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August Month-Long Swiss Tournament 8/3

August 03, 2021

Month-long event, one game per week, G/75, d5. Two sections: Open and Under 1400/UNR. Half-point byes available. Tuesday 7:00PM-9:30PM. Register until 6:30PM. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Senior Club 8/4

August 04, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 8/4

August 04, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 8/6

August 06, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"August Skirmish", 1-day G60 tournament, Saturday, 8/7

August 7, 2021

G/60 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-1:00PM-3:15PM-5:30PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.  

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August Month-Long Swiss Tournament 8/10

August 10, 2021

Month-long event, one game per week, G/75, d5. Two sections: Open and Under 1400/UNR. Half-point byes available. Tuesday 7:00PM-9:30PM. Register until 6:30PM. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Senior Club 8/11

August 11, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 8/11

August 11, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 8/13

August 13, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"August Fracas", 1-day chess tournament, 8/14

August 14, 2021

G/45 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-12:30PM-2:30PM-4:30PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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"August Scholastic", 1-day chess tournament, 8/15

August 15, 2021

Must be a child in K-12. G/30 d/5, 4 rounds. Three sections: Open, U800, U400. Rounds - 10:00AM-12:00PM-1:15PM-2:30PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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August Month-Long Swiss Tournament 8/17

August 17, 2021

Month-long event, one game per week, G/75, d5. Two sections: Open and Under 1400/UNR. Half-point byes available. Tuesday 7:00PM-9:30PM. Register until 6:30PM. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Senior Club 8/18

August 18, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 8/18

August 18, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 8/20

August 20, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"4th Annual Beat the Heat" 2-day tournament, 8/21 - 8/22

August 21, 2021 - August 22, 2021

$1450 Guaranteed prizes! 3 sections: Open, U1800, U1400. 5 rounds, G/90, d/5. Saturday rounds: 10AM-2PM-6PM, Sunday rounds: 10AM-2PM. $65 CCSCATL members, $75 non-members early registration.

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August Month-Long Swiss Tournament 8/24

August 24, 2021

Month-long event, one game per week, G/75, d5. Two sections: Open and Under 1400/UNR. Half-point byes available. Tuesday 7:00PM-9:30PM. Register until 6:30PM. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Senior Club 8/25

August 25, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 8/25

August 25, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 8/27

August 27, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"August Action Open", 1-day chess tournament, 8/28

August 28, 2021

G/30 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-12:00PM-1:15PM-2:30PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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August Month-Long Swiss Tournament 8/31

August 31, 2021

Month-long event, one game per week, G/75, d5. Two sections: Open and Under 1400/UNR. Half-point byes available. Tuesday 7:00PM-9:30PM. Register until 6:30PM. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Senior Club 9/1

September 01, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 9/1

September 01, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Closed for Labor Day (9/3-9/5)

September 03, 2021 - September 06, 2021

Senior Club 9/8

September 08, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 9/8

September 08, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 9/10

September 10, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

Register

Senior Club 9/15

September 15, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 9/15

September 15, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 9/17

September 17, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"September Fracas", 1-day chess tournament, 9/18

September 18, 2021

G/45 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-12:30PM-2:30PM-4:30PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

Register

Senior Club 9/22

September 22, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 9/22

September 22, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 9/24

September 24, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"September Skirmish", 1-day G60 tournament, Saturday, 9/25

September 25, 2021

G/60 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-1:00PM-3:15PM-5:30PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.  

Register

Senior Club 9/29

September 29, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 9/29

September 29, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 10/1

October 01, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

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"2021 Women and Girls Southeastern Championship" 2-day tournament, 10/2-10/3

October 02, 2021 - October 03, 2021

$2000 Guaranteed prizes! 3 sections: Championship, U1000, Unrated.  5 rounds, G/90, d/5. Saturday rounds: 10AM-2PM-6PM, Sunday rounds: 10AM-2PM. $60 early bird registration.  $65 by September 24th,  $70 same day registration.

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Senior Club 10/6

October 06, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 10/6

October 06, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 10/8

October 08, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

Register

Senior Club 10/13

October 13, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 10/13

October 13, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 10/15

October 15, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

Register

Senior Club 10/20

October 20, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

Free Play at the Center 10/20

October 20, 2021

Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:45PM!  Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play.  Just that easy! No cost, and all equipment provided.

Friday Knight Blitz - 10/22

October 22, 2021

G/5, no delay. 6 rounds SS, one open section. 7:00PM-8:30PM.   $20 members, $25 for non-members.

Register

Senior Club 10/27

October 27, 2021

Free to all Seniors age 50 and over. Tell your friends! Seniors age 50 and over are welcome to join other Seniors at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta Wednesday afternoons Noon – 2:00PM for the Senior Chess Club. Build camaraderie by playing casually and discussing chess with other Senior chess enthusiasts.

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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