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2011 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championships

December 27 - 30, 2011

Dallas Fort Worth Airport Marriott South

4151 Centreport Boulevard

Fort Worth, Texas 76155 Map

Room rate is $84/$84/$84/$84. Reserve by 12/5 or rate may increase. Call 800-228-9290 to make hotel reservations. Mention Pan American Chess to get group rate.

Or you may use this link to make hotel reservations online: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dfwam-dfw-airport-marriott-south/?toDate=12/31/11&groupCode=paipaia&fromDate=12/26/11&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 must supply letter from University stating that the players meet eligibility requirements.

Time Control: Game/90 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 1, 2011 $240 per team;  After December 1, 2011, $295 per team.

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

Click for Online Registration  (note that Active.com charges a fee): http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1997078

Reception Hosted by UTDallas for the Collegiate players, coaches and sponsors at 5 pm on 12/27 in Trinity Ballroom.

US Chess Federation College Chess Committee meeting on 12/29 at 8:30 am in Centreport Room.

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 $1400 Trophy
2nd Team $800 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) $400 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:

Dec. 27-30   2011 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championship   Texas

Location: DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76155. HR: $84/84/84/84. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dfwam-dfw-airport-marriott-south/?toDate=12/31/11&groupCode=paipaia&fromDate=12/26/11&app=resvlink or call 800-228-9290 reserve by 12/5 (or rate could go up) and ask for Pan American Chess rate. Free Parking. Tournament Dates: December 27-30, 2011. Intercollegiate Tournament Format: 4 Player Teams, up to 2 Alternates, traditional 6 round Swiss Tournament, Game/90 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 1, 2011 - $240 per team. After December 1, 2011 $295 per team. Prizes: 1st place team = $1400, 2nd place team = $800, 3rd place team = $600, 4th place team = $400, 5th place team = $250, Top International Team = $500, Top Division II Team = $400, Top 4 boards = $100 each. Team Trophies or Plaques: 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. Chess Magnet School JGP.