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2014 Castle Chess Grand Prix

  • June 20, 2014
  • 8:00 PM
  • June 22, 2014
  • Ballroom, Cox Hall, Emory University; 569 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322

*this is not a GCA event. please contact Scott Parker to register for this event*


2014 Castle Chess Grand Prix – 100 GPP


When: June 20-22, or 21-22, 2014.

Where: Ballroom, Cox Hall, Emory University; 569 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322.


Format: 5-SS; G/120, d/5 (2 day schedule, round 1 G/90, d/5); $12,000 in prizes 100% Guaranteed!


Sections & Prizes: 

Master (2200 and up): $2100 – 1250 – 750 – 450; U2400: $800 – 500

Expert (2000 – 2199): $750 – 425 – 225

Class A (1800 – 1999): $675 – 375 – 200

Class B (1600 – 1799): $575 – 350 – 175

Class C (1400 – 1599): $500 – 300 – 150

Class D (1200 – 1399): $400 – 250 – 150

Under 1200: $350 – 200 – 100


Official June ratings used except unofficial ratings used if otherwise unrated. Rated players may play up one section. Unrated players may enter any section except Master. Prize limit of $150 in U1200, $200 in D, $250 in C, $300 in B, $350 in A, or $400 in Expert to all unrated players and ` to rated players with fewer than 10 lifetime rated games who are not playing up. Balance of any limited prize goes to next player(s) in line.


Entry Fee: Rated players: $79 if received by June 18, $100 later or at site. Unrated players: $50

Free to GM, IM, or USCF 2400!

Rounds: 3 day schedule: 8:00pm on June 20; 1:30pm – 6:30pm on June 21; 9:00 am – 1:30pm on June 22.

2 day schedule: 9:30am on June 21, then merges with 3 day schedule.

Half point byes rounds 1 – 4, limit 2. Must commit before playing first game. No changes.


Register: On line: www.castlechess.org; On Site: 6:30 – 7:30pm on June 20, or 8:00 – 9:00am on June 21.

Mailed: Castle Chess Inc., 5025 Antebellum Drive, Stone Mountain GA 30087 – 1104.


Info: Scott Parker (770) 939 – 5030, tournament@castlechess.org

tournament flier


Note: Please bring sets, boards, and clocks. None supplied. NS, NC, W, Chess Magnet School JGP.

All parking at Emory is in either Fishburne or Peavine parking decks. No parking next to Cox

Hall. Please allow time to walk from the deck to Cox Hall (the building with the clock tower.)

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2014 Castle Chess Grand Prix Entry Form


Name:___________________________


Section:_______________________


Rd 1 Fri or Sat?________


Phone:___________________________________


Email:___________________________________


USCF ID Number:__________________________


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