Arlington Winter Blitz 2018

December 1, 2018; These details are tentative
Check in 12:30pm - 1:30pm.
Scholastic Blitz Check in 9:00am-9:30am.

Salvation Army YET Center in Arlington, Texas


  • 10 games (each round is two games, one White and one Black)
  • Will affect blitz rating only, but regular ratings will be used for pairings.
  • USCF membership is required to participate.
  • Blitz Rules:
  • Send questions to or text Chris Wood (817) 507-7522.
  • Players should bring clocks. We will have a few clocks but cannot guarantee availability. If neither player has a clock, both will be scored double draws.

Open Tournament

  • Open to all ages and ratings.
  • 5-DOUBLE-ROUND, Swiss-System, G/3;+2;
  • Sections (if more than one) determined by participation.
  • Registration from 12:30pm – 1:30pm onsite only; All rounds ASAP (No ½ point byes)
  • Players arriving after 1:30pm will receive zero point byes for first pairing.
  • $20 Registration – cash only – onsite only. 50% returned as prizes.

Scholastic Tournament

  • Open to K-12 students only.
  • 5-DOUBLE-ROUND, Swiss-System, G/5;d0;
  • One Section
  • $15 Registration; Pre-registration required;
  • First round is 9:45am. Other rounds ASAP (No ½ point byes)
  • Trophies to top finishers.
  • Limited to 40 participants
  • Playoff games may be used to determine winner at descretion of director.


These folks help support our tournament.

Childrens Dentistry of Arlingotn
Wholesale Chess
Sponsor the Arlington Chess Club Open