The biggest TCA event of the year takes place Feb 18-19 in Dallas! More information, including links to online registration, is available at the tournament website. Discounted hotel rates are available until Jan 27, so make your reservations soon!
GM Timur Gareev (2743!) topped a field of 142 players at the Austin Chess Club Championship last weekend. Gareev scored a perfect 5-0, good for first place and $600.
NM Arvind Jayaraman finished in second place ($300) with 4.5 points. Alexander Quach won the U1800 section ($400) with 4.5 points and Jeff Little won the U1500 section ($250) with 5 points.
Crosstables are online at the Austin Chess Club website. Thanks to Lori Balkum for running a fabulous tournament!