Regional Bids.

UPDATE!

The
2019 Region VIII Regional Scholastics
bid has been awarded
to Veterans Memorial ECHS
in Brownsville.

The tournament dates
are
January 26th & 27th, 2019

Thank you!
chessnut on Wednesday 16 May 2018 - 15:25:38 | Read/Post Comment: 0
Ethics & cheating.

Howdy!!

I would like to take a moment of everyone's time to highlight the conduct and ethics expected from players, coaches, sponsors and parents at all USCF sanctioned chess tournaments.

This information should be common sense but I feel the need to repeat it for everyone's benefit.

At a recent, Valley tournament there was an incident which brings this subject to the forefront.  An attempt was made to prearrange a draw result before an important title game was to be played.  The result would help determine whether or not players would qualify for a lucrative prize.  The arrangement was attempted by a coach and NOT the players.

This is what the USCF Rule Book - 5th edition, has to say:

14B6.  Premature or Prearranged draws. It is unethical and unsporting to agree to a draw before a serious contest has begun.  The same is true of all arrangements to prearrange game results.  In case of clear violations of the moral principles of the game, penalties should be imposed at the director's discretion.  See also 20L.  Manipulating results.
20L Manipulating Results. Collusion to fix or throw games, whether before or during the game, in order to manipulate prize money, title norms, ratings, or for any other purpose is illegal and may result in severe sanctions, including revocation of USCF membership.  Such agreements include arrangements to split prize money no matter what the result of the game.  See also Chapter 6, USCF Code of Ethics.
(Excerpt borrowed from USCF & Clatskanie Chess Club site).

In closing, I am asking that each of us take the time to be sure to provide the opportunity to practice good sportsmanship, fair play, ethical conduct and respect for each other during these events.

Sportsmanship, integrity and honor are an important part of the game.

See you at the tournaments!

For more information click USCF Code Of Ethics.

chessnut on Wednesday 10 January 2018 - 21:59:02 | Read/Post Comment: 0
2016 - 2017 Next Scheduled Tournament

The next scheduled
Region VIII tournament
will be
the
La Feria Chess Tournament
on
September 22, 2018
in
La Feria.




chessnut on Saturday 16 April 2011 - 23:06:20 | Read/Post Comment: 0
2018-2019 Chess Schedule

2018 - 2019
Region 8 Chess Schedule


Legend: - Brownsville - Harlingen - San Benito
- Other
- Blackout Dates - State/National


Please submit your tournament information to:
region8_edward@twc.com

Please be aware that all tournaments are placed on this list on a first come, first serve, basis.  Please note that all local events on any given date will now be listed on this schedule.

Blackout dates are those dates that are reserved for a school or district.  Everyone is encouraged to attend the blackout dated tournaments in order to support that school's fundraising efforts.
T
hanks!

September 22, 2018 - La Feria CISD, TBD
September 29, 2018 - Texas Girls State, Harlingen

October 6, 2018 - Stillman MS, Brownsville
October 13, 2018 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
October 27, 2018 - Brownsville CISD, TBD

November 3, 2018 - EDS Beginner Tournament, TBD
November 3, 2018 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
November 10, 2018 - St. John's Beginner Tournament, TBD
November 10, 2018 - San Benito CISD, TBD

December 1, 2018 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
December 8, 2018 - San Benito CISD, TBD
January 12, 2019 - Brownsville CISD, TBD
January 19, 2019 - St. Mary's

January 26 & 27, 2019 - TCA Region VIII Championships

February 9, 2019 - Los Fresnos CISD, TBD
February 16, 2019 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
February 16, 2019 - CCA, McAllen
February 23, 2019 - Rio Hondo CISD, TBD

March 2, 2019 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
March 30, 2019 - Brownsville CISD,TBD

April 6, 2019 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
April 6, 2019 - Private Schools Championships, Brownsville
April 27, 2019 - Harlingen CISD, TBD

May 4, 2019 - Harlingen CISD, TBD
May 11, 2019 - Bughouse at St. John's, McAllen
May 18, 2019 - Bughouse at EDS, Brownsville
chessnut on Monday 16 July 2018 - 17:27:12 | Read/Post Comment: 0
 South State
chessnut On Wednesday 31 January 2018 - 17:00:32 | Read/Post Comment: 0
 2018 Regionals
chessnut On Sunday 16 July 2017 - 17:22:02 | Read/Post Comment: 0
 Summer Quads
chessnut On Monday 22 May 2017 - 20:59:49 | Read/Post Comment: 0
 The Knight's Tour
chessnut On Wednesday 29 March 2017 - 00:27:42 | Read/Post Comment: 0
Go to page  [1] 2
News Archive
Vish chessnut @ (Mar 18 : 19:08) (Other News)
Coach's Poem chessnut @ (Jan 23 : 19:29) (Other News)
2017 South State Scholastic Championships. chessnut @ (Jan 16 : 18:02) (Other News)
Region VIII Scholastic Championships chessnut @ (Jun 03 : 12:10) (Other News)
MOVED 2016 - 2017 schedule MOVED chessnut @ (Apr 11 : 23:36) (Other News)
2016 TCA Region VIII Tournament chessnut @ (Dec 02 : 14:32) (Other News)
2016 State site chessnut @ (Nov 15 : 12:16) (Other News)
Region X. chessnut @ (Oct 12 : 13:04) (Other News)
Regionals Results. chessnut @ (Jan 30 : 23:00) (Other News)

Welcome

Shredder Chess

Online

Counter

RSS Feeds

© RGVTx Chess and all content is an © e107 powered website.
e107 is © e107.org 2002/2003 and is released under the GNU GPL license.
{THEMEDISCLAIMER}