Upcoming Tournaments

Atlanta Winter Congress
February 15–17 or 16–17

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $3500 in projected prizes based on 85 entries, $2100 guaranteed. Entry fees: $56 three-day and $55 two-day if received by Feb. 14, $60 at site. Unrated $35, Class E $30. Re-entry: $40 (not available in Expert section). Only Expert through class D entries count toward the 85-player prize base. In six sections. Expert (FIDE-rated): Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1800 thru 2199. $500-300. Class A (Open to USCF-rated 1600 thru 1999): $475-275. Class B (Open to USCF-rated 1400 thru 1799): $450-250. Class C (Open to USCF-rated 1200 thru 1599): $425-225. Class D (Open to USCF-rated below 1400 and Unrated): $400-200. Class E (Open to USCF-rated below 1200 and Unrated): Trophies to first through seventh places and Under 900 first and second places. Class A through D players may elect to enter the next higher section. The USCF ratings supplement used to determine a player’s official published rating for competition will be the same as the month in which the tournament begins. Three-day schedule: Registration ends Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., rounds 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day schedule. Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before round 1, no changes afterward. Time controls: Expert 40/90, SD/30, d10. Other sections G/120, d5. Two-day schedule’s round 1 G/90, d5 for all sections. FIDE-Only: Rule 6.7a. “A player who arrives at the board more than 30 min. late shall lose the game.” Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after Feb. 14, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2019 Atlanta Winter Congress registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Atlanta Winter Congress Scholastics
February 16

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by Feb. 15, $33 at site. In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Trophies to top five, top unrated, top girl in each section. Sections may be combined at the discretion of the chief tournament director. All participants who do not win a trophy will receive a participation medal. Time controls: G/30 d5. Schedule: Registration ends 11 a.m., rounds 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. Byes available all rounds (limit one), must request before round 1, no changes afterward. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after Feb. 15, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2019 Atlanta Winter Congress Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


23rd Annual Boris Kogan Memorial
(New date) March 22–24 or 23–24, NOT March 15–17 or 16–17
30 Grand Prix points

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $5000 based on 100 entries, $3000 guaranteed. Entry fees: $74 three-day and $73 two-day if received by March 21, $79 at site. GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs free, $60 deducted from any cash prizes won. Unrated $35. Re-entries $40 (not available in Championship section). In three sections. Championship (FIDE-rated): Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1900 and above. $1000-$500-$300, Under 2100 $275-$125. Amateur: Open to USCF-rated 1899 through 1400 and unrated. $600-$400-$250, under 1700 $225. Reserve: Open to USCF-rated under 1400 and unrated. $500-$350-$250, under 1200 $225. Three-day schedule: Registration ends Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m., rounds 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day schedule. Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before round 1, no changes afterward. Time controls: Expert 40/90, SD/30, d10. Other sections G/120, d5. Two-day schedule’s round 1 G/90, d5 for all sections. FIDE-Only: Rule 6.7a. “A player who arrives at the board more than 30 min. late shall lose the game.” Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after Feb. 14, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2019 Boris Kogan Memorial registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Boris Kogan Memorial Scholastics
(New date) March 24, NOT March 17

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by March 23, $33 at site. In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Trophies to top five, top unrated, top girl in each section. Sections may be combined at the discretion of the chief tournament director. All participants who do not win a trophy will receive a participation medal. Time controls: G/30 d5. Schedule: Registration ends 11 a.m., rounds 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. Byes available all rounds (limit one), must request before round 1, no changes afterward. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after March 23, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2019 Boris Kogan Memorial Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


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