*registration will be up Feb/March. you will register at georgiachess.org, then be directed to American Chess Promotions for payment*
$10,000 Guarantee! Grand Prix Pts 40
American Chess Promotions and the Georgia Chess Association through the generosity of Mr. Phillip Taylor will host the Georgia State Championship!
April 29-May 1 or April 30 – May 1
at Emory University
5-SS. Emory University, Cox Hall Ballroom, 569 Ashbury Circle, Atlanta, Georgia 30322.
Prizes: $10,000 GUARANTEED. In five sections:
*Championship (FIDE rated, must be rated over 2000):
$1000-500-300-150-125; u2100: $250-150-100.
*Under 2000: $900-500-300-150-125; u1850: $250-150-100.
*Under 1700: $900-500-300-150-125; u1550: $250-150-100.
*Under 1400: $900-500-300-150-125;u1200: $250-150-100.
Trophies and Titles to top Georgia resident in above sections.
*Scholastic (2 day & online registration only): In 2 sections: U1100 Trophies to top 5,top unrated, top girl. U850: Trophies to top 5,top unrated, top girl.
Entry Fee: $93 online by 4/27; $99 at site. Scholastic section: $30 online only. GM’s and IM’s free: $80 deducted from prize.
Time Controls: Championship: G/90 w/30 sec. inc., 2-day: G/90; d5. Other sections: G/120 d5, 2-day: G/90, d5.
Reentry except Championship Section $40.
Byes available (limit 2), Rd 5 is zero pt bye, must commit before 1st round. Must play in own section.
On-line registration: all sections – deadline 4/27.
On-site Registration: Friday 5:30-6:30p.m. sharp, Sat 9:00-10am sharp. No on-site registration for Scholastic section.
Rounds: (3 & 2 day options for all sections but scholastic which is 2 day only)
3-day schedule: Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 2:15pm, 7pm, Sunday 10am, 3:30pm
2-day schedule: Round 1 at 10:30 a.m., then merges with 3-day.
Required: Current USCF membership, Current GCA membership if Georgia resident.
GCA Annual Meeting 2:30 Sunday Cox Hall
Election: 2nd VP, Treasurer, 2nd Member-at-Large
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or
(478)-9739389 (Thad, American Chess Promotions)