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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
Time:
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
 
Details:
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

Prizes:
$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
 registration@austinkidschessclub.com
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