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7th Annual K-12 Summer Scorcher

  • August 18, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Peachtree Corners Baptist Church

7th Annual K-12 Summer Scorcher

Saturday, August 18th   

Peachtree Corners Baptist Church

 4480 Peachtree Corners Circle,
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 Building C

Open to any player grade 12 and below. Cap: 160                                         

4SS, G/30,d5 in rounds 1 – 4,
except G/4
5,d5 in round 4 for the 2 top sections

                        Round Times:  10:30; 12:15; 2:00; 3:30  

4 rated sections: USCF membership required: Under 400, Under 700, Under 1100 and Premier for players rated 1100 and above. Players may play up, if ever within 100 points of the section.
2 Unrated Sections: for Unrated and New players and players rated Under 500 needing more tournament experience. Those new players wanting a rating play in the Under 400 but 6th graders and up may play in the Under 700 Section.
One Unrated Section is for those 3rd graders and below, the other Unrated Section may have players of any grade. No memberships required and no rating points received when playing in the Unrated Sections.

Entry Fee
: Advance entry received by midnight Tuesday August 7TH cost is $27. Late registration is $32 through midnight Monday August 13. From Tuesday August 14 pay $37 until midnight August 16th. No online registration Friday August 17th. Onsite registrations ok at $40. (At site, register by 9:30am to be paired for round #1. If later, you might get a 1/2 point bye in Rd #1.)  
Half Point Byes available and can be taken if needed but only in Rounds 1-3. If you must miss Round #4 tell the TD ASAP so you aren’t scheduled. Byes for Round #1 must be selected when you register. Byes for Rounds 2 and 3 must be made when registering or before Round #1.

Register online
at: and click Register, choose Tournament, and follow steps to register and pay for the Summer Scorcher. Current USCF ID# required to be paired for Rd. 1, unless playing in an unrated section. For other payment options call and email for instructions.
Game Review and Prep by top Championship Chess Coaches.
Trophies to all players with a plus score. Special Chess Medals to all players in the Unrated Section who don’t receive a trophy.
Premier Section: 1st place $100 and 2nd place $50 prizes, in addition to trophies.
During the tournament, verify Results, Standings, and Pairings at

Info:;; or Coach Tim at 770-633-6718.


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