Tournament Results

IM Zurabi Javakhadze Wins State Championship

The 2017 Texas State and Amateur Championship Tournament was held in Irving between May 26th and May 29th. The State Championship section had 41 participants with IM Zurabi Javakhadze winning with a score of 6.0/7. The Amateur Championship section had 145 participants with Jhonel Baniel and Stephen A. Hough sharing the top spot with a score of 6.0/7.

See the full results.

Texas State Champion, IM Zurabi Javakhadze

Texas State Champion, IM Zurabi Javakhadze

Scholastic Championships 2017

This year the Texas Scholastic Championships were played in two places at two different times. There was a North/Central State Tournament played in Arlington from March 3rd to March 5th and a South State Tournament played in Edinburg from March 10th to March 12th. Below are some of the Individual results.

North/Central Tournament Results

South Tournament Results

North/Central Scholastic Championship 1st Place Team from Chavez High School, Houston

North/Central Scholastic Championship 1st Place Team from Chavez High School, Houston

2015 Texas State & Amateur Championship Winners

Congratulations to GM Julio Sadorra for his success at the Texas State Championship and to Benjamin Frenkel for his success in the Amateur Championships.   Both Championships were played between May 22nd and May 25th in Fort Worth, TX.

State Championship Winner GM Julio Sadorra with Luis Salinas and Chief TD Brian Yang

State Championship Winner GM Julio Sadorra with Luis Salinas and Chief TD Brian Yang

Amateur Championship Winner Benjamin Frenkel with Luis Salinas and Chief TD Brian Yang

Amateur Championship Winner Benjamin Frenkel with
Luis Salinas and Chief TD Brian Yang

2015 Texas Masters

Texas Masters 5SS, G/90 inc/30. Dallas Chess Club, 200 S. Cottonwood Dr. #C, Richardson, TX 75080. FIDE and USCF rated but uses FIDE rules. Will use USCF ratings and rules for awarding prizes. Default late forfeiture time is one hour. TD may extend this time at TD’s discretion.  EF: USCF +2400 $90, USCF 2200-2400(or if you ever been rated 2200 USCF) $105, Fide rated 2000 and above is $140, U2200USCF/U2000Fide $175. USCF Membership Required. Texas Chess Association Membership also required for Texas players). $$b/25: 70% Guaranteed. $1600-800-400-275. U2400 $500. Reg.: 1/17:10:00-10:55 am. Rds.: Sat 11:30am, 5 pm ; Sun 11:30am, 5 pm; Mon 10 am. One bye if requested before end of round 2 and before given a full point bye or forfeit win. Players who withdraw or take a last round zero point bye are ineligible for prizes. ENT: Make/mail Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley TX, 76036-4719. INFO: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com,www.dallaschess.com NS. NC. FIDE.