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2016 Chess Campout SCHOLASTIC (K-12) TOURNAMENT

  • October 22, 2016
  • 12:00 PM
  • October 23, 2016
  • 1442 Richland Rd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

*this is not a GCA event, please contact the organizer to register*

2016 Chess Campout  


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 When: Saturday, October 22nd   through Sunday, October 23rd

Location: 1442 Richland Rd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Tournament Starts: Saturday, 12:00 p.m.

Camping Ends:  Sunday, 11:00 a.m.

This will be a fun rated tournament directed by chess coaches, Mr. Ben Johnson and Mr. Thomas Clem.  Players and their families can look forward to a cookout, camping and a guided night nature hike within a 26-acre urban forest preserve (weather permitting).

  *There is a 50 participant maximum*

Entry fee deadline: $35.00 by October 19, 2016,, no onsite registration

Five Rounds (G/25; d5) – 1st round starts at 12:00pm, 2nd round - 1:15pm, 3rd round - 2:30pm, 4th round -3:45pm, and 5th round-5:00pm

There will be 2 Sections:  600 and over rating, 599 and below rating.  US Chess (USCF) membership required

Prizes-   1st place- $50 & trophy, 2nd and 3rd place trophies for each section. 

*Saturday night dinner and a Sunday morning continental breakfast provided*  

NOTE:  If you are spending the night, please remember to bring your camp gear including a flashlight and a refillable water bottle.  Limited tent rentals available for $20.00. Please contact Thomas Clem at to reserve tent. 

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