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2016 Georgia Class Championship

by • December 4, 2016 • Featured, Open Events, Rankings, Tournament Results, TournamentsComments (0)410

By Laura Doman Nearly 100 chess players competed in the 2016 Georgia Class Championship on November 18-20 at Emory University.  Congratulations to our top finishers, by section:   Premier           Deepak Aaron Class A             Christopher Trees Class B             Fnu Jahish Class C             Carson...

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2016-17 GCA Scholastic and Open Tournaments

October 10, 2016 • Featured, Open Events, Scholastics, Tournaments, Tournaments448

By Laura Doman The Georgia Chess Association is pleased to present its finalized 2016-17 schedule of scholastic and open tournaments.  Please continue to check the GCA website’s home page (www.georgiachess.org) and calendar...

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2016-17 GCA Scholastic and Open Tournaments (Tentative Schedule)

August 1, 2016 • Event Announcements, Featured, Open Events, Scholastics, Tournaments, Tournaments687

By Laura Doman   The Georgia Chess Association is pleased to present its 2016-17 schedule of scholastic and open tournaments.  A few of the dates are still awaiting contracts, so those events are marked as tentative or identified only by month for...

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2016 Castle Chess Grand Prix

July 1, 2016 • Featured, Open Events, Tournaments1668

By Davide Nastasio One of the strongest chess tournaments in Georgia is the Castle Chess Grand Prix, where more than ten different titled players (GMs, IMs, FM, etc.) teach for one week at the Castle Chess Camp at Emory University. About 100 kids and...

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Atlanta Kings 2016-17

June 1, 2016 • Featured, News, Open Events480

By Grant Oen The smashing success of the recent 2016 Phillip Taylor Georgia State Championship, which awarded an unprecedented $10,000 prize fund to a record 175+ players, proves that the Georgia chess community is still alive and kicking. The strength of the...

2016 Phillip Taylor Georgia State Championship and Election of GCA Board Officers

May 5, 2016 • Featured, News, Open Events, Tournament Results642

By Laura Doman Congratulations to all the winners in the 2016 Georgia State Championship, held at Emory University from April 29 through May 1. The tournament was a partnership between American Chess Promotions and the Georgia Chess Association, with Thad...

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3rd Annual Ron Simpson Memorial 2016

April 1, 2016 • Featured, Open Events, Tournaments659

By Davide Nastasio Three Georgian Vikings left for plunder on March 18th, and returned with some booty on March 20th. What happened in those three days is the subject of this story.     Our destination was six hours away, so as good Vikings, we left...

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Land of the Sky XXIX, Asheville, NC, January 29th-31st 2016

March 1, 2016 • Featured, News, Open Events839

By Davide Nastasio The Land of the Sky tournament attracts a lot of players from nearby states, to a certain extent for the nice location, and in part for the monetary prizes.  This year 166 players fought in this great tournament.  GM Elshan Moradiabadi...

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Campionato Provinciale di Milano 2016 (Milano’s Provincial Championship 2016)

March 1, 2016 • Featured, Open Events, Tournaments635

By Davide Nastasio My recent trip to Italy gave me the chance to know the Italian chess scene through its tournaments, the players, and the organizers. Milano has a very old chess club from 1881: Società Scacchistica Milanese (Milano’s Chess Society)....

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American Chess Promotions: December 2015 Atlanta G45 Championship

January 10, 2016 • Featured, Tournaments940

By Davide Nastasio A nice, quick G45 tournament was held in Chamblee on December 12th.  Twenty-nine participants played.  The winner was Damir Studen, with 4 points out of 4!  He was closely followed by David Mbonu with 3.5 out of 4.     Click on...