March 5, 2010

2010 Texas State Championship

Here's the official TLA for the 2010 Texas State Championship. I'll add links to the official site and online registration once they're available.

May 28-31 or 29-31 Texas State and Amateur Championship 7SS, Crowne Plaza Dallas Near the Galleria,14315 Midway Road, Addison, TX 75001 http://www.cpgalleria-nr.crowneplaza.com 972-980-8877 or 800-972-2518 $$8350 b/175 full entries 75% Guaranteed, 2 Sections and scholastic side events: Championship (Open to players with USCF or Fide ratings of 2000 or greater and last year's Amateur Champion. This section is Fide rated but uses USCF rules.) Rds 1-3 G/90 + 30 sec increment, Rds 4-7 G/120 + 30 sec increment: $$1000-500-250, U2400 $500, X $700-300. Amateur: U2000 & unrated. Rds 1-7 30/90 SD/1, Rd 1 of 3 day is G/120 (deduct 5 min. for delay). $$800-400-200. B $$600-300-150, C $500-250-125, U1400 $500-250-125, U1200 $400, U1000 $300 Unrated $200. Both: TCA membership required. Other States Accepted. EF: $74 if received by 5/21, $85 at site. $65 Junior(U19) if received by 5/21 else $77 (juniors count as 90% toward base), Senior(over 65)/Handicapped/additional family participant $45 if receive by 5/21 else $60 (Senior /Handicap/ Additional family particpant counts 60% toward base). Add $5 for CC phone entries; pre-reg requires pre-paymt. After 5/26 all registration and changes on site only; all changes including withdrawals, $10 after 5/26. 4 day: reg Friday 5/28, 6:15pm-7:15. Rds Fri: 7:45, Sat: 2:30pm-8:00, Sun: 10am-4:00, Mon: 9am-2:30. 3 day: Reg Sat 5/29 9-9:30 am, Rd 1 at 10 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Championship section. Registrations that do not indicate 4 or 3 day schedule will be put in the 3 day. HR: $84/84/84/84. 800-972-2518 reserve by 5/11 and ask for Dallas Chess Tournament rate. free parking. Up to two ½ pt byes available if requested before rd 2, but byes for both rd 6 AND 7 is not permitted. K-12 Scholastic on Saturday, 5/29. 5-SS, Rds 1-3 G/30, Rds 4-5 G/45, EF: $28 by 5/21, $40 after; CC phone entries add $5. Pre-reg. requires pre-paymt. After 5/26 all registration and changes on site only; all changes $10 after 5/26. No refunds after 5/27, $10 handling fee for refunds before 5/27. Entries do not count toward base in Championship and Amateur. Registration 8:15-8:45 am, Rd 1 at 9:30 am, rest ASAP with small lunch break. Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U750. Prizes: Trophies to Top 12 individuals, 5 teams in each section. K-12 U750 also top 3 unrateds. Medals to plus scores who do not win a trophy. Ent: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com www.dallaschess.com NS. NC. W. FIDE