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Chess.Zone is the place to come for information and notification of upcoming Atlanta Area Chess tournaments, both USCF-rated for the serious player, and unrated for the casual chess player.

Chess Zone strives to provide outstanding chess resources and exciting events. Chess.Zone is a Kid Chess affiliate and the perfect place for everyone from the most seasoned veteran to the recent Kid Chess graduate.

For younger players, you may also visit our scholastic after-school programs and camps website at kidchess.com.


upcoming events

CCSATL February Month-Long Swiss

Wednesday, February 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Month long event, one game per week, G/75, d5. Register until 6:30PM. half-point byes available. 7:00PM-9:30PM. $25 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $30 non-members. February 5, 12, 19, 26. Two sections: Open and Under 1400/UNR. Winner of each section wins a free entry to a future Month-Long event.In case of a tie, USCF Official Rules of Chess tiebreaks order will be maintained. 

Go to https://atlchessclub.com/event-registration-list/ to register online.

Call (678) 628-5615 or email karen@atlchessclub.com for more info.


Location: Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta, 2500 Old Alabama Rd., Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076  

Sets and clocks provided for all events!!

CCSCATL February G/75 Shodown

Saturday, February 22 @ 10:00 AM | 1:30 PM | 4:30 PM

Pre-register online at: https://atlchessclub.com/event-registration-list/. Click here to see a pre-registered list of players. Registration 9:00am-9:30am day of event, or call (678) 628-5615 to register by phone.

Entry Fee – $30 CCSCATL members if paid online, by phone or mailed check, or in person by midnight the day before event; $35 day of event. Non-Members $5 more each (this means $35 day before event and $40 day of event).

Moms of players registered in the tournament play FREE (you purchase USCF membership, no tournament entry fee!)!

Four Sections: Open, U1600, U1200, U800 (this section is Scholastic, i.e. kids only)

Prizes Guaranteed:
$350 plus trophies, Guaranteed!
Open Section – 1st – $100, 2nd – $80
U1600 Section – 1st – $70, 2nd – $50
U1200 Section – 1st – $30, 2nd – $20
U800 Section – 4 trophies given out! 1st place, 2nd place, 1st U400, and 2nd U400 trophies.

Players may play in next higher section if within 100 points of that section. Unrated scholastic players should play in the U800 Section. Unrated adults should play in the U1200 Section. Players who register for an incorrect section will be placed in the appropriate section based on their rating. 

USCF Rated. USCF Required (can be purchased on site).
Half point byes available for any round!

Location: Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta, 2500 Old Alabama Rd., Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076  

Sets and clocks provided for all events!!  Call (678) 628-5615 or email karen@atlchessclub.com for more info.

GrayKnight February 2020

Saturday, February 22 @ 10:00 AM

Playing Site:
Frederica Academy, 200 Murray Way, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

Entry Fee: $20 if pre-registered, $23 the day of the tournament

Pre-Registration: www.GrayKnight.com
Once there click on Registration

Registration is 8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m. the day of the tournament

Rounds: 5 Time Control: Game 30

4 Sections

 Section 1: Grades — K-3

Section 2: Grades — 4-5
Section 3: Grades — 6-8
  Section 4: Grades — 9-12


Top 3 for each section

 Top Team each section
 Top Upset each section

All players have to be members of the USCF to play.
You can join or renew your USCF membership at the tournament.

All sections except the High School will have 5 rounds of play.
No one is eliminated as we will be using the Swiss System.

High School section will consist of 4 rounds, Swiss System.

Round 1 — 10:00 a.m.

Rounds 2, 3, 4, & 5 will start as soon as possible after the previous round is over

Award ceremony will begin as soon as possible after the last round is completed.


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Various events

Chess.Zone offers various kinds of events for both extremely casual players to very serious: blitz tournaments and long form chess, 2 hour events to multi day.



Chess.Zone connects chess players of all interest levels. If you just like to play on-line every once in a while, or if you have been competing in top tournaments for a while, you can find like minded people through Chess.Zone.

Exciting opportunities

Chess.Zone regularly schedules casual blitz tournaments for FREE with cash prizes to top finishers. This and other exciting occasions are things you can get on your radar by connecting with Chess.Zone.

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