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Austin Kids #21 at the Springhill Suites Round Rock

posted Aug 2, 2011, 8:55 PM by Anthony Nguyen   [ updated Aug 3, 2011, 5:56 PM ]
Saturday, August 20th 2011
Open (open to all players) and U1400 (open to all players with rating below 1400): 9 am - 6 pm
Scholastic (U900 in registration form, open to all scholastic players): 12 pm - 6 pm

Hosted by the Austin Kids Chess Club and the Temple Chess Club

Springhill Suites by Marriott Austin North Round Rock
(512) 733-6700
2960 Hoppe TrlRound RockTX
A one-day tournament for all ages.

Open and U1400 sections: USCF rated, 3SS G/90
Scholastic section: USCF rated, 5SS G/30
In the Open and U1400 sections, we will subtract 5 minutes when using a delay clock.

Entry fee: 
Open and U1400: $15
Scholastic section: $5

Registration: go to this page for pre-registration. Without the pre-registration, an additional $5 fee will be charged.
On-site registration:
Open and U1400 sections: 8:45 am
Scholastic section: 11:45 am
Players may be required to take a half-point bye if registered after the first round has started

Round times:
Open and U1400: 9 am, 12 pm, and 3 pm.  Bring a sack lunch with you; we can help order/get fast foods around the area if needed.
Scholastic: 12:15 pm, 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:15 pm, and 4:15 pm

Open and U1400: All entry fees minus administration cost will be returned as prizes.  Prize distribution is based on entries.
Scholastic: A trophy or a chess prize (clock, book, software, or chess set...) to the top finishers and the biggest upset in the tournament.  Medals to all players with a positive score that do not get a trophy or chess prize.

Please bring your chess set & clock if possible.

For more information, contact Nam Nguyen (512-786-9242), Jenwei Hsieh (512-560-2760), or Forrest Marler (254) 231-7026