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Georgia Open 2015

  • October 09, 2015
  • 7:00 PM
  • October 11, 2015
  • 7:00 PM
  • Hotel Wyndham Atlanta Galleria; 6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-955-1700
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  • Participation in this tournament requires current USCF & GCA memberships. If you live in Georgia you must join the Georgia Chess Association to participate in this event. First renew/join if you are not current, then come back and register.
  • Non-Residents - if you don't live in Georgia register here. USCF registration is required to participate in this tournament.
  • free entry for GM/IM/WGM/WIM players. you will need a code to register. please email for the code.

2015   Georgia Open

Grand Prix 

*Online registration is closed. Please arrive early to register onsite*
Georgia Open-Adv entries 2015.pdf

USCF Junior Grand Prix! 


Oct. 9-11 or 10-11 (Blitz on Oct. 9), Georgia 


2015 Georgia Open - National Chess Day Event 

$4485, b/100 entries, 65% Guaranteed. 


Registration Cap: 100

6SS.  One Section with Overall and Class prizes. 

Prizes: $700-300-$250-150-135-100-100; 

Class A:$250-$150-75; Class B: $250-150-75; 

Class C: $250-150-75; Class D:$250-150-75; 

Under 1200: $250-150-75; Unrated:$200-100-75.  

*Only GA residents are qualified for the plaques for winning their section/class.

Rounds: 3 day: Friday - 7:00 p.m. Saturday –10:00 a.m., 2:30p.m., 7:00p.m. Sunday – 10:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m. 

2 day: Saturday: 10:00 a.m., 12:00p.m. then merges at 2:30 p.m. with 3-day. 

Time control: 3 day - G/90 d5; 2 day - first two rounds G/45 d5, then merges with 3 day at G/90 d5. 

Byes: One ½ point bye available in rounds 1-5. Zero point bye available in round 6.  2nd byes are also zero point byes. 

EntryFee: $69 online registration for all Open players (deadline for on-line registration is Wed. Oct 7).  $75 on-site. GM/IM/WGM/WIM are free. Must have current USCF membership. Georgia Players must also have current GCA membership. To register click on the "register" button to the left of this column.

Deadlines: online registration closes midnight Wed, Oct 7. On-site registration is Friday 6-6:30pm; Saturday 9-9:30am.  

Lodging and Tournament Hall: Hotel Wyndham Atlanta Galleria, 6345 Powers Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA30339. (770) 955-1700


1.  October 9 Georgia Blitz Open - National Chess Day Event, $390 b/30 paid entries 65% Guaranteed, 5 Double-SS,PRIZES: $150-100-50, U1800 $45, U1400 $45. Start Time: 7:30 p.m., October 9. Time control: G/5 d0. Five Rounds, 2 games of both colors for each opponent. Entry Fee: $20 on-site. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. up to 10 minutes before tourney. More entries, more prizes. Venue: Hotel Wyndham, 6345 Powers Ferry Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30339.

2. October 10 Saturday: Rated Beginners Open for Non-scholastic Players Under 1200 (Adult Players only). Registration cap of 28 players, more players accepted if available space. First, second, and third cash prizes, 65% guaranteed based on number of entries.  Time control: G/45;d5 Four rounds, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.Entry Fee:  $30, online.  $35 On-site.  Site registration starts at 9:30 a.m. up to ten minutes before tourney. (for on-line/web registration use this link)

3. October 11 Sunday: Rated Beginners Open for Scholastic Players Under 1200.  Registration cap of 32 players. First, second third trophy prizes, based on tiebreaks.  Time control: G/45;d5 Four rounds, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., then ASAP. Entry Fee:  $30 online. $35 On-site.  Site registration starts at: 9:30 a.m. up to ten minutes before tourney. (for on-line/web registration use this link)

Lodging:  Hotel Wyndham Atlanta Galleria

6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 955-1700


Please note:  USCF membership required for all players. GCA membership required for GA residents.  Chess Sets supplied. Please bring a clock.

Note: photos may be taken of you or your child and published on our news site (esp winners with trophies).  Please contact us if you do not want your/your child's photo published. 

Tournament Coordinator: Herky del Mundo

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