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Tri-state chess Championship

  • September 30, 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • October 01, 2017
  • 2:30 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn 1702 Gornto Rd. Valdosta, GA 31601 229-219-1011

*This is not a GCA event. Please contact the organizer to register for the event.*

 

Tri-state chess Championship

(Florida, Georgia, Alabama)

 

September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017

 

Valdosta, Georgia

Hilton Garden Inn 1702 Gornto Rd. Valdosta, GA 31601 229-219-1011

$2,800 Prize Fund based on 65 full entries

 

5 Round Swiss in 3 Sections

Round 1 G/90;d5 Rounds 2-5 G/120;d5

Come Help Your State be Champion!

Open to players in any state. Top 6 player scores (any section) from each state: Al, GA, FL, will be added together to determine the Tri-State Champion, State with most points will be awarded a revolving trophy. Entry fee $60 on or before August 1, 2017 or $65 before September 27, 2017 $10 more onsite free entry to GM or IM $65 deduced from any prize won. Enter online at www.events4chess.com or mail entry to C.H.E.S.S. 821 Upland Drive, Port Orange, FL 32127.

Open Section: $600, $300, $150 U/2000 $125, $75

U/1800 Section: $400, $200, $125 U/1600 $100, $50

U/1400 Section: $300, $150, $100 U/1200 $75 U/1000 $50

Unrated players can play in any section; however, they are not eligible for class prizes and are limited to $100 except in Open Section.

Round Times: Saturday 10:00 AM, 1:30, 6:00 Sunday 10:00 AM & 2:30

Onsite registration ends at 9:45. Late entries will get a ½ point bye for round 1. ½ point byes available for any round (limit 2), must request prior to round 2 pairings.

Friday night quick chess: 9/29/2017 - 5 rounds G/15;d3 EF $25 prizes based on entries Round 1 starts at 7 PM.

Saturday Scholastic: Available for grades K-12 - 5SS G/30;d5 1st round at 11:00 AM, 12:00, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 Trophies to top 3 and Top 3 in Grades K-3 Entry Fee $20. USCF membership required, can join at tournament.

Hotel Info: Hilton Garden Inn Valdosta, Room rate $109. Call hotel at 229-219-1011 to make reservations prior to 9/16/2017. Mention Chess to get group rate, rate may be higher after 9/16. Free parking.


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