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47th Annual Southern Congress

  • August 11, 2017
  • August 13, 2017
  • Interactive College of Technology, Chamblee, GA 30341

*this is not a GCA tournament*

 

48 th ANNUAL SOUTHERN CONGRESS

    August 11 - 13 or 12 - 13, 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 1400 and Unrated) $250 - $150 – $100; Under 1200: $100

 

Time controls: Championship – “40/90, SD/30, d10” 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 Aug. 10; $65 at site. UNRATED $45. (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 AUGUST 10 – no e-mails or TEXT messages, please!!

 

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


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