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March u1800 Shootout #2

Mar. 16, 2013

March u1800 Shootout #1

4SS G/30; d/5. Players must bring their own clocks. Boards will be provided. Registration 3pm-4pm. Entry Fee $25 online; $30 on site. No checks onsite, Credit Cards okay.

First round 4:15pm.

64 Squares Chess Club, 1083 Austin Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. Open to maximum 1799 rating. Must have 1799 rating or below. USCF rated.

One half point bye allowed during registration. ENT: frankjohnson@chess-coach.net 404-492-9039. INFO: Frank Johnson frankjohnson@chess-coach.net. http://chess-coach.net/chessnews.





Pay and register here.

 

March u1800 Shootout #1 March 2nd.

Final Standings

Name
Points
Prize
Solomon Matthias3.51st Place
Devin Nash3.51st Place
Samhitha Dasari32nd Place
Shyam Dasari32nd Place
Alex Little2.5
Ken Moody2.5
Kavin Kumaresan2.5
Pranav Koushik2.51st Place u1000
Shiraja Abayanathan2
Dionte' Frost2
Javon Bonds2
Eddie Davis1.5
Nasir Muhammad1.5
Rasheed Muhammad1
Darius Frost1
Keaton Tsepas1
Evan Allen 1
Alake Jacobs.5

735228_466149046779189_354859047_nThis will be a U1800 Open tournament. Actual class prizes will be determined based on entries. This event will take place after the Master Challenge #3. Depending on participation, we may run this event simultaneously in the future.

Mar. 2, 2013

March u1800 Shootout #1

4SS G/30; d/5. Players must bring their own clocks. Boards will be provided.  Registration 3pm-4pm. Entry Fee $25 online; $30 on site. No checks onsite, Credit Cards okay.

First round 4:15pm.

64 Squares Chess Club, 1083 Austin Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. Open to maximum 1799 rating. Must have 1799 rating or below. USCF rated.

One half point bye allowed during registration. ENT: frankjohnson@chess-coach.net 404-492-9039. INFO: Frank Johnson frankjohnson@chess-coach.nethttp://chess-coach.net/chessnews.

Reece Thompson wins Georgia Junior Invitational!!!

 

High School Junior Reece Thompson (left, gray shirt with black stripes) wins the 2013 Georgia State Junior Invitational. The Marietta teenager over the Jan. 12-13 weekend to capture the title and earn seat to this summer’s  2013 Denker tournament. Reece will represent Georgia at this annual tournament which includes the opportunity to win a $68,000 Scholarship to the University of Texas at Dallas.

Thompson, rated 1936, overcame several strong high school players at Emory University in this year’s edition of the GCA’s premier junior tournament,  scoring 4.5 points over the five rounds and only drawing up-and coming Jeremy Banta.

Thompson also picked up 37 rating points, moving him ever closer to reaching expert.

 

Sanjay Ghatti owns Georgia Chess in December

Sanjay Ghatti is one of the last prodigies of the “House of Pain”, the Atlanta Chess Center.  During the month of December Sanjay took no prisoners. Sanjay played in several events and managed to increase his rating by 100 points.

Sanjay will undoubtedly make NM this year. We wish him all the best and look forward to playing him around the State of Georgia.