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Georgia Represents at Millionaire Chess Tournament in Vegas

by • November 1, 2014 • Featured, News, Tournament ResultsComments (0)1515

By Davide Nastasio GM Maurice Ashley had the great idea of revolutionizing chess and making it more into a spectator sport by using what typically attract crowds—a huge money prize. This is the first chess tournament in history to offer a total of $1,000,000! In the main forums on the internet there has been a [&hellip...

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Georgia Open 2014

Georgia Open 2014 – Results

October 21, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results2792

By Laura Doman Decisions, decisions. As a competitive chess player, do you want to play in a tournament with a high number of rounds and a short time format (G/45) or one with fewer rounds but longer game times (G/120)?  If you played in the 2014 Georgia...

Womens Open

Women’s Open 2014 Results

September 29, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results1248

By Laura Doman Pink carnations were laid beside each board position. Beautiful flowers in vases graced the tournament directors’ informatics table. Yes, this was the site for the annual Georgia Women’s Open tournament, which hosted sixteen women and girls...

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Senior Open 2014 Results

September 29, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results, Uncategorized1071

By Laura Doman Results Complied and Supplied by Fun Fong and Greg Maness Twenty seniors played in the 2014 Georgia Senior Open, which was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 20-21 at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria Hotel. The Senior Open offered opportunities...


GM Alonso Zapata Wins Southeast Chess Open

April 8, 2014 • Featured, News, Open Events, Tournament Results3081

Southeast Chess held its first long time control tournament on 5 Apr 2014.  5 rounds, all of game in 120 minutes were held, beginning on Saturday, breaking the Georgia tradition of having a Game 90 first round on Saturday.  The organizers report that this...

Report: It’s Damir Again at 2013 State Championship

July 1, 2012 • Featured, News, Tournament Results1057

Setting a new attendance record, 130 played in this year’s state championship tournament. Only the new unrated section was underrepresented. The GCA paid out over $10,000 in prize money—one of the richest prize funds in a while. (The GCA is appreciative...