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QuickStart! Atlanta 2016 (Unrated Scholastic)

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NEW THIS YEAR: both rated & unrated sections

Format: Swiss-Style tournament, G/25;d5 4 rounds; 

Who: Open to all students in grades K-12

Where: Atlanta Perimeter Marriott Center Hotel, 246 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30346

Sections: Unrated: K-1, K-3, K-5, 6-12; 

Rated: K-12 Under 600 Rated: K-12 Over 600. If you play in the Rated section, you must have a current USCF ID. If you are unrated and would like to become rated, you may play in the Rated section, but you must join USCF by the registration deadline.

*Sections may be combined if there are not enough players in one section.

Time Control: G/25;d5  (25 minutes per player with a 5 second delay). 

Prizes: Trophies to all who score 2.5 or better, minimum 3 trophies per section. USCF membership to top 5 nonmembers in each section, which must be redeemed by November 30, 2016.  All players receive a participation ribbon.

Entry fee: $30   

Registration: You must register your child online by midnight Thursday Sept 29th.
*There is no on-site registration*

Schedule: Rounds: 12:00 p.m. for Round 1, ASAP for rounds 2-4. Awards ceremony will be ASAP after last round ends. Pairings for Round 1 will be posted by 11:00 a.m. All participants should be in the playing hall by 11:30 a.m. for announcements and instruction. It is the parent’s responsibility to arrive early enough to verify that the information is correct or to have errors fixed before pairings are up for the first round.

Byes: A player may miss one round (take a bye) if arranged in advance with their registration, however rounds begin asap after the previous round making it difficult to predict exactly when rounds 2-4 begin. All byes will be zero point byes. Players must commit to playing at least three rounds. 

Information: quickstart@georgiachess.org

Tournament Coordinator: Tricia Hill

Please note: Sets and boards supplied. Chess clocks not supplied. Please bring one if you have one.

We strongly encourage everyone, especially first-timers, to read the Parent’s Guide to Scholastic Chess Tournaments

 

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Lipkin/Pfefferkorn Scholastic

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4-SS, G/30 d5. Marriott Winston-Salem, 425 North Cherry St., Winston-Salem, NC, 1-(800)-320-0934In 3 sections: Middle School K-8, Elementary K-6, Primary K-3. Entry Fee: $30 if received by September 30; $35 at site. Trophies to top 7, top girl, top unrated in each section. Medals to every participant who doesn’t get a trophy. Registration: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. sharp. Rounds: 11-12:30 , then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round is completed. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478)-973-9389.Register: www.americanchesspromotions.com.

 

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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.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND SCHOLASTIC

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4-SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341.In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Entry fee: $28 if received by Sept. 2, no onsite entries. Trophies to top five, top girl, top unrated. Medals to every participant who doesn’t get a trophy. Rounds: First round at 11 a.m., then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round ends. Special: A master or expert will be on hand for free analysis. Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.comEnter: americanchesspromotions.com.

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American Chess Promotions Open

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TROPHIES PLUS GRAND PRIX POINTS: 20

5-SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $10,000 b/155, 55% Guaranteed.

 In 7 sections: Championship: FIDE and USCF rated. Must be 1950 and above to enter. $1,000-600-500,    u 2200: $700-300-150-100. Under 2000: $700-300-150-100, u1900- $150. Under 1800: $700-300-150-100, u1700- $150. Under 1600: $600-300-$150-100, u1500- $150. Under 1400: $600-300-150-100, u1300- $150. Under 1200: $600-300-150-100, u1100- $150. Unrated: (not part of base) Trophies to top 7. 

Time Controls: Championship: G/90 w/30 sec. inc., 2-day: G/90 d/5. Other: G/120 d5., 2-day: G/90 d5. Entry Fees: $79 3-day, $78 2-day if received by 9/1; $85 at site. GMs and IMs FREE. Juniors: $6 less. Unrateds: $30 Reentry except in Championship section $40. 

Bye: all rounds (limit 2), must commit before 1st round. May play up 1 section except Championship. 

3-day schedule: Registration: ends 6:15 am. 

Rounds: 7, 2:15-7, 10-3:15. 2-day schedule: Registration: ends 10 a.m. 

Rounds: 1st at 10:30 a.m., then merges with 3-day. 

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ACP July Scholastic Championship

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4-SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, Georgia 30341. Entry fee: $28 by July 15, no onsite registration. In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Trophies to top five, top unrated, top girl each section. Medals to every participant who doesn’t get a trophy.  Rounds: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., then as soon as possible. Special: A master or expert will be on hand for FREE analysis. Bring chess equipment, none supplied! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.comEnter: americanchesspromotions.com.

 

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Atlanta June Scholastic

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June 11: 2016 ATLANTA JUNE SCHOLASTIC.

 4-SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, Georgia 30341.

Entry Fee: $28 by 6/09: no on-site registration

In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3)

Trophies to top seven, top girl each section. Medals to all participants who do not get a trophy each section. 

Rounds: 11-12:30, then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round is completed. 

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Southside Checkmate Championship (K-12 Scholastic Chess Tournament)

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Atlanta Beltline Southside Trail (Pittsburgh)

352 University Avenue SW

Atlanta , GA 30310

2 Sections: 4 Rounds Swiss , G/25; d5

Presented by Metro Atlanta Chess Partners and the Atlanta Beltline, 352 University Avenue, Atlanta GA 30310 

Note: Maximum 50 entrants

(2 sections (Championship and under 600/unrated). All unrated players must play in the under 600 section.)

Prizes:1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies for top players in each section. Every participant will receive a t-shirtFormat:4 Round Swiss , G/25; d5 Affects Regular rating only.Round Times: 1st round will start at 3:00pm EST, 2nd round-4:00pm, 3rd round-5:00pm, 4th round-6:00pmEntry Fee: $25.00. Deadline is May 20, 2016 at 12 noon. No on-site registration Entries To: http://beltline.org/pittsburgh-rise/ (Southside Checkmate Championship under event activities)Byes:One 1/2 point bye available. Must request before round 1.

 

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