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GA Scholastic Invitational 2017

Georgia Scholastic Invitational Championship 2017

by • May 1, 2017 • Featured, Features, Rankings, Scholastics, Tournament Results, TournamentsComments (1)615

By Laura Doman  Georgia’s top scholastic players converged on the Iron Yard in downtown Atlanta on April 22-23 in a “best of the best” competition for state title championships.  Based on their published US Chess Federation ratings, students were personally invited to play in one of three sections: High School (grades 9-12) with ratings of [&hellip...

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Metro Atlanta K-8 Team State Qualifier 2017

February 7, 2017 • Featured, Features, Rankings, Scholastics, Tournament Results, Tournaments950

By Laura Doman Chess, simuls, cool customized t-shirts, and chess paraphenalia galore. Add nearly a thousand kids, their parents, a sibling or two (OK, maybe a hundred), a few dozen chess coaches, and a cadre of volunteers (though we can always use more!) and...

Giving a Chess Simjul at the High school nationals Hyatt april 2016

2016 All Girls High School and Elementary Chess National Championship

June 1, 2016 • Featured, News, Rankings, Scholastics, Tournament Results1068

By WIM Carolina Blanco After a fructiferous year in training and playing in local tournaments, a group of my students got motivated to play at three national events in a row!   I decided to go with them to these prestigious events to support them and to be...