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Kid Chess Girls’ Open Tournament

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Kid Chess (AAC’s Parent Company) is organizing our biannual Girls’ Open Tournament.

This is an unrated, Rapid Pairing Tournament for Female Scholastic (K-5) players.
Check-In: 8:45am to 9:00am
Tournament: 9:15am until Trophy Ceremony at 12:30pm
Trophies awarded to all students with a plus score. Every participant will receive a medal.
Registration fee: $30 in advance
Space is Limited!
Please register now to guarantee placement by either visiting KidChess.com/Register  or by calling our office.


No On-Site Registrations.


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Kid Chess 2016 Winter Girl’s Open

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*Unrated, Rapid Pairing Tournament.

Dec 3rd @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Kid Chess North Fulton Office
11175 Cicero Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30022

Check-In: 8:45am to 9:00am
Tournament: 9:15am until Trophy Ceremony at 12:30pm.

Registration fee: $30 in advance.
Space is Limited!

Register Online by clicking HERE, or by calling the Kid Chess office at 770-575-5802.


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2016 Regional Girls and Women’s Championship

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Registration Cap: 50

We will have exciting door prizes, crafts and cupcakes!

Location: Iron Yard,115 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30303, (Closest parking-Corner of Pryor and MLK, Accessible by MARTA)


Who: Open to all females


The top female will receive a $200 stipend to the National Women’s Open and a Championship trophy.


The top scholastic finisher in the open section will receive the nomination to attend the Susan Polgar Girls Invitational Tournament for 2016 for the state of Georgia (must be a Georgia resident). 


Open Section

Format: 3-SS, G/90; d5

Entry Fee: $45

Prizes: $125 for 2nd, $75 for 3rd place, or 65% of registered players, whichever is higher.  More entries, higher prize fund

Rounds: Saturday 10 a.m.; 2:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m.


Girls Rated Beginners’ Open

Come hangout with girls, and enjoy crafts, cupcakes and chess! Win some door prizes too!

Under 1200 and unrated

Format: 4-SS, G/60;d5

Prizes: $100 for 1st place; 1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophies. More entries, higher prize fund.

Entry Fee: $30


On-line registration deadline: Wednesday, October 19th


On-site registration: Saturday, October 22nd 9-9:30am

Venue: Iron Yard,115 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30303, (Closest parking-Corner of Pryor and MLK, Accessible by MARTA)


 Rounds: Saturday 10:00 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.; 3:30 p.m.; 6:00 p.m.

Byes: 1⁄2 point bye available round 1-3, Limit 1.  Zero bye for last round.


Please note: USCF membership required for all players. GCA membership required for GA residents. Sets and boards supplied. Please bring clocks.  

Questions: womensopen@georgiachess.org; Note: photos may be taken of you or your child and published on our news site (esp winners with trophies).  Please contact us if you do not want your/your child’s photo published. 


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1st Annual Chess Girls Rook!

1ST Annual 

Chess Girls Rook!

Female Empowerment Tournament

Saturday, September 17

Sutton Middle School – 6th Grade Academy

4360 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30327


Open to any player grade 12 and below – 100 player cap.


4SS, G/30/d5

Round Times:  10:30; 12:15; 2:00; 3:30


3 Sections: USCF membership required: Under 600, 600 – 999 and Premier for players rated 1000 and above. Players may play up one section if ever within 100 points of the section. New and unrated players wishing to get a rating should play in the Under 600 section.  Boards will be provided – clock are optional.


Entry Fee: $25 Advance entry only. Payments should be received by 11:59PM Wednesday, September 14.  Limit of one ½ point bye available in any round and must be requested at registration. No changes after 9PM Sept. 16.


Register online at: Chess Girls Rook! *No onsite registration available* Current USCF ID#/Exp. date required to be paired for Rd. 1.  To withdraw, send an email to Suttonmschess@gmail.com  by 9PM Sept 16th for refund. There will be a $5 processing fee.

Trophies to top player of each section.   One team trophy, will be awarded to the school with the most points based on 5 players combined, in the 3 rated sections.  Points are earned by 1 for each point in the Under 600 Section, 1.5 points for each point in the 600 – 999 Section and 2 points for each point in the Premier Section. Teams must have at least 5 players to be eligible for a Team Trophy.
The Premier Section: 1st place $50 in addition to trophy.

Information: Suttonmschess@gmail.com or call Vernetta Head 404-754-7191.

Concessions will be available: Cheese pizza, hot dogs, chips, sweets and beverages.

** This is our home and we would appreciate your assistance in keeping it clean. As such, this will be a Leave No Trace Event.  In a nutshell, that means at the end of the event we should never know that a tournament was held.  Please monitor your space and dispose of trash and clean up spills.


**Be a good steward of the environment.  Carpool/rideshare where possible.