Oct. 15, 2011 – Austin Kids #23 at Springhill Suites Round Rock

Austin Kids #23 at the Springhill Suiites

Saturday, October 15, 2011 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Hosted by Austin Kids Chess Club & Temple Chess Club

  • Springhill Suites by Marriott
  • 2960 Hoppe Trl
  • Round Rock, Texas 78681
Open & U1400 play a 3SS, G/90
U900 play a 5SS, G/30
http://www.austinkidschessclub.com/annoucements/austinkids23atthespringhillsuitesroundrock

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

Location:

Springhill Suites by Marriott Austin North Round Rock
(512) 733-6700
2960 Hoppe Trl, Round Rock, TX

Details:

A one-day tournament for all ages.
Open and U1400 sections: USCF rated, 3SS G/90
Accelerated pairings may be used to determine 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:

Pre-registration:
Pre-register here!
Without the pre-registration, an additional $5 fee will be charged.
List of Pre-registered Players!
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; 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

Prizes:

Open and U1400: $400 guaranteed – Prize distribution based on entries. If more than 33 register, prizes will be increased!
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, email Nam Nguyen (512-786-9242), Jenwei Hsieh (512-560-2760), or Forrest Marler (254) 231-7026.