Upcoming Tournaments


4th Annual American Chess Promotions Open
August 31–September 2 or September 1–September 2
15 Grand Prix points

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $5,000 based on 100, $3000 guaranteed. Entry fees: $79 three-day, $78 two-day if received by Aug. 30; $80 at site. GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs free ($60 deducted from any cash prizes won). Unrateds $40. Re-entries (not available in Championship) $40. In three sections: Championship: Open to USCF or FIDE 1900 and above. $750–$500–$300, 2199-2050 $250–$150, under 2050 $250–$150. Amateur: Open to USCF 1899 to 1400 and unrated. $500–$350–$200, under 1750 to 1600 $200–$100, under 1600 $200–$100. Reserve: Open to USCF under 1400 and unrated. $350–$250–$150, under 1200 $150–$100. Time controls: Championship 40/90, SD/30 d10. Other sections G/120 d5. Two-day schedule’s first round G/90, d5 for all sections. Three-day schedule: Registration ends Friday 7 p.m., rounds 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Saturday, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day schedule. Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before first round. FIDE section only: Per FIDE rule 6.7a, a player who arrives at the board more than 30 minutes late shall lose the game. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after August 30, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 ACP Open registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


American Chess Promotions Open Scholastics
September 2

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by Sept. 1, $33 at site. In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Trophies to top five, top unrated, top girl in each section. Sections may be combined at the discretion of the chief tournament director. All participants who do not win a trophy will receive a participation medal. Time controls: G/30 d5. Schedule: Registration ends 10:30 a.m., rounds 11 a.m., 12:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Special: A master and/or expert will be on hand for FREE analysis! Phone calls only after Sept. 1, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 ACP Open Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Atlanta Class Championships
October 26–28 or 27-28
15 Grand Prix points

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $5,000 based on 100, $3000 guaranteed. Entry fees: $79 three-day, $78 two-day if received by Aug. 9; $80 at site. GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs free ($60 deducted from any cash prizes won). Unrateds $40. Re-entries (not available in Master or Expert sections) $40. In seven sections: Master: Open to 2200 and above. $500–$300–$200. Expert: Open to 2000 through 2199. $400–$200–$100. Class A: Open to 1800 through 1999. $400–$200–$100. Class B: Open to 1600 through 1799. $400–$200–$100. Class C: Open to 1400 through 1599. $400–$200–$100. Class D: Open to 1200 through 1399 or unrated. $350–$150–$100. Class E: Open to Under 1200 or unrated. $350–$150–$100. Class E through A rated players may elect to play up in the next higher section. Time controls: Championship and Expert, 40/90, SD/30 d10. Other sections G/120 d5. Two-day schedule’s first round G/90, d5 for all sections. Three-day schedule: Registration ends Friday 7 p.m., rounds 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Saturday, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day schedule. Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before first round. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after October 25, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 Atlanta Class Championships registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Atlanta Class Championships Scholastics
October 28

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by Oct. 27, $33 at site. In three sections: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Trophies to top five, top unrated, top girl in each section. Sections may be combined at the discretion of the chief tournament director. All participants who do not win a trophy will receive a participation medal. Time controls: G/30 d5. Schedule: Registration ends 10:30 a.m., rounds 11 a.m., 12:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Special: A master and/or expert will be on hand for FREE analysis! Phone calls only after Oct. 27, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 Atlanta Class Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


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