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48th ANNUAL “ATLANTA OPEN”

  • December 28, 2018
  • December 30, 2018
  • Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341

 

                                    

48th ANNUAL “ATLANTA OPEN”

December 28 - 30 or 29 – 30, 2018

Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341

$5,000 in prizes, based on 100 entries -- $3000 guaranteed!

5 Rounds “Swiss System” In Seven Sections:

Master Section (FIDE-rated): (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 2200 and above) -- $500 – $300 - $200

Expert Section (FIDE-rated): (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 2000 thru 2199) -- $400 - $200 - $100

Class “A” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1800 thru 1999) -- $400 - $200 – $100

Class “B” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1600 thru 1799) -- $400 - $200 – $100

Class “C” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1400 thru 1599) -- $400 - $200 – $100

Class “D” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1200 thru 1399 or Unrated) -- $350 - $150 – $100

Class “E” Section: (Open to USCF-rated Under 1200 or Unrated) -- $350 - $150 – $100

(Class “E” thru “A” rated players may elect to “play up” in the next higher section)

(The “USCF Ratings Supplement” used to determine a player's “official published rating”

for competition will be the same as the month in which the tournament begins)

Entry fee: $79 (3-day), $78 (2-day) if rec’d by Dec 27; $85 at site. (W)GMs, (W)IMs free. ($60 deducted from any cash prizes won). Unrated: $40.  Re-entry: $40 (not available in Master or Expert Section).

Time controls: Master & Expert sections – “40/90, SD/30, d10” – All other sections – “G/120, d5”

All sections -- Two-day Schedule, Round 1 “G/90, d5”

3-day schedule: Reg. ends Fri 7:00pm; Rds. Fri 7:30pm; Sat 2:30pm, 7:30pm; Sun 10am, 3:30pm.

2-day schedule: Reg. ends Sat 10am; Rds. 10:30am, then merges with 3-day schedule.

Time controls: Master & Expert sections – “40/90, SD/30, d10” – All other sections – “G/120, d5”

All sections -- Two-day Schedule, Round 1 “G/90, d5”

½ Pt. Byes: Available any round (limit two) -- must request before Round One (no changes afterwards)

Players Must Bring Sets, Boards, and Clocks – None Are Supplied By The Tournament Promoters.

Entries and Information: americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973 – 9389

PHONE CALLS ONLY after December 27 --No e-mails or TEXT messages, please.



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