2021 Texas Fall Open - $6,000

Grand Prix
DFW Marriott Dallas / Fort Worth Westlake

Event Overview

2021 Texas Fall Open - Sep 24th-26th-$6,000

from 94.00

Location: Marriott Dallas/ Fort Worth Westlake; 1301 Solana Blvd, Westlake, TX 76262

Nearby airport: The Dallas International Airport

2 Sections: Open Section and Amateur U2000

The Open section will be FIDE and USCF Rated, the Amateur will be USCF Rated.


For both sections:

7 Rounds G90/ +30. 9/24 2:00pm, 7:00pm. 9/25 9:00am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm. 9/26 9:00am, 2:00pm.


$6,000 based on 160 fully paid entries. Under prizes based on USCF published rating.

Open Section= 1st, $1,200. 2nd, $700. 3rd, $550, Top U2400, $500. Top U2200 $300

Amateur Section (U2000)= 1st, $800, 2nd, $450, 3rd, $300. Top U1800, $400. Top U1600, $400. Top U1400, $200. Top U1200, $200


Early online registration for the Amateur section is $94 before 12/9, afterwards it will be $134. Early online registration for the Open section is $128 before 12/9, afterwards it will be $158. Online registration will close 24/9 at 11am central for both section. Onsite registration will be from 11:30am-1:00pm before the first round.

GM’s, WGM’s, and IM’s receive free entry if we are notified before September 1st. If you are a titled player and you miss the deadline, please email us and we may accommodate. Our email is BlakemanChess@gmail.com


Hotel booking information is available on the event info at BlakemanChess.com

Extra Information

Players must bring boards and clocks

Up to two half point byes allowed, byes must be selected in online checkout. Zero point byes will be given if a bye is requested during the event.

Our photo package is $40 and can only be purchased online. A photographer will take pictures during the event of the players who selected this package. Our photographer will take multiple photos during several different rounds. After the event is over we will upload a file to our website with all the photos available that were taken during the event.

USA players without a FIDE ID that want to play in the Open section must disclose email address, date of birth, and agree to be assigned a USA FIDE ID. Foreign players must disclose FIDE ID before round one. US Chess membership is required for all players except foreign GM and IM titled players.

Entry is fully refundable until a week within the event.


Registration is available at BlakemanChess.com


1301 Solana Blvd
Westlake, TX 76262
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points: 20
Prize Fund: 6000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Blakeman Chess
Email: BlakemanChess@gmail.com
Phone: 817-584-4099

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