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Championship Chess 6th Annual K-12 Thanksgiving Classic

  • November 19, 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 event. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.*

Championship Chess 6th Annual K-12 Thanksgiving Classic

Saturday November 19th 

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

This is a Championship Chess Signature Tournament.

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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 players 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 Thursday Nov. 10, is $25, then $30 until Wednesday Nov. 15, then register all day on Thursday and Friday Nov. 18 until 5pm online at $35. Online registration will then be closed. On Saturday you can only register onsite for $40. If you register Saturday onsite by 9am and there are spaces under the cap you are guaranteed to be paired for Round #1, but if later you will probably receive a half point bye in Round #1. It is the parent’s responsibility to arrive by 9am to have errors fixed before Round 1 begins. We will post registration updates on the website but the FINAL registration list will be posted at the tournament. Accelerated pairings may be used at the TD’s discretion.

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 Keen Minds Academy 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 Chief TD their estimated Team Points at the start of Round #4 to qualify for these trophies.

Rounds 10:3012:152:00 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.

For More Information Contact: : or and click calendar or call Coach Tim 770-633-6718

Championship Chess Coaches are available between rounds to review games.



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