Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy

In-Person USCF Rated Tournament 


March 16, 2024

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

7801 North Lamar Blvd, Suite A123 (Building A)

Austin, TX 78752

* USCF Membership Required *


Free Parking Provided 


Capacity: 52 players



All players will be divided into two sections: 

SECTION A: 1,400+ USCF rated 

SECTION B: Under 1,400 USCF rated and/or unrated.

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



Early Bird: $50 by March 9 2024 by 11:59pm 

$65 on or after March 10, 2024

First 5 players above 1900 USCF to register get a minimum guaranteed prize of $75 if they finish all their games



1400+ Section: $400, $150, $100

U1400 Section: $150, $100, $50

+ Medals



G/40, d5 (40 minutes per player with a 5-second delay)


4-Round Swiss System Schedule

1st round: 10:00 AM 

2nd round: 11:30 AM 

Lunch break: 1:00 PM 

3rd round: 2:00 PM.

4th round: 3:30 PM

Closing ceremony: After the last game finishes.

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 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.


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Above 1400

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Vishnu Subramony 30291348 1617
2 Evan Bates 30745116 1569
3 Scott Richmond 12858050 Unrated

Under 1400

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Dallin Bates 30745147 1162
2 Rishi Attaluri 30041126 1143
3 Asher Joseph 30561022 962
4 Yashica Dhanasekar 31183121 308
5 Glenn Downing 12839984 Unrated