Georgia Chess Association
 
 
 
 
  • Home
  • 50th Annual “SOUTHERN CONGRESS”

50th Annual “SOUTHERN CONGRESS”

  • August 30, 2019
  • September 01, 2019
  • Interactive College of Technology, 5241 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341

*This is not a GCA event. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.*

 

50th Annual “SOUTHERN CONGRESS”


August 30 or 31 thru September 1, 2019


(NEW SITE - SAME CAMPUS!) Interactive College of Technology, 5241 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341


$5000 (based on 100 entries) -- $3000 guaranteed!


5 Rounds “Swiss System” in Three Sections:


CHAMPIONSHIP (FIDE-rated) Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1900 and above) First Place - $1000 Second Place - $500 Third Place - $350 First & Second Places (Under 2100) - $325 - $175


AMATEUR Section: (Open to USCF-rated Under 2000 and Unrated – w/Accelerated Pairings) First Place - $750 Second Place - $375 Third Place - $250 First & Second Places (1600 thru 1799) - $250 - $175 First & Second Places (1400 thru 1599) - $250 - $175 First & Second Places (Under 1400) - $250 - $175


Booster Section: (Open to USCF-rated below 1200 and Unrated) Trophies to First thru Seventh Places Overall - First & Second Places (Under 900)


(“Championship” and “Amateur” entries only count towards the 100-player cash prize base)


Entry Fee: $74 (3-day), $73 (2-day) if rec’d by August 29; $79 at site. (W)GMs and (W)IMs Free. ($60 deducted from prizes won). Unrated: $35. Booster: $30 Re-entry: $40 (not available in Champ. Section).


3-day schedule: Reg. ends FRI 7:00pm; Rds. FRI 7:30pm; SAT 2:30pm, 7:30pm; SUN 10am, 3:30pm.


2-day schedule: Reg. ends SAT 10am; Rds. 10:30am, 2:30pm, 7:30pm; SUN 10am, 3:30pm.


Time controls: Championship – “40/90, SD/30; d10” – Amateur/Booster sections – “G/120; d10” All sections -- Two-day Schedule, Rd. 1 “G/90; d5” – (SAT 10:30am round is not “FIDE-rated”)


½ Pt. Byes: Available any round (limit two) -- must request before Round One (no changes afterwards).


Players Must Bring Sets, Boards, and Clocks – None Are Supplied By The Tournament Promoters.


Entries and Information: americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973 – 9389

PHONE CALLS ONLY after August 29 - No e-mails or TEXT messages, please.



© Georgia Chess Association, 2012.

All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software