The oldest chess tournament in Texas and TCA’s premier event begins September 1 at the Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The three-section event also features three side events, including the Southwest Scholastic Chess Championships, a blitz event, and a GM Simul.

  • 7SS – US Chess Rated – GPP: 60
  • G/90 + 30-second Increment (All Sections)
  • Open & Reserve sections are FIDE Rated
  • (using FIDE rules)
  • US Chess Regular Ratings, September 2023 US Chess Rating Supplement, used for section eligibility. US Chess rules used for pairing all sections.