2024 AGCA Invitational – Spring Edition

Organizers:

Chief: GM Alex Mista

Deputy: GM Andrey Stukopin

info@austin-chess.com

Chief Arbiter:

 

When:

May 24-28, 2024

Playing Venue:

Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy

7801 N Lamar Blvd, Ste. A123

Austin, TX 78752

Entry Fees:

$850 – norm seekers

$650 – foreign federation norm seekers

Time control:

G/90 minutes; increment 30 seconds - 90 minutes for the entire game plus 30 second increment from move 1. There is only one time control, no additional time at move 40.  Players must keep accurate scoresheets for the entire game.

Schedule:

Round

Day

Date

Time

1

Friday

May 24

6:00 pm

2

Saturday

May 25

10:00 am

3

Saturday

May 25

4:00 pm

4

Sunday

May 26

10:00 am

5

Sunday

May 26

4:00 pm

6

Monday

May 27

10:00 am

7

Monday

May 27

4:00 pm

8

Tuesday

May 28

9:00 am

9

Tuesday

May 28

3:00 pm

 

Pairings/Results:

 

 

Lichess Broadcast:

 

 

 

 

Regulations

  • All players are expected to play all 9 rounds. No exceptions.
  • Current FIDE Laws of Chess apply. This tournament is FIDE and US Chess rated.
  • All games will use the equipment provided. Players shall sign scoresheets after each game.
  • Electronic Device Policy: players are strictly forbidden from having electronic devices with them during the game, even if they are turned off. Players found with any device during the game may lose the current game. Turn in cell phones at the arbiters’ desk before each round. No electronics are allowed in the playing hall unless they are checked in with the arbiter.
  • Default/forfeit time: 60 minutes unless the arbiter decides otherwise. White’s clock will be started at the start of the round even if the players are not present.
  • The organizers request that all players arrive on time for each round.

 

Confirmed players (GM):

Title

Name

FIDE

USCF

FED

Norm

GM

Kamil Dragun

2553

2626

POL

 

 

GM

Vladimir Belous

2490

2563

FIDE

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

Confirmed players (IM):

Title

Name

FIDE

USCF

FED

Norm

 

Steve Wongso

2156

2259

USA