4th Annual Queen City of the Prairie Open & Fort Worth Championship

Grand Prix
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Worth Alliance Airport
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Event Overview

4th Annual Queen City of the Prairie Open & Fort Worth Championship

4 th Annual Queen City of the Prairie Open & Fort Worth Championship

Date

Sat & Sun July 17–18, 2021

Prize Fund

$1,250 Open Prize Fund
based on 34 paid entries in the Open section

Format

Five (5) rounds Swiss system

Time Control

G/60 +30 (regular rated only)

Sections

Open

FIDE (up to 2199) & USCF rated. USCF ratings/rules for assigning pairing numbers/prizes; FIDE rules pairings/play

Reserve

U1200/unrated; USCF rated/uses USCF rules

Prizes

Open

1 st place $300, 2 nd place $200, 3 rd $100,
1 st Expert $172, 1 st 'A' $150, 1 st 'B' $150,
1 st 'C' $100 & 1 st 'D' $78
Fort Worth Champion plaque to the highest placed Fort Worth resident. Must present a valid photo ID and a recent Fort Worth water bill or other official city document with matching address.

Reserve

40% of Reserve entry fees (EFs)

Entry Fees

Open

$78 if RECEIVED by July 15 th
$90 thereafter and onsite
Seniors 60+ / birthday during tournament / additional family member $20 less

Reserve

$48 if RECEIVED by July 15 th
$60 thereafter and onsite
Seniors 60+ / birthday during tournament / additional family member $10 less

Registration

Checks payable and mailed to:
Alliance Chess Club
c/o Louis Reed
P.O. Box 77265
Fort Worth, TX 76177
DO NOT mail after July 12 th

Online Registration

PayPal: ‘AllianceChess@gmail.com’. Please provide section, USCF ID, FIDE ID (Open section only), and bye requests in comments. Please add $3 Open or $2 Reserve to cover PayPal fees.

Side Event

Saturday Night Blitz! - $20 cash only - prizes 65% of Blitz EFs - details at event

Location

Hilton Garden Inn Alliance Airport
2600 Westport Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Hotel Rate

$79 per night - tinyurl.com/AllianceChessHotel

Onsite Registration

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
No checks/credit cards accepted onsite. Players not registered by 9:20 AM may be given a 1/2 point bye for round 1

Round Times

  • Round 1 – Sat 9:30 AM
  • Round 2 – Sat 1:30 PM
  • Round 3 – Sat 5:30 PM
  • Round 4 – Sun 10:30 AM
  • Round 5 – Sun 2:30 PM

Bye Requests

Two 1/2 point byes may be requested for rounds 1-4 only. Must be requested prior to the end of round 2 and before a full point bye (pairing allocated bye) has been assigned.

Questions

AllianceChess@gmail.com

Official Website

tinyurl.com/AllianceChess4

Event Limitations and Site Restrictions

  • Masks required over mouth and nose
  • USCF default forfeit time – 60 minutes
  • USA Players w/o FIDE ID must give email and date of birth
  • Foreign players must disclose FIDE ID before round 1
  • Wheelchair accessible; no smoking
  • Sets provided; please bring clocks
  • Current USCF membership required. Can be purchased/renewed onsite (cash only)
  • No outside food or drinks please
  • Duplicate scoresheets provided; white copies required from all players
  • A copy of each game played MUST be submitted to claim any prize

Flyer

tinyurl.com/AllianceChessFlyer4
Address:

2600 Westport Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points: 6
Prize Fund: 1250
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Alliance Chess Club
Email: AllianceChess@gmail.com
Phone: ‪(817) 752-4788‬

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