Arlington Chess Club Open #56

Salvation Army Youth Education Town and Family Center

Event Overview

Arlington Chess Club

Three Sections

  • Open - All ratings and unrated players. ($30 early; $35 onsite) 4 Rounds, G/45;d5
  • Reserve (U1500) - Ratings under 1500 and unrated players. ($30 early; $35 onsite) 4 Rounds, G/45;d5
  • Novice (U900) - Ratings under 900 and unrated players. ($30 early; $35 onsite) 5 Rounds, G/30;d5


Register Online - Online registration ends at 11:00pm on August 6.

Onsite Registration ends 10 minutes prior to first round.

Special Notice:

The Salvation Army has lifted its mask requirement. We do NOT plan on requiring masks. We do not plan on providing extra space for boards and players.


The Open and Reserve (uder 1500) sections play four rounds at a time control of G/45;d5. The Novice (under 900) section plays five rounds at a time control of G/30;d5.

Open and Reserve

  • Round One: 9:00 AM
  • Round Two: 10:45 AM
  • Round Three: 1:10 PM
  • Round Four: 2:50 PM


  • Round One: 9:00 AM
  • Round Two: 10:00 AM
  • Round Three: 11:00 AM
  • Round Four: 1:10 PM
  • Round Five: 2:10 PM

Entry Fee

Early Registration is $30. Onsite Registration is $35. Early registration ends at 11:00pm the day before the event.


  • Byes - If requested before the start of the first round, one 1/2 point bye may be taken in any but the last round. Other byes are zero points.
  • Equipment - We provide sets. Players should bring clocks if they own them. We do have some clocks available.
  • Membership - Current US Chess Federation membership required and may be purchased on site.
  • Cash Prizes - Prize fund will be 90% of what is left after expenses are deducted from entry fees.
  • Late Arrival - Players who pay early will be paired during the first round whether or not they have arrived. Unregistered players arriving after 8:50 AM may be given a 1/2 point bye, be given a zero point bye, or paired outside of standard pairing rules at the discretion of the tournament director.

712 W. Abram Street
Arlington, TX 76010
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 90% of what is left after expenses
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Arlington Chess Club
Phone: 817-507-7522

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