Upcoming Tournaments

A Heritage Event!
US Chess Junior Grand Prix!

SEPT. 30-Oct. 2 or OCT. 1-2
43rd ANNUAL LIPKIN/PFEFFERKORN OPEN
Trophies Plus Grand Prix Points: 30

5-SS. Marriott Winston-Salem, 425 North Cherry St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101. 1-(800)-320-0934. A luxurious hotel next to the Embassy Suites! $14,500 b/209; 50% Guaranteed. In 5 Sections: Championship: G/100, inc. 30. FIDE rated. Must be over 1999! $1400-700-500-400; under 2200- $1,000-600-400. Lower 4 sections: G/120 d5, All: 2-day option: G/90 d5. Under 2000: $1000-600-400, under 1900- $300. Under 1800: $1000-600-400, under 1700-$300. Under 1600: $1000-600-400, under 1500- $300. Under 1400: $1000-600-400, under 1250- $300, under 1100- $300. Entry Fee: $93 3-day, $92 2-day if received by September 28; $99 at site. GMs, IMs, WGMs Free, $70 deducted from any prize. Juniors $6 less. Unrateds must play in Under 2000 or Under 1800 and can win only 50% of any prize. Reentry: $60, not Championship. Byes: are available in any round, limit 2, must commit before 1st round. 3-day schedule: Registration: ends 7 p.m. Rounds: 7:302-7:3010-3:302-day schedule: Registration: ends 9:45 a.m. Rounds: 1st at 10:15 a.m., then merges with 3-day. Hotel: $99 must book by September 16th to be guaranteed a room and the rate. Mention L.P.O. Chess. 1-(800)-320-0934Info: Thad Rogers; 1-(478)-973-9389Enter: American Chess Promotions, 3055 General Lee Rd., Macon, GA 31204 or www.americanchesspromotions.com.
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OCT. 2
LIPKIN/PFEFFERKORN SCHOLASTIC

4-SS, G/30 d5. Marriott Winston-Salem, 425 North Cherry St., Winston-Salem, NC, 1-(800)-320-0934In 3 sections: Middle School K-8, Elementary K-6, Primary K-3. Entry Fee: $30 if received by September 30; $35 at site. Trophies to top 7, top girl, top unrated in each section. Medals to every participant who doesn’t get a trophy. Registration: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. sharp. Rounds: 11-12:30 , then as soon as possible. Awards right after last round is completed. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478)-973-9389.Register: www.americanchesspromotions.com.
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OCT. 28-30 or OCT. 29-30
2016 ATLANTA CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP
Grand Prix points: 10

5-SS, $5,000 b/95 in top six sections, $3,000 guaranteed. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. In seven sections. Master/Expert: FIDE and USCF rated. Must be rated at least 1950. $500-350-200, under 2200 $400-200-100.Class A (1800-1999): $400-200-100. Class B (1600-1799): $400-200-100. Class C (1400-1599): $400-200-100. Class D (1200-1399: $300-200-100. Class E (1000-1199): $300-150-100. Under 1000: (Oct. 30 only) Trophies to top seven under 1000 and top seven under 800. Entry fees: $74 three-day, $73 two-day by Oct. 27, $79 at site. GMs, IMs, WGMs free, $60 deducted from prize. Under 1000 $35. Unrateds $40, limited to no higher than second place prize in any section. Unofficial uschess.org ratings used if otherwise unrated. Players above 1949 or below 1800 may play up one section. Three-day schedule: Registration ends 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28, rounds 7 p.m, 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m., 10 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Oct. 29, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day. Under 1000: Registration ends on Oct. 28, none at site. Rounds 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., then as soon as possible. Time controls: Master/Expert G/90 inc 30, two-day G/90 d5 in first round. Class A and below G/120 d5, two-day G/90 d5 in first round. Under 1000: G/30 d5. Byes: Available all rounds (limit two), must commit before first round. No cellphones in playing rooms. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973-9389Enter: www.americanchesspromotions.com


DEC. 26
GEORGIA CHESS FESTIVAL SCHOLASTIC

4-SS, G/30 d5. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. In three sections. Middle School K-8, Elementary K-6, and Primary K-3.Entry fee: $28 by Dec. 25; $32 at site. Trophies to top seven, top unrated, top girl each section. Medals to every participant who does not get a trophy. Registration ends 10:30 a.m., rounds 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., then as soon as possible. Should be over by 6 p.m. Special: Master or expert will be on hand for FREE analysis. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973-9389. Enter: americanchesspromotions.com


DEC. 27
14TH ANNUAL TIME CONTROL OPEN

4-SS, $1,000 b/45, 60 percent guaranteed. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. Time controls: Round 1 G/30 d5, Round 2 G/45 d5, Round 3 G/60 d5, Round 4 G/75 d5. In two sections. Championship: $250-150, under 2000, under 1800, under 1600, under 1400 each $150. Under 1200: (Not part of base) Trophies to top seven, top two under 1000, top two under 800, top unrated, top girl. Entry fees: $30 if received by Dec. 26, $35 at site. Under 1200 $25 if received by Dec. 26, $30 at site. Registration ends 10 a.m., rounds 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m. Byes: One allowed, must commit before first round. No cellphones in playing rooms. Info: info@americanchesspromotions.com or (478) 973-9389. Enter: americanchesspromotions.com.


A Heritage Event!

DEC. 28-30 or 29-30
46TH ANNUAL ATLANTA OPEN
Grand Prix points: 20

5-SS, $8,000 b/130, 70 percent guaranteed. Interactive College of Technology, 5227 New Peachtree Rd., Chamblee, GA 30341. In six sections. Championship: FIDE and USCF rated. Must be rated at least 1950. $1,000-500-300, under 2100 $400-200. Under 1950:$800-400-200. Under 1700: $800-400-200. Under 1500: $800-400-200. Under 1300: $600-300-200, under 1100  $200. Under 1000: (Dec. 30 only, not part of base) Trophies to top 10. Time controls: Championship G/90 inc 30, two-day G/90 d5 in first round. Under 1950 through Under 1300 G/120 d5, two-day G/90 d5 in first round. Under 1000 G/30 d5. Three-day schedule: Registration ends 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, rounds 7 p.m., 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m., 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Two-day schedule: Registration ends 10 a.m. Dec. 29, rounds 10:30 a.m., then merged with three-day. Under 1000: Registration ends 6 p.m. Dec. 29, none on site. Rounds 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m., then as soon as possible. Unofficial uschess.org ratings used if otherwise unrated. Unrated limited to no higher than second place prize in any section. Players below 1700 may play up one section. Byes available in all rounds (limit two), must commit before first round. No cellphones in playing rooms. Entry fees: $79 three-day, $78 two-day if received by 12/27; $85 at site. GMs and IMs free ($40 subtracted from prize), unrateds $60, under 1000 $30, juniors $5 less except in Under 1000. Info: (478) 973-9389 or info@americanchesspromotions.com. Enter: americanchesspromotions.com.

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