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  • CCSCATL October Month-Long Swiss
    October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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  • Friday Knight Weekly Blitz
    October 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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  • Friday Night Monthly Bughouse
    October 18, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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  • Closed today, but open tomorrow for classes!
    October 19, 2019
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FROM THE BLOG

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“No School” Camp and Chess Tournament – Oct 9

“No School” Camp and Chess Tournament – Oct 9

September 26, 2017

Ben’s Blog — By GM Ben Finegold The CCSCATL is having its first Chess Camp on October 9.  A camp on a Monday?  That’s correct!  There is no school for most kids in Metro Atlanta due to a teacher work day / Columbus Day.  So, since most kids have the day off, why not come … Read More

Play In The Center 1

Play In The Center 1

September 26, 2017

Ben’s Blog — By GM Ben Finegold We held our first one day g/90, Saturday, September 23.  The event was successful, with two sections (Open and U1600) and 24 participants. As usual, Alexander Rutten was victorious, scoring a perfect 3-0 and winning the Open section and $150! Another youngster, Raj Mehta, won the U1600, also … Read More

Grand Opening of the CCSCATL

Grand Opening of the CCSCATL

September 26, 2017

Ben’s Blog — By GM Ben Finegold September 9 was an exciting day in the history of Atlanta chess!  We were very excited, after almost a year of planning, to open the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta.  The Chess Center was co-founded by my wife, Karen, and me, after many months of hard … Read More