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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.
For younger players, you may also visit our scholastic after-school programs and camps website at kidchess.com.
Special Event: Hikaru Nakamura
April 20, 2019
Hikaru Nakamura is an American chess Grandmaster. Nakamura has been #1 in the United States and has been ranked among the top two players in the world by FIDE.
Super GM Nakamura will be showcasing his amazing skill to the public at North Point Mall on Saturday, April 20th. Nakamura will be playing 25 strong chess players simultaneously. He will also play 10 blitz matches also with strong chess players, and deliver a lecture providing insights into the strategies and techniques of one of the world’s best players. Don’t miss out on a chance to see chess icon Nakamura in person. *
* Nakamura’s games have been pre-selected with some of GA’s top players. Spectators will not play against Nakamura, but will have the opportunity to watch, play one another, and attend Nakamura’s lecture.
- 5x US Chess Champion
- (2019, 2015, 2012, 2009, 2005)
- Grand Chess Tour Champion 2018
- Chess.com Speed Chess Champion 2018
- FIDE Rating: 2760
More info on GM Nakamura can be found at: https://hikarunakamura.com
Saturday April 20th, 11AM-6PM
North Point Mall
“Play in the Center” Rated Chess Tournament
April 27, 2019
3 rounds, g/90, d/5.
Rounds – 10:00AM-1:30PM-5:00PM.
Entry Fee – $25 CCSCATL members if paid online, by phone or mailed check, or in person by April 26th, $30 day of event. Non-Members $5 more each (this means $30 before Saturday and $35 on Saturday).
Pre-register at: https://atlchessclub.com/event-registration-list. Registration 9:00AM-9:30AM day of event or call (678) 628-5615 by April 26th to register by phone.
Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800.
Open Section – 1st – $75, 2nd – $50. 1st U1900 – $40
U1800 Section – 1st – $50, 2nd – $30 1st U1500 – $25
U1400 Section – 1st – $40, 2nd – $25, 1st U1000/UNR – $20
U800 Section – 1st – $30, 2nd – $25, 3rd – $20
Players may play in next higher section if within 100 points of that section. Unrated players should play in the bottom section or in a higher section if approved by the TD.
USCF Rated. USCF Required (can be purchased on site). Half point byes available for any round!
Call (678) 628-5615 or email email@example.com for more info.
2019 Georgia Collegiate Team Championship
May 4, 2019
1st Place – Trophy and title “2019 Georgia State Collegiate team Champions”
2nd Place – Trophy
1st Place, Under 1800 (team avg. rating) – Trophy
1st Place, Under 1400 (team avg. rating) – Trophy
Each team will consist of 4 players with a maximum of 2 alternate (reserve) players. Each member of the team roster must be a current registered student at his or her university or college.
Entry fee: $60.00 per team and payment must be received by May 2. There is no onsite registration. The tournament is “unrated” and no U.S. Chess Federation or Georgia Chess Association membership are required.
Entries and Information: www.georgiachess.org; firstname.lastname@example.org
** IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL TEAMS ** http://www.georgiachess.org/resources/Documents/FAQs/Georgia%20Collegiate%20Team%20Guidelines.pdf
Interactive College of Technology
5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341
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.
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.