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Championship Chess Thursday Throwdown

  • September 12, 2013
  • 6:45 PM
  • North DeKalb Mall, 2050 Lawrenceville Hwy., Decatur 30033 (Space Near Ross)
*this is not a GCA tournament.  please contact Championship Chess to register for this event.

Championship Chess Thursday Throwdown

Guaranteed $140 in Prizes

Rated, 3SS, G/30/d5, with one half-point bye accepted for any round selected before the start of play.

In 2 Sections: Premier and Under 1600. Must have (or had at one time) a rating of at least 1500 to play up in the Premier section.  Any unrated player may play in the Under 1600. All players must have a current USCF membership.

REGISTER/PAYMENT online: $10 if paid by Monday, September 9th then $12 payments accepted online Tuesday and Wednesday September 10th and 11th but MUST be confirmed via phone call to receive confirmation code. Payments $12 Thursday via phone or onsite before 6:15pm. 

Pay online at with your credit card Click “Tournaments” – to register and pay. In the “Tournament Name” field, enter September Throwdown. Section, current US Chess ID# and payment are required to be paired for the 1st round. Enter the section in which you will play and if you need a bye.

Start at 6:45 – or take a half point bye in round #1. If you are driving in late – contact 770-633-6718 to update arrival time.

When: Thursday, September 12th start at 6:45pm – most young players take a bye in round #3 as that round could end after 9:30

Register on site by 6pm and play round #1, after 6pm and you probably will get a bye in round #1.

Free Entry to players joining the US Chess Federation for the 1st time or joining after an absence of 2 years or more.

Guaranteed cash prizes with more based on additional entries.
Guaranteed Prize$ Premier - 1st $30, 2nd $20, U-1900 $20
Guaranteed Prize$ Under 1600 - 1st $25, 2nd $15, U-1300 $15, U-1000/New Unrated $15

Call Tim Brookshear (770-633-6718) or email chess@champions​ if you have questions.

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