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1st Annual Chess Girls Rook!

  • September 17, 2016
  • 10:30 AM
  • Sutton Middle School, 6th Grade Campus, 4360 Powers Ferry Rd,Atlanta, GA 30327

*This is not a GCA event. Please contact the organizer to register for this event.* 


1st Annual Chess Girls Rook!

Female Empowerment Tournament

Saturday, September 17

Sutton Middle School – 6th Grade Academy

4360 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30327


Open to any player grade 12 and below - 100 player cap.


4SS, G/30/d5

Round Times:  10:30; 12:15; 2:00; 3:30


3 Sections: USCF membership required: Under 600, 600 - 999 and Premier for players rated 1000 and above. Players may play up one section if ever within 100 points of the section. New and unrated players wishing to get a rating should play in the Under 600 section.  Boards will be provided – clocks are optional.


Entry Fee: $25 Advance entry only. Payments should be received by 11:59PM Wednesday, September 14.  Limit of one ½ point bye available in any round and must be requested at registration. No changes after 9PM Sept. 16.


Register online at: Chess Girls Rook! *No onsite registration available* Current USCF ID#/Exp. date required to be paired for Rd. 1.  To withdraw, send an email to  by 9PM Sept 16th for refund. There will be a $5 processing fee.  

Trophies to top player of each section.   One team trophy, will be awarded to the school with the most points based on 5 players combined, in the 3 rated sections.  Points are earned by 1 for each point in the Under 600 Section, 1.5 points for each point in the 600 - 999 Section and 2 points for each point in the Premier Section. Teams must have at least 5 players to be eligible for a Team Trophy.  The Premier Section: 1st place $50 in addition to trophy.

Information: or call Vernetta Head 404-754-7191.

Concessions will be available: Cheese pizza, hot dogs, chips, sweets and beverages.

** This is our home and we would appreciate your assistance in keeping it clean. As such, this will be a Leave No Trace Event.  In a nutshell, that means at the end of the event we should never know that a tournament was held.  Please monitor your space and dispose of trash and clean up spills.


**Be a good steward of the environment.  Carpool/rideshare where possible.

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