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2006 US Junior Open

July 21-23, 2006

Marriott Dallas/Addison Quorum

14901 Dallas Parkway

Dallas TX 75254

972.661.2800 or 800.228.9290

Hotel Rates: $84/$84/$84/$84. Metion Dallas Chess to get rates.

If you have problems getting a reservation or the room you want please call Ike Iwunnah, Senior Event Manager at 972.687.7485

6 round Swiss System, G/120.  No elimination.

Entry Fee is $45 if postmark by 7/7/06, $60 if postmarked by 7/19/06, $70 afterward and on site. Make checks payable to Dallas Chess Club. Mail to Susan Breeding, 7909 La Guardia Drive, Plano TX 75025.

Three Sections: Under 21 years old, Under 15 years old and Under 11 years old.  Ages are as off 1/1/2006.

Two half point byes allowed if requested before end of Round 2; byes for both rounds 5 and 6 not allowed.

US Chess Federation Membership required. Memberships sold on site.

Click for Online Entry.  Note that active.com charges a small fee.

Click for Tournament Flyer.       Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Registration/Check in Friday July 21 from 10 am to Noon.

Opening Ceremony on Friday at 1 pm.


Round Times

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6
7/21 7/21 7/22 7/22 7/23 7/23
1:30 pm 7 pm 9 am 2 pm 9 am 2 pm


Prizes Under21: $300-$150-$100-$50; Trophies to Top 10 Individuals, Trophies to top age 19, 18, 17, 16, and Under 15. Top winner of U21 is seeded in 2007 U S Junior Invitational.

Prizes Under 15: Trophies to Top 10 individuals, 1st C, D,E, F, U800 and top age 13, 12, 11, Under 11. Top winner of U15 also gets Chronos Chess Clock.

Prizes Under 11: Trophies to Top 10 Individuals, 1st E, F, G, U600 and top age 9, 8, 7, Under 7.  Top winner of U11 also gets Chronos Chess Clock.

Bughouse Tournament on Saturday July 22 at 7:45 pm.  Onsite registration only. Entry $20 per team. Trophies to top 10.

UTD will host a reception on Saturday July 22nd.  Stay tuned for more details.

Info: Susan Breeding,  972.208.1802

Latest version of Swiss Sys will be used. Pairings created by this program are considered legal and may stand even if a pairing is not ideal. This is especially true if pairings have been posted. Current version is at 6.09

Click for United States Chess Federation Introduction to Rated Tournaments.

Click for United States Chess Federation's How to keep score.

Note: due to a cut and paste error, the webmaster erroneously put an incorrect statement that the winner got a personal right to World Junior.  This personal right does not exist for US Junior Open Under 21  Sorry for any inconvenience. The winner of the US Junior Invitational has the personal right to the World Junior.



July 21-23, 2006  

 2006 U.S. Junior Open 6SS, G/120. Marriott Dallas/Addison Quorum, 14901 Dallas Parkway, Dallas TX 75254. Three Sections, based on age: Under 21, Under 15, Under 11. Ages for entry and prizes are as of 1-1-06.    U21: $$ $300-$150-$100-$50, Trophies to top 10 individual, Top age 19,18,17,16, and U15. Winner of the Under 21 is also seeded into 2007 U S Junior Invitational.  U15: $$ Trophies to top 10 individual, 1st C,D,E,F, U800 & age 13,12,11, U11. Winner of the Under 15 also wins Chronos Chess Clock.  U11: $$ Trophies to top 10 individuals, 1st E,F,G, U600 & age 9,8,7, U7. Winner of the Under 11 also wins Chronos Chess Clock. All: EF: $45 online or if mailed by 7/7/06, $60 online registration by 7/19/06, $70 on site. Registration Flyer  Opening ceremony Fri 1 pm. Rds: Fri 1:30, 7, Sat 9 am, 2; Sun 9 am, 2. Awards Sun. ASAP.  Reg: Friday 10 am - noon. Side Event: Bughouse tournament on Sat. evening 7:45 pm, registration is for $10 per player onsite only. $$  For Bughouse, trophies to top 10. HR: $84/$84/$84/$84 (800) 228-9290 or (972) 661-2800 mention Dallas Chess to get rate. Two byes allowed if requested before end of round 2, but byes for both rounds 5 and 6 is not allowed. Make Checks payable to Dallas Chess Club. US Chess Federation Membership is required. Online Registration: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1287555. Note that active.com charges a small fee. Enter: Susan Breeding,  7909 La Guardia Dr, Plano, TX 75025. Ph: 972.208.1802.  E-mail:  susanbreeding@hotmail.com NS, NC, W.