88th Annual Southwest Open

Enhanced Grand Prix, Junior Grand Prix
Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, Lindbergh Ballroom

Event Overview

Junior Grand Prix!     Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 40 (Enhanced)

 Sep 2 5 or Sept 3 - 5 2022

88th Annual Southwest Open   GPP: 50 Enhanced   Texas.  7SS G/90 with 30 sec inc.  Doubletree by Hilton DFW Airport North, 4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75063. Hotel rates: $99. Reserve at 972-929-8181 or at 800-446-6677 mention group Name Dallas Chess Club or group code DCC by 8/2. Or see hotel booking link on tournament website. After 8/2 the rate may not be honored. Hotel has complimentary hotel shuttle to/from DFW airport. Tournament has 3 Sections.

Open Section: This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules.  USCF rules/ratings used for awarding prizes. USCF ratings used for pairing purposes.  Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $$ 1,000-500-250, 2200-2399 $750, 2000-2199 $750. There will be special college prize(s) depending on entries.

Reserve Section: Open to U2000. $ This section is FIDE rated and uses FIDE rules. Please check tournament website for rules about FIDE registration. $ 800-400-200. Class/section Prizes will be determined at tournament based on entries. Unrateds may play in this section but only win top prizes.

Novice Section: Opened to U1400 and Unrated. This section is USChess rated only. $$ $500. Class/section Prizes (if any) will be determined at tournament based on entries. Note that TD may start White’s clock at the start of each round.

All 3 (Open, Reserve and Novice): Except for approved Electronic scorekeeping devices, no electronics are allowed in the playing area during the round. This includes rest rooms by the playing area. This rule applies to players, parents, coaches. Players not at the board within 60 minutes of the start of the round will forfeit game unless arbiter decides to grant/extend the time. (Note that the late player’s clock will keep running.) TCA membership required. Other states accepted. Note that the floor will be closed during the round. See www,dallaschess,com for any COVID rules.  EF: $99 if received by 8/29, else $113. EF for Senior/ Handicap/ Additional family participant $65 by 8/29 else $79.  (Reentry not allowed.) Add $5 for CC phone entries; Note that entry must be done online on link at www.dallaschess.com.  4 day:  Rds. Fri.: 7:10 pm, Sat.: 2:10 pm & 7:10, Sun: 11:30 am & 5:20 pm, Mon.: 9:20 am & 2:20 pm. 3 day: Rd. 1 on Sat. 9/4 at 9 am then merge with 4 day. Foreign Unrated must play in Open section. Tournament may use CCA rules for foreign ratings and for minimum ratings. Up to two 1/2 point byes available if requested before end of rd. 2, but byes for both rd. 6 AND 7 not permitted. Texas Chess Association meeting on Sunday 9/4 at 8:30 am.

ALL: Dallas Chess Club, C/O Barbara Swafford, 2709 Longhorn Trail, Crowley, TX 76036. Info: Barb Swafford, 214-632-9000, info@dallaschess.com    www.dallaschess.com  NS. NC. W. FIDE. JGP.


4441 W. John Carpenter Fwy
Irving, TX 75063
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points: 50
Prize Fund: 5150
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Luis Salinas/Barbara Swafford
Email: info@dallaschess.com
Phone: 214-632-9000