2024 Austin Chess Club Summer Open

Grand Prix
Austin Southpark Hotel

Event Overview

USCF rated swiss chess tournament on August 16-18, 2024.   We offer 4 sections and a guaranteed prize fund of $5000 and 30 Grand Prix Points. There will be 5 rounds in total with two schedules. Top two sections are FIDE rated.

LIMIT 85 players in any single section.


Austin Southpark Hotel
4140 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78744

Discounted group room rate at the Austin Southpark Hotel is only $109/night here: Hotel Booking Link

Please support the tournament by staying at the event hotel! Link valid thru 7/26/24.


Round 1: Friday, 7:30pm (G/90, +30)
Round 1: Saturday, 9:00am (G/60, +10) (*Games in this round will not be FIDE rated*)

ALL PLAYERS (G/90, +30):
Round 2: Saturday, 1pm
Round 3: Saturday, 6:30pm
Round 4: Sunday, 9:30am
Round 5: Sunday 3:00pm

*Reentry: from 3-day to 2-day schedule is available for Intermediate and Novice for a $40 fee.
*Please see the website for specific rules regarding late arrivals for any round.


  • $79 if received by Friday, 05/31/2024, 11:59pm CST
  • $89 if received by Sunday, 07/07/2024, 11:59pm CST
  • $109 thru the Wednesday before the tournament (8/14/24), 11:59pm CST
  • $129 thru the Thursday before the tournament (8/15/24), 11:59pm CST  OR onsite

Withdrawal with refund available if requested by 7pm on Friday one week before the event (8/9/2024).  After that time, no refunds. NO EXCEPTIONS. Any refunds will incur a $10 processing and transaction fee. $25 up-charges (listed on website ) are NON-refundable.


Championship (2000+) **FIDE rated
• 1st -$900 2nd-$450 3rd-$225
• Expert (2000-2199): 1st -$350 2nd-$175

Reserve (1600 -1999) **FIDE rated
• 1st -$550 2nd-$275 3rd-$135
• Class B (1600-1799): 1st -$250 2nd-$125

Intermediate (1200-1599)
• 1st -$400 2nd-$200 3rd-$100
• Class D (1200-1400): 1st -$125 2nd-$65

Novice (U1200)
• 1st -$300 2nd-$150 3rd-$60
• U1000: 1st -$120 2nd – $65

**August 2024 Supplement
**Unrated players will be placed at TD’s discretion and are only eligible for place prizes


One 1/2 point bye allowed. Please visit the event website for more information regarding byes, our device policy, cost and potential to 'play up', Advance entry list, to register online, and even more!


4140 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78744
United States

Sections: 4
Grand Prix Points: 30
Prize Fund: 5000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Austin Chess Club
Email: austinchessclub@austinchesstournaments.com