2022 Phillip O’Neal Taylor Georgia State Championship

State Championship Event
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Northlake

Event Overview


2022 Phillip O’Neal Taylor Georgia State Championship


5-SS; G/90, inc.30); Rd. 1, 2 day schedule (not FIDE rated) G/90, d/10;


DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Northlake, 4156 LaVista Rd., Tucker, GA 30084


$8,000 b/120; 4 Sections: 

Championship: (FIDE rated) Open to FIDE or US Chess 1900 or higher; $800-$500-$320; U2300: $375-$275; U2100: $300-220;

Amateur: Open to 1500-1999; $640-$360-$260-$200; U1750: $200-$150;

Reserve: Open to 1100-1599; $640-$360-$260-$200; U1450: $200-$150;

Booster: Open to Under 1200 or unrated: $560-$360-$260-$200; U1250: $200-$150.


If any post-event rating posted 1/1/20-12/9/21 was more than 50 points above the prize threshold, the prize limit is $200. Balance of any limited prize goes to the next player(s) in line. EF: $93 if received by May 9, $110 later or at site. GM, IM, WGM or WIM free, $50 deducted from any prize. Reentry $50. A ½ point bye for any round, limit two, must request before starting play, no changes once the tournament begins. 


On-line registration: www.georgiachess.org


3 day schedule: 

Registration. 6:30-7:00pm Fri.; 

Rounds: Fri: 7:30pm; Sat. 2:30pm, 7:30pm; Sun. 10:00am, 3:30pm.

2 day schedule

Reg. 9:30-10:00am Sat.; 

Round 1 at 10:30am, 2:30pm, 7:30pm; Sun. 10:00am, 3:30pm.


GCA Membership Meeting at 2:30pm on Sunday, May 15. Results of the election (via Mail in ballots, no in person voting)  will be announced.  Should you need a ballot, please email secretary@georgiachess.org to request one.


Sets and board supplied. Please bring clocks. 


COVID Policy

GCA will abide by the US Chess COVID mask policy. Please note, entering or attending this event constitutes acceptance of these policies. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes will be placed throughout the venue, allowing players to clean chess boards and pieces before each round should they so choose. 


List of current registered players



4156 LaVista Rd
Tucker, GA 30084
United States

Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 8,000
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Georgia Chess Association
Email: statechamp@georgiachess.org