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11th Annual K-12 Fall Kickoff

  • September 22, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Peachtree Corners Baptist Church

11th Annual K-12 Fall Kickoff

Saturday, September 22nd

Peachtree Corners Baptist Church

4480 Peachtree Corners Circle,

Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 Building C


Open to any player grade 12 and below. Cap: 250

4SS, G/30,d5 in rounds 1 – 4, except G/45,d5 in round 4 for the 2 top sections


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


7 SECTIONS: 5 Rated Sections, USCF membership required: Under 300, Under 500, Under 800, Under 1100 and Premier for players rated 1000 and above. Players may play up one section if within 100 points of the section. Notation is required in U1000 and Premier. Unrated and New players wanting a rating can play in the U300; or, if in grades 5 and above, may elect to play in the U500. 2 Unrated Sections where players rated below 500 may also play. One Unrated Section is for Grade 3 and below; the other Unrated Section is Open to all grades. No memberships required and no rating points received when playing in the Unrated Sections.


Entry Fee: Advance entry received by midnight Tuesday, September 11, the cost is $27. Late registration is $32 through midnight Monday, September 17. From September 18 until midnight September 20 pay $37. No online registration Friday September 21. Onsite registrations okay at $40. (At site, register by 9am to be paired for round #1. If later, you may receive a ½ point BYE in Rd #1.)

NOTE Special large group pricing: Email for more information.


Byes: 1/2 Point Byes available only in Rounds 1-3. No byes in Round #4. Byes for Round #1 must be made when you register. Byes for Rounds 2 & 3 made when registering or before Round #1. If you must miss any round where you don’t have a Bye, you MUST tell the TD ASAP.


Register online at: and click Register, choose Tournament, and follow steps to register and pay for the Fall Kickoff. Current USCF ID# required to be paired for Round 1, unless playing in an unrated section. During the tournament, follow individual results to track Team Scores and Verify Results, Standings, and Pairings at


Trophies to all players with a plus score. Special Chess Medals to all players in the Unrated Section who don’t receive a trophy. The Premier Section: 1st place $100 and 2nd place $50 prizes, in addition to trophies. School/Team Trophies: 1st – 3rd Team/5 Trophies for players in Rated sections. To qualify there must be at least 5 players from a school playing rated. All Details TBA.


National Master Tim Brookshear, Life Master Dave Vest and other top Championship Chess Coaches available between rounds to review games.


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



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