Austin Grandmaster Chess Academy
In-Person USCF Rated Tournament
June 17th, 2023
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7801 North Lamar Blvd, Suite A123 (Building A)
Austin, TX 78752
* USCF Membership Required *
Free Parking Provided
Capacity: 40 players
All players will be divided into two sections:
SECTION A: 1,000+ USCF rated
SECTION B: Under 1,000 USCF rated and/or unrated.
**If there are not enough players in a given section, we reserve the right to merge them**
Online: $50 at www.austin-chess.com by May 19th, 2023 by 11:59pm
On-site: $60 via PayPal or cash (if space is available)
First 5 players above 1900 USCF to register, get free entry (deducted from their prize) - email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register if you are above 1900 USCF
Open: $200, $150, $100
U1000: $150, $100, $50
G/40, d5 (40 minutes per player with a 5-second delay)
April official USCF ratings will be used.
Unofficial USCF ratings will be used if unrated or to play in a higher section.
Players must reveal foreign, FIDE, and other over-the-board ratings. These ratings will be adjusted, if necessary, and may be used if they are higher than USCF ratings.
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) in a bag underneath 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
email@example.com no later than 24 hours in advance for a $35 refund. 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 and sign a withdrawal form in the lobby prior to leaving the premises.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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