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QuickStart! 2014 (Unrated Scholastic)

  • October 05, 2014
  • 12:00 PM
  • Marriott Atlanta Perimeter Center; 246 Perimeter Center Pkwy, NE; Atlanta, GA 30346
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  • registration for K-12 scholastic players.
  • Volunteer parent/coach may register one child for free. Must commit to all day. You will need a code to register. Email to get it. Be sure to state tournament name. Spaces limited.

Registration is closed.  The next scholastic tournament is Nov. 9th - Grade Levels - please consider registering early.

2014 QuickStart!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

*registration cap of 200*

Advanced Entries

(not the final list, please arrive early to check accuracy of  registration on site)

Format: 4 round, unrated, Swiss-Style tournament, G/25;d5 

Who: open to all Georgia students in grades K-12.

Sections: K-1, K-3, K-5, 6-12 
*Sections may be combined if there are not enough players in one section.

Time Control: 25 minutes per player and 5 second delay (G/25;d5). 

Prizes: Trophies to all who score 2.5 or better, minimum 3 trophies per section. USCF membership to top 5 nonmembers in each section. All players receive a participation ribbon.

Entry fee: $25 

Registration: You must register your child online by Thursday, October 2nd. *There is no on-site registration*

Schedule: Rounds: 12:00PM for Round 1, ASAP for rounds 2-4. Awards ceremony will be ASAP after last round ends. Registration list will be posted online. Pairings for Round 1 will be posted by 11:00AM. All participants should be in the playing hall by 11:30 AM for announcements and instruction. It is the parent's responsibility to arrive early enough to verify that the information is correct or to have errors fixed before pairings are up for the first round.

Byes: A student may miss one round (take a bye) if arranged in advance with their registration. All byes will be zero point byes. Players must commit to playing at least three rounds.

Tournament Coordinator: Tricia Hill

Please note: Sets and boards supplied. Chess clocks not supplied. Please bring one if you have one.
We strongly encourage everyone, especially first-timers, to read the Parent's Guide to Scholastic Chess Tournaments

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