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2018 Georgia Class Championship

  • November 16, 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • November 18, 2018
  • Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, Georgia 30341.
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  • Participation in this tournament requires current USCF & GCA memberships. If you live in Georgia you must join the Georgia Chess Association to participate in this event. First renew/join if you are not current, then come back and register.
  • Registration for U1000/Unrated Section which has trophy prizes and is a lower entry fee. If you are a Georgia resident you must have a GCA membership. You also must have a USCF membership.
  • IM/GM/WIM/WGM play for free. You must be an IM/GM/WIM/WGM to register for free.
  • Non-Georgia Residents are not eligible to win trophies, but are eligible to win cash prizes. If you live in Georgia, you must choose GA resident and become a GCA member.

    USCF registration is required to participate in this tournament.
  • Registration for U1000/Unrated Section for non-residents which has a lower entry fee. You must have a USCF membership.


2018 Georgia Class Championship 

November 16 - 18 or November 17 - 18.

Player friendly Prize Fund!

Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, Georgia 30341. Right across the street from Chamblee Marta Station Parking.

Who: All USCF members. Georgia residents require GCA memberships. Special: 2-years for the prize of one!

Format: 5-SS.   Time Control: Premier:  40/90, SD/30, d10. Other classes: G/120, d5. All, 2-day 1st round G/90, d5.

Prizes & Sections: $4,250  based on 100 entries.

Premier (2000 and above): $500-300-200, under 2200- $300-200.

Class A (1800-1999): $350-200.

Class B (1600-1799): $350-200.

Class C (1400-1599): $350-200.

Class D (1200-1399): $350-200.

Class E (1000-1199): $350-200.

U1000/Unrated: Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place.

* Trophy to Top Georgia resident each section.

As we are determining the Class Champion for this season, players must play within their class (Official Nov. published rating used). If a players current unpublished rating would place that player within a higher section, the player will be allowed to play in that higher section on request. Requests must be made before round 1 pairings. Any player with a FIDE or Foreign rating but no USCF will be placed accordingly (case by

case basis). 

Entry Fee: $69 by November 15th by 6 p.m., $75 on-site. Free entry to GM, WGM, IM, WIM. $50 deducted from prizes. U/1000/Unrated section $30 by November 15th by 6 p.m.; $35 on-site.

Registration cap is 110.

On site registration: 

Nov. 16th (Friday) 5:30 - 7 p.m. for 3-day. 

Nov. 17th (Saturday 9:00 -  10:00 a.m. for 2-day.

We highly recommend registering online. Full refund for cancellations if made in email by 6:30 p.m. Friday for 3-day and 9:30 a.m. for 2-day.


3-day schedule: Friday 7:30 a.m., Saturday 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m., 3:15 p.m.

2-day schedule: Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m., 3:15 p.m.

Byes: Two 1/2- point byes available Must declare 1/2- point byes when entering and no changes permitted after commencement of Round 1.

Electronic communication devices will be allowed in playing room. However, these devices must be stored in the player's equipment bags or other means of storage as approved by Director and the device must be turned off!




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