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2017 Georgia Open

  • October 06, 2017
  • 7:00 PM
  • October 08, 2017
  • 7:30 PM
  • Gwinnett Place Mall
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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.

Registration is closed

2017 Georgia Open

October 6-8/Gwinnett Place Mall


Oct. 6-8 or 7-8

Registered Players


2017 Georgia Open - National Chess Day Event 

$4585, b/90 entries, 65% Guaranteed. 


Registration Cap: 120


6-SS.  One Section with Overall and Class prizes. Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road,

Duluth, Georgia 30096. Above the Food Court (see parking info below)


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: $250-$150- $75.

*Only GA residents are qualified for the plaques for winning their 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



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

also zero point byes. All requests for byes must be made before the first round.

Entry Fee: $69 online registration for all Open players (deadline for on-line registration is Wed. Oct

5).  $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



Deadlines: online registration closes midnight Wed, Oct 4. On-site registration is Friday

6-6:30pm and Saturday 9-9:30am.  


Tournament Hall: Above Food Court. Mall is behind Chipotle on Mall Boulevard Parking between

Sears and MegaMart for best access.



Please note:  USCF membership required for all players. GCA membership required for GA residents to play in the main (open) event. Chess Sets supplied for both the main (open) tournament and the scholastic event. 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: Parnell Watkins

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