Upcoming Events

The San Antonio Chess Club (SACC) will hold its annual City Championship in June 2017.

It will be a 5-Round Swiss at Methodist Hospital, in the Hornbeak building on the 3rd Floor (located at 4450 Medical Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229).

Time Control will be G/90, d5 for the first two rounds, and G/120, d5 for rounds three, four, and five.

Round 1 will take place on Saturday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM.

Players will need to have a valid USCF ID to register.

Entry fee will be $50.00 per player if received by June 22, and $55.00 later and at site. There will be an option to play for 1/2 prizes ($25 by 6/22, $30 later and at site). There is the traditional $5 discount for club members who pay full entry.

$1975 in prizes available based on 60 entries, 2/3 guaranteed

Open Section

  • $350 1st
  • $200 2nd
  • $125 3rd
  • $125 1st U2000
  • $75 2nd U2000

Reserve (U1800/Unrated)

  • $250 1st
  • $150 2nd
  • $100 3rd
  • $100 1st U1600
  • $75 2nd U1600

Novice (U1400/Unrated)

  • $150 1st
  • $100 2nd
  • $100 1st U1200
  • $75 1st Unrated

(Unrated players cannot win more than $100 in U1800 and in U1400 sections)

Pay online using PayPal. Click on “Send”, then enter our club’s email address (sanantoniochessclub@gmail.com) and your appropriate entry fee in “Amount”. Then click Continue followed by choosing “Friends or Family” (to bypass PayPal fees). Please include a note with participant’s name and USCF ID, rating, and mailing address should we have to mail you a prize.

You may also register at our Tournament Director’s website

For more information, please contact Louis Rimpel by phone at 210-384-4797, or send an email to louisrimpel2@gmail.com.