TX Grade 2004 Team/Meeting Rooms Pre-Registrations Results SW Chess Home

This Tournament is organized and run by the Dallas Chess Club. Southwest Chess Enterprizes is providing web space.

8th Annual Texas Grade and Collegiate Championships

November 20 and 21, 2004.

(Side Event on Friday November 19th.)

Marriott Plano Dallas at Legacy Town Center  map
7120 N Dallas Parkway
Plano, TX 75024.

800-228-9290 or 972-473-6444. Mention Chess for special Hotel rate: $75/$75. Reserve By 11/05. Note that The Marriott Plano Dallas At Legacy Town Center is giving the Dallas Chess Club $3 for every hotel room sold at the Chess rate. This rebate is being used to pay for hotel expenses such as microphones, internet connections and food for the staff.

6 Rounds Swiss System Chess Tournament (no elimination.)

Open to Texas Residents and/or Texas Schools.

USCF rated. USCF membership is required. TCA membership is also required.

14 separate tournaments, 1 per grade, kindergarten through 12th plus college section. Players must play in their grades. Playing up to a higher or lower grade level is not permitted.

Winner of the 12th Grade section wins a 4 year scholarship to The University of Texas at Dallas.

(Winner must meet entrance requirements and follow team rules.)

 

Trophies to top 10 individuals and top 5 teams in each section. (Note that some sections that had over 60 players last year will have top 15 individual.)

Top 3 players in the section is added for team scores. No more than two teams per grade may be entered. If entering more than one team per grade, the teams must be predefined and may be paired against each other.

Entry Fee is $28 if postmark by 11/10 else $36 afterward.

Do not mail after 11/10 as it may not be received.

Click for online registration.

Click for printable registration form (requires Adobe Acrobat.)

Mail entries/Make checks payable to:  Dallas Chess Club

C/O Susan Breeding

7909 La Guardia Drive

Plano TX 75025

972.208.1802 Do not call nor email after November 17, 2004.

Click to email for more info.

Limited number of team rooms available.

Entries must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade and school. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee of $36.

Registration/Check in for Friday, November 19 from 7 pm - 9pm.

Registration/Check in for Saturday, November 20 from  7:30 am -  8:30 am.

Saturday registration may require a 1/2 point first round bye.

One pt bye available, any round, if requested before rd. 2 and before any full point bye is awarded.

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6
Date Sat. 11/20 Sat. 11/20 Sat. 11/20 Sat. 11/20 Sun. 11/21 Sun. 11/21
Time 9:30 am 12:00 pm 2:05 pm 4:10 pm 10 am 1 pm
Time Control G/45 G/45 G/45 G/60 G/60 G/60

4 round G/30 Open tourney Fri. 7:30 pm. This G/30 tournament has three sections: Open, U1400 and U750. EF: $10, $$$65% of entry fees. 

Bughouse tourney Sat. 8:35pm. EF: $20. Trophy prizes.

Parent/Child team tourney Sat. 6:35pm. EF: $10/team. Trophy prizes.

The tournament will be run under the USCF Rules of Chess, 5th E.

Click for TD corner explaining changes from 4th E. to 5th E.

NS, NC, W, rule variation 11H1.

Team Tiebreaks: Total individual cumulative, Total Solkoff, Total Sonnenborn-Berge, Total Kashdan.

Latest version of Swiss Sys will be used. Pairings created by this program are considered legal and may stand even if a pairing is not ideal. This is especially true if pairings have been posted. Current version is at 6.081

Click for United States Chess Federation Introduction to Rated Tournaments.

Click for United States Chess Federation's How to keep score.

TLA:

November 20-21, 2004

  8th Annual Texas K-12 Grade & Collegiate Championships. 6SS, Rds 1-3 G/45, Rds 4-6 G/60. Marriott Plano Dallas at Legacy Town Center, 7120 N Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX 75024. 800-228-9290 or 972-473-6444. Mention Chess for HR: $75/$75. Res. By 11/05. Open to TX residents & schools. 14 separate tournaments, one per grade (K-12) plus college. Open to Texas residents or players going to Texas Schools. Trophies to top 10 ind. & top 5 teams (top three players added for team scores, no more than 2 teams per school in each grade.)  Winner of 12th Grade Section wins a 4 year scholarship to The University of Texas at Dallas, worth up to $20,000. Scholarship winner must meet UTD entrance requirements and follow team rules.  EF: $28 if postmarked by 11/10. $36 at site. Do not mail after 11/10 as your entry may not be received. Entries to Dallas Chess Club, c/o Susan Breeding, 7909 La Guardia Drive, Plano TX 75025. Entry Form must include Name, USCF ID (or new/pending), grade & school and school location. Incomplete entries will be charged at site entry fee. Email: susanbreeding@hotmail.com Fax: 972.491.1897. Reg. Fri 11/19 from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Reg. Sat.11/20 at 7:30am-8:30am. Sat. registration may require a pt. 1st rd. bye. Sat. rds 9:30-12:00-2:05-4:10. Sun. rds 10-1:15. One pt bye available, any round, if requested before end of rd. 2.online registration: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1152089. Team rooms available. Info: Susan Breeding, 972.208.1802.  Side events: 4 rd G/30 open tournament on 11/19 at 7:30 pm. This G/30 tournament has three sections: Open, U1400 and U750. EF: $10, $$$65% of entry fees. Bughouse Open Tournament Sat. 8:35 pm. EF: $20/team. Trophy prizes.  Parent/Child team tourney Sat. 6:35 pm. EF: $10/team. Trophy prizes.  NS, NC, W.