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Castle Chess Jamboree

Date: 2015-11-21
Location: Loyola Chess Club

Castle Chess Jamboree

A fast paced scholastic five round swiss tournament. Time control is G30+5s.

Entry fee $12. You must pay register and pay online by Friday 7pm on Nov 20. No cash on-site. No walk ins. This tournament is organized by Castle Chess.


  • Three Sections

    • K-3 Primary

    • K-5 Elementary

    • 6-12 MS/HS Open

If sections grow too large, at TD discretion, they may be split based on the median rating, with unrated players going in the lower section. If this happens, team score will be combined using the top 4 scores from either section.

JTP memberships allowed in K-3 only.


Individual Trophies: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Team Trophies: 1st, 2nd Teams trophies based on top 4 scores (combined across split sections, if needed)


The tournament will take place at the Loyola Chess Club, in the Wonderland Mall of America (formerly Crossroads Mall). The club is on the lower level. Enter by the water, near the Bijou Theater (by the hotel and Target) and turn left at the food court.

Loyola Chess Club
4522 Fredericksburg Rd
Suite A-79
San Antonio, TX 78201


Register online until 7pm Friday November 20. Click the big red "Register" button above. To be paired in round 1 you must have paid online at 7pm. There is no "check in". Withdraw with refund deadline is also 7pm Friday Nov 20. Pairings will be made Friday night.

USCF membership required, but will be provided for free for Primary K-3 section participants. The first few unrated players to register in Elementary or MS/HS who are not USCF members will receive a free 1 year scholastic USCF membership.


Friday Nov 20
7pm     Entry Deadline & Refund for Withdraw deadline
Saturday Nov 21
8:30am  Doors Open
9:00am  Round 1
10:15am Round 2
11:30am Lunch Break
noon    Round 3
1:15    Round 4
2:30    Round 5
3:45    Awards