Posts Tagged ‘tournament results’

  • 2016-georgia-class-championship

    2016 Georgia Class Championship

    December 4, 2016 • Featured, Open Events, Rankings, Tournament Results, Tournaments773

    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            ...

  • thads_no_fun_winning_team (2)

    2015 US Amateur Team South Championship Results

    March 16, 2015 • Featured, Tournament Results1383

    By Davide Nastasio The 2015 US Amateur Team South Championship was a very hard tournament, fought till the last pawn and with every trick in the book used in order to give one’s own team an advantage. The palpable tension of the last round, where some...

  • Perdomo Class Champion 2015

    Michael Corallo Wins Perdomo Class Championship 2015

    March 4, 2015 • Featured, Tournament Results1355

    By Fun Fong The Perdomo Class Championship was a GCA event designed to honor IM Carlos Perdomo for approximately 15 years of service and enrichment for the Georgia Chess Community. He has been a game-changer, improving the quality of chess in Georgia. Herky...

  • Sunset adds a warm glow to the mountains surrounding Asheville, North Carolina

    Land of the Sky XXVIII Tournament Results

    February 1, 2015 • Featured, Tournament Results1407

    By Davide Nastasio We are fortunate to live in an area where we can easily travel by car to several other states to play in tournaments. Last weekend, the annual Land of the Sky Tournament was held in Asheville, North Carolina. This is the 28th year for this...

  • SouthEast Dec

    Southeast Chess December Open Results

    December 8, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results2946

    By Grant Oen The Southeast Chess December Open was held at Emory University on December 5-7. In addition to GM Alonso Zapata, who is a regular Southeast Chess fixture, we welcomed IM Ronald Burnett from Tennessee and IM Emory Tate from California. In total,...

  • November 2014 Class Championship

    2014 GCA Class Championship Results

    November 24, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results963

    By Laura Doman The weekend before Thanksgiving is the time for many people to prepare for holiday travel, family visits, and the big holiday feast. But for dedicated chess players across the South, it was the opportunity to compete for prize money in the 2014...

  • Southeast Chess Image

    Southeast Chess November Open Results

    November 20, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results1566

    By Grant Oen The Southeast Chess November Open was held at Emory University’s Winship Ballroom this past weekend. It was the second large open event sponsored by Southeast Chess. I was very happy to see many of my chess friends from around the region. We...

  • Georgia Open 2014 Tournament Hall

    Georgia Open 2014 Reflections and My Favorite Game Samples

    October 23, 2014 • Featured, Tournaments1371

    By Davide Nastasio Often, in this consumeristic society, we don’t stop to realize how much organization and hard work there is in providing what seems to be a simple tournament. Dr. Fun Fong arrived at the hotel around 3:30 p.m. to unload his minivan...

  • Georgia Open 2014

    Georgia Open 2014 – Results

    October 21, 2014 • Featured, Tournament Results2630

    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...

  • king and queen towers 2

    Georgia Represents at USCF Jr. National Tournament in Atlanta

    May 1, 2014 • Featured, News2329

    by Tricia Hill The USCF Jr. National Tournament was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta April 25 -27, 2014. Georgia had the highest representation of kids at 301 followed by New York (199) and Michigan (85). A total of about 1,485 K-9 students from...