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2019 “ATLANTA WINTER CONGRESS”

  • February 15, 2019
  • February 17, 2019
  • Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341

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


                                         

2019 “ATLANTA WINTER CONGRESS”

February 15 - 17 or 16 – 17, 2019

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

$3500 (based on 85 entries) -- $2100 guaranteed!

5 Rounds “Swiss System” In Six Sections:

“Expert (FIDE-rated)” Section: (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 1800 thru 2199) – 1st- $500, 2nd- $300

Class “A” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1600 thru 1999) – 1

st- $475, 2nd- $275

Class “B” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1400 thru 1799) – 1st- $450, 2nd- $250

Class “C” Section: (Open to USCF-rated 1200 thru 1599) – 1

st- $425, 2nd- $225

Class “D” Section: (Open to USCF-rated below 1400 and Unrated) – 1

st- $400, 2nd- $200

Class “E” Section: (Open to USCF-rated below 1200 and Unrated)

Trophies to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Places – Under 900, 1st and 2nd Places(Classes “D” thru “Expert” entries only count towards the 85-player prize base)(Class “D” 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: $56 (3-day), $55 (2-day) if rec’d by 14-FEB; $60 at site. Unrated: $35. Class “E:” $30.

Re-entry: $40 (not available in “Expert” Section).

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: “Expert” Section – “40/90, SD/30, d10” – All other sections – “G/90, d30”

All sections -- Two-day Schedule, Rd. 1 “G/90, d5” – (SAT 10:30am round is not “FIDE-rated”)

1⁄2 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 14-FEB --No e-mails or TEXT messages, please.


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