Serious Chess Players
♙ ♖ ♕ ♔ ♗ ♘

Plays at
American Legion Post 379
1245 N. Industrial Blvd
Bedford, TX  76021


Serious Chess Players
♙ ♖ ♕ ♔ ♗ ♘

Plays at
American Legion Post 379
1245 N. Industrial Blvd
Bedford, TX  76021

Chess for Texas Women Only

Last chance to apply for admission to this Championship is HIGH NOON on Monday, 18 June 2018.

LOGO for 2018 Texas Women's Chess Championship.  Image and graphics by Jim Hollingsworth.

2018 Texas Women's Chess Championship

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 Women's Chess Championship (TXWCC) is open to:
    • Chess-playing Texas Women only
      • Age 16 and up
      • Must live in Texas
      • Must show proof of Texas Residency, such as a photo Driver's License to TD.
      • If living outside Texas because of
        • Student Status
        • Military Status
          • Must show proof of Texas Residency and additional documentation, such as a photo College ID or photo Military ID.
      • Other Details:
        • 4-SS
        • G/60;d5
        • US Chess rated
        • Recording of moves required.
        • Insufficient Losing Chances (ILC) Draw claims are permitted and will be adjudicated.
Organizers:  Jim Hollingsworth, Claudia Munoz and Nicole Niemi

Chief TD:  Jim Hollingsworth, Local Tournament Director

Chief Assistant TD:  Jeff French, Club Tournament Director

Adjutants:  Dale Chaney and Tom Crane


  • Advance Registration:  Send email to Jim Hollingsworth, Chief Organizer and TD:  Be sure to include your US Chess ID number, home town, phone number, your RSVP for the Saturday evening Banquet, a short Bio, and a photo (for publicity purposes).  The photo needs to be landscape with as many pixels as possible.  Photos showing the player playing chess are preferred, but please be creative.  Examples of what we're looking for are elsewhere on this website (look at the BRAZOS and BRAZOS II pages).

  • Meal Information:
    • We will cover your lunch, or you have the option of visiting a local restaurant (at your expense).
    • To have your meals fully covered, you must apply for admission to the 2018 Texas Women's Chess Championship no later than 2 June 2018.
           This helps us plan, manage our budget and ensure the best possible experience for all players.
    • After 2 June 2018, the cost for the Women's Banquet is $22.00 (payable at check-in).
    • Last chance to apply for admission to this Championship is HIGH NOON on Monday, 18 June 2018.
    • No "walk-ins" will be permitted to play.

  • IMPORTANT:  You must see the Chief TD in person, with your proof of Texas residency documents, before you will be paired for any round.

  • Early Check In:    CANCELLED      All players check in at the Library on Saturday Morning

    Hotel Lobby, Hurst Holiday Inn Suites
    Holiday Inn Express
    820 Thousand Oaks Dr.,
    Hurst, TX 76054
    Tel: 817.427.1818

    Be sure to mention Texas Women’s Chess Championship.
    Fax: 817.427.1820

    You can also use this link on your desktop, laptop, or tablet to make your RESERVATION.


    Information for all out-of-town Players

         The organizers highly recommend you stay in the Hurst Holiday Inn Express.  It is an ideal center 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, May 25, 2018.
    • Free hot breakfast buffet every morning from 6 AM to 9:30 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
      • Keurig coffee maker
      • Iron/ironing board
      • Hair dryer
      • Flat screen TV's
  • On Site Check In:  Saturday, 23 June 2018, 9 AM to 10 AM

  • Opening Ceremonies and VIP Remarks:  Saturday, 23 June 2018, 10:00 AM to 10:25 AM (Please be prepared for Photo Opportunities)

  • Round One:  Saturday, 23 June 2018, 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

  • Round Two:  Saturday, 23 June 2018, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Women's Banquet:  Saturday, 23 June 2018, 5:10 PM to 7:00 PM

Women's Banquet Details
Niki's Italian Bistro
5249 Davis Road
North Richland Hills, TX  76180
Saturday, 23 June 2018
5:10 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Free Time:  Saturday, 23 June 2018, 7:00 PM to whenever

  • Round Three:  Sunday, 24 June 2018, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

  • Group Photo:  Sunday, 24 June 2018, 1:20 PM to 1:30 PM

  • Round Four:  Sunday, 24 June 2018, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

  • Awards Ceremony:  Sunday, 24 June 2018, 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Exodus:  Sunday, 24 June 2018, 5:00 PM to whenever