2022 Georgia Seniors’ Championship

State Championship Event
The Boardroom

Event Overview

2022 Georgia Seniors’ Championship

29-30 October 2022

The Boardroom
1675 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite #180, 
Cumming Georgia 30041

This event will honor senior chess players in Georgia. The top player from the state of Georgia will receive a stipend to attend the 2023 John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State Champions. Stipend awarded upon proof of participation in the Irwin.  


  • Participants must be residents of the State of Georgia for 30 days prior to the date of the qualifying tournament.

  • Players must be over the age of 50 on or before June 1, 2023.



Light meals are provided before each round.  Should anyone need help with transportation, please email us at senioropen@georgiachess.org



2-day USCF-rated event, 4-SS, Time-Control: G/90+30
9 am and  1 pm, both Saturday and Sunday
Sets and Clocks provided.



Stipend of $500 to the winner to attend the John T. Irwin National Tournament of Senior State ChampionsTrophies to top two Georgia Residents.  

All participants are eligible for prize fund.  1st - $300, 2nd - $175, 3rd - $100



One “½ Point Bye” is available in Rounds 1 thru 3. A “Zero Point Bye” is available in Round 4. ½ point byes must be requested in advance of 1st round before pairings posted.  No changes after the tournament begins.  Zero point byes can be requested at any time..



$50.00, Late Entry $65 after Wednesday October 27, 2022 or on site before 8:30 am
GCA membership to qualify for trophy and prizes.
USCF memberships (required) for all participants and must be purchased if necessary.  





Tie-break System

In the event of a tie, the top trophy and 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. Both players will be listed as State co-champions.



1675 Peachtree Pkwy
Suite #180
Cumming, GA 30041
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 575
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Georgia Chess Association
Email: senioropen@georgiachess.org
Phone: 770.744.8595