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Welcome to the San Antonio Chess Club

Thanks for stopping by the San Antonio Chess Club web site.

We meet Thursday evenings 6-10 p.m. (except holidays) at the Lions Field Recreation Center, 2809 Broadway near Mulberry – see map (phone: 210-826-9041). This is a City of San Antonio facility and all visitors, including minors, are welcome. Please bring chess sets, boards, and clocks if you have them – they are not provided at site. Every week: casual skittles, blitz tourney begins at 8 p.m.

This is the new official website of the San Antonio Chess Club. We will post all major events in the San Antonio area as well as news about our local players. Please visit us on Facebook where the club’s latest events and news are posted.

Upcoming Events

Jul 14 – 15, 2018

2018 Texas Senior Championship

San Antonio, TX

Comfort Inn & Suites, 8640 Crownhill Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78209.
The main event is open to players over 50 years of age.
There are side events open to all players. 

Main Event: 5SS, G/90+5 (meaning 5 second increment).

PRIZES: Prize fund is $500 based on 24 entries in the main event, 2/3 guaranteed.

  • 1st $200
  • 2nd $100
  • U1800 $100
  • U1400 $100
Championship Trophy will be awarded to the top Texas resident. 

EF: $40 if received by June 30, $45 if received by July 13, $50 on site. 

RDS.: 

  • Saturday 9am, 1pm, 6pm
  • Sunday 9am, 1pm
Half point byes available any 1 round upon request before round 2. 

 

Saturday Side Event:

8 man sections, top 8 players in top section, then the next 8 in the next section, etc. 3SS, G/90+5

EF: $30 before July 13, $35 onsite. 
PRIZES: $100, $60 in each section.

RDS.: 9am, and then each round is 30 minutes after completion of all games in the section.

No byes are allowed in the side events.

 

Sunday

Side Event: 8 man sections. 3SS, G/60+5

EF: $30 before July 13, $35 onsite.

PRIZES: $100, $60 in each section. 

RDS.: 9am, and then each round is 30 minutes after completion of all games in the section.

No byes are allowed in the side events.

The bottom section may have as many as 10 players and as few as 6 players. 

ALL: Registration for all events:

Mail check or money order to J. P. Hyltin, 9311 Autumn Sun, San Antonio, TX 78254.

Onsite registration opens at 8am.
Sunday side event onsite registration opens at 8am. 
HR: $114, reserve by 7/1 and mention chess. 
Contact J. P. Hyltin at jphyltin@yahoo.com for tournament information.
The information shown above is based on information in US Chess records prior to publication of the TLA in Chess Life (or Chess Life Kids.)
As such, the information shown above is subject to change and any URLS may not yet be activated or may refer to other events.  
Please check the TLA in Chess Life (or Chess Life Kids) for any corrections, updates or other changes. 
In special cases, changes that are made after the publication of Chess Life may be found on the Tournament Listings by State page. 
Sponsoring Affiliate: H6037957, SAN ANTONIO SCHOLASTIC CHESS.

 

Tell the TD you heard about this event via TLA Mail or saw it on the US chess website. TLA ID: 20097

Monthly Tournament

MHCC Monthly Chess Tournament
This is a month-long event, one game played every Wednesday evening starting at 6:30 PM. Please arrive by 6:15 PM on the first Wednesday to register.
Time Control: G/90 + 5
Entry Fee: $15 or $10 half-prize option, with 80% returned as prizes.
Address:
                Hornbeak Building 3rd Floor
                4450 Medical Dr
                San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact

For more information about upcoming events, or if you have general questions about participation or involvement, contact Louis Rimpel  at 210-384-4797 or by email at louisrimpel2@gmail.com.

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This is the new official website of the San Antonio Chess Club. We will post all major events in the San Antonio area as well as news about our local players. Please visit us on Facebook where the club’s latest events and news are posted.