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  • November 25, 2013 10:55 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    The 2014 US Amateur Team Championship South will be held in Atlanta this coming year February 14-16 at the Garden Plaza Hotel in Norcross. Check the GCA calendar for details. Many thanks to Thad Rogers for bringing this event to our home state!
  • November 22, 2013 3:38 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Local resident and K-1 National Champion (SuperNationals 2013), Drew Justice will be competing in the World Youth Chess Championships in Al Ain, UAE this December.  Drew is the youngest of 4 in a super star chess family.  We wish him all our best, and happy holidays from afar. The GCA recently awarded Drew a $500 stipend to attend this prestigious event.  If you would like to help support Drew's family or other local players please contact scholarships@georgiachess.org.  Go Drew!


  • November 17, 2013 10:06 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Congratulations to Carlos Perdomo who placed 1st in the Emory Blitz tournament's Premier Section and Otto Robinson who placed first in the U1600 section.  


  • November 15, 2013 8:07 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Registration is now open for the 2014 MLK Holiday Scholastic.  Last year we reached cap at 400 with 70+ on the wait list.  This year we are able to increase the cap to 500. We thank Whitefield Academy for hosting again!  The GCA is raising school supplies to stuff backpacks for refugee families at this event and your school can help.  An MLK Charity signup for will be posted soon for this so please check back!
  • November 13, 2013 1:52 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Congratulations to local high school student Reece Thompson who tied for 1st place in the Susan Polgar World Open in Chicago Nov 1-3.  GM Susan Polgar offered Reece Thompson a $14,000 per year scholarship for a total of $56,000 to Webster University in St. Louis, MO.
  • November 05, 2013 11:29 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
  • November 03, 2013 9:38 AM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Congratulations to our new Georgia State Champions!
    Paul Taylor (12th)
    Sumit Sohani & Justin Swaby (11th)
    Shanmukha Meruga (10th)
    Daniel Chou (9th)
    Vikram Ruppa-Kasani (8th)
    Quentin Mot, Robbie Grattan-Smith, Zachary Justice (7th)
    Vedic Panda (6th)
    Charlie Troutman (5th)
    Maxwell Feng (4th)
    Kavin Jayavel kumaresan (3rd)
    Raj Mehta (2nd)
    Anshul Gokul (1st)
    Sanjay Jagadeesh (K)

  • November 01, 2013 10:28 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Georgia chess is getting measurably stronger. It is noteworthy that this month the 100th player on the list has the highest rating since I began compiling it in August 2007. 
    - John Austin

  • October 28, 2013 10:32 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    Cross tables for the Emory Series IV G/45 Tournament on Saturday Oct 26, 2013.

    Congratulations to Jeffrey Domozick and Grant Oen who tied for first place in the Premier section, Jeremy Nodine 1st place U1800, John Mauldin (perfect score) 1st place U1400 and Ellison Desrochers 1st place U1000.
  • October 27, 2013 11:18 PM | Katie Hartley (Administrator)
    The deadline to register for the 2013 Georgia K-12 Grade Level Championships is this Wednesday.  There is no on-site registration for this event.  All players who plan to compete must be registered by midnight Oct 30th.  Full refund is cancelled by 9:00am Saturday morning 11/2.

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