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2018 Georgia K-12 Grade Level Championship

  • November 10, 2018
  • Sutton Middle School, 2875 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Registration

  • K-12 tournament for State Champion title for each grade
  • If you want to purchase a new or renew an expired USCF memberships please email scholastics@georgiachess.org for registration code. Membership cost is $10 plus $30 to play at the event. Purchase of membership available only if you are playing at this event. "
  • Volunteer from Sutton Chess may register one child for half price. Must commit to all day and arrive early. You will need a code. Email gradelevels@georgiachess.org to get it.
                                          
          2018 GA K-12 Grade Level Championship
 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Please Read! --> Grade Level FAQ!


   Click here to see the preregistration list.                 

Updated Nov 09, 6AM


Who Can Play: Open to all Georgia students in grades K-12


Where: Sutton Middle School, 2875 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305


Sections: 13 sections (one for each grade K-12). Your child MUST register to play in his/her grade. *Sections may be combined if there are not enough players in one section.


Entry fee: $30 online through MIDNIGHT on Wednesday Nov. 7th; $40 online on Thursday Nov. 8 through the deadline at noon.   No onsite registration.

 

Registration: You must register online by noon on Thursday, November 8thPlease note: USCF membership required. For cancellations see FAQ for details. Refunds will be issued after the tournament.



Format for Grades K-8: 5 rounds, rated, Swiss-Style tournament, 25 minutes per player with a 5 second delay (G25;d5)

 

Schedule for Grades K-8: 10:00 – 11:30 – 1:00 – 2:30 – 4:00.

 

Byes for Grades K-8: You may request a maximum of two byes. Byes taken during rounds 1-4 are ½ point byes. A bye in the 5th round is a zero-point bye.

 

Prizes for Grades K-8: All players receive a participation ribbon. Prizes to all who score 3.0 or better, minimum 3 Trophies per section. $100 stipend to 1st place winner of each section to attend the 2018 National Scholastic K-12 Championship December 14-16, Rosen Shingle Creek · 9939 Universal Drive, Orlando FL 32819.

 

 

 

Format for Grades 9-12: 4 rounds, rated Swiss-Style tournament, 45 minutes per player with a 5 second delay (G45;d5)

 

Schedule for Grades 9-12: 10:00 – 11:45 – 1:30 – 3:15.

All participants should be in the playing hall by 9:30 a.m. for announcements and instruction.

 

Byes for Grades 9-12: You may request 1 bye. Byes taken in rounds 1-3 are ½ point and byes taken in the 4th round are zero points.

 

Prizes for Grades 9-12: All players receive a participation ribbon. Prizes to all who score 2.5 or better. A plaque and a $100 stipend to the 1st place winner of each grade to attend the 2018 National Scholastic K-12 Championship December 14-16, Rosen Shingle Creek · 9939 Universal Drive, Orlando FL 32819. 

 


Award Ceremonies will be ASAP after last round ends.

1st Round pairings will be posted by 9:15 a.m. No changes can be made after pairings are up for the first round. It is the parent’s responsibility (K-8) or the player’s responsibility (9-12) to arrive early enough to verify that the information is correct or to have errors fixed before Round 1 begins. We will post registration updates on the website, but the FINAL registration list will be posted at the tournament. Accelerated pairings may be used at the TD’s discretion.


Information: gradelevels@georgiachess.org


Tournament Coordinator:  Thad Rogers and Anna Baumstark


Sets and boards supplied. Chess clocks not supplied. Please bring one if you have one. If one player brings a clock and requests its use, both players must use the clock. We strongly encourage everyone, especially first-timers, to read the Parent's Guide to Scholastic Chess Tournaments and the Grade Level FAQ.

 

*1st place winners must attend National Grade Levels to receive the $100 stipend. Request for reimbursement must be made by Jan 20th, 2019.

             

Note: photos may be taken of your child and published on our news site (esp. winners with trophies).  Please contact us if you do not want your child's photo published. 



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