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Reverse Angle

Apr 27, 2024

CCC (Main/South)




Reverse Angle is a 3 round tournament the CCC has been conducting for over 10 years. It is one of the strongest 1-day tournaments in the Southeast.


Charlotte Chess Center - Main/South

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226



Top - FIDE Rated

Under 1900 - FIDE Rated

Under 1400

Live Ratings Used: Up to date US Chess "live ratings" used for all players - not the monthly supplement rating.

100 Point Rule: Players may only play up if their rating is within 100 points of the section limit. Example: A 1800 may play in the top section but not a 1799.


G/80; increment 10

Each player receives 80 minutes plus a 10 second increment to complete each game. 


Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 1:30pm 

Round 3: 5:00pm


Top Section

1st Place: $200

2nd Place: $100

Top U2100: $60


U1900 Section

1st Place: $160

2nd Place: $100

Top U1650: $60


U1400 Section

1st Place: $160

2nd Place: $100

Top U1100: $60


Players Rated 2200+: Free Entry ($35 Deducted from Prize)

CCC Members: $35.00

Non-Members: $40.00

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  • For questions, concerns, and withdrawals prior to the event email:

  • For contact during the event email (above) or call 980-265-1156


If you need to skip a round, you can request (1) half-point bye for a specific round. Byes must be requested at registration or via email before the tournament starts. Once the tournament begins, all requested byes are 0 points.


  • Limited to the first 64 entries.

  • Registration closes at 9:30am or when the capacity limit is reached.

  • US Chess live ratings used for pairings and prizes.

  • Top and Under 1900 sections are FIDE-rated (FIDE rules apply)

    • Any games involving a player rated 2400+ FIDE are not FIDE-rated​

  • 1 optional half-point bye available, request at registration.

  • Weighted wooden sets, digital clocks provided for all sections.

  • Players may only play up if within 100 points of next section cutoff.

  • Accelerated pairings may be used at the director's discretion.

  • Refunds: $5 fee for refunds before the event; $10 fee for same-day; no refund after event begins

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