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GCA Open G/45 - rated

  • September 28, 2013
  • 10:00 AM
  • Gwinnett Place Mall, Empty Store Space in Block “H,” 2100 Pleasant Hill Road Duluth, GA 30096
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  • Participation in this tournament requires current USCF & GCA memberships. If you live in Georgia you must join the Georgia Chess Association to participate in this event. First renew/join if you are not current, then come back and register.
  • Non-Residents - if you don't live in Georgia register here. USCF registration is required to participate in this tournament, but not GCA membership.
  • register here if you are a FIDE title player or USCF2300+ rated player. you will need a code.

GCA Open G/45

(GA Senior & Women’s Open will be running concurrently)

*Top Collegiate Player wins the title - Georgia Collegiate Champion!*

Registration is capped at 90 Players

Format:  4-SS, G/45; d/5, Rds 10-12-2-4

Prizes:   $630 guaranteed b/40 paid entries. 70% payout. Prize money will be mailed out or sent via paypal after the event, not paid out on-site. Prizes may increase with more entrants. You must leave your mailing address at the form provided onsite to receive your prize.

Sections: Championship (1800+): 100-75-55; U1800 85-65-45; U1400: 70-50-35; U1000: Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Trophy to Collegiate Champion.

*players may play up a section if published rating is within 100 points of that section* (current rating may be considered by the TD)

Entry:  $20 online before midnight Sept 26, $25 at the door.  

On-site Registration: 8:30-9:30am (if not full). Registration ends 9:30 AM sharp. Late registrants may be forced to take a 1st round bye.  1st Rd 10 am 

Free to FIDE-titles players, and USCF 2300+ with advance registration, EF deducted from prize.   

Byes: 1 half-point bye available in any round, must declare before pairings are up for first round.

Parents:  Minors and particularly children under the age of 13 are required to be under the supervision of a responsible adult for the duration of the event.  The TDs and organizers  do not count for this purpose.  The GCA is not responsible for unsupervised children.


Please note:    Current USCF membership required for all players. GCA membership required for GA residents. Sets and boards supplied. Please bring clocks.

Info: Full refund if canceled before pairings are up for the first round.

Tournament Coordinator: Parnell Watkins

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