Georgia Chess Association
 
 
 
 
  • September 01, 2017
  • September 03, 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                               

AMERICAN CHESS PROMOTIONS OPEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 01 - 03 or 02 – 03, 2017


 

$8,000 in projected prizes based on 130 entries, 50% guaranteed


Grand Prix points: 20


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


5 Rounds Swiss System In Five Sections:

Championship (FIDE-rated) Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1950 and above)

$1,000 – 500 - 300, Under 2100: $400 - 200

Under 1950 (FIDE-rated) Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1700 thru 1949)

$800 - 400 – 200

Under 1700 Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1300 thru 1699) -- $800 - 400 – 200

Under 1500 Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1100 thru 1499) -- $800 - 400 – 200

Under 1300 Section: (Open to USCF-rated Under 1300 and Unrated)

$600 - 300 – 200, Under 1100: $200 - $100


Time controls: Championship and Under 1950 – “40/90, SD/30, d5”  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: $79 (3-day), $78 (2-day) if received by Aug. 30; $85 at site. (W)GMs, (W)IMs free (minus $40 from prizes). UNRATED $60 (limited to 2nd Place prize). Re-entry: $40 (not available in FIDE sections). Half-point 


Byes: Available all rounds (limit two), must request before Round One (no changes afterwards).  Sat., 10:30am round not FIDE-rated (FIDE rules apply).


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


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 SEPTEMBER 01 – no e-mails or TEXT messages, please!!


 

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


 



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