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Postponement of the 1st Annual Rex Demers Individual / Team Scholastic Championship — Blow by Blow

by • March 12, 2017 • Event Announcements, Featured, Features, From The President, News, Scholastics, TournamentsComments (0)425

By Fun Fong, GCA President It is with a heavy heart that due to circumstances beyond my control we were not able to hold the 1st Annual Rex Demers Individual/Team Scholastic Championship. We are POSTPONING this event until April 15 (Saturday).  Current registrants may request a refund at any time.  Any registrants who would like their [&hellip...

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The 2016 QuickStart! and Grade Level Championship Tournaments

December 1, 2016 • Event Announcements, Featured, Scholastics, Tournament Results671

By Laura Doman The scholastic calendar begins every fall with two tournaments: the QuickStart! competition and the Grade Level Championships. This year, the QuickStart! was held Sunday, October 2 and the Grade Level Championships took place on Saturday,...

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

August 1, 2016 • Event Announcements, Featured, Open Events, Scholastics, Tournaments, Tournaments886

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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Chess Tournament Scheduling 101

August 1, 2015 • Event Announcements, Featured, Scholastics, Tournaments1135

By Laura Doman   What does it take to roll out a schedule of a dozen or more chess tournaments a year?  Figure that approximately half are for kids and half are for adults, with some that appeal to both.  Consider that some tournaments will focus on a...