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5th Annual K-12 Spring Fling (Championship Chess)

  • April 16, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
  • North DeKalb Mall 2042 Lawrenceville Hwy., Decatur, GA 30033

*this is not a GCA event.  please contact the organizer to register for this event*

5TH Annual K-12 Spring Fling

Championship Chess Signature Event

Saturday, April 16

North DeKalb Mall

2042 Lawrenceville Hwy., Decatur, GA 30033


Open to any player grade 12 and below.


4SS, G/30/d5 in rounds 1 - 3 and G/45/d5 in round 4

Round Times:  10:3012:152:00; 3:30


5 SECTIONS: 4 rated sections, USCF membership required: Under 600 grade 3 and below, Under 600 grades 4 and above, 600 - 999 and Premier for players rated 1000 and above. Players may play up one section if ever within 100 points of the section. 
 One Unrated Section where players rated below 600 may also play. No memberships required and no rating points received when playing in the Unrated Section. New and unrated players wishing to get a rating, play in one of the Under 600 sections.


Entry Fee: Advance entry received by midnight Tuesday, April 12, the cost is $25.

Late registration is $30 through Thursday, April 14th. Friday, April 15th pay $35. Onsite registrations ok at $36. (At site, register by 9am to be paired for round #1. If later, you might get a 1/2 point bye in Rd #1.) 1/2 Point Byes available only in Rounds 1-3. Please request byes when you register.


Register online at: and click “K-12 Tournaments.” Tournament Name: Spring Fling. Current USCF ID# required to be paired for Rd. 1, unless playing in unrated section.
Trophies to all players with a plus score and two team trophies, sponsored by H2K Infosys, will be awarded to the 2 schools with the most points based on 5 players combined, in the 3 rated sections. Points are earned by 1 for each point in the Under 600 Section, 1.5 points for each point in the 600 - 999 Section and 2 points for each point in the Premier Section. Teams must have at least 5 players in rated sections to be eligible for a Team Trophy.  Special Chess Medals to all players in the Unrated Section who don’t receive a trophy.
The  Premier Section: 1st place $100 and 2nd place $50 prizes, in addition to trophies.

Information: or “calendar” at  or call Tim 770-633-6718


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