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info@chess.zone / (770) 575-5803
2500 Old Alabama Rd Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076

From the folks who bring you kid chess

Chess Zone is for all ages and playing strengths. We run different events including, but not limited to, tournaments, simuls, classes, clubs, and camps. We’re thrilled to have this outlet by which to serve the chess community and will keep this page updated with our coming events.

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

EVENTS

Sunday, January 29, 2023
CHESS ZONE JANUARY RAPID TOURNAMENT G/20+5

REGISTRATION LIST >

Six rounds, Swiss System, USCF quick rated only

Two sections:
CHAMPIONSHIP: Open to USCF quick rated 1300 and above. 1st — $175 2nd — $100 Top Under 1500 — $50 Top Senior — $25
RESERVE: Open to USCF quick rated Under 1300 and Unrated. 1st — $150 2nd — $75 Top Under 1000 — $25 Top Senior — $25
Prizes: Based on 50 registrations; 50% of entry fees are returned as prizes.

  • All players’ official quick ratings will be used per the USCF January 2023 rating supplement.
  • Regular rating will be used if a player has no USCF quick rating.
  • Players may play up a section if live quick rating within 100 points of the cutoff.
  • USChess membership required to register. Obtain one here ›

Time Control: G/20; inc. 5; USCF quick rated (will not impact regular USCF rating)
Entry Fee: $25.00 if received by January 28th; $30.00 at the site. The field is limited to the first 50 registrants.
Schedule: On-site registration ends at 9:30 am. All players, including pre-registrants, MUST check in by 9:30 am.
Rounds: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm
1/2-Pt. Byes: Available for Rounds 1 thru 5 (limit two) — must request 1/2-Pt. Byes before Round 1 begins. 0-Pt. Byes available any round.

REGISTER HERE ›


Rated Game of the Week

FREE ENTRY

Tuesday nights with a time control of 1 hour with a 5 second increment (G60+5)
The first 34 that sign-up will be able to play.
Game starts at 7:30 PM
USCF Membership is required.  Please arrive at 7 PM if you need assistance.

TO PLAY

Please register in advance online by clicking here before 7 PM. This is the only method to guarantee your spot.
On-site registrations are allowed, provided slots are available. Please arrive at 7:00 PM to register on-site.



Free Play Thursdays

Every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All ages welcome!



Wednesday Kid Chess Club

STARTING February 1 – May 10
Wednesday nights 7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Open to all students Kindergarten – 8th grade
Tuition: $320 for 14 weeks (skipping Spring Break on April 5)
Register at KidChess.com

Join the most popular scholastic chess club in GA!

  • At Kid Chess students receive tailored chess instruction from highly-skilled coaches.
  • Elevate your childʻs chess learning with professionally produced cartoon videos, state-of-the-art tech, and fun
    hands-on activities!

* As defined by the CDC at the time of admittance to any event. Right now this means two shots.


Wednesday Kid Chess Club

STARTING February 1 – May 10
Wednesday nights 7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Open to all students Kindergarten – 8th grade
Tuition: $320 for 14 weeks (skipping Spring Break on April 5)
Register at KidChess.com

Join the most popular scholastic chess club in GA!

  • At Kid Chess students receive tailored chess instruction from highly-skilled coaches.
  • Elevate your childʻs chess learning with professionally produced cartoon videos, state-of-the-art tech, and fun
    hands-on activities!


Free Play Thursdays

Every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All ages welcome!



Rated Game of the Week

FREE ENTRY

Tuesday nights with a time control of 1 hour with a 5 second increment (G60+5)
The first 34 that sign-up will be able to play.
Game starts at 7:30 PM
USCF Membership is required.  Please arrive at 7 PM if you need assistance.

TO PLAY

Please register in advance online by clicking here before 7 PM. This is the only method to guarantee your spot.
On-site registrations are allowed, provided slots are available. Please arrive at 7:00 PM to register on-site.


Rated Game of the Week

FREE ENTRY

Tuesday nights with a time control of 1 hour with a 5 second increment (G60+5)
The first 34 that sign-up will be able to play.
Game starts at 7:30 PM
USCF Membership is required.  Please arrive at 7 PM if you need assistance.

TO PLAY

Please register in advance online by clicking here before 7 PM. This is the only method to guarantee your spot.
On-site registrations are allowed, provided slots are available. Please arrive at 7:00 PM to register on-site.



Free Play Thursdays

Every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All ages welcome!

Chess Zone requires that all folks who attend our events either supply proof of full vaccination* or wear an N-95, KN-95, or KF-94 mask. These requirements do not apply to kids under the age of 12. We hope to relax this requirement as things progress but if the virus were to ramp up we could tighten our requirements further.

* As defined by the CDC at the time of admittance to any event. Right now this means two shots.

Please note: all children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult • Contact information required.

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Chess Zone is hiring!

We’re looking for tournament directors and other staff. If you or someone you know might be interested in working with us, send us an email at jobs@chess.zone.

 

About

What is Chess Zone?

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Chess Zone is a place to come play chess with other enthusiasts of all strengths and ages

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Join an active community of chess players of all types.

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Receive invitations to exclusive chess events happening at our state of the art facility.

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.

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Community

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.

Get Notified

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info@chess.zone / (770) 575-5803
2500 Old Alabama Rd Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076