $225 per team. Prizes: 1st place team = $1250, 2nd place team = $750, 3rd place team = $600, 4th place team = $400, 5th place team = $250, Top International Team = $500, Top 4 boards = $100 each. Team Trophies: Division I Champion 2200 and above, Division II Champ 2000-2199, Division III Champion 1800-1999, Division IV Champion Under 1800, Top 5 teams, Top 3 International Teams, Top four Boars, and Top Alternate. Tournament is Fide Rated but uses USCF rules. For Additional information or online registration go to: www.swchess.com or contact Barbara Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036.   NS NC W Fide.

 

December 27-30, Texas

2008 Pan American Under 20 Scholastic Chess Championships.       Location: DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76155. HR: $79/79/79/79. http://marriott.com/dfwam?groupCode=panpana&app=resvlink, or call 800-228-9290 reserve by 12/5 (or rate could go up) and ask for Pan American Intercollegiate Chess rate. Free Parking. Tournament Dates: December 27-30, 2008. Under 20 years old Scholastic Tournament Format: Open to players under 20 years old who are not yet enrolled in college. This is a 6 round Swiss, Game/120 with a 30 second increment. Rounds: Rd. 1: 12/27 6 pm, Rd. 2: 12/28 10 am, Rd. 3: 5 pm, Rd 4: 12/29 10 am, Rd 5: 5 pm, and Rd 6: 12/30 9 am. Entry Fees: Priority Registration by December 2, 2008: $35. After December 2, 2008: $50. Prizes: Four-year scholarship to The University of Texas at Dallas to winner. Winner must meet UTD entrance requirement and follow team rules. UTD is sole judge as to who wins the scholarship. Top 10 trophies, medal to all participants. For Additional information or online registration go to: www.swchess.com or contact Barbara Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036.

  

December 27-30,  Texas 

 2008 Pan American Class Championships.

Location: DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76155. HR: $79/79/79/79. http://marriott.com/dfwam?groupCode=panpana&app=resvlink, or call 800-228-9290 reserve by 12/5 (or rate could go up) and ask for Pan American Intercollegiate Chess rate. Free Parking. Tournament Dates: December 27-30, 2008. Tournament Format: 6 round Swiss System. 7 Sections.  Open: Open to all, U2000: Open to 1999 & under. Unrateds may play in this section but not be eligible for prizes. U1800: Open to 1799 & under. Unrateds may play in this section but not be eligible for prizes. U1600/Unrateds: Open to 1599 & under. Unrateds play in this section. Unrated may only win unrated prizes that are determined by unrated entry fees. The unrated entry fees do not apply for U1600 prizes. U1400: Open to 1399 & under.  Unrateds may not play in this section. U1200:  Open to 1199 & under. Unrateds may not play in this section. U1000: Open to 999 & under. Unrateds may not play in this section. Rounds: Rd. 1: 12/27 6 pm, Rd. 2: 12/28 10 am, Rd. 3: 5 pm, Rd 4: 12/29 10 am, Rd 5: 5 pm, and Rd 6: 12/30 9 am. Entry Fees: Priority Registration by December 14, 2008: $60. After December 14, 2008: $75. Prizes: Open: 1st= $600, 2nd = $300, 3rd = $200, 1st U2200 = $400, 2nd U2200 $200.  For all other sections (U2000, U1800 etc.) 60% returned as prizes (30% for 1st, 20% for 2nd and 10% for 3rd). Additional Info: One bye available if requested by end of round 2. However players in the Pan Am Intercollegiate may have byes any time as long as requested 45 minutes before round starts AND as long as they are paired in the Pan American Intercollegiate. Open section is Fide rated but uses USCF rules. Sections may be combined if there is a low turnout in one of the sections. More info: www.swchess.com or contact Barbara Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com  Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036.  Fide NS NC W