FALL ELITE BLITZ

The Charlotte Chess Center’s Fall Elite Blitz offers 10 blitz games and $500 in cash prizes. The event is open to players rated 1700+ and is USCF and FIDE Blitz rated.

 

WHEN

Tuesday, November 22

Held between the CCC’s GM/IM Norm Invitational and US Masters

WHERE

Hilton Charlotte University Place

 8629 J M Keynes Drive

Charlotte, NC 28262

 

REGISTRATION

Players may register ahead of time using the registration link below.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

  • Must be rated 1700+ USCF (peak ratings OK)

 

FORMAT

  • Time Control: G/3+2 - 3 minutes plus 2 second increment

  • 5 Double Rounds (10 total games)

  • 1 Open Section

  • Swiss System, accelerated pairings may be used

  • US Chess Blitz rated and FIDE Blitz rated

  • FIDE Blitz rules in effect

  • US Chess Regular ratings used for pairings and prizes

  • All equipment provided

ROUND TIMES

All registration closes 4:45pm

Round 1 at 5:00pm then rounds ASAP, tournament should end by 7:30pm

 

SECTIONS

1 Open Section

$500 GUARANTEED IN PRIZES

1st Place: $200

2nd Place: $100

3rd Place: $50

4th Place: $30

Top U2400 (USCF): $40

Top U2200 (USCF): $40

Top U2000 (USCF): $40

 

ENTRY FEE

GM/IM Norm Invitational and US Masters Participants: Free Entry

GMs, IMs, WGMs: Free Entry

CCC Members: $20

Non-Members: $30

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Free entry players should email events@charlottechesscenter.org by 4:45pm to register

Registration and Entry List Here