Texas Winter Scholarship Fest - Dec 18-19 - $10,000
December 18-19, 2021
All K-12th players may play in this event regardless of residency
Location: DFW Marriott DFW Airport South; 4151 Centreport Drive
2 Sections: K-12 Championship and K-12 U1400
Full prizes based on 240 entries.
K-12th Championship- Trophies to top 30 individual players. 1st, $2000 scholarship, 2nd, $1000 scholarship, 3rd, $700 scholarship, 4th, $500 scholarship, 5th, $300 scholarship. Top U1800, $200. Top U1600 $200. Trophies to top 6 teams. Top 4 performing players of the first place team win a $200 scholarship each.
K-12th U1400- Trophies to top 30 individual players. 1st, $1000 scholarship, 2nd, $600 scholarship, 3rd, $400, 4th, $300, 5th, $200. Trophies to top 6 teams. Top 4 performing players of the first place team win a $200 scholarship each.
K-12th Blitz- Trophies to top 15 individuals. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to first place.
K-12th Bughouse- Trophies awarded to top 4 teams. a $500 scholarship will be awarded and split to the first place team.
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.
Trophies can be over 4 feet tall, please bring a vehicle large enough to transport them back.
Main event = 7 Rounds G45 D5. Blitz Event = 5 rounds G3;D2. Bughouse event = 4 rounds G5;D0. Projected Schedule:
Saturday= 1st round, 9:00am, 2nd round, 11:00am, 3rd round, 2:00pm, 4th round, 4:00pm.
Sunday= 5th round, 9:00am, 6th round, 11:00am, 7th round: 2:00am. Awards Ceremony: 4:00pm
Blitz side event= Saturday 7:00pm
Bughouse side event= Saturday 8:30pm
None of the scholarships will be split, if multiple players have the same score the winner will be determined by the best tiebreaks.
Texas Winter Scholarship Fest Booking Link = Booking Link
Please use this link to book your hotel room.
If the booking link above is not working, please go to our website and click on the booking link from there. Our website is BlakemanChess.com
Registration and additional info
Early main event registration is $128, after December 8th late entry will be $178. Online registration will close December 17th at midnight. On site registration will be from 8:00am-8:30am tournament morning and will be $194.
Blitz registration is $40 and can only be purchased online.
Bughouse registration is $40 and can only be purchased online. Both bughouse teammates need to purchase the bughouse entry to play. If a teammate did not register for the event they will be unable to play.
Our photo package is $40 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.
Entry is fully refundable until a week within the event
Registration is available on BlakemanChess.com
The entry list and further details are available on BlakemanChess.com
4151 Centreport Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76155