2020 CAROLINAS CLASSIC

The Carolinas Classic features a $10,000 guaranteed prize fund in 5 sections. Enjoy your stay at the lakeside Hilton Charlotte University Place.

Take a walk on the lake, shop, dine and more. The tournament is a Charlotte Chess Center and Carolinas Chess Initiative collaboration. 

POSTPONED

Charlotte, NC

$10,000 Total Guaranteed Prize Fund

60 Combined Grand Prix Points

Where:

Hilton University Place 

8629 JM Keynes Drive

Charlotte, NC 28262

(704) 547-7444

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Booking Link

​Must book by June 1 to receive discount

$109 per night Single or Double - FREE Internet, FREE Parking

$10 Discount on Total Entry Fee if Staying at Sponsor Hotel (up to two discounts per room)

 

When:

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

We Are Currently Looking at a Date in August

Registration:

Online Registration Below

On-Site Entry:

Friday, June 12, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Saturday, June 13, 8:30am - 9:30am

Pre-Registered List (coming Soon)

Time Control:

Championship Section: G/100; Increment 30

Under 2000 - Under 1400 Sections: G/120; Delay 5

Scholastic Section: G/30; Delay 5

Rounds 1 +2 of the 2-Day Schedule: G/75; Delay 5

Sections:

Championship Section

Under 2000

Under 1800

Under 1600

Under 1400

Scholastic Section (Under 1000, Must be K-12)

Players May Only Play Up If They Are Within 100 Points of the Next Section

Ex: A player rated 1900 can play in the championship but not a player rated 1899.

Round Times:

3-Day Schedule:

Friday - June 12

7:30pm

Saturday - June 13

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday - June 14

10:00am - 3:30pm

2-Day Schedule:

Saturday - June 13

10:00am - 2:00pm - 6:00pm (merge with 3-Day)

Sunday - June 14

10:00am - 3:30pm

Scholastic (Under 1000) Schedule:

Saturday - June 13

10:00am - 11:15am - 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Byes:

All Sections (except scholastic):

Two 1/2 Point Byes in Rounds 1-5

Must be requested before round 2

Scholastic:

1 Bye, Any Round

 

Prizes:

 

Championship Section

$1200 - $700 - $400 - $200

Best U2200: $400 - $200

$100 Bonus to Clear Winner

Under 2000

$1000 - $500 - $200 - $100

Under 1800

$1000 - $500 - $200 - $100

Under 1600

$900 - $400 - $200 - $100

Under 1400

$700 - $400 - $200

Best U1200: $200 - $100

Scholastic

Trophies to Top 15

Entry Fee:

GM/IM/WGM Entry: Free ($90 deducted from prize)
Non-Gm/IM/WGM Entry: $95.00 before June 1; $105.00 After

$10.00 Discount of Staying at Hotel; Must Book Before Deadline

Scholastic Section: $30.00 before June 1; $40 After

Special Notes:

Championship Section:

FIDE Rules Apply; June 2020 US Chess Rating Supplement Will Be Used for Pairings and Prizes

All Other Sections:

US Chess Rules Apply; June 2020 US Chess Rating Supplement Will Be Used for Pairings and Prizes

All Sections:

Players May Only Play Up If They Are Within 100 Points of the Next Section

Cell Phone Penalty: 1.) 10 Minute Time Penalty 2.) Forfeit of Round​

Players found with a phone on their person during play subject to automatic forfeit

No Smoking; No E-Cigarettes

No Computers

No Electronics Permitted At All

ABOUT US

The CCCSA conducts weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments.

The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally. 

ADDRESS

980-265-1156

 

10700 Kettering Drive

Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226

 

info@charlottechesscenter.org

2020 by Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy Inc.