- Advance Registration: Send email to Jim Hollingsworth, Major, U.S. Army (ret): firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Be sure to include your US Chess ID number, City, State, and Phone Number.
- Staff Dinner and for Anyone Else interested: Friday, 28 SEP 2018, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
R&K Cafe II
103 N. Waco St.
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Tel: (254) 283-5240
- Meet & Greet and Early Registration (check-in): Friday, 28 SEP 2018, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
La Quinta Inn & Suites Hillsboro
1513 Old Brandon Rd
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Tel: (254) 580-1300
RECON SITREP for all out-of-town Players
The organizers highly recommend you stay in the La Quinta Inn & Suites Hillsboro. It is an ideal Tactical Operations Center (TOC) for all planned tournament activities and a short distance from the tournament site. We negotiated the best possible deal with this hotel and are confident you will be greatly pleased with your lodging experience.
Do not reserve your room online! Call the hotel directly to receive the discounted rate.
Be sure to say "TEXAS ARMED FORCES CHESS" when reserving your room.
Please send a courtesy email or text (817-779-0640) to Jim Hollingsworth when your reservation is confirmed.
- Special Chess Rate: One room: $85.00 plus tax
- Ten rooms are blocked off and the above is valid if reserved no later than Friday, September 7, 2018.
- After that date they may or may not honor the Chess Rate, depending
- 7 Rooms have been reserved as of 20 September 2018
- Full hot breakfast buffet every morning from 6 AM to 10 AM
- All rooms have:
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee maker
- Ironing board
- HBO and Cinemax
- On Site Registration: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 9 AM to 10 AM Hill College Library IMPORTANT: You must physically meet with the Chief TD before you are paired for any rounds
- Opening Ceremonies and VIP Remarks: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 10:00 AM to 10:25 AM (Please be prepared for Photo Opportunities)
- Round One: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
- Round Two: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
- Veterans Dinner: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lone Star Cafe
Manager Kari Hafer
Very nice private room that seats 50
100 Dynasty Dr, Hillsboro, TX 76645
- Free Time: Saturday, 29 September 2018, 7:00 PM to whenever
Texas Hold Em Tournament in the Hotel
Stop on the way and get beer or soft drinks if you desire.
Sorry, the hotel has no bar.
Fair Warning: The Chief Organizer is a LOUSY poker Player!
- Round Three: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
- Group Photo: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 1:20 PM to 1:30 PM
- Round Four: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
- Awards Ceremony: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
- Operation Exodus: Sunday, 30 September 2018, 5:00 PM to whenever