Serious Chess Players
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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 Friday, 2 August 2019.

LOGO for 2019 Texas Women's Chess Champiionship.  Photo by Jeff French.  Graphics by Jim Hollingsworth.

2019 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.
Organizers:  Jim Hollingsworth, Louis Reed, and Dale Chaney

Chief TD:  Louis Reed, Senior Tournament Director

Floor TD:  Klaus Garcia

Adjutant:  Dale Chaney

Deputy Master of Ceremonies:  Anneliese Garcia

Twitter Admin:  Mike Bowden


  • Registration:  NO LATER THAN HIGH NOON Friday, August 2, 2019, 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).
    • Depending on Fundraising, we may cover all meals.  However, be prepared to pay $22 (last year's cost) for the Women's Banquet.
    • Last chance to apply for admission to this Championship is HIGH NOON on Monday, 2 August 2019.
    • 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.

  • Lodging Recommendation:

    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


    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:  TBA.
    • Ten rooms are blocked off and the above is valid if reserved no later than TBA.
    • 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, 17 August 2019, 9 AM to 10 AM

  • Opening Ceremonies and VIP Remarks:  Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:00 AM to 10:25 AM (Please be prepared for Photo Opportunities)

  • Round One:  Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

  • Round Two:  Saturday, 17 August 2019, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Women's Banquet:  Saturday, 17 August 2019, 5:10 PM to 7:00 PM

Women's Banquet Details
Niki's Italian Bistro
5249 Davis Road
North Richland Hills, TX  76180
Saturday, 17 August 2019
5:10 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Free Time:  Saturday, 17 August 2019, 7:00 PM to whenever

  • Round Three:  Sunday, 18 August 2019, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

  • Group Photo:  Sunday, 18 August 2019, 1:20 PM to 1:30 PM

  • Round Four:  Sunday, 18 August 2019, 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

  • Awards Ceremony:  Sunday, 18 August 2019, 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Exodus:  Sunday, 18 August 2019, 5:00 PM to whenever