Upcoming Tournaments


50th Annual Southern Congress
August 30–September 1 or August 31–September 1
30 Grand Prix points

5SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5241 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. $5000 based on 100 entries, $3000 guaranteed. Only championship and amateur entries count toward cash prize fund. Entry fees: $74 three-day and $73 two-day if received by August 29, $79 at site. GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs free, $60 deducted from any cash prizes won. Unrated $35. Booster $30. Re-entries $40 (not available in Championship section). In three sections. Championship (FIDE-rated): Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1900 and above. $1000-$500-$300, under 2100 $275-$125. Amateur (accelerated pairings): Open to USCF-rated under 2000 and unrated. $750-$375-$250, 1799-1600 $250-$175, 1599-1400 $250-$175, under 1400 $250-$175. Booster: Open to USCF-rated Under 1200 and unrated. Trophies to first through seventh places, top two under 900. Three-day schedule: Registration ends Friday, August 30, at 7 p.m., rounds 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day schedule. Byes available all rounds (limit two), must request before round 1, no changes afterward. Time controls: Championship 40/90, SD/30, d10. Other sections G/120, d5. Two-day schedule’s round 1 G/90, d5 for all sections. FIDE-Only: Rule 6.7a. “A player who arrives at the board more than 30 min. late shall lose the game.” Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after August 29, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 50th Annual Southern Congress registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


ACP August Scholastics
August 31

4SS. Interactive College of Technology, 5241 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Entry fee: $29 if received by August 30, $35 at the site. In one section, but accelerated pairings will be used: Middle School (K-8), Elementary (K-6), Primary (K-3). Trophies to top five, top unrated, top girl in each class. All participants who do not win a trophy will receive a participation medal. Time controls: G/30 d5. Schedule: Registration ends 11 a.m., rounds 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. Byes available all rounds (limit one), must request before round 1, no changes afterward. Bring chess equipment, none supplied. Phone calls only after August 30, no emails or text messages, please!! Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. 2019 ACP August Scholastics registration now openLeft_Arrow_Red


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