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Final Players list posted! Expert Norm 1: Road to Expert Mastery

  • January 21, 2017
  • 9:30 AM
  • LexisNexis, 1000 Alderman Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005.
  • 40

Registration

  • residents of Georgia must have a GCA membership to play.
  • Please register if you want be play as house player at this event. This is subject to verification and approval.
  • any employee of LexisNexis or their family member
  • for players from out of state. you do not need a GCA membership to play.

Registration is closed

Expert Norm 1: Road to Expert Mastery
Part of The Georgia Program series


Final Player List - If you need any changes, contact us ASAP! 

Expert Norm 1- Road to Expert Mastery ---final copy .pdf

 

Where: LexisNexis, 1000 Alderman Dr., Alpharetta, GA 30005.  The main entrance will not be open to players.  Please enter at the entrance near the side, which should have a GCA tournament sign.

 

When: Saturday, 21st Jan 2017

 

Entry Fee: $25 Online thru 18th Jan, 2017.  Due to the venue, there will be NO On-site registration.  Proceeds will be used to maintain this series of tournaments. 

 

Sections:  2 Sections.  One section, consisting of 3 Classes 1800-1999, 1600-1799, 1400-1599, with EXPERT house players and a second section consisting of class 1200-1399, with “B” house players Class will be determined by the December published rating.  If a player's current unpublished rating would place that player within a higher section, the player will be allowed to play in that higher section on request. Requests must be before round 1 pairings. There will be Expert House players invited, who will receive a $50 honorarium for playing at this event.  There will be “B” House players invited to play in the 1200-1399 section who will receive a $25 honorarium for playing at this event.

Format: Rated: 4-SS, G/60 with 5 second delay

 

Rounds: 9:30 am, 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 7:15 pm.  Expect rounds to begin promptly. 

 

BYE: ½ point bye available in any round. Limit 1. All request should be made before round 1.

 

Prizes: Plaques for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each Class.  A special plaque and award ceremony will be held for those reaching USCF 2000 and over for the first time at a larger GCA event if the player has participated in this series at any time. A certificate will be awarded to players who reach the next highest class as a result of this tournament.

 

Food: LexisNexis will provide Lunch and Dinner for all players at no additional cost!

 

Information:  info@georgiachess.org, (678) 453-6640.

 

Coordinators: Fun Fong (770) 316-8483, Dhiren Mishra (408-206-5798; email: dhiren_mishra@hotmail.com).  

 

Please note: USCF membership and GCA membership required for all rated players.  Sets and boards supplied. Please bring clocks.

 

*Special for LexisNexis Employees and Family*

Play in an unrated section. Game time: 3-SS, G/30 with 5 second delay. Rounds 10:30 am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies.

 

*Special Event*

Life Master Sanjay Ghatti and Prateek Mishra will conduct simultaneous exhibitions at the event.

 

Tournament Flyer


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