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2019 Queens and Kings Tournament

  • March 16, 2019
  • North Atlanta High School 4111 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30327

*This is not a GCA or a GCA Sponsored Event. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.*


*This tournament will not be used to

qualify teams for the K-8 State championship*

North Atlanta Warrior Chess welcomes you to the

2019 Queens and Kings Team Tournament

This is our home and we would appreciate your assistance in keeping it clean. As such, this will be a Leave No Trace Event.  In a nutshell, that means at the end of the event we should never know that a tournament was held.  Please monitor your space, dispose of trash and request assistance to clean up spills.


Register here!


    Registered players


*registration cap = 1000*

We strongly encourage everyone, especially first-timers, to read the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)


Who: Open to all scholastic lovers of the game of Kings in grades K – 8.


Format: 4 rounds, Individual/Team Swiss System. 25 minutes per player with a 5 sec delay for all sections (G/25;d5)


Sections by grade: K-1 & K-1U, K-3 & K-3U, K-5 & K-5U, 5-8 & 5-8U.  The U sections are ONLY for those players that DO NOT have a USCF ID.  Players with a valid USCF IDs must play in the rated sections.


This is a team tournament.  As such, we encourage schools to truly come as teams: a coach/team parent plus one or two other chaperones.  After all, you send your children to school each day to be in a ‘team’ of up to 30 students with only one chaperone!


Entry Fee: $30 per player, payable online


Registration: On-line until 8PM Friday, March 15th, 2019 or when we reach the cap (whichever comes first). If space is available, late registration will be offered for $40 through midnight on Friday, March 15th There is no onsite registration for this event.


Rounds: 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm. Players should be seated at their boards by 9:40 with announcements beginning promptly at 9:45.


Byes: You may take up to 1 bye for zero (0) points. No bye or section changes after 10:00 PM Friday 3/15.


New for 2019 – Remind! Please text the appropriate code to 81010 (standard messaging rates apply) to join the Remind class for your player’s section.  These classes will be used only for this event to communicate pairings, standings and any other pertinent information during the tournament.  All classes will be deleted on March 17th, 2019:


          NAWC Queen/King Tourney K-1 & U              code:@ nawcqktk-1

          NAWC Queen/King Tourney K-3 & U              code:@ nawcqktk-3

          NAWC Queen/King Tourney K-5 & U              code:@ nawcqktk-5

          NAWC Queen/King Tourney 5-8 & U              code:@ nawcqkt5-8


Prizes: No individual trophies.  Team trophies will be awarded to the top three (3) school teams in each section.  There will be County Champions.


Note: It is the parent's responsibility to check advanced entries online to verify that the information is correct or to have errors fixed before Round 1 begins. We will post registration updates on the website and the FINAL registration list will be posted at the tournament. Sets and boards supplied. Bring your chess clock (if you have one, not required). If one player brings a clock and requests its use both players must use the clock.


Photos: We will be taking photos of the chess players for possible publication on our website/IG (this is a private account connected to North Atlanta High School). Please email us if you do not want your child's photo used.


Note: Cancellations must be received by 7:00am Saturday morning March 16 in order to receive a refund.  There will be a $5 processing fee.




Tournament Coordinator and Registrar:  Vernetta Head          



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