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Armed Forces Chess

In Texas

TXAFCC PHOTO BY DANNY DUNN AND GRAPHICS BY JIM HOLLINGSWORTH

Two Chess Championships combined into One Great Event!

Community Room
North Richland Hills Library
9015 Grand Avenue
North Richland Hills, TX  76180

Free Entry!     Free Entry!     Free Entry!

  • US Chess membership required:
  • Texas Chess Association membership required:

  • Texas Armed Forces Chess Championship (TXAFCC) is open to:
    • Those with a Government issued military ID
      • Active Duty stationed in Texas
      • Active Duty stationed outside Texas with Home of Record (HOR) in Texas
        • Show copy of latest LES or other HOR proof to TD.
      • Reservists
      • Texas Guard
      • Military Academy Cadets
      • College ROTC Cadets
      • Military Retirees
  • Texas Military Veterans Open Chess Championship (TXMVOCC) is open to:
    • All other Honorably Discharged Veterans
      • Show Veterans Administration ID card to TD or
      • Show copy of DD 214

  • Other Details:  4-SS, TL: G/60;d5, US Chess Rated, Recording of moves required.

The TXAFCC and TXMVOCC will be Combined into One Section



Chief TD:  Chris Wood, Local Tournament Director (42 tournaments as Chief TD in only two years)

Adjutant:  Captain Theresa Hollingsworth (U.S. Army, Retired)

Agenda

  • Advance Registration:  Send email to Jim Hollingsworth, Major, U.S. Army (ret):  armychess@aol.com.  Be sure to include your US Chess ID number.

  • Early Registration:  Friday, 22 SEP 2017, 6 PM to 9 PM

    Chess Hospitality Suite
    Holiday Inn Express
    820 Thousand Oaks Dr.,
    Hurst, TX 76054
    Tel: 817.427.1818
    Fax: 817.427.1820

  • RECON SITREP for all out-of-town Players

         The organizers highly recommend you stay in the Hurst Holiday Inn Express.  It is an ideal Tactical Operations Center (TOC) for all planned tournament activities and is conveniently near DFW and the tournament site.  We negotiated the best possible deal with this hotel and are confident you will be greatly pleased with your lodging experience.

    • Special Room Rate:  One room:  $109.00 ($151 regular).  Suite:  $10 more.
    • Ten rooms are blocked off and the above is valid if reserved no later than Friday, August 25, 2017.
    • Free hot breakfast buffet every morning from 6 AM to 10 AM
    • Managers Reception Mon-Thur from 5 PM to 7 PM
    • Complimentary shuttle service to and from DFW Airport as well as anywhere within 5 miles of the hotel.
    • Indoor heated pool
    • Fitness center
    • Business center
    • All rooms have:
      • Free high speed internet
      • Microwave
      • Refrigerator
      • Coffee/tea maker
      • Iron/ironing board
      • Hair dryer
      • Flat screen TV's
  • On Site Registration:  Saturday, 23 September 2017, 9 AM to 10 AM

  • Opening Ceremonies and VIP Remarks:  Saturday, 23 September 2017, 10:00 AM to 10:25 AM (Please be prepared for Photo Opportunities)

  • Round One:  Saturday, 23 September 2017, 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

  • Round Two:  Saturday, 23 September 2017, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Veterans Dinner:  Saturday, 23 September 2017, 5:10 PM to 7:00 PM

Veterans Dinner Details
Johnny Carino's
2175 Precinct Line Road
Hurst, TX  76054
Saturday, 23 September 2017
5:10 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Free Time:  Saturday, 23 September 2017, 7:00 PM to whenever
    Texas Hold Em Tournament in the Chess Hospitality Suite
    Chips Only
    Fair Warning:  The Chief Organizer is a LOUSY poker Player!

  • Please wear your Military Class A Uniform
    on Sunday (if it still fits ☺)
    or appropriate Business Casual Attire

  • Round Three:  Sunday, 24 September 2017, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

  • Group Photo:  Sunday, 24 September 2017, 1:20 PM to 1:30 PM

  • Round Four:  Sunday, 24 September 2017, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

  • Awards Ceremony:  Sunday, 24 September 2017, 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Operation Exodus:  Sunday, 24 September 2017, 5:00 PM to whenever

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