- 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
Onsite Registration ends 10 minutes prior to first round.
Wearing of Masks is Optional:
Currently, the Salvation Army is allowing our tournament to be 'masks optional'. We will follow the policy of The Salvation Army. If their policy changes, we will change. We do not plan on providing extra space for boards and players.
Location & Website
The Arlington Chess Club Open tournament is held at the Salvation Army Youth Education Town and Family Center at 712 W. Abram Street, Arlington, TX.
Visit ArlingtonChess.com/event/64 for more details and to register.
Parking Information: https://arlingtonchess.com/parking
The Open and Reserve (under 1500) sections play four rounds at a time control of G/45;d5. The Novice (under 900) section play 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
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 St
Arlington, TX 76013