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Austin Kids #23 at the Springhill Suites Round Rock

posted Sep 11, 2011, 7:47 AM by Anthony Nguyen   [ updated Sep 12, 2011, 1:22 PM ]
Hosted by the Austin Kids Chess Club and the Temple Chess Club
Saturday, October 15th 2011
Open (open to all players) and U1400 (open to all players with rating below 1400): 9 am - 6:30 pm
Scholastic (U900 in registration form, open to all scholastic players): 12 pm - 5:30 pm

(512) 733-6700
2960 Hoppe TrlRound RockTX
A one-day tournament for all ages.

Open and U1400 sections: USCF rated, 3SS G/90.  Accelerated pairings may be used to have clear winners.
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.
Go to this page for a list of pre-registration entries.
On-site registration:
Open and U1400 sections: 8:30 am
Scholastic section: 11:45 am
Seats are limited to the first 16 in the Scholastic section and 42 in the Open/U1400 sections.
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, 12:15 pm, and 3:30 pm.  Bring a sack lunch with you.
Scholastic: 12:15 pm, 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:15 pm, and 4:15 pm

$400 guaranteed.  Prize distribution is based on entries.  
Open: 1st place $120, 2nd place $70, 1st place for lower half $40
U1400: 1st place $80, 2nd place $50, 1st place for lower half $30
Open and U1400: Biggest Upset $10
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, Forrest Marler (254) 231-7026, or