Upcoming Tournaments

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Dec. 26-28 or 27-28   44th Annual Atlanta Open

Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 20

5-SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5303 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $10,000 b/155, 55% Guaranteed. In 7 sections: Championship: FIDE and USCF rated. Must be 2000 and above to enter. $1000-600-500, u2200-700-300-150-100. 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- $100. Unrated: (not part of base) Trophies to top 7. Time Controls: Championship: G/100 w/30 sec. inc., 2-day: G/90 d5. Other sections: G/120 d5., 2-day: G/90 d5. Entry Fees: $79 3-day, $78 2-day if received by 12/23; $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 p.m. Rounds: 7:00, 2;15-7:00, 10-3:15. 2-day schedule: Registration: ends 10 a.m. Rounds: 1st at 10:30, then merges with 3-day. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478)-973-9389. Hotels: See Info. Enter: American Chess Promotions, 3055 General Lee Rd., Macon, GA 31204 or Register online. W. FIDE.

Dec. 29   Georgia Chess Festival Scholastic

4-SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5303 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. In 4 sections: High School: 9-12, Middle School: K-8, Elementary: K-6, and Primary: K-3. Entry Fee: $23 if received by 12/26; $28 at site. Trophies to top 5, top girl, top unrated, top team of 3 same school. Medals to every participant who doesn’t get a trophy. Registration: 9:30 to 10:30 am. Rounds: 1st at 11 am, then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round is completed. Should be over at 6:00 pm. Special: A master or expert will be on hand for FREE analysis. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478)-973-9389. Enter: American Chess Promotions, 3055 General Lee Rd., Macon, GA 31204 or Register Online.

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Dec. 29   12th Annual Time Control Open

4-SS. Rd. 1 G/30 d5, Rd. 2 G/45 d5, Rd. 3 G/60 d5, Rd. 4 G/75 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5303 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. In 2 sections: $30 if received by 12/23; $35 at site. $1,000 b/45, 60% Guaranteed. Championship: $250-150, u2000, u1800, u1600, u1400 each $150. Under 1200: (not part of base). Entry Fee: $25 if received by by 12/23; $28 at site. Trophies to top 7, top 2 under 1000. Registration: ends at 10:30 am. Rounds: 11-12:30-2:30-5. Register Online

 

Chess Magnet School Junior Grand Prix!

Feb. 6-8 or 7-8   2015 U.S. Amateur Team South Championship

Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport, 1325 Virginia Ave., Atlanta, GA 30344. Right off of I-85. 1-404-768-6660. Rate: $89 for room. Parking: $6 a day, unlimited in and out privileges for all guests and players. Main Event: 5-SS, G/120 d5 (2-day Rd. 1 G/60 d5. 4-player teams with one optional alternate. Team average (4 highest ratings-January list) must be under 2200. Winning team qualifies for National Online Playoff. Entry Fee: per player $45 by 2/02; $54 later. Special Entry Fee: $170 by 2/02; $195 later (any team changes $10). Scholastic teams $15 less. Prizes: Top 1st – 3rd place teams, Top class teams, under 2000, under 1800, under 1600, under 1400, under 1200, under 1000, top Senior team, top Female team, top College Team, top High School team, top Middle School team, top Elementary team receives a trophy plus plaques to each board plus alternate.(Same School) Digital Clocks awarded to top two overall teams. A trophy to the top four boards. 3-day schedule: Reg.: ends 6:45 p.m. on 2/06. Rounds: 7:30 p.m., 1:30 – 6:45, 10 – 2:45. 2-day schedule: Reg.: ends 9:30 a.m. Rd. 1 at 10, then merges with 3-day. Scholastic Event: (February 7th only!) 5-SS, G/25 d5. Entry Fee: $140 per team by 2/02; $155 later (any team changes $10). (4-player teams, same school). Must average under 1100. Trophies to top 3 teams, top under 900 team, under 700 team, under 500 team. Trophy to each board on each winning team. Registration: 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Rounds: 10:30 – 12 – 1:30 – 3:30 – 5:15. Info: (478)-973-9389 or www.americanchesspromotions.com/. Enter: American Chess Promotions, 3055 General Lee Rd., Macon, GA 31204 or at website above.

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