Monday, June 19th, 2023
Chess Zone Manic Monday Blitz G/5+2
This tournament will recur bi-weekly * tentative & subject to change.
Seven rounds, Swiss System, USCF rated (blitz rated)
Place Prizes: 1st Place – $120; 2nd Place – $60; 3rd Place – $40; 4th Place – $20
Class Prizes: Top: 1600-1799 – $20; Top 1000-1599 – $20; Top under 1000: $20
All players’ official ratings will be used per the USCF rating supplement for the tournament month. Higher of USCF standard and blitz ratings will be used for pairings and prizes. Prizes based on 30 registrations. Class prizes based on ratings as described above. Unrated players eligible only for place prizes. USChess membership required to register. Obtain one here
Time Control: G/5; inc. 2; USCF blitz rated.
Entry Fee: $20.00 if pre-registered; $25.00 at the site. The field is limited to the first 30 registrants.
Schedule: Pre-registration closes at 7:00 pm. On-site registration ends at 7:20 pm. All players, including pre-registrants, must check in by 7:20 pm to play in round 1; please call/text if going to be late.
Rounds: Round 1 starts at 7:30 PM; rounds 2-7 immediately after. The last round should start at approximately 9:30 PM.
1/2-Pt. Byes: Available, limit three. Must request1/2-point byes before round 1 begins. 0-point byes are available at any time for any round.
Friday, June 23rd, 2023
Chess Zone Unrated Blitz G/5+2
Seven rounds, Swiss System, unrated
Prizes: 1st Place – $100; 2nd Place – $80; 3rd Place – $60; 4th Place – $40; Based on 30 registrations
Time Control: G/5; inc. 2; unrated.
Entry Fee: $20.00 if pre-registered; $25.00 at the site. The field is limited to the first 50 registrants.
Schedule: On-site registration ends at 7:10 pm. All players, including pre-registrants, please check in by 7:20 pm; please call/text if going to be late.
Rounds: Round 1 starts at 7:30 PM; rounds 2-7 immediately after. Last round should start at approximately 9:30 PM.
1/2-Pt. Byes: Available for Rounds 1 thru 7 (limit three) — must request 1/2-pt. byes before Round 1 begins. 0-pt. bye available any round.
Notes: To estimate player performance, if available please provide a rating in registration notes (USCF or online such as chess.com or lichess.org). For example, ‘1200 chess.com rapid’.
Rated Game of the Week
Tuesday nights with a time control of 1 hour with a 5-second increment (G60+5)
The first 50 that sign up will be able to play.
Game starts at 7:30 PM
USCF Membership is required. Please arrive at 7:00 PM if you need assistance.
Please register in advance 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! Play and chat with other players at your leisure. We also have special activities such as…
- Every week – play vs. a rated coach! A rated USCF chess coach will be available from 7 PM to 9 PM and can play up to 12 people at once. This is a great way to learn and improve your game.
- Bi-weekly – free unrated Blitz Tournament!
Time control of G/5+2 inc.
Games start at 7:00 PM ending at approximately 9:00 PM.
4-rounds, double Swiss system (8 games per player – play each opponent twice – one game with each color).
Sign in at the front desk • No USCF membership required
See the full schedule here * tentative & subject to change
Wednesday Kid Chess Club
STARTING June 7th, 2023
Wednesday nights 7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Open to all students Kindergarten – 8th grade
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 child’s chess learning with professionally produced cartoon videos, state-of-the-art tech, and fun hands-on activities!