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From the folks who bring you kidchess

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

24th Annual “Boris Kogan Memorial”

Friday, March 20 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 21 @ 10:30 AM
Sunday, March 22 @ 10:00 AM

March 20 or 21 thru 22, 2020

Interactive College of Technology, 5241 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341

$3000 guaranteed!

5 Rounds “Swiss System” in Three Sections:

CHAMPIONSHIP (FIDE-rated) Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1900 and above)

First Place – $700

Second Place – $350 Third Place – $175

Under 2100 – First Place & Second Places – $175 – $100


AMATEUR Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1500 thru 1899)

First Place – $400

Second Place – $200 Third Place – $125

Under 1700 – First Place – $125


RESERVE Section: (Open to USCF-rated Under 1500 and Unrated)

First Place – $300

Second Place – $150 Third Place – $100

Under 1200 – First Place – $100


Entry Fee: $74 (3-day), $73 (2-day) if received by February 13; $79 at site.

(W)GMs and (W)IMs Free ($60 deducted from cash prizes won).

Unrated: $35. Re-entry: $40 (not available in “Championship” Section).

3-day schedule: Reg. ends FRI 7:00pm; Rds. FRI 7:30pm; SAT 2:30pm, 7:30pm; SUN 10am, 3:30pm.

2-day schedule: Reg. ends SAT 10am; Rds. 10:30am, 2:30pm, 7:30pm; SUN 10am, 3:30pm.


Time controls: Championship – “40/90, SD/30; d10” – All other sections – “G/120; d10”

All sections — Two-day Schedule, Rd. 1 “G/90; d10” – (Sat. 10:30am round is not “FIDE-rated”)


1/2 Pt. Byes: Available any round (limit two) – requests required before Rd. One (no changes afterwards).

Players Must Bring Sets, Boards, and Clocks – None Are Supplied By The Tournament Promoters.

Entries and Information: americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973 – 9389

PHONE CALLS ONLY after March 19 –No e-mails or TEXT messages, please.

Canceled: CCSCATL Friday Knight Weekly Blitz

Friday, March 20 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Description:Weekly USCF rated blitz chess!
USCF Required, can be purchased on site.
G/5, no delay.
Tournament begins 7pm and ends at 8:30pm. 

Entry Fee -$15 members or $20 for non-members. 

Pre-register at: https://atlchessclub.com/event-registration-list/. Registration on-site until 6:45.
Moms of players registered in the tournament play FREE (you purchase USCF membership, no tournament entry fee!)!  Click here to see a pre-registered list of players. 

6 round SS.
60% of entries returned as prizes.
USCF Blitz Rated.

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

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

Canceled: CCSCATL Friday Night Monthly Bughouse

Friday, March 20 @ 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM


Friday Monthly Bughouse

4 round double-SS. G/5, bughouse. 8:30PM-9:45PM.

Entry Fee — $20 per team for CCSCATL member(s), $30 non-members. (Teams with one CCSCATL member pays $20). No online registration for bughouse! Register on site by 8:30PM.

Prizes for 1st and 2nd place based on entries.


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

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


What is Chess.Zone?


Get your finger on the pulse of Atlanta’s fast paced chess scene!


Join an active community of chess enthusiasts of all types.


Receive invitations to exclusive chess events happening in the Atlanta area.

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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chess.zone@kidchess.com / (770) 575-5802
1855 Piedmont Rd, Suite 100 Marietta, GA, 30066