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7th Annual Ken Smith Memorial Open

November 23-25 or 24-25, 2007

Austin Airport Marriott South  map

4415 South IH-35,  Austin TX 78744

Hotel Rates $79/$79/$79/$79. Call (800)-228-9290, mention Dallas Chess to get rate. Reserve by 11/19 or rate may go up. As a Thankgiving Present, the Marriott will offer the chess rate until and including the weekend. This is of course if the hotel does not sell out. So please make your reservations if you plan to stay at the hotel.

Note that if you desire more tournaments in Austin, then it is important to stay at the hotel, even if it is only for one night.

5 round Swiss: Open G/90 with 30 second increment

All other sections: 30/90, SD/1 (note that 2 day option round 1 is Game/120).

GGP: 40, Open section is Fide rated, but uses USCF Rules.

Seven Sections: Open, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1200 and Unrated.  Note that Unrated and U1600 sections may be merged, but if so, unrated only eligible for Unrated prizes and class pairings may be possible.  CCA minimum ratings will be used.

 

Prizes ($8200 based on 200 full entries, discounted entries count as 3/4, re-entries cound 1/2. Scholastic section entries do not count. $4100 guarenteed):

Open: $900-$500-$225,  U2400 $600,   U2200 $500-$150.

U2000: $600-$300-$125, U1900 $100.

U1800: $600-$300-$125, U1700 $100.

U1600: $550-$$250-$125, U1500 $100.

U1400: $500-$200-$125, U1300 $100.

U1200: $400-$200-$125, U1100 $100.

Unrated: $200-$100.

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Entry Fees

Type 2 day by 11/19 3 day by 11/19

after 11/19

Regular $78 $79 $90
Senior (over 65 years) $53 $54 $65
Junior (under 19 years) $53 $54 $65
Handicapped $53 $54 $65
Unrated $53 $54 $65
GMs (if complete tournament and turn in legible score sheet, and must register in timely manner) Free ($70 deducted from prize)

Re-Entry (not allowed in Open Section)

$40

 

Round Times

3 day Registration on Friday, 11/23 from 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
2 day Registration on Saturday, 11/24 from 8:35 am - 9:05 am
  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
2 day 11/24, 9:30 am

Sections merge, see merged schedule

3 day 11/23, 7:35 pm

Sections merge, see merged schedule

Merged   11/24, 2 pm 11/24 7 pm 11/25, 8:30 am 11/25, 2 pm

 

Two 1/2 point byes allowed, but 1/2 point byes for both rounds 4 and 5 is/are not allowed. Byes must be requested before the second round and before receiving a full point bye.

 

Rule Variations used for this tournament:

 

Chief TD will be NTD Francisco Guadalupe.

Info: info@dallaschess.com, 214-632-9000.

Mail Entries (Make Checks out to Dallas Chess Club):

                                Dallas Chess Club
                                212 S Cottonwood Dr, #A
                                Richardson TX  75080

 

TLA for this event:

Nov. 23-25 or 24-25, 2007        GPP: 45 Texas
7th Annual Ken Smith Memorial Open. 5SS, Open: G/90 with 30 sec increment, Rest: 30/90, SD/1 (Rest 2-day options rd 1 G/120). Austin Airport Marriott South, 4415 South IH-35, Austin, TX 78744 HR: $79-79-79-79, (800)-228-9290, res. by 11/19, mention Dallas Chess. $$8,200 base on 200 full entries (excludes scholastic), $4100 GTD. 7 $$ sections. Note that Unrated section may be merged with U1600 section, but in that case, unrateds only eligible for unrated prizes and class pairings possible. EF: 3-day $79, 2-day $78 mailed by 11/17, $90 thereafter/site. GM's free if complete tournament & turn in legible scoresheets, $70 deducted from prize. GM's must register at site. Discounted EF: $25 less to Unrated, Jrs. U19, Seniors over 65, & Handicap players. Only 1 discount per player. Discounted ef players count as 3/4 entry. Re-entry $40 counts as half entry. Re-entry not allowed in open section. 3-day: Reg: Fri. 6:15-7:15pm, Rds: 11/23 7:35pm, 11/24 2pm-7, 11/25 8:30am-2. 2-day: Reg: 11/24 8:35-9:05am, Rd 1: 9:30am then merge with 3 day.  Open: $900-500-225, U2400- $500, U2200- $500-150. U2000: $600-300-125, U1900- $100. U1800: $600-300-125, U1700- $100. U1600: $550-250-125,U1500 $100. U1400: $500-200-125, U1300 $100. U1200: $400-200-125, U1100 $100. Unrated: $200-$100. online reg: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1488159  CCA min. ratings. Up to two 1/2 pt. byes if requested before Rd. 2, but not for BOTH 4th & 5th Rd. K-12 Scholastic on 11/23 see Austin K-12 Championships ad elsewhere. Ent: Dallas Chess Club,  212 S Cottonwood Dr, #A, Richardson TX 75080. Ph: 214.632.9000.  Info: info@dallaschess.com or www.swchess.com NS NC W FIDE.