The Southwest Class Championships will be held from February 13-16, 2015, at the DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas.
The event has 7 sections: Master (FIDE rated), Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E.
The Master Section has either 4-day (February 13-16) or 3-day (February 14-16) schedules to play in while all other sections have either 4-day (February 13-16), 3-day (February 14-16) or 2-day (February 15-16) schedules to play in.
The event has a $30,000 prize fund, unconditionally guaranteed.
In 7 sections; rated players may play up one section.
Master Section (2200/up): $3000-1500-800-500-400, clear or tiebreak winner $200, top U2400 $1200-600.
Expert Section (2000-2199): $2000-1000-500-300-200.
Class A Section (1800-1999/Unr): $2000-1000-500-300-200.
Class B Section (1600-1799/Unr): $2000-1000-500-300-200.
Class C Section (1400-1599/Unr): $1500-800-400-300-200.
Class D Section (1200-1399/Unr): $1200-600-400-300-200.
Class E Section (Under 1200/Unr): $800-400-200-120-80.