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2017 Atlanta Championship

  • July 14, 2017
  • 7:00 PM
  • July 16, 2017
  • Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, Georgia 30341

*this is not a GCA tournament. please contact americanchesspromotions.com to register for this event*


2017

ATLANTA CHAMPIONSHIP

July 14 - 16 or 15 - 16, 2017


$3000 In Prizes Guaranteed -- Grand Prix points: 20


Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341


5 Rounds Swiss System In Three Sections:

Championship (FIDE-rated) Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1900 and above)

$400 – $300 - $200; Under 2200: $250; Under 2050: $250

Amateur Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1400 thru 1899 and Unrated)

$300 - $200 – $100; Under 1750: $200; Under 1600: $200

Reserve Section: (Open to USCF-rated Under 1600 and Unrated)

$250 - $150 – $100; Under 1200: $100


Time controls: Championship – “40/90, SD/30, d10” – (note new Championship Time-Control)

Other sections – “G/120, d5” – All Sections, Two-day Schedule, Round 1 “G/90, d5”


3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7:00pm; Rds. Fri 7:30pm; Sat 2:30pm, 7:30pm; Sun 10am, 3:00pm.

2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am; Rds. 10:30am, then merges with 3-day schedule.


Entry fee: $60 (3-day), $59 (2-day) if received by Jul. 13; $65 at site. UNRATED $30. (W)GMs, (W)IMs free.

Re-entry: $35 (not available in Championship). Half-point 


Byes: Available all rounds (limit two), must

request before Round One (no changes afterwards). Sat., 10:30am round is not FIDE-rated (all FIDE rules

apply). 


FIDE-Only: Rule 6.7a. “A player who arrives at the board more than 30 min. late shall lose the game.”

FIDE-Only (rule change): Per C.04.1d, “A player with a requested ½ pt. Bye(s) is still eligible to

receive a Pairing-Allocated (Full Point) Bye.”


All Players Must Bring Set, Board, and Clock – None Are Supplied By The Tournament Organizers.


Entries and Info: americanchesspromotions.com, (478) 973 – 9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com


PHONE CALLS ONLY AFTER JULY 14 – no e-mails or TEXT messages, please!!


!! NO ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES PERMITTED IN PLAYING HALLS !!



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