No Grandmaster Classes scheduled for North Location at this time.
Students will learn under the tutelage of coach, Grandmaster (GM) Ashwin Jayaram. GM Jayaram was one of the top junior players in India, winning the Asian Juniors twice. GM Jayaram has relocated to Charlotte and is working with many of the areas top junior players. In addition to his work as a chess coach at the CCC, he holds a position with one of the top financial services firms.
Who Are These Courses Best Suited For?
Students who have graduated from the Advanced Level course. Students who have had regular formal instruction and significant tournament experience. Great for players with US Chess ratings 1000-1500.
To ensure that students are properly trained as they work their way up the rating ladder. Chess becomes increasingly more difficult as you get better. Students will learn from the top coaches in the Southeast and have a competitive advantage over their peers.
All materials are provided for class.
Considerations for progression include but are not limited to: mastery of topics introduced, completion of homework, class participation and performance.
The CCC's custom leaderboard feature allows instructors to see the amount of effort students are putting in away from class. Instructors will also use the leaderboard tool as a way to monitor student progress.
Once the instructor believes the student is ready to progress, they will notify the parents and classes administrator.
Parents receive a monthly progress report with key areas of growth and improvement.
Once students surpass the 1500 rating mark, they are eligible to take part in our Elite Chess Team program. A program subsidized by the CCC to provide high level training for our top students.