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Gwinnett Fall Scholastic

  • November 15, 2014
  • 11:00 AM
  • North Gwinnett High School, 20 Level Creek Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024
*This is not a GCA tournament.  Please contact  for more information.*

Gwinnett Fall Scholastic

This is the first of a series of local chess tournaments for the scholastic chess players in Gwinnett County. There will be three rounds at the rate of game in 30 minutes (per player). Students will be in multiple sections, with a maximum of 8 students per section based upon rating, grade, or age.  For rated sections, unrated players will be assigned to a section based upon their age, with 50 rating points per year of age used to calculate the rating for purposes of section assignment and pairings.  For unrated sections, students will be assigned based upon grade and age.  Trophies will be awarded to top three in each section.

USCF membership is required to participate in the rated sections. One year scholastic membership varies depending on age and whether you wish to receive the quarterly magazine “Chess Life for Kids” (recommended). You can register online at or at the tournament.

When: Saturday, November 15 from 10:30 AM until 4 PM (Please Check In by 10:30)

Where: North Gwinnett High School, 20 Level Creek Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024

Who: Open to chess players in grades 12 and below, limited to 200 students.

Details: 3 round Swiss System in sections of 8 or fewer.

Time Control is G/30 + 5s delay.

Rounds: 11:00, 1:00, 2:30


Registration and Payment: $20 in by midnight Thursday 11/13, then $30 until 9 AM Saturday morning.  No entry after 9 AM, limited to first 200 registrations.  If you find you cannot attend, please let us know by 9 AM Saturday morning to receive a full refund (call 770.605.7679).  Pay online with a credit or debit card at Click K-12 Scholastic Tournament and enter “Gwinnett Fall Scholastic” in the “Tournament Name” Field.  For an alternate method of payment or questions, email 

Tournament will be held in the Commons Area (Cafeteria).  

J. Parnell Watkins, Jr.
Championship Chess of Gwinnett

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