Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy

In-Person USCF Rated Tournament 

 

May 18, 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

 

SECTIONS:

All players will be divided into two sections: 

SECTION A: 1600+ USCF rated 

SECTION B: 1000-1600 USCF rated.

SECTION C: Under 1000 USCF rated and/or unrated.

**Players between 900 and 999 can play Section B or C** 

**Players between 1500 and 1599 can play Section A or B** 

 

ENTRY FEES: 

Early Bird: $50 by May 11, 2024 by 11:59pm 

$65 on or after May 12, 2024

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

 

PRIZES: 

1600+ Section: $400, $150, $100

1000-1600 Section: $150, $100, $50

Under 1000: Medals

 

TIME CONTROL: 

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 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: 1600+

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Alana Meenakshi Kolagatla 16904895 2333
2 Rohit Gundam 14908373 2263
3 Yakshwag Raju 16801442 2113
4 Atharva Bist 16451355 2065
5 Asem Hassan 16755352 2014
6 Rahul Mynala 17287571 1979
7 Marc Jimenez 12396660 1967
8 Justin Trey 15592064 1958
9 Richmond Holdren 13972232 1937
10 Chase Lonie 16392562 1838
11 Tanish Seelam 17061896 1807
12 Julian Joseph 16783177 1796
13 Eric Dumitru 17164035 1742
14 Vishnu Subramony 30291348 1716
15 Shahin Masoumi 16669663 1683
16 Aditya Grandhi 17062156 1627
17 Kai Lan 30658202 1614
18 Alexander Ramey 30280135 1595

Section B: 1000-1600

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Vyas Omshankar 30543508 1566
2 Scott Richmond 12858050 1529
3 John Ramey 30387710 1486
4 Walker Grim 31692196 1465
5 Eric Zolidis 31316562 1349
6 Abhik Rudra 31170585 1300
7 Kai Wang 30528820 1300
8 Ahir Bhattacharjee 31246619 1239
9 Advaith Jijesh 30646434 1219
10 Norman Zhao 31183589 1199
11 Jay Patel 30333114 1199
12 Ilan Shvets 31345345 1197
13 Venkata Sanepalli 30790886 1183
14 Ryan Tang 31028881 1178
15 Aahil Hemani 16311345 1172
16 Grace Peng 30665735 1147
17 Rutvik Papisetti 30383392 1120
18 Alan Ni 30701271 1056
19 Anika Kaul 17072545 990
20 Riaan Abrol 30161373 963
21 Priyanshu Lal 16743260 953
22 Kevin Yu 30551486 944
23 Pranav Kandi 31493287 934
24 Derek Han 30417250 901
25 Raghu Kumar 31888300 Unrated

Section C: U1000

# First Last USCF ID USCF Rating
1 Samvik Indrakanti 16771001 887
2 Hassan Ahsan 30706721 790
3 Christopher Pitts 31333477 753
4 Adam Altman 31879945 Unrated