Austin Chess Club 2023 Summer Championship

DoubleTree Austin - NW Arboretum

Event Overview

The Austin Chess Club is hosting a USCF rated swiss chess tournament on August 5-6, 2023   We offer 3 sections and a guaranteed prize fund of $4500.

LIMIT 190 PEOPLE FOR THIS EVENT (limit 80 in any single section).

DoubleTree by Hilton  Hotel Austin Northwest Arboretum
8901 Business Park Dr
Austin, TX 78759

Round times (all sections):
• Onsite Registration 8-8:30am only if space is available.
• Rounds 1, 2, & 3 starts promptly on Saturday, August 5th at 9:00am, 1:00pm, and 6:30pm.
• Rounds 4 & 5 starts promptly on Sunday, August 6th at 10:00am and 3:30pm.

Time controls (all sections):
• Rounds 1 : G/60, +10 sec.
• Rounds 2, 3, 4, & 5: G/90+30 sec.

Entry fee (all sections):
Entry fees are staggered and we’d like for you to register early! Online registration requested (link provided on the tournament homepage).

  • $79 if received by Saturday, 7/8/2023, 11:59pm CST.
  • $99  thru Wednesday, 8/2/2023, 11:59pm CST.
  • $119 onsite, IF space available. Any registrations made onsite after 8:30am receive a 1st point bye.

Withdrawal with refund available if requested via email by 9pm on Saturday, 7/29/2023.  After that time, no refunds. NO EXCEPTIONS. Any refunds will incur a $10 processing and transaction fee. 

Online registrations and online payment are requested. Please contact the Click here to show mail address to request help or accommodations.

Titled players (IM/GM)  play for free if registered before August 1st (entry fees deducted from winnings) Must register online. Limit 5 free entries. Contact Click here to show mail address for coupon code.)

Sections and Prizes:
$4500 in prizes 100% guaranteed
One prize per person

Three Sections with class prizes.
Championship (1800+) 
*Players rated 1700-1799 may pay an extra $20 at registration (non-refundable) to compete in this section, but are only eligible for place prizes*
• 1st -$900 2nd-$450 3rd-$225
• Expert(2000-2199): 1st -$330 2nd-$165
• Class A(1800-1999): 1st -$265 2nd-$120

Reserve  (1400-1799)
*Players rated 1300-1399 may pay an extra $20 at registration (non-refundable) to compete in this section, but are only eligible for place prizes*
• 1st -$500 2nd-$250 3rd-$125
• Class C (1400-1599): 1st -$220 2nd-$110

Novice (U1400)
• 1st -$310 2nd-$160 3rd-$80
• Class E (U1200): 1st -$140 2nd-$75
• U1000: 1st -$75
With enough registrations, the Novice U1400 section may be divided into two sections, with additional prizes awarded.

August 2023 Supplement (‘Regular’ OTB) ratings will be used for pairings purposes.  If no regular rating is available, then other USCF ratings (quick, blitz, online) can and will be considered for section placement. Unrated players will be placed at the TD's discretion and and are only eligible for place prizes.

Please visit the event website to review the Advanced entry list, electronics and notation device policy, bye policy, spectator policy, and other miscellaneous details.

Contact Click here to show mail address if, after reviewing the event website, you have questions about this event.



8901 Business Park Dr
Austin, TX 78759
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 4500
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Austin Chess Club