Upcoming Tournaments


27th Annual Atlanta Championship
July 13–15 or 14–15
30 Grand Prix points

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $5,000 based on 100 entries, $3000 guaranteed. Entry fees: $79 three-day, $78 two-day if received by July 12; $85 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-rated 1900 and above. $750–500–300, 2200 to 2050 $250–$150, under 2050 $250–150. Amateur: USCF 1899 through 1400 and unrated. $500–$350–$200, 1750 to 1600 $200–$100, under 1600 $200–$100. Reserve: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 6:30 p.m., rounds 7 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. FIDE only: Rule 6.7a: “A player who arrives at the board more than 30 min. late shall lose the game.” Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before first round. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after July 12, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 Atlanta Championship registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Atlanta Championship Scholastics
July 15

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by July 14 10, $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. 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 JULY 14, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 Atlanta Championship Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


49th Annual Southern Congress
August 10–12 or 11–12
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; $85 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 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 6:30 p.m., rounds 7 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 August 9, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 Southern Congress registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


Southern Congress Scholastics
August 12

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by Aug. 11, $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. 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 Aug. 10, no emails or text messages, please!! info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2018 Southern Congress Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


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