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Festival of India Chess Championship

  • August 06, 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Gwinnett Arena (Infinite Energy Arena), 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097
*This is not a GCA tournament. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.


Festival of India Championship

Aug 6, 2016

Cap 100 players so register early. If cap is exceeded early we can increase the cap.

LOCATION: Gwinnett Arena (Infinite Energy Arena), 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097

Organized by "Championship Chess"

Tournament details:
4SS,   G/30, d/10
Rounds: 10-12-2-4
8 sections:
5 Scholastic Sections

2 Scholastic Unrated K-5 and 6-12 (No Memberships Required)
3 Scholastic Rated: Scholastic U-500, Scholastic U-800, Scholastic U-1100
3 Non- Scholastic Sections
1 Adult Unrated

1 Amateur Rated: U-1400 Open to all adults and Scholastic players over 1000
Premier Rated: Open to all rated above 1300
May Combine Sections if any Section has less than 16 players

Byes: 1/2 Point Byes available only in Rounds 1-3. Please request byes when you register.

Entry Fee:
Scholastic players:  $15 with $5 of each scholastic entry going to a charity, Adults:  $25 and $10 of each adult entry going to a charity if paid by July 28th. After July 28th the entry fee will be increased. We expect the cap will be reached and there will be no late entries after August 4th so players are encouraged to register early.

Trophies to all plus scores in every section.
Plaques to the top 5 in the Premier Section.

Awards Ceremony starts about 5:30

Tournament will run from 10 AM-6 PM (including the Awards Ceremony)

Register online at: and click 

“K-12 Tournaments" for playing in any of the 5 scholastic sections or

if you are an Adult or Scholastic rated over 1000 playing in the top 2 sections, click on non-scholastic tournaments.

Fill out the form and pay the appropriate amounts. You will receive an email confirmation of your payment.

Tournament Name:  Festival of India

Current USCF ID# required to be paired for Round 1, unless playing in an unrated section.

Entry Fee: Advance entry –  Scholastic players:  $15 & Adults:  $25

Late registration will be higher.

Information: or call Coach Tim 770-633-6718.

Sponsored by IACA and Keen Minds Academy

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