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Georgia Open 2014

  • October 17, 2014
  • 7:00 PM
  • October 19, 2014
  • Hotel Wyndham Atlanta Galleria; 6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339; 770-955-1700
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Registration

  • Participation in this tournament requires current USCF & GCA memberships. If you live in Georgia you must join the Georgia Chess Association to participate in this event. First renew/join if you are not current, then come back and register.
  • Non-Residents - if you don't live in Georgia register here. USCF registration is required to participate in this tournament.

Registration is closed

2014   Georgia Open

( cap 300)

October 17-19 or 18-19 , 2014

65% Guaranteed Prize Fund

 

Registration has been closed. Please register on site.


Advanced Entries 


One section: $3410 b/87 (2013 registration): 


Who: Open to:  All USCF members. GA residents also require GCA membership. (Memberships available online and on-site).

Format:  7-Swiss System, in one large section similar to the US Open.  Rounds 1-2 are G-45, rounds 3-5 are G-90, and rounds 6-7 are G-120.

Players should expect greater rating mismatches in early rounds than usual as in the case with truly open tournaments. (This is a one-section tournament with multiple class prizes).


Prizes:   

Open: $600-300-175

Under 2200: $300-150-100

Under 2000: $300-150-100

Under 1800: $300-125-100

Under 1600: $200-100-50

Under 1400: $200-100-50

Under 1200: (not part of base) trophies to top 4

Note: ratings taken from the October supplement will be used when awarding prize money. A player can win only one prize. Trophy to 1st in each class.


Rounds: 3 day: Friday - 7:00pm, 9:00pm. Saturday – 1:00pm, 4:30pm, 8:30pm. Sunday – 9:00am, 1:00pm. 2-day: Saturday: 8:30am, 10:30am, then merges with 3-day.   


GCA Q&A Meeting will be held at 2pm on 10/19.


Byes: One ½ point bye available in rounds 1-6. Zero point bye available in round 7.  2nd byes are also zero point byes. Players may play in declared bye rounds, but additional points do not count towards prizes.

                                

Entry Fee: $50 online registration for all players. Deadline to register online is 10/15; $60 on-site. IM/GM/WIM/WGM are free.


Registration:    Deadline to register online is 10/15 at

www.georgiachess.org.  On site registration: 6:00-6:30pm 

on Friday 10/17, 8:00 – 8:30 am on Saturday 10/18.


Lodging:  Hotel Wyndham Atlanta Galleria


6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 955-1700

 There are some rooms reserved with a special chess rate at the hotel.


Information:   gaopen@georgiachess.org 


Please note:  USCF membership required for all players. GCA membership required for GA residents.  Chess Sets supplied. Please bring a clock.



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