2017 Phillip Taylor Georgia State Championship
$10,500 Guaranteed! Enhanced Grand Prix Pts!
April 28-30 or April 29-30 at Emory University
We have added a new prize category due to a kind contribution by a donor: U2300- $275, $225
Advanced Entries as of 4/27
5-SS, G/90 + 30. Emory University, Cox Hall Ballroom, 569 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. (see parking info below - allow 15 min to park and walk).
Prizes: $10,000 GUARANTEED.
Championship (FIDE rated; Open to USCF rated 2000 and above):
$1000-500-300-150-125; U2300: $275-225, U2100: $250-150-100.
Under 2000: $900-500-300-150-125; U1850: $250-150-100.
Under 1700: $900-500-300-150-125; U1550: $250-150-100.
Under 1400: $900-500-300-150-125; U1200: $250-150-100.
Trophies and Titles to top Georgia resident in above sections.
*All players must compete within their ratings section per the April ratings supplement - No Exceptions.*
“TD reserves the right to assign a rating based on a player having a rating in another rating system such as FIDE or a foreign rating. In instances where the TD assigns a rating that is the rating that will be used for sectioning purposes and prize purposes. Players must disclose if they have a rating in another system. Failure to do so may result in being ineligible for prizes and/or expelled from the tournament."
Entry Fee: $93 online by 4/26; $99 at site. Free entry to FIDE IGM/IM/WGM/WIM ($93 deducted from prize).
Re-entry (Not permitted in Championship section): $40.
3 Day Schedule: Rounds – Fri-7:00 pm; Sat-2:30 pm, 7:30 pm; Sun-10:00 am, 3:30 pm.
2 Day Schedule: Rounds - Sat-10:30 am (Time Control: G/90 d/5 – not FIDE-rated), then merges with 3 Day Schedule.
Byes: One ½ point Bye available in rounds 1-4. Must declare 1/2 pt. Byes when entering and no changes permitted after commencement of Round 1.
On-line registration: all sections - deadline April 26.
On-site Registration: Friday 5:30-6:30p.m., Sat 9:00-10am.
Required: Current USCF membership, Current GCA membership for Georgia residents.
All entrants should bring clocks (with Delay/Incremental capability). None supplied.
GCA Annual Meeting: 2:30p.m., Sunday Cox Hall
Election: President, 1st VP, 1st Member-at-Large and Secretary
Information: Priya Srinivasan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parking: Park at either Peavine Parking Deck (29 Eagle Row, Atlanta) or Fishburne Parking Deck (1672 N Decatur Road) and then walk to Cox Hall (building with the clock tower). Free parking at these two lots all weekend.