CHARLOTTE 2000+ CHAMPIONSHIP
The 1st Charlotte 2000+ will take place April 23-25, 2021.
This is a high level tournament designed for players rated 2000+ FIDE or 2100+ USCF.
April 23, 2021 - April 25, 2021
Charlotte Chess Center
10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226
Hilton Garden Inn - Pineville
425 Towne Centre Blvd.
Pineville, NC 28134
$99/Night - Free Internet, Breakfast, Parking, Shuttle to the Center
Online registration only. Maximum 24 players.
Open to players rated 2000+ FIDE or 2100+ US Chess on March or April Rating List
US Chess Ratings Used for Pairings
G/90 minutes; increment 30 seconds
First Place: Free Entry to a Future CCCSA IM Norm Invitational
US Chess tiebreaks used if necessary
$200 by April 12, 2021
$250 for all entries after April 12, 2021
No entries after April 22, First 24 Players to Enroll
Refunds: Withdrawals are subject to a 5% transaction fee by April 22, no refunds after April 22.
We will almost certainly not cancel or postpone this event due to COVID-19. Restaurants, business, and travel have been open in North Carolina since May 20, 2020. We will be taking many preventative measures to ensure the safety of our players:
Venue facilities (tournament hall) and all chess equipment will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected daily
Players and parents who are sick will be asked to stay home
One board per table, promoting social distancing
Players are not required to shake hands before and after games
Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipe stations will be placed throughout the tournament hall
Masks or face shield required, gloves recommended
Spectators will be encouraged to watch games online instead of on-site
Temperature checks at the door