A three round US Chess-rated tournament open to all scholastic (K-12) players. Quads, which group students in sections of 4 by their rating level, are a great way for students to get closer matchups for a more fun and competitive challenge.
SAQ is a qualifier event to the Tournament of Champions on May 4.
Every Sunday Afternoon!
Can't make Sunday afternoons? Great alternatives are:
Charlotte Chess Center - Main/South
10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226
Limited to first 62 to register. Registration must be completed online ahead of the event.
Ages 17 and under
Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation
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Round 1: 4:30pm
Round 2: ASAP
Round 3: ASAP
Approximate End Time: 6:30pm
HOW IT WORKS
Players must register weekly and in advance
3 US Chess regular and quick rated games every Sunday
Quad format - students placed into groups of 4 by their most current "live" US Chess regular rating to ensure closer matchups.
Each evening will be limited to the first 62 players to register
Entries are first registered, first served
Quads are for students (K-12) only
IMPROVE - Game Analysis and Blitz with CCC Head Coach, WFM Uthra Pakkiriswamy
Medal to winner of each quad
G/20; Increment 10
Each player receives 20 minutes plus a 10 second bonus each move to complete each game
TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
Players that earn a 3-0 score in their quad qualify to the Tournament of Champions on May 4.
Players currently rated 1200+: Free Entry (see special notes for details)
CCC Members: $17.50
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For questions, concerns, and withdrawals prior to the event email: email@example.com
For contact during the event email (above) or call 980-265-1156
Must register weekly - first registered, first served
Great for students playing their first rated games
Quad players are not permitted to withdraw mid-event. Forfeiters will not be able to enter future CCC events.
Tournament of Champions Qualification
Only students who finish 3-0 in their quad qualify
Separate registration for the Tournament of Champions required
Free Entry Policy
Free entry is offered to players who have a current live USCF rating of 1200+. No exceptions.
To take advantage of free entry, register online by the day before the event (Saturday evening).
If you register for free but must cancel, email us to withdraw by 3:30pm - 1 hour before game.
$3 transaction fee until Saturday (one day before the event)
$5 transaction fee for same-day cancellations until 4:00pm
No refund for cancellations after 4:00pm