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Austin Kids #28 at the Springhill Suites Round Rock

posted Feb 8, 2012, 8:17 PM by Austin Kids Chess Club Webmaster   [ updated Feb 10, 2012, 6:54 PM ]
Update on 2/10: the U900 section has been full.

Hosted by the Austin Kids Chess Club and the Temple Chess Club
Saturday, March 10th 2012
Open (open to all players) and U1400 (open to any player with rating below 1400): 9 am - 6:30 pm
U900 (open to any player with rating below 900): 12 pm - 5:30 pm

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

Open and U1400: USCF rated, 3SS G/85 d/5.  Accelerated pairings may be used to have clear winners.
U900: USCF rated, 5SS G/30 d/5.  

Entry fee: 
Open and U1400: $15
U900: $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: 8:30 am
U900: 11:45 am
Seats are limited to the first 16 in the U900 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.
U900: 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
U900:Trophies to the top 5 finishers.  Medals to all players with a positive score that do not get a trophy.

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