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Welcome to the Georgia Chess Association (GCA), a non-profit organization committed to creating and supporting an actively engaged chess community in Georgia for both adults and junior players.  

 




Special Thanks!


GCA is a non-profit charity registered in GA State with IRS granted 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. GCA is founded and run by volunteers. We need a lot of help in planning/coordinating/administration, web site development, social media account management and many other areas. Please email president@georgiachess.org for volunteer opportunities. Your employer may even contribute for the volunteer hours.  All donations are tax deductible. 


3/12/2022: Phillip Taylor donated $3000

12/21/2021: Scott Parker donated $2000

10/12/2022: Phillip Taylor donated $2500

12/16/2020: Scott Parker donated $3000

9/10/2020: Phillip Taylor donated $2000

4/2/2019: Phillip Taylor donated $2000






Scholastic Chess


Scholastic events are hosted for Kindergarten through 12th Grade students enrolled in public, private, home-based, and independent study schools.  Tournaments range from beginner to statewide championships and allow students to compete as individuals and/or as members of a school team.  Scholastic tournaments may be rated (USCF membership required, www.uschess.org to join) or unrated, and players compete for trophies, stipends and individual or school rankings.  Tournaments are typically one full weekend day, although some beginner tournaments may take place in a single afternoon, while experienced players may compete in multi-day scholastic tournaments. 

Upcoming Events (for a list of all local tournaments see our full calendar)

October 07, 2022 • Hampton Inn & Suites 16785 Old Morris Road, Alpharetta Georgia 30004
October 08, 2022 9:30 AM • The Boardroom, 1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite #180, Cumming Georgia 30041
October 08, 2022 10:00 AM • 2500 Old Alabama Rd Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076
October 11, 2022 7:30 PM • 2500 Old Alabama Rd Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076
October 14, 2022 • Hampton Inn & Suites 16785 Old Morris Road, Alpharetta Georgia 30004
October 15, 2022 9:30 AM • The Boardroom, 1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite #180, Cumming, GA 30047
October 18, 2022 7:30 PM • 2500 Old Alabama Rd Suite 11, Roswell, GA 3007
October 21, 2022 6:00 AM • The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Northlake, 4156 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084
October 22, 2022 9:30 AM • The Boardroom 1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite #180 Cumming, GA 30047
October 23, 2022 9:00 AM • The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Northlake, 4156 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084


Georgia Chess News Magazine



To read about chess news and players in Georgia, please visit our on-line magazine Georgia Chess News.



 
Tell us about your chess event!
Do you have a local tournament that you’d like to post on the GCA calendar? Email details of your event to our web team. Please allow for a minimum of a week for posting, so submit your tournament as soon as possible.



   


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