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Georgia Chess Association

Through the Rapids (ATB)

  • March 28, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Little 5 Points Community Center 1st floor in the "cafe" @ 1083 Austin Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Must have current USCF membership to compete. To acquire membership & USCF ID go to Join US Chess | US scroll down and click join/renew for the appropriate membership. If you are under 18 years of age and would like us to purchase your 1st ever USCF membership on your behalf using your entry fee then enter 00000000 as your USCF ID in the sign-up form and provide the player's birth date. Note: Using this method to acquire USCF membership will make a player ineligible for winning prizes during this month's event.

WHAT: 4 Rounds USCF Rated G/15;d5. Sections based on entry.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 28th, 2023. Approx. Round Times: 6 pm,6:40,7:35,8:15, (Awards + Group Picture) 8:55pm

WHERE: Little 5 Points Community Center 1st floor in the "cafe" @ 1083 Austin Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

WHO: All ages are welcome to play. However, players under 12 years of age should be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian. The event will be filmed, by participating in the games you consent to the filmed/captured content being used as we see fit.

HOW: We'll provide all the necessary equipment (pieces, boards, clocks). Pairings will be posted via email or "print" on site. If you are new to tournaments and have questions, contact us in advance of the event.


1st Place (1400+): Free Entry to the next "Through the Rapids" Tournament

1st Place (U1400): $40 (Based on 8 players)

Note: The sections will be merged and only one prize will be delivered if there are fewer than 4 players in either section or if there are only 4 players registered for the entire event by 6 pm on the tournament's start date.

ENTRY FEE: $20 online by 12 pm on March 28th

REGISTRATION: Use the following link or Contact the director, Chris Simons, at 404-981-3935

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