2022 Georgia Women’s and Women’s Scholastic Championship
January 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - January 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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This is a Georgia Chess Association (GCA) Event
This event will honor women and women scholastic players in Georgia. The scholastic winner of the will represent Georgia at the 2022 National Girls Tournament of Champions. Overall winner will be crowned the Georgia Women’s Champion.
ELIGIBILITY FOR STIPEND AND 1ST PLACE TROPHY
- All participants must be residents of the State of Georgia for 30 days prior to the date of the qualifying tournament.
- Scholastic players must be under the age of 20 on or before September 1, 2022.
- The scholastic players must be completing at least 50% of their educational instruction in a state approved K-12 curriculum for a minimum of 30 consecutive school days prior to the qualifying event. Players may not be listed as a full-time college or university student prior to the qualifying event.
2-day USCF-rated event, 5-SS, Time-Control: G/60+15
3 rounds held on Saturday, 10 am, 1:30 pm, 5 pm and 2 rounds on Sunday, 10 am, 1:30 pm
Sets and Clocks provided.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
1st – $300, 2nd – $175, 3rd – $100
Trophies to top two in K-12, K-8, K-5, and Overall
One “½ Point Bye” is available in Rounds 1 thru 4. A “Zero Point Bye” is available in Round 5. All Byes must be requested in advance of 1st round before pairings posted. No changes afterwards.
1675 Peachtree Parkway Suite180
Cumming GA - 30041
$50.00, Late Entry $65 after Wednesday 19 January 2022
GCA and USCF memberships (required) and must be purchased if necessary.
In the event of a tie, the stipend will be awarded as follows: players will play two G/10 d5. After those games, if a tie persists, players will play one “Armageddon” game with White getting 6 minutes to Black’s 4 minutes, both sides receiving 5-second delay, and Black having draw-odds.