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2019 Phillip Taylor GA State Championship

  • May 17, 2019
  • May 19, 2019
  • Radisson Hotel Atlanta-Marietta, 1775 Parkway Pl, Marietta, GA 30067

Registration

  • Use this form if you are a Georgia resident (you'll need a current GCA & USCF membership to play).
  • Use this form if you are a GM or IM (you'll need a USCF membership to play). Email gastatechamp@georgiachess.org to get the code
  • Use this form if you are not a Georgia resident email gastatechamp@georgiachess.org for the registration code. (you'll need a current USCF membership to play).

Online registration is open to register for the two day format.
2019 “MR. PHILLIP O’NEAL TAYLOR  GEORGIA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP”

 

May 17 - 19 or 18 - 19, 2019

 

Radisson Hotel Atlanta-Marietta, 1775 Parkway Pl, Marietta, GA 30067

$10,000 in cash prizes, GUARANTEED!

 

2019 Georgia State Championship.pdf 

 

Update 05/17/2019: Registered Players List


Update May 21, 2019: Congratulations to the 2019 Georgia State Champion and winners of each of the sections.  

2019 Georgia State Champion - Deepak Aaron


Amateur Section Champions - Miles Melvin, Joseph Franklin, William Remick Jr.


Reserve Section Champion - Tyler Luo


Booster Section Champion - Ramchandra Nadar

Please  click on the following link for a complete list of all winners.

2019 Georgia State Championship Prizewinners.docx

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 Event TLA

5 Rounds “Swiss System” In Four Sections:

 

CHAMPIONSHIP (FIDE-rated): (Open to USCF or FIDE-rated 2000 and above)

                    1st - $1000.00                 2nd - $650.00                   3rd - $400.00

               Under 2300 - $350.00 - $300.00                       Under 2100 - $350.00 - $300.00

AMATEUR: (Open to USCF-rated 1700 thru 1999) ---- $800, $450, $325, $250; Under 1850 - $225, $200

RESERVE: (Open to USCF-rated 1400 thru 1699) ----- $800, $450, $325, $250; Under 1550 - $225, $200

BOOSTER: (Open to USCF-rated Under 1400/UNR) -- $700, $450, $325, $250; Under 1250 - $225, $200

 

** Trophy and “State Champion” title awarded to highest placed Georgia resident in each section **

** All players must compete within their “rating section” per their “official rating.”  The “USCF Ratings Supplement” used to determine a player's “official rating” for competition will be May 2019.  If a player has a subsequent unpublished rating that is higher than their “official rating,” the player may enter a higher section upon request. **

 

 

Entry fee: $93, if rec’d by May 16; $99 at site. (W)GMs and (W)IMs Free. $50 deducted from cash prizes won.

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: Championship – “40/90, SD/30, d10” – All other sections – “G/120, d10”

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

½ Pt. Byes: Available Rds. 1 thru 4 (limit two) -- must request before Round One (no changes afterwards)

** Georgia Chess Association membership required for all Georgia resident entrants **

Sets and Boards are by Provided by Tournament Promoters, but PLEASE BRING CLOCKS – None Are Supplied.

 

Hotel Rate: $89 (phone: 770-420-3533 – mention “Georgia Chess Association”). Due to a large convention in Atlanta scheduled for this weekend, PLEASE BOOK YOUR

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS EARLY!

 

Entries and Information: www.georgiachess.org; gastatechamp@georgiachess.org;

Thad Rogers, Coordinator (478-973-9389)

 

*** G.C.A. Annual Business Meeting scheduled for May 19, 2:30pm ***


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