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Arlington Chess Club Open 81 in Euless

Saturday, March 02, 2024

Our signature tournament since 2015, the Arlington Chess Club Open features great players from Arlington and all of north Texas.

This month's tournament will be in Euless and will be followed in the eventing with a Saturday Night Blitz tournament. Registration for the blitz tournament is $10. The blitz tournament registration will end at 6:50pm, and the first round will be at 7:00pm.

Players in the Arlington Chess Club Open


  • Open - Open to all US Chess members.
  • Reserve (U1400) - Open to all US Chess members with ratings under 1400 or unrated players.
  • Novice (U900) - Open to all US Chess members with ratings under 900 or unrated players.

All sections are at a time control of G/40;d5. Round Times are 9:00 am, 10:40 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:40 pm. Tournament will be initially limited to 50 players. If more than 50 players register, we may rent more space for additional capacity.

Entry Fee

Early Registration is $30; Day-of registration is $40. Early registration ends at 11:00pm the day before the event. Blitz tournament registration is seperate.


  • Open and Reserve - Cash Prizes. The prize fund will be equal to 90% of what is left after all tournament expenses are deducted from all tournament entry fees. Expenses include facility rental, liability insurance, supplies, US Chess ratings fees, and tournament director stipends.
  • Novice Section - Top two finishers will receive small plaques or trophies.

Register for Arlington Chess Club Open 81 in Euless

Parents/Guardians of Minors

We welcome children to play in our tournament, but please be aware of the following:

  • Your child will play against adults, will be treated like an adult, and will be expected to interact like an adult.
  • Your child will not be supervised by us.
  • If a child is under 16 years old, a parent/guardian must remain in the building unless an exception is given by the tournament organizer.

Rule Variations in Effect at the ACC Open

  • 11H1. Director as witness only. In an event in which most games are not watched by directors, a director may refrain from correcting all illegal moves he or she may notice but simply serve as a witness should one of the players point out the illegal move before ten more moves have been made.
  • 15A. Paper scoresheet variation. The player using a paper scoresheet may first make the move, and then write it on the scoresheet, or vice versa.

Register for Arlington Chess Club Open 81 in Euless

Saturday Night Blitz

Come back in the evening for a blitz tournament!

Tournament Location

Arlington Chess Club Open 81 in Euless will be held at Home2 Suites Euless DFW West at 2570 State Highway 121, Euless, TX 76039.

Home2 Suites Euless DFW West

US Chess Affiliate

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

Our Rated Events are Rated by the US Chess Federation

Early Registrations

Name USCF Rating Section Byes
Curtis Fukuchi 12627935 1811 Open
Maurya Chandra 16566891 1774 Open
Jay-El Shepherd 12993258 1700 Open
Greyson Abrams 16056318 1699 Open
John Kendrick 12740110 1546 Open
Douglas Schwetke 12472962 1500 Open
Jayden Wang 30684131 1468 Open
Robert Williams 31728018 0 Open
Oliver Wang 17140002 1319 Reserve (U1400)
Hiram Bodon 13486557 1219 Reserve (U1400)
Chris Wood 14876113 1086 Reserve (U1400) 1
Nick Johnson 30681230 1044 Reserve (U1400)
Brady Killham 31757068 0 Reserve (U1400)
Alexander Brik 12636318 895 Novice (U900)
Jeremy Hollembaek 30272758 785 Novice (U900)
Landra Pulliam 30821944 784 Novice (U900)
Barbara Bodon 30617847 630 Novice (U900)
Srikrishna Tellamsetty 30140074 483 Novice (U900)
Kagraman Rzayev 31739224 0 Novice (U900)

19 total registered.

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