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Championship Chess 9th Annual Fall Kickoff Scholastic

  • September 24, 2016
  • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Peachtree Corners Baptist Church, 4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Bldg. C, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

*This is not a GCA tournament. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.*


Please note there is a change in venue.


Championship Chess

9th Annual Fall Kickoff Scholastic

September 24th at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church, 4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Bldg. C, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092


This is a Championship Chess Signature Tournament.


Open to any player grade 12 and below. 4SS, G/30, d5 in all rounds except for the 800- 1100 and Premier Sections where Round #4 is G/45, d5.


In 5 sections4 rated sections: Under 500, 500 799, 800 - 1100 and Premier for player rated over 1100. Players may play up one section if rated within 100 points of the section. So players must be rated over 1000 to play in the Premier Section.
One unrated section: for new players and players rated below 500. Unrated and new players may also play in Under 500 Section if they want to become rated. It is often suggested for new young players to play at least one tournament in an unrated section.


Advance EF received by Sept. 14, $25, then $30 until 5pm on Thursday Sept. 22, then on Friday Sept. 23 you may still register online at $32 but you must call to confirm our receipt of the registration. Then on Saturday you can register onsite for $35. If you register by 9am you are guaranteed to be paired for Round #1, but if later you will probably receive a half point bye in Round #1.

Individual Trophies to all plus scores. 

The Premier Section: 1st place $100 and 2nd place $50  prize to be used for chess expenses.

School/Team Trophies: Special 1st and 2nd Team/5 Trophies donated by H2K for players in Rated sections. To qualify there must be at least 5 players from a school playing rated. Players receive points weighed by Sections. The 5 players from a school with the most points make the Team Score. Points are given as follows: 4 times a player’s score in the Premier Section, 3 times their score in the U1100 and twice their points in the Under 800 and the same points as their score in the Under 500 Section. No points toward the Team Trophies for play in the unrated section. Teams must submit to the TD their estimated Team Points at the start of Round #4 to qualify for these trophies.


Rounds 10:30, 12:15, 2:00 and 3:30. Half Point Byes available only in rounds 1-3. Remember if you need to miss a round schedule this with the TD. If something happens and you need to leave the tournament and will miss a scheduled round you need to notify the TD at once.


Register online at: and click "K-12 Tournaments" to register and pay. In "Tournament Name" field, enter Fall Kickoff. Current USCF ID# required to be paired for Rd. 1, unless playing in unrated section. Enter the section in which you will play.


Contact: or Coach Tim Brookshear at 770-633-6718


Championship Chess Coaches are available between rounds to review games.


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