Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy

In-Person USCF Rated Tournament 

 

July 27, 2024

12466 Los Indios Trail, Ste.100

Austin, TX 78729

* USCF Membership Required *

 

Free Parking Provided 

 

Capacity: 70 players

 

SECTIONS:

All players will be divided into 4 sections: 

SECTION A: 1800+  Open USCF rated 

SECTION B: U1800 Open USCF rated

SECTION C: U1400 Open USCF rated

SECTION D: U800 Scholastic USCF rated

**Players between 1700 and 1799 can play Section A or B** 

**Players between 1300 and 1399 can play Section B or C** 

**Only Players Under 18 Years of Age can play Section D** 

 

ENTRY FEES: 

Early Bird: $50 by July 21, 2024 by 11:59pm 

$60 on or after July 22, 2024

 

PRIZES: 

Section A: $400, $200, $100

Section B: $200, $100, $50

Section C: $100, $75, $50

Section D: Chess books

Medals will be awarded to top 3 finishers in all sections

 

TIME CONTROL: 

Section A: G/60, d5 (60 minutes per player with a 5-second delay)

Section B: G/60, d5 (60 minutes per player with a 5-second delay)

Section C: G/45, d5 (45 minutes per player with a 5-second delay)

Section D: G/45, d5 (45 minutes per player with a 5-second delay)

 

4-Round Swiss System Schedule

SECTIONS A and B:

1st round: 10:00 AM

2nd round: 12:15 PM

Lunch Break: 2:30 PM

3rd round: 3:30 PM

4th round: 5:45 PM

SECTIONS C and D:

1st round: 10:00 AM

2nd round: 11:45 AM

Lunch Break: 1:30 PM

3rd round: 2:30 PM

4th round: 4:15 PM

Closing ceremony for each section will take place after the final round of that section.

NOTE: Half-point byes are acceptable for all rounds, limit 1. Must commit before the 1st round.


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. NO refunds will be issued if we are notified of cancellation within 24 hours of the start of the event. 

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

Section A: Open 1800+

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Lucius Melillo 15570195 2335
2 Julian Joseph 16783177 2010
3 Yangyang Shen 17080503 1933
4 Ronit Podder 15187262 1865
5 Chase Lonie 16392562 1854
6 Evan Bates 30745116 1828
7 Krrish Kaul 16596843 1819
8 Dean Hicks 12859240 1808
9 Tanish Seelam 17061896 1807
10 Kai Lan 30658202 1713
11 Annamalai Arunachalam 16740887 1712

Section B: Open U1800

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Emerson Aurelius Johnson 30729099 1642
2 Soumil Kushwaha 14974293 1642
3 Lyric Barai 16347440 1630
4 Jeevanth Jawaghar 16816953 1589
5 Eric Osgood 15439906 1407
6 Kai Wang 30528820 1400
7 Watson Sritanyalucksana 31923062 1359
8 Ahir Bhattacharjee 31246619 1349

Section C: Open U1400

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Abhik Rudra 31170585 1300
2 Dallin Bates 30745147 1270
3 Advaith Jijesh 30646434 1219
4 John-Paul Verow 15208097 1203
5 Grace Peng 30665735 1191
6 Guna Sanepalli 30790886 1183
7 Yiheng Ethan Chen 30441678 1174
8 Rutvik Papisetti 30383392 1098
9 Ishaan Chokshi 16722607 1038
10 Joseph Lijoy 14768968 1018
11 Alan Ni 30701271 1010
12 Riaan Abrol 30161373 992
13 Sterling Bates 30740184 956
14 Aariv Kushwaha 16338850 815
15 Jeffrey Chui 30882595 792
16 Glenn Downing 12839984 645
17 Adam Allegrucci 31721022 Unrated

Section D: Scholastic U800

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Praneel Katooru 31034004 709
2 Easton Prud'Homme 31926230 703
3 Shreyan Jeedigunta 31469701 689
4 Ryan Bhargav 31339682 605
5 Rheya Barai 16737726 603
6 Akarsh Paida 31911398 586
7 Mridul Karnatak 30701511 455
8 Eashanth Cheemalavagupalli 31406454 Unrated