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8th Annual Ken Smith Memorial Open

November 28-30 or 29-30, 2000

DFW Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle   Map

3300 Championship Parkway, Fort Worth 76177

Hotel Rates $89/$89/$89/$89. Call (888)-236-2427, 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 Thanksgiving. 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 Fort Worth, 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: 30, 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 ($8400 based on 200 full entries, Junior Entry Fees count 90% toward base, Senior/Handicapped/Additional Family member/Unrated/Re-entries counts 60% toward base. Scholastic section entries do not count. 3/4 of prizes guarenteed):

Open: $900-$500-$250,  U2400 $550,   U2200 $500-$125.

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

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

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

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

U1200: $400-$200-$125, U1100 $125, U900 $125.

Unrated: $200-$100.

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Entry Fees

Type 2 day by 11/20 3 day by 11/20

after 11/20

Counts Toward Base
Regular $78 $79 $90 100%
Senior (over 65 years) $43 $44 $55 60%
Junior (under 19 years) $70 $71 $80 90%
Handicapped $43 $44 $55 60%
Additional Family Member $43 $44 $55 60%
Unrated $43 $44 $55 60%
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)

$55

60%

 

Round Times

3 day Registration on Friday, 11/28 from 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
2 day Registration on Saturday, 11/29 from 8:35 am - 9:05 am
  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
2 day 11/29, 9:30 am

Sections merge, see merged schedule

3 day 11/28, 7:35 pm

Sections merge, see merged schedule

Merged   11/29, 2 pm 11/29 7 pm 11/30, 8:30 am 11/30, 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 Senior TD  Ben Wheeler.  Assistant TD will be Senior TD Dan DeLeon.

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. 28-30 or 29-30   8th Annual Ken Smith Memorial Open   GPP: 30   Texas

5SS, Open: G/90 with 30 sec increment, Rest: 30/90, SD/1 (Rest 2-day options rd 1 G/120). DFW Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle, 3300 Championship Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76177 HR: $89-89, (888)-236-2427, reserve by 10/26 or rate may increase, mention Dallas Chess. Open is Fide rated but uses USCF rules. $$8,400 base on 200 full entries (excludes scholastic), 75% GTD. 7 $$ 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 11/20, $90 thereafter/site; Junior (U19) 3-Day $71, 2-day $70 mailed by 11/20, else $80, Junior (19) counts 90% toward base; Seniors(over 65), Handicap, additional family member and unrated 3-day $44, 2-day $43 if mailed by 11/20 else $55, these count %60 toward base. GM's free if complete tournament & turn in legible scoresheets, $80 deducted from prize. GM's must register at site. Re-entry $55 counts 60% toward base. Re-entry not allowed in open section. 3-day: Reg.: Fri. 6:15-7:15pm, Rds.: 11/28 7:35pm, 11/29 2pm-7, 11/30 8:30am-2. 2-day: Reg.: 11/29 8:35-9:05am, Rd 1: 9:30am then merge with 3 day. Open: $900-500-250, U2400: $550, U2200: $500-125. U2000: $600-300-125, U1900: $125. U1800: $600-300-125, U1700: $125. U1600: $550-250-125, U1500 $125. U1400: $500-200-125, U1300 $125. U1200: $400-200-125, U1100 $125, U900 $125. Unrated: $200-$100. online reg: www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1637832. Note that Active.com charges a small fee. CCA min. ratings. Up to two 1/2 pt. byes if requested before end of Rd. 2, but not for BOTH 4th & 5th Rd. K-12 Scholastic on Fri. 11/28 see DFW 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. WCL JGP.