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"October Showdown", G75 1-day tournament, 10/23

October 23, 2021

G/75 d/5, 3 rounds. Three sections: Open, U1800, U1400. Rounds - 10:00AM-1:15PM-4:00PM. Entry Fee: $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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October Month-Long Swiss Tournament 10/26

October 26, 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. October 5, 12, 19, 26.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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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.

Free Play at the Center 10/27

October 27, 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 - 10/29

October 29, 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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"October Action Open", 1-day chess tournament, 10/30

October 30, 2021

G/30 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-11:15AM-1:15PM-2:30PM (Lunch break after Round 2). $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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November Month-Long Swiss Tournament 11/2

November 02, 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. November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Senior Club 11/3

November 03, 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 11/3

November 03, 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 - 11/5

November 05, 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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"November Fracas", 1-day chess tournament, 11/6

November 06, 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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November Month-Long Swiss Tournament 11/9

November 09, 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. November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 11/10

November 10, 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 11/10

November 10, 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 - 11/12

November 12, 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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"November Skirmish", 1-day G60 tournament, Saturday, 11/13

November 13, 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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"November Scholastic", 1-Day Scholastic Chess Tournament, 11/14

November 14, 2021

Must be a child in K-12. G/30 d/5, 4 rounds. Three sections: Open, U800, U400. Rounds - 10:00AM-11:15AM-1:15PM-2:30PM (Lunch break after Round 2). $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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November Month-Long Swiss Tournament 11/16

November 16, 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. November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 11/17

November 17, 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 11/17

November 17, 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 - 11/19

November 19, 2021

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

Register

"November Action Open", 1-day chess tournament, 11/20

November 20, 2021

G/30 d/5, 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1400, U800. Rounds - 10:00AM-11:15AM-1:15PM-2:30PM (Lunch break after Round 2). $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

Register

November Month-Long Swiss Tournament 11/23

November 23, 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. November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 11/24

November 24, 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 11/24

November 24, 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 - 11/26

November 26, 2021

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

Register

"5th Annual Thanksgiving Open" 2-day tournament, 11/27 - 11/28

November 27, 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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"5th Annual Thanksgiving Open" 2-day tournament, 11/27 - 11/28

November 28, 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.

Register

November Month-Long Swiss Tournament 11/30

November 30, 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. November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 12/1

December 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 12/1

December 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.

Friday Knight Blitz - 12/3

December 03, 2021

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

Register

"December Fracas", 1-Day Chess Tournament, 12/4

December 04, 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

December Month-Long Swiss Tournament 12/7

December 07, 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. December 7, 14, 21, 28.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 12/8

December 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 12/8

December 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 - 12/10

December 10, 2021

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

Register

December Month-Long Swiss Tournament 12/14

December 14, 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. December 7, 14, 21, 28.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 12/15

December 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 12/15

December 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 - 12/17

December 17, 2021

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

Register

"December Skirmish", 1-Day G60 Tournament, Saturday, 12/18

December 18, 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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"December Scholastic", 1-Day Chess Tournament, 12/19

December 19, 2021

Must be a child in K-12. G/30 d/5, 4 rounds. Three sections: Open, U800, U400. Rounds - 10:00AM-11:15AM-1:15PM-2:30PM (Lunch break after Round 2). $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

Register

December Month-Long Swiss Tournament 12/21

December 21, 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. December 7, 14, 21, 28.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 12/22

December 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 12/22

December 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.

December Month-Long Swiss Tournament 12/28

December 28, 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. December 7, 14, 21, 28.  $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

Register

Senior Club 12/29

December 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 12/29

December 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.

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