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2019 Georgia K-12 Grade Level Championship

  • November 16, 2019
  • Sutton Middle School, 2875 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

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  • K-12 tournament for State Champion title for each grade

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                  2019 GA K-12 Grade Level Championship
 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Please Read! --> Grade Level FAQ!

 

 

List of Registered Player 


Standings 

       

Who Can Play: Open to all Georgia students in grades K-12
 

Where: Sutton Middle School, 2875 Northside Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

 

Sections: 13 sections (one for each grade K-12). Your child MUST register to play in his/her grade. *Sections may be combined if there are not enough players in one section.

 

Entry fee: $30 online through MIDNIGHT on Wednesday Nov. 13th; $40 online on Thursday Nov. 14 through the deadline at MIDNIGHT.   No ONSITE registration. 

 

Registration: You must register online by midnight on Thursday, November 14thPlease note: USCF membership required. For cancellations see FAQ for details. Refunds will be issued after the tournament.



Format for Grades K-8

 

5 rounds, rated, Swiss-Style tournament, 25 minutes per player with a 5 second delay (G25;d5)

Schedule for Grades K-8: 10:00 – 11:30 – 1:00 – 2:30 – 4:00. All participants should be in the playing hall by 9:30 a.m. for announcements and instruction.           

Byes for Grades K-8: You may request a maximum of two byes. All byes are ½ point byes.          

Prizes for Grades K-8: All players receive a participation ribbon. Prizes to all who score 3.0 or better, minimum 3 Trophies per section. $100 stipend to 1st place winner of each section to attend the 2019 National Scholastic K-12 Championship December 13-15Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000.

 


 

Format for Grades 9-12

 

4 rounds, rated Swiss-Style tournament, 45 minutes per player with a 5 second delay (G45;d5)


Schedule for Grades 9-12: 10:00 – 11:45 – 1:30 – 3:15. All participants should be in the playing hall by 9:30 a.m. for announcements and instruction.


Byes for Grades 9-12: You may request 1 bye in any round. All byes are ½ point byes.  


Prizes for Grades 9-12: All players receive a participation ribbon. Prizes to all who score 2.5 or better. A plaque and a $100 stipend to the 1st place winner of each grade to attend the 2019 National Scholastic K-12 Championship December 13-15Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000.

 

Award Ceremonies will be ASAP after last round ends.

1st Round pairings will be posted by 9:15 a.m. No changes can be made after pairings are up for the first round. It is the parent’s responsibility (K-8) or the player’s responsibility (9-12) to arrive early enough to verify that the information is correct or to have errors fixed before Round 1 begins. We will post registration updates on the website, but the FINAL registration list will be posted at the tournament. Accelerated pairings may be used at the TD’s discretion.


Information: gradelevels@georgiachess.org


Email for Tournament Coordinators: president@georgiachess.org and treasurer@georgiachess.org

 

Sets and boards supplied. Chess clocks not supplied. Please bring one if you have one. If one player brings a clock and requests its use, both players must use the clock. We strongly encourage everyone, especially first-timers, to read the Parent's Guide to Scholastic Chess Tournaments and the Grade Level FAQ.

 

*1st place winners must attend National Grade Levels to receive the $100 stipend. Request for reimbursement must be made by Jan 19th, 2020.

             

Note: photos may be taken of your child and published on our news site (esp. winners with trophies).  Please contact us if you do not want your child's photo published. 

   

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