2015 - 2016 RGV Chess Schedule

2015 - 2016
Region 8 Chess Schedule



Legend: Brownsville - San Benito - Los Fresnos - Harlingen - State/National - Other

Please submit your tournament information to:
edguetzow@sbcglobal.net

Please be aware that all Tournaments are placed on this list on a first come, first serve basis. Only 1 local event per date
will be displayed in most cases unless the events are different in format/nature or in separate counties.

Thanks!

June 20, 2015 - River Church Summer Tournament, Brownsville
June 20, 2015 - TAMUK Tournament, Kingsville

July 10 - 12, 2015, Houston Chess Festival, Houston
July 18, 2015 - Dan De Leon Memorial, Kingsville


September 12, 2015 - Harlingen City Championship, Harlingen
September 19, 2015- Dr. Cash Elementary, San Benito
September 26, 2015 - TCA TX Girls' State Championships, St. Alban's, Harlingen

October 3, 2016 - Frank Roberts Elementary, San Benito
October 10, 2015 - Sam Houston Elementary, Harlingen
October 17, 2015 - Stillman Middle School, Brownsville
October 24, 2015 - Ed Downs Elementary School, San Benito
October 31, 2015 - EDS Beginner's Tournament XVI, Brownsville

November 7, 2015 - Dr. Raul Garza Elementary, San Benito
November 14, 2015 -
Wilson Elementary, Harlingen
November 14, 2015 - 2nd Annual St. John's Beginner Tournament, McAllen
November 21, 2015 - Hanna High School, Brownsville

December 5, 2015 -
Dishman Elementary
, Harlingen
December 5, 2015 - St. Mary's (Private Schools), Brownsville
December 12, 2015 - Miller Jordan Middle School, San Benito

January 16, 2016 - Rancho Verde Elementary,  Los Fesnos
January 30-31, 2016 - TCA Region VIII Regional Championships, Brownsville

February 13, 2016 - Treasure Hills Elementary, Harlingen

March 5-6, 2016 - TCA Texas State Scholastic Championships, Brownsville

April 2, 2016 - Russell Elementary, Brownsville
April 9, 2016 - Bonham Elementary Tournament, Harlingen

chessnut on Saturday 23 May 2015 - 18:44:22 | Read/Post Comment: 0
2014-2015 Next Scheduled Tournament

The next
scheduled tournament

for Region 8 this summer
is the
River Church Summer Tournament
on
June 20, 2015
in
Brownsville
.

chessnut on Saturday 16 April 2011 - 23:06:20 | Read/Post Comment: 0
ABC Pediatrics Sunday Action

Mar. 15th ABC Pediatrics Chess Sunday Action
Two Sections: Open and Reserve (USCF Rating under 1500)
$90.00 Total Prize based on 20 entries. 70% guaranteed
Open Section: First prize - $30.00 Second prize - $20.00   Third prize - $10.00
Reserve Section: First prize - $15.00  Second prize - $10.00  Third prize - $5.00
March 2015 current published rating will be used, 4 Swiss System Rounds  Game in 40 minutes (G/40:d5).
Onsite Registration:   9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Rounds:  Rd 1 - 10:00 AM   Rd 2 - 11:45 AM        Rd 3 - 1:30 PM       Rd 4 - 3:15 PM
Entry Fee: $5.00  Cash Only
Tournament is USCF rated. USCF membership required to play. Bring chess boards and clocks.
Send entries to: Victor Flores: vmjflores@gmail.com
chessnut on Monday 09 March 2015 - 11:02:41 | Read/Post Comment: 0
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March 7 & 8th
Imperial Knights Championship Series
Harlingen Medical Center Plaza (HMCP 5505 S. Expressway US 77/83)
1st Floor, Harlingen Medical Center Conference Room
Two Sections: Championship (USCF Rating 1400 and above)
and Reserve (USCF Rating under 1400)
Championship Section:
First prize - $100.00
Second prize - $50.00
Third prize - $25.00
Reserve Section:
First prize - $50.00
Second prize - $25.00
Third prize - $15.00
March 2015 published rating will be used,
5 Swiss System Rounds
G/60;d5 on Saturday & G/75;d5 on Sunday
Onsite Registration: 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM, If you have not
registered by 9:30 AM for any reason you will not play!
Pre-Registration is strongly recommended.
Rounds:
Rd 1 - 10:00 AM Rd 2 - 12:45 AM Rd 3 - 3:00 PM
Rd 4 - 10:00 AM Rd 5 - 1:00 PM
Entry Fee: $20.00 Cash Only.
Contact Howard McNutt at -email- to submit
your registration information.
Free entry to first 6 2000+ USCF rated players, EF
subtracted from winnings.
Tournament is USCF rated.
3 round Swiss tournament this Monday at Harlingen Medical Center.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get some practice in for State next month. We will be starting at 6:45pmPlease be there on time to avoid being withdrawn from the tournament.
What: United Warriors Monday Night Swiss (3 rounds USCF Rated)
Where: Harlingen Medical Center Plaza (HMCP 5505 S. Expressway US 77/83) in the Conference Center (first floor). (Please use the North side entrance as the south side entrance will be locked.)
When: Monday, February 9th, 2015
Who: USCF Members (Open to all ages)
Start Time: 1st round starts at 6:45 PM Sharp (Check-In Time 6:30-6:40)
Entry Fee: $5
Ratings: We will be using the Current Unofficial Ratings for this event
Time Control: Game/30 - 3 second delay

Sections: Sections will be created at the discretion of the TD.
Prizes: The winner of each section will receive free entry to the next United Warriors Monday Night Swiss Tournament
Chief Tournament Director: Brandon M. Flores
*Please sign up by 4PM the day of the tournament if you would like to play. NO ONSITE REGISTRATION!!!*


**Please text me for any last minute drops**
***A minimum of 8 players will be needed to register by 4PM the day of the tournament in order to avoid cancellation of the tournament***
****All pairings and Swiss are final! Once the Swiss have been broken up and/or any round has been paired, no changes whatsoever will be made.****

*****ALL USCF RULES AND REGULATIONS WILL BE FOLLOWED AND ADHERED TO.*****

******The players playing in the top section will be required to notate.******
*******Once any round is over, the following round will begin*******
********Registration open only to the first 40 entries********
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions/concerns about this tournament.
chessnut on Thursday 05 February 2015 - 09:50:55 | Read/Post Comment: 0
ABC Pediatrics

Feb. 22nd.
ABC Pediatrics Chess Sunday Action


Two Sections: Open and Reserve (USCF Rating under 1500)
$265.00 Total Prize based on 18 entries.
70% guaranteed.
Open Section:
First prize - $100.00
Second prize - $50.00
Third prize - $25.00

Reserve Section:
First prize - $50.00
Second prize - $25.00
Third prize - $15.00

February 2015 current published rating will be used,
4 Swiss System Rounds  Game in 45 minutes (G/45) No delay, No increment.

Onsite Registration:   9:00 AM to 9:30 AM,

Rounds:
Rd 1 - 10:00 AM   Rd 2 - 11:45 AM
Rd 3 - 1:30 PM       Rd 4 - 3:15 PM.

Entry Fee: $15.00  Cash Only, Tournament is USCF rated.
USCF membership required to play.
Bring chess boards and clocks.
Send entries to: Victor Flores:  vmjflores@gmail.com
chessnut on Saturday 24 January 2015 - 23:46:32 | Read/Post Comment: 0
Region X.

The Texas Chess Association has established a new region, Region X, which consists of Hidalgo and Starr Counties.  This new region will be having its own Regional Championship Tournament.

The Regional Director is
J.J. Guajardo, Sr.

Region X information is located
on the Region X web site.

Upper Valley chess players need to check it out and participate in Region X events.

Congratulations!!!!!!!!
chessnut on Sunday 12 October 2014 - 13:04:29 | Read/Post Comment: 0
2015 State Scholastics

The TCA State Scholastic Championships
will be held in McAllen
on
March 28 & 29th, 2015
at
the McAllen Convention Center.

Tournament Web Site.
I hope to see everyone there!
chessnut on Saturday 09 August 2014 - 14:29:01 | Read/Post Comment: 0
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