March 28, 2007

2007 Texas State and Amateur Championship


Update: See the Official Announcement on the dallaschess.com website.


May 25-28, 2007
7 Round Swiss, $8350 prize fund (b/175)

Hilton Americas Hotel
1600 Lamar, Houston, TX 77010

Championship Section

  • Open to players rated over 2000 (USCF or FIDE)
  • Rounds 1-3 G/90 with 30 sec increment
  • Rounds 4-7 G/120 with 30 sec increment
  • FIDE rated, but uses USCF rules
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd: $1000-500-250
    • Under 2400: $300
    • Under 2200: $800-400
Amateur Section:
  • Open to players rated under 2000 or unrated.
  • Rounds 1-7 : 30/90 SD/60. (Round 1 of 3 day schedule is G/120)
  • Prizes:
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd: $800-400-200
    • Under 1800: $600-300-150
    • Under 1600: $500-250-125
    • Under 1400: $500-250-125
    • Under 1200: $400
    • Under 1000: $300
    • Unrated: $200 (foreign unrated must play in Championship section)
Schedule:
  • 4-day: Fri 7:45pm; Sat 2:30, 8:30; Sun 10:00am, 4:00; Mon 9:00am, 2:30
  • 3-day: Round 1 Sat 10am, then merge with 4-day schedule
  • Up to two ½ point byes available if requested before round 2. Byes for both round 6 and 7 not permitted.
Entry Fees:
  • $69 if received by 5/17. $80 at site. Add $5 for CC phone entries.
  • $45 junior (under 19), senior (over 65), handicap. $55 if received after 5/17.
  • Mail entries (with payment) to:
    • Dallas Chess Club
    • c/o Susan Breeding
    • 7909 La Guardia Dr
    • Plano, TX 75025
K-12 Scholastic Event (Saturday May 26):
  • 5-round swiss (rounds 1-3 G/30, rounds 4-5 G/45)
  • Entry fee: $26 by 5/18, $39 after. CC phone entries add $5
  • Onsite registration 8:15-8:45am
  • Round 1 at 9:30am, rest ASAP with short lunch break
  • Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 under 750
  • Prizes: Trophies to top 12 individuals, 5 teams in each section. Medals to plus scores who do not win a trophy.
Hotel Rates:
  • $85 (reserve by 5/11 and ask for chess rates)
  • 800-774-1500 or 713-739-8000
For more information, contact Susan Breeding, 214-632-9000.