Southwest Collegiate Team Championship

Southwest Collegiate Team Championship

Saturday, March 09, 2024
Over The Board:


2024 Southwest Collegiate Teams is  IN-PERSON 3-board team event on March 9. The top three finishing teams will qualify for next year’s Texas Superfinals. Each college can send as many teams as they want. This event is part of the Texas College Chess circuit that happens every school year, whose aim is to grow interest and participation among all collegiate chess clubs and players from the Southwest region.

This event is FREE and no USCF membership is required!

Venue & Parking

UT Dallas Address: 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas, 75080
Galaxy Rooms at Student Union SU 2.602. Campus map location!m/530470?s/ Second floor south end of building

Parking: Parking is free over the weekend.
We recommend parking at Lot E!m/434654?s/
After you walk past the McDermott library you will see the Student Union.


Chief TD: FA & NTD Louis Reed
Assistant TD: Tim Steiner

Time Control


Playing Schedule

Time Event
09:00 AM Registration closes
10:00 AM Round 1
11:00 AM Round 2
12:00 AM Round 3
01:00 PM Lunch free at the tournament site – available at noon
01:30 PM Round 4
2:30 PM Round 5
4:00 PM Prize Presentation



1st  Place – 2024 Southwest Collegiate Teams Champion title + Plaque
2nd Place – Plaque
3rd Place – Plaque
Top Scoring Women’s Team – 2024 Top Southwest Collegiate Women’s Team title + Plaque
Top Scoring U1600 Team – 2024 Top Southwest Collegiate U1600 Team title + Plaque

Scoring & Tiebreak System

Match Points
1) Game points
2) Direct encounter
3) Match points scored by second team of same college
4) Game points scored by second team of same college

Fair Play Policy

No phones will be allowed in the playing hall. There will be another room where bags can be left with their coaches.
Chief TD will make final decision on any issues related to any matches.