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Adult Quads at Arlington Chess Club

Three Rounds; G/60;d5. Only players who are at least 18 years old are allowed to play. The event is held periodically. See our schedule.

Four Chess Players at Adult Quads
A room full of Chess Players at Adult Quads

Quads Style

  • Players will be put into groups of 4 by rating. Each player has one game against each of the other three in the group.
  • If the total number of players is not a multiple of four, the lowest-rated 5-7 players will have a three-round Swiss.
  • 1st Round: 10:00am; 2nd Round: 1:00pm; 3rd Round 3:15pm
  • Time control is G/60;d5.
  • Each group may start their rounds earlier than scheduled.
  • For assigning quads, director may assign ratings to unrated players.

Entry Fee

Early Registration is $30; Day-of registration is $35.


The winner of each quad or small Swiss will win $60.


For parking info, see

Register for the next Arlington Adult Quads

Tournament Location

The Arlington Chess Club Open tournament is held at the Salvation Army Youth Education Town and Family Center at 712 W. Abram Street.

North Texas Youth Education Town at the Salvation Army in Arlington, Texas
YET Entrance at the Salvation Army in Arlington on the west side of the building in downtown Arlington.

Why Adult Quads?

  • No kids.
  • Longer time control.
  • Opponents have similar ratings.
  • More people win prizes.
  • Three games
  • 10:00am start time

US Chess Affiliate

Arlington Chess Club is an Affiliate of the US Chess Federation.

Our Rated Events are Rated by the US Chess Federation

We do not sell equipment, but encourage you to visit Wholesale Chess. We recommend their Quiver Chess Set Combination and the Basic Digital Game Timer.

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