Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy

Monthly Quad Tournament

 

March 6, 13, 20 2024

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

7801 North Lamar Blvd, Suite A123 (Building A)

Austin, TX 78752

* USCF Membership Required *

 

Free Parking Provided 

 

Capacity: 48 players

 

SECTIONS:

All players will be divided into Quads: 

Players will be placed into groups of four based on rating starting from the highest rated. Quads are non-elimination, and each player will play everyone in their group for a total of three games. (Round Robin Pairings)

(Last group may have 4 or 6 players and will use swiss-system if 6 players are present)

**Note that no player will be allowed to play up or down** 

 

ENTRY FEES: 

$50 by 5:00pm on March 6, 2024 

$60 cash on-site if space is available.

PRIZES: 

$100 for first place in each quad.

 

TIME CONTROL: 

G/60, +30 (60 minutes per player with a 30-second increment)

 

3-Round Round-Robin System Schedule

1st round: 6:00 PM March 6th  

2nd round: 6:00 PM March 13th

3rd round: 6:00 PM March 20th

Closing ceremony: After the last game finishes.


PLAYERS MAY NOT POSSESS CELL PHONES DURING THE TOURNAMENT.  Please leave your phone at home, in your car, or turned off (vibrate/silent not acceptable) on top of your table. 

Any violators may be subject to disqualification and forfeiture. 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you do not wish to participate in our tournament after paying the entry fee, please email us at info@austin-chess.com no later than 24 hours in advance. We reserve the right to charge a $15 service fee for cancellations. 

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: If you would like to withdraw from the tournament after it begins, please alert the tournament director. NO refunds will be issued after the tournament begins. 

NO-SHOW POLICY: There are NO refunds or credit for players who do not show up for their scheduled tournament matches.

 

For additional questions, please contact us at info@austin-chess.com