Texas September Scholarship Event - $2,500

Marriott Westlake Dallas/Fortworth

Event Overview

Sep 25, 2021

All K-12th players may play in this event regardless of residency. Must be in K-12th grade to play,.

NOTE: This event is being held at the same time and location as the Texas Fall Open, if a player wishes to play in both events they should select a 3rd and 4th round bye when registering for the Texas Fall Open.

Location: Marriott Dallas/ Fort Worth Westlake; 1301 Solana Blvd, Westlake, TX 76262

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 September 19th late entry will be $94. Online registration will close September 24th 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


Registration: BlakemanChess.com


Marriott Dallas/ Fort Worth Westlake; 1301 Solana Blvd, Westlake, TX 76262
Westlake, TX 76262
United States

Sections: 2
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 2500
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Blakeman Chess
Email: BlakemanChess@gmail.com
Phone: 8175844099

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