Location: Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta, 2500 Old Alabama Rd., Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076
3 Sections: High School (9th
grade),Middle School (K-8th
), Elementary (K-5)
2-day event, 5-round Swiss, G/90 d/5, USCF rated.
Sat rounds: 10AM-2PM-6PM
Sun rounds: 10AM-2PM
Half-point byes available for any round, must be requested before the start of round 2!
Entry Fee: $30 if paid online, by phone or mailed check, or in person by midnight day before event. $40 “late” entry if paid day of the event
You must be on the invitation list
. You must have a current USCF membership. If your rating meets the minimum requirements (1600 for HS; 1400 for K-8; 1150 for K-5) after the USCF December published rating, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org
to be invited. You must do this by the registration deadline, and you must reach the minimum rating by the deadline. Only High School students may play in the HS section (the Denker tournament only allows HS players).
Winner of the High School section will be Georgia 2020 HS State Champion and receive stipend of $500 to attend DENKER K-12 Tournament of State Champions.
Winner of Middle School section will be Georgia 2020 Middle School State Champion and receive stipend of $500 to attend BARBER K-8 Tournament of State Champions.
All participants will receive a plaque (except, possibly, late entrants).
In the event of a tie the following tie-break systems will be used in the order listed to determine who receives which plaque, and, if necessary, who is Georgia’s nominee to the Denker Tournament of High School Champions and/or to the Barber K-8 Tournament of State Champions:
1. Modified Median
4. Cumulative of Opposition
In case all tiebreaks come out even: Armageddon blitz playoff. White receives six minutes to Black’s four. Black has draw-odds.
GCA memberships and USCF memberships represent additional cost and must be purchased in advance if necessary. Go to http://www.georgiachess.org/membership
for more info
Sets and Clocks provided for all of our events.
or call call (678) 628-5615 for more information