Texas Scholastic Online Quick Open Chess Championships

2021 – 2022 Texas Scholastic Online Quick Open Chess Championships are open to all students, Pre-K to Grade 12 of all states. Six Rounds, G/15;+2; Round Times: 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm; 11 Sections.

Information and Registration

Personalized plaques will be awarded to the Top 8 Individuals and Top 3 Teams in each section. Prizes will be increased based on registrations for each section, at the rate of one extra award for each 10 entries exceeding 80 in any one section. For example, if a section has 120 players then the top 12 players will receive prizes.

Team scores: A team must have a minimum of two players to be eligible for team prizes. There is no maximum number of students who may play for a team. Only the top four scores count for team standings and the top four players in a team will get team awards.

The top Texas player in each section will be recognized as the Texas Champion.

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87th Annual Southwest Open

September 3 or 4 – September 6, 2021

7 Round Swiss – Open Section, Reserve Section, Novice Section Game 90 with 30 sec increment.

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rate: $99.

Registration: Open Section, Reserve Section, Novice Section

Fee: $99 if received by 8/27, else $113. $65 Senior (over 65)/Handicap/Additional family participant/reentry during event) if received by 8/27, else $79. Add $5 for credit card phone entries. Entry must be done online at www.dallaschess.com Players who do not indicate 3 day or 4 day will be put in the 3 day schedule.

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76th Annual Texas State and Amateur Championships

May 28 – 31 or May 29 – 31 2021. 7 Round Swiss – Championship and Amateur Sections

Championship Section: G/90 with 30 sec increment.

Amateur Section: G/90 with 30 sec increment

Hotel: DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Dr., Fort Worth TX 76155 HR: $89/89/89/89, 817-358-1700 or 800-228-9290 reserve by 5/14 and identify yourself as part of the Dallas Chess Club staying at the DFW Airport Marriott South. Free Parking.

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2021 US Class Championships in Houston

A US Chess National Event – July 23 – 25, 2021 – Houston, TX. A $12,500 Prize Fund (b/230 entries, 50% guaranteed). 3 or 2-Day Schedule Available. G/90 + 30-second increment (2-Day Schedule, Games 1 & 2 – G/60, 10-second delay).

MASTER & EXPERT are FIDE RATED using FIDE Rules.

July 2021 Rating Supplement used for pairings and Prizes.

Free entry for GMs and WGMs. IMs and WIMs also get free entry, but will be deducted from winnings.

PLEASE BRING YOUR CHESS SET AND CLOCK. THOSE ARE NOT PROVIDED BY THE TOURNAMENT ORGANIZERS. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, THERE WILL BE A CHESS STORE ON LOCATION SELLING CHESS RELATED ITEMS, INCLUDING THESE. 

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2021 Texas State Scholastic Chess Championships

April 3, 2021 | 7 Round Swiss System, Game 15 + 5-Second IncrementOpen to Texas Residents only!This is a US CHESS ONLINE RATED EVENT

Winners of Championship Sections, including ties, will be declared 2021 Texas State Champions.

This event will also qualify participants for a Round Robin playoff (date to be determined) for the following US Chess Invitational events:

Denker National Tournament of HS State Champions – Top 6 players in 9-12 ChampionshipBarber National Tournament of MS State Champions – Top 6 players in 6-8 ChampionshipRockefeller National Tournament of Elementary School State Champions – Top 6 players in K-5 ChampionshipHaring National Tournament of Girls State Championship – Top 2 girls in each of the 9-12, 6-8 & K-5 Championship Sections

For more information and to register, visit the tournament site: https://www.kingregistration.com/event/tcaonlinestate2021

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ChessKid.com/TCA Super Regional – Regions I, II, III

This US Chess online rated event will be held on February 13, 2021 with two sections. Elementary School section is a 7 Round Swiss System, Game 15 + 5-Second Increment. Middle/High School Section is a 5 Round Swiss System, Game 25 + 5-Second Increment. The event is open to Texas Residents living in TCA Regions I, II, & III only!

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As of February 5 registrations by region are as follows:

Section: Region 1: Region 2: Region 3: Out of Area: Total:
K-1 Championship 1 2 14 1 18
2-3 Under 500 2 4 13 1 20
2-3 Championship 2 2 13 0 17
4-5 U800 3 3 24 2 32
4-5 Championship 1 8 19 2 30
6-12 U1000 8 9 20 1 38
6-8 Championship 3 5 17 0 25
9-12 Championship 0 0 10 0 10
Total 20 32 131 7 190

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