December 14, 2010

2011 Texas Team Championship

More info at dallaschess.com

21-23 or 22-23 Jan 2011. Texas Team Championship, 5SS, G/90 with 30 sec. increment. University of Texas at Dallas, Galaxy Rooms At Student Union, 800 West Campbell Rd., Richardson, TX 75080. Open to 4-player teams with average rating U2200 based on Dec. 2010 rating list. One alternate allowed/optional, must be lowest rated. Incomplete teams not allowed. EF: $120/team if rec’d by Jan 7th, $140 at site. TCA memb. req. ($11 reg. $8.50 jr. U19, $1 jr. tmt), o.s.a. $$($1550 b/16 teams): 1st - $600+trophy, 2nd - $300, 1st U1900 - $300+trophy, 2nd U1900 - $150. Board prizes: Top scorer on boards 1-4:- $50+plaque. 3 day Reg.: 1/21 6:15pm – 7:00 pm. Rds.: 7:20, 2:30 – 7, 9:00- 2:45. 2 day Reg: 1/22 8 – 8:35 am, 2 day round 1 is at 9 am then merge with 3 day. Fide rated but uses USCF rules. Park on metered parking by Student Union or by UTD bookstore. Or get visitors pass at guard shack on University Drive and park on visitor’s parking. Due to construction, check website for parking updates. Recommended Hotel: Hawthorn Suites Richardson, 250 Municipal Dr., Richardson, TX 75080. 972-669-1000. HR: $79 for 1 bedroom with pullout couch, $99 for 1 bedroom plus another king bedroom plus pullout couch. Mention UTD rate to get hotel rate. Any problems booking your room, please ask for Lynn Koutney. Free hot breakfast with hotel room. ENT: Dallas Chess
Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. 214.632.9000 INFO: Barb Swafford, info@dallaschess.com www.dallaschess.com www.swchess.com. FIDE, NS, NC

December 4, 2010

TCA Region IX Scholastic Championship

Jan 15, 2011 - TCA Region IX Scholastic Championship

Hillcrest Church of Christ, 650 E. Ambler Ave., Abilene, TX EF: $15 by 1/08; $20 after 1/08 or on site. January Rating Supplement will be used. Current USCF membership required (may be obtained on site). On Site Registration: Saturday, 9:30-10 am. Schedule: 5 Rounds, 10, 11, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30. Time control: G/30. Trophies to top 2 individuals in the open section. Prizes for top individuals in ES, MS, and HS. Checks payable to Abilene Chess Club. Mail entries to Abilene Chess Club, c/o John H. Williams, 907 Ruswood Circle, Abilene, TX 79601. For tournament info, contact John H. Williams at John@TriteButTrue.com (325-672-4097). Refunds will be given only up to 1/8/2011. USCF membership is required. Proof of membership is required. Otherwise, players must join or renew their memberships.