1ST ANNUAL CHESS IN WOODRUFF PARK RAPID OPEN
National Chess Day
Register in advance!
Limited to 80 players
Format: 6/SS, G/10, Unrated Event
Check-in from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Rounds: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Byes: no byes
Entry fee: FREE
Registration: online. There is no on-site registration.
Marta Stop: P'Tree Station
Paid Parking at Underground
There will be ample security and the park will be open only to registered players and family members for this event.
*Bring chess sets and clocks if you own them.
Also featuring GM Zapata Speed Chess Match at 10:00 a.m. GM will play with challengers throughout the day. There will also be chess puzzles for kids. Chess sets, trophies, medals, and other prizes will be awarded following the last round!
Competition Sections (subject to change):
Youth Unrated: Open to unrated players under age 10
Teen Unrated: Open to unrated players ages 10-15
Adult Unrated: Open to unrated players ages 16 and over
Novice: Open to players rated under 1000
Intermediate: Open to players rated from 1000 to 1399
Open Championship: Open to all