Upcoming Tournaments


Georgia Chess Festival Scholastics
Dec. 26

4SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 by December 25, $33 at site. In three sections: Middle School K-8, Elementary K-6, and Primary K-3. Trophies to the top five, top unrated, top girl in each section. Medals to all participants who do not get a trophy. Registration ends 10:30 a.m. Rounds: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Special: A master or expert will be on hand for FREE analysis. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. PHONE CALLS ONLY AFTER DECEMBER 25, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2017 Georgia Chess Festival Scholastic registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


GCA Bughouse Championship
Dec. 26

7SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341.Entry fee: $20 per person. In five sections (Sections may be merged!): Trophies to first and second place teams in Open, Under 1600, Under 1200, K-8, K-6. Registration ends 6:30 p.m.
Rounds: First at 7 p.m., the rest immediately following the previous one.Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2017 GCA Bughouse registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


15th Annual Time Control Open
Dec. 27

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fees: Championship $30 by December 26, $35 at site. Under 1200 $25, $30 at site. $1,000 in prizes based on 45 entries, 60 percent guaranteed. In two sections: Championship $250, $150. 2199-1800, 1799-1600, 1599-1400, Under 1400 each $150. Under 1200: Trophies to top seven, top two 999-800, top two under 800, highest placed unrated and female players. Time controls: Round 1 G/30,d/5, Round 2 G/45,d/5, Round 3 G/60,d/5, Round 4 G/75,d/5. Schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m., rounds at 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m. Byes available all rounds (limit one), must request before first one (no changes afterwards). Bring chess equipment, none supplied. PHONE CALLS ONLY AFTER DECEMBER 26, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2017 GCA Bughouse registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red



2017 GCA Blitz Championship

Dec. 27

5 double-round SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fees: $25. $600 based on 32 entires, 50 percent guaranteed. $150-100; under 2000, under 1700, under 1400 each $100, under 1100 $50. Registration ends 6:30 p.m. Rounds: 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2017 GCA Blitz registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Georgia Chess Festival Rapid Play
Dec. 28

6 SS, G/15 d3. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $600 in projected prizes based on 32 entries, 50 percent guaranteed. Entry fees: $25. $150-$100; 1999-1700, 1699-1400, 1399-1100 each $100; under 1100 $50. Schedule: Registration ends 11:30 a.m., rounds 12 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:45 p.m. Byes available all rounds (limit one), must request before first round (no changes afterwards). Bring chess equipment, none supplied. PHONE CALLS ONLY AFTER DECEMBER 27, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. Chess Festival Rapid Play registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


47th Annual Atlanta Open
December 28-30 or 29–30
20 Grand Prix points

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fees: $79 three-day, $78 two-day if received by Dec. 27, $85 at site. Unrated $60, GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs free. Re-entry: $40 (not available in Championship). $8,000 in projected prizes based on 130 entries, 70 percent guaranteed. In five sections: Championship (open to USCF-rated 1900 and above): $1,000–$500-$300, under 2100 $400-$200. Under 1900 (open to USCF-rated 1500 thru 1899): $800-$400–$200.Under 1700 (open to USCF-rated 1300 thru 1699): $800-$400–$200.Under 1500 (open to USCF-rated 1100 thru 1499): $800-$400–$200. Under 1300 (open to USCF-rated Under 1300 and Unrated):$600-$300–$200, under 1100 $200-$100. Time controls: Championship 40/90, SD/30, d10. Other sections G/120, d5. Two-day schedule’s round 1 G/90, d5 for all sections. Three-day schedule: Registration ends Thursday, Dec. 28 at 6:30 p.m., rounds 7 p.m. Thursday, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Friday, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day schedule. Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before round 1 (no changes afterwards). Bring chess equipment, none supplied. PHONE CALLS ONLY AFTER DECEMBER 27, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2017 Atlanta Open registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


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