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  • February 03, 2014 9:44 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    High School juniors and seniors can apply for the Chessplayer-Scholar awards on the USCF website.  More information and the required form are available at www.uschess.org - select "Scholastic/College" on the home page then select the link for "Scholar-Chessplayer Awards" on the right-hand side of the page.
  • January 30, 2014 4:42 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    The 1st Annual West Atlanta Scholastic has been canceled.  For more information contact: James Lynn.
  • January 21, 2014 6:19 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Same link, but team results are added (see the tabs at the bottom of the google spreadsheet)
  • January 21, 2014 6:13 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Would you or your child like to play in the USAT-South (a National Team event coming to Atlanta) but don't know how to field or join a team? American Chess Promotions has opened a forum on their website so you can start communicating with the chess community.  Post something today to get things started...here's the link.

  • January 21, 2014 3:46 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    MLK 2014 Scholastic Tournament final standings

    (hint: use tabs at the bottom of the google spreadsheet to change sections)

  • January 21, 2014 11:35 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Questions about a few game results from the MLK tournament are currently being examined - we'll get results up once this is complete.
  • January 13, 2014 10:24 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    The deadline to register for the MLK Scholastic tournament is this Wednesday at midnight.  There is no on-site registration.
  • January 12, 2014 10:50 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Congratulations to Reece Thompson, Sanjay Ghatti and Anand Srinivasan who won their sections in the GA Scholastic State Championship Invitational at Emory this weekend.
    Reece is Georgia's 2014 High School State Champion and nominee for the Denker tournament of HS State Champions. Sanjay is Georgia's 2014 Middle School State Champion and nominee for the Barber tournament of State Champions.  Anand is Georgia's Elementary State Champion for 2014. Congratulations to all players who met the criteria to attend this prestigious scholastic event - there was great competition among Georgia's top scholastic players!

    Results are on USCF (not tiebreak order).  

  • January 10, 2014 7:43 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    If you are interested in forming or joining a team for the US Amateur Team Championship South held in Atlanta next month contact Thad Rogers at info@americanchesspromotions.com.
  • January 10, 2014 1:47 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Georgia players Daniel Gurevich and Damir Studen competed in the Bay Area International January 2-8, 2014. Daniel scored 5.5/9 (+4,-2,=3) and won $1000 for first U2300 (FIDE ratings were used here). Damir scored 4/9 (+1,-2,=6). For a pgn game file, complete final standings, and photos by Inga Gurevich click on this link:

    http://sfinternationalchess.org/

    -Scott Parker

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