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Texas High School Chess Championships

March 17-18, 2007

Adams Mark Hotel Dallas

400 Olive St, Dallas TX 75201.  map

Hotel Rates are $94 with up to 4 in a room. Call 214-922-8000 and Mention Texas Chess Association to get rate. Reserve by 2/23/07 or rate may go up.

7 round Swiss System (No Elimination).

Entry Fee is $33 by 3/2 else $56.

Open to Texas Residents and school. Must be in 9th - 12th grades to play. Participants cannot play up.

Two Sections: Championship and J V. The  J V section is opened to players rated U1000 in February Supplement.

(Note that 9th Graders in Junior High School [no 10th grade] may play for school that they should attend next year.)

Click here for online Registration.

Click here for printable registration form. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

 

Round Times
Registration: Fri 7 pm - 9,  Sat 7 - 7:45 am. Saturday registrants may receive a 1st round 1/2 point bye.
  Round 1 Round2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7
 Round Time Sat 9:30 am 12:45 pm 3:30 pm 6:10 pm Sun 9:30 am 1 pm 4:10 pm
TC for Champ. Game/60 G/60 G/60 G/60 G/75 G/75 G/75
TC for JV. Game/50 G/50 G/50 G/50 G/65 G/65 G/65

Four Year Scholarship to The University of Texas at Dallas to the winner of the High School Championship Section. Winner must meet UTD entrance requirements and follow chess team rules.

 

Trophies to top 20 individuals; honorable mention awards to plus scores that do not win trophy and medals for who finish the tournament, Top 15 Teams.

Side Events: K-12 Blitz on Friday 3/16 at 8 pm, $10. K-12 Bughouse on Sat at 8:35 pm, $20 per team on site registration only.

Info: Susan Breeding, 214.632.9000

Make Checks payable to  Texas Chess Association. One check can be made for multiple Players.

Send entries to  Susan Breeding, 7909 La Guardia Drive, Plano TX 75025

Entries must include name, USCF ID or new/pending (include a copy of the receipt), rating, USCF expiration date & school. Entries must include name, USCF ID or new/pending (include a copy of the receipt), rating, USCF expiration date & school. All incomplete registrations will be charged the late EF , additionally there will be a $5 per player surcharge on registration received without payment, these players could possibly not be paired for round 1 and not be paired until payment is received. Refunds will be given only up to 3/5 with a $10 surcharge for withdrawing, after 3/5 there will be no refunds.. There will be no substitution of team members. There will be a $10 change fee for changes after 3/6. USCF membership is required. Proof of membership is required or player must join/renew their memberships.. No registration/changes/or withdrawals after 3/14/07. After that date you must make changes at site (Adams Mark).

 

Official TLA for this event:

Mar. 17-18 Texas High School Scholastic Championships 7SS, Adams Mark Hotel Dallas, 400 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201. HR: $94-$94-$94-$94, mention Texas Chess Association to get rate. Reserve by 2/23/07 or rate may not be offered.. 214-922-8000. Open to TX residents & schools. USCF membership required. Special TCA rules for participation, See www.swchess.com. Tournament held in Austin Ballroom. EF: $33 by 3/2/07, $56 thereafter. Donít mail after 3/5, entry may not be received. February Supplement will be used. Online/Credit Card reg: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1391561. Reg: Fri 7-9pm, Sat 7-7:45am. Saturday registrants may receive a 1st rd. 1/2 pt. bye. Sections changes after 7:30 am on Saturday may receive Ĺ pt. bye. One 1/2 pt. bye allowed if requested by the end of rd. 2. 2 sections: HS Championship (Grades 9-12) Rds 1-4 G/60, Rds 5-7 G/75. H S JV (Grades 9-12 with ratings under 1000.) Rds 1-4 G/50, Rds 5-7 G/65. BOTH: Rds: Sat 9:30-12:45-3:30-6:10, Sun 9:30-1-4:10. Each Section: $$ Trophies to top 20 individuals; honorable mention awards to plus scores that do not win trophy and medals for who finish the tournament, Top 15 Teams. Four-year scholarship to The University of Texas at Dallas to winner of High School Championship section. Winner must meet UTD entrance requirement and follow team rules. UTD is sole judge as to who wins the scholarship. Blitz Tourney: K-12, Fri 3/16, 8:00 pm, $10, $$ Trophies to Top 15 individual. Bughouse (on site reg only): Sat. 8:35 pm, K-12, $20 per team, $$ Trophies to Top 15 teams. Ent: Susan Breeding, 7909 La Guardia Drive, Plano TX 75025. (Make Checks payable to Texas Chess Association. One check can be sent for multiple players.). Entries must include name, USCF ID or new/pending (include a copy of the receipt), rating, USCF expiration date & school. Entries must include name, USCF ID or new/pending (include a copy of the receipt), rating, USCF expiration date & school. All incomplete registrations will be charged the late EF , additionally there will be a $5 per player surcharge on registration received without payment, these players could possibly not be paired for round 1 and not be paired until payment is received. Refunds will be given only up to 3/5 with a $10 surcharge for withdrawing, after 3/5 there will be no refunds.. There will be no substitution of team members. There will be a $10 change fee for changes after 3/6. USCF membership is required. Proof of membership is required or player must join/renew their memberships.. No registration/changes/or withdrawals after 3/14/07. After that date you must make changes at site (Adams Mark). Info: Susan Breeding, 214.632.9000 please do not call after 3/14, susanbreeding@hotmail.com. Web site: www.swchess.com. NS NC W.