All K-12th players may play in this event regardless of residency. Must be in K-12th grade to play,.
Location: Home2 Suites by Hilton Euless DFW West; 2570 State Highway 121 Euless
Nearby airport: The Dallas International Airport
2 Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1400
Full prizes based on 90 fully paid entries
K-12th Championship- Trophies to top 12 individual players and top 2 teams. Individual scholarships include, 1st, $1,000 scholarship, 2nd, $500 scholarship, Top U1600 $250 scholarship.
K-12th U1400- Trophies to top 12 individual players and top 2 teams. 1st place individually will win a $500 scholarship.
K-12th Blitz- Trophies to top 8 individuals. A $250 scholarship will be awarded to first place.
In the main event a team is defined as two or more players from the same school in the same section. Teams can be however large they would like to be. However when we calculate a teams score we only use the top 4 performing players from that team.
Main event = 5 Rounds G30 D5. Blitz Event = 5 rounds G3;D2 USCF Rated.
Projected schedule: 1st round, 9:00AM. 2nd round, 10:20AM. 3rd round, 11:40AM. Lunch break, 1:00PM-2:30PM. 4th round, 2:30PM. 5th round, 3:50PM. Awards ceremony, 5:20PM.
The blitz mini event will take place during the first half of lunch break from 1:00pm-1:45pm, leaving plenty of time for the blitz participants to get lunch afterwards. Blitz registration costs $34. Blitz registration is only online, there will be no onsite registration. The blitz event will be five rounds of G/3;D/2. Trophies awarded to top 8 players individually and a $250 scholarship will be awarded to the winner.
Registration and additional info
Early main event registration is $78, after August 22nd late entry will be $94. Online registration will close August 27th at midnight. There will be no on site registration, only online.
None of the scholarships will be split, if multiple players have the same score the winner will be determined by the best tiebreaks.
Blitz registration is $34 and can only be purchased online.
Entry is fully refundable until a week within the event
Our photo package is $30 and can only be purchased online. A photographer will take pictures during the event of the players who selected this package. Our photographer will take multiple photos during several different rounds. After the event is over we will upload a file to our website with all the photos available that were taken during the event.
Online Registration and entry list: BlakemanChess.com
2570 State Highway 121
Euless, TX 76039