This year's tournament will be held in Addison. Click here for all the details.
Next to the Southwest open this is Texas' most attended non-scholastic event.
The highest rated player to register is GM Zviad Izoria , also known as Mr HB Global, for winning $50,000 and a host of other prizes at the 2005 HB Global event.
Click here for pre-registered players.
I will be playing in this event for the 3rd time. In 1992 & 2002, I had sub-par performances, although I did start 3.5/4.00 drawing the eventual winner in 1992.
Since I have not played much rated chess, I decided to join Paul Haney, and Ethan Rodriguez to play at the Houston Chess Club G60 3 round event yesterday.
I went 2-1=0. My loss was to 2nd seed Bradley Sawyer (2292)
There were 34 players including 3 masters 3 experts. Click here for the cross table.
Bradly & Warren Harper tied for first with 3-0 scores. Warren is closing in on the 2400 mark. He is just 16 rating points away.