Texas Golden Open - $10,000

Grand Prix
Vista Ridge Mall Lewisville

Event Overview

3rd Annual Golden Open - June 7-9

Location: Vista Ridge Mall Lewisville; 2401 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067

Nearby airport: The Dallas International Airport is the closest airport.

Golden Open:

3 Sections: Championship (2000+), Amateur (1200-1999), Beginner (U1200)

Players may play up in any section with a play up fee


All sections are USCF Rated, Championship will be FIDE rated

This tournament will be closed to the first 250 players registered


Golden Open: 7 Rounds: 6/7 - 2pm - 7pm, 6/8 - 9am - 2pm - 7pm, 6/9 - 10am - 3pm.



Golden Open:

Open: $2000-1200-600, Top U2200- $350

Amateur: $1700-1000-400, Top U1500 - $250

Beginner: $1400-700-400

First place in the Open section will be a 24 carat gold bar worth approximately $2,000 in conversion at the time of the event. This prize cannot be split, so tiebreaks will be used to determine first place in the open section.


The entry fee will increase $30 for each section after June 3rd for the Golden Open. On site registration will be the same entry fee as the late entry fee. On site registration will be from 12 - 1pm Jun 7th for all sections.

Register HERE

GM’s, WGM’s, and IM’s receive free entry if we are notified before May 18th. If you are a titled player and you miss the deadline, please email us and we may accommodate. Our email is BlakemanChess@gmail.com


Chess rate is $109 a night at the TownePlace Suites Dallas Lewisville. This hotel is a 2 minutes walk from the playing hall.

To book a hotel room click HERE

Extra Information

Boards and clocks will be provided.

Up to two half point byes allowed, byes must be selected in online checkout. Zero point byes will be given if a bye is requested during the event.

Entry is 100% refundable however, entry is non-refundable within a week of the event unless participant was emailed otherwise beforehand.

Unrateds may win full cash prizes in any section for this event.


2401 S Stemmons Fwy
Lewisville, TX 75067
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points: 60
Prize Fund: 10000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Email: BlakemanChess@gmail.com
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