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2022 Georgia Seniors’ Championship

  • October 29, 2022
  • 9:00 AM
  • October 30, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • The Boardroom 1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite #180, Cumming Georgia 30041
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Registration

  • GCA membership is required to be eligible for the state title, stipend and trophy.
  • Price increases to $65 after Wednesday October 27.
  • Players who are not Georgia Residents or do not have a GCA membership. Membership is required to receive the title, trophy, or stipend.

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2022 Georgia Seniors’ Championship

29-30 October 2022

The Boardroom

1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite #180, 

Cumming Georgia 30041


This event will honor senior chess players in Georgia. The top player from the state of Georgia will receive a stipend to attend the 2023 John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions. Stipend awarded upon proof of participation in the Irwin.  


ELIGIBILITY FOR STIPEND AND 1ST PLACE TROPHY

  • Participants must be residents of the State of Georgia for 30 days prior to the date of the qualifying tournament.

  • Players must be over the age of 50 on or before June 1, 2023.

WHERE

The Boardroom, 1675 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 180, Cumming, GA 30047


DETAILS

Light meals are provided before each round.  Should anyone need help with transportation, please email us at senioropen@georgiachess.org


FORMAT

2-day USCF-rated event, 4-SS, Time-Control: G/90+30

9 am and  1 pm, both Saturday and Sunday

Sets and Clocks provided.


AWARDS AND PRIZES

Stipend of $500 to the winner to attend theJohn T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions. Trophies to top two Georgia Residents.  

All participants are eligible for prize fund.  1st - $300, 2nd - $175, 3rd - $100


BYES

One “½ Point Bye” is available in Rounds 1 thru 3. A “Zero Point Bye” is available in Round 4. ½ point byes must be requested in advance of 1st round before pairings posted.  No changes after the tournament begins.  Zero point byes can be requested at any time..


REGISTRATION

$50.00, Late Entry $65 after Wednesday October 27, 2022

GCA membership to qualify for trophy and prizes.

USCF memberships (required) for all participants and must be purchased if necessary.  


Tie-break System

In the event of a tie, the top trophy and stipend will be awarded as follows: players will play two G/10 d5. After those games, if a tie persists, players will play one "Armageddon" game with White getting 6 minutes to Black's 4 minutes, both sides receiving 5-second delay, and Black having draw-odds. Both players will be listed as State co-champions.




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