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June Month-Long Swiss Tournament 6/22

June 22, 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. June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Free Play at the Center 6/23

June 23, 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.

"Great Players of the Past: Howard Staunton" Virtual and in-person class, with GM Ben Finegold 6/23

June 23, 2021

Zoom conferencing will be used. On the day of class, we will email all participants a link to the Zoom conference which can be opened in your internet browser. $10 members, $15 non-members. Register for class until 6:45PM. Class runs 7:00PM-7:45PM. Class is for all ages and ratings! Instructor: GM Ben Finegold Call (678) 628-5615 or email karen@atlchessclub.com for more info.

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Friday Knight Blitz - 6/25

June 25, 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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"June Showdown", G75 1-day tournament, 6/26

June 26, 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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"June Scholastic", 1-day chess tournament, 6/27

June 27, 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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June Month-Long Swiss Tournament 6/29

June 29, 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. June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Free Play at the Center 6/30

June 30, 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.

Happy Independence Day (Closed July 2-4)

July 02, 2021 - July 05, 2021

July Month-Long Swiss Tournament 7/6

July 06, 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. July 6, 13, 20, 27.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Free Play at the Center 7/7

July 07, 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 - 7/9

July 09, 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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"July Fracas", 1-day chess tournament, 7/10

July 10, 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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July Month-Long Swiss Tournament 7/13

July 13, 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. July 6, 13, 20, 27.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Free Play at the Center 7/14

July 14, 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 - 7/16

July 16, 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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"July Skirmish", 1-day G60 tournament, Saturday, 7/17

July 17, 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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"July Scholastic", 1-day chess tournament, 7/18

July 18, 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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July Month-Long Swiss Tournament 7/20

July 20, 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. July 6, 13, 20, 27.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Free Play at the Center 7/21

July 21, 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 - 7/23

July 23, 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 July Classic" 2-day tournament, 7/24 - 7/25

July 24, 2021 - July 25, 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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July Month-Long Swiss Tournament 7/27

July 27, 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. July 6, 13, 20, 27.   $30 monthly fee for CCSCATL members, $35 non-members.

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Free Play at the Center 7/28

July 28, 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 - 7/30

July 30, 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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"July Action Open", 1-day chess tournament, 7/31

July 31, 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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"Summer Blitz Championship", 7/31

July 31, 2021

G/5 d/0 4 rounds. Four sections: Open, U1800, U1200. 7 Round Double-Swiss (14 games total). 4:00PM - 7:15PM. $35 CCSCATL members, $40 Non-Members early registration.

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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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.

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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