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2024 Metro Atlanta K-8 State Qualifier

  • March 09, 2024
  • 9:30 AM
  • Berkmar High School, 405 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lilburn, GA 30047
  • 374

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  • $45 per player, for team registration click 'add a guest' to make one payment for the team

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*This is a GCA EVENT*


2024 Metro Atlanta K-8 Team State Qualifier

Registration Cap 700


LIST OF REGISTERED PLAYERS

Registration: $45 through March 6th.

Late Registration: $75 until March 8th, 10 AM.

NO ONSITE REGISTRATION. 

Where: Berkmar High School, 405 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lilburn, GA 30047

When: Saturday, March 9, 2024. Arrive by 9:30am

Open to:  All elementary and middle school students within the State of Georgia. If you are outside metro-Atlanta and would like to participate, please contact: statequalifier@georgiachess.org

Sections:   K-1, K-3, K-5, and 6-8, by school grade.

Format: Five round, US Chess rated, individually paired Swiss System tournament with a time control of 25 minutes per player with a five second time delay (G/25; d5).  Unless byes are requested, players will be scheduled to play all five rounds (This is not an elimination tournament).

Rounds: 10am – 12noon – 1:30pm – 3:00pm – 4:30pm. Awards ceremony ASAP after round 5. 

Byes: Maximum two, zero point byes (see FAQ) are allowed. Please specify when registering.  Withdrawals only on game day.

Registration & Payment: Registration: $45 through March 5. 9$ US Chess scholastic memberships available online at an additional cost. Late Registration: $75 after March 5 until March 8. 2024. NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION. To register multiple players click 'add a guest' after completing the form for the first player. This way you can make one payment for all your players.

*On-site registrations will not be accepted.*

* ALL REFUNDS WILL BE PROCESSED ON MARCH 10, 2024.*

Awards: Five best team scores will be counted towards team scores. Team trophies will be awarded to all school teams with plus scores. Individual trophies will be awarded through 15thplace. There will be NO County Champions. Invitations to the State Tournament will be determined after the event, depending on space at the GA State Team Championship (scheduled for March 30)

Note: Advanced entry lists will be posted online and will be updated periodically. A final registration list will be posted in the tournament hall by 8:30am. These will show the players, sections, teams, and requested byes. We will pair round one promptly at 9:00am

Photos: We will be taking photos of the chess players for possible publication on our website. Please email us if you do not want your child's photo used.

Questions: statequalifier@georgiachess.org 


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