FRIDAY ACTION QUADS

The CCCSA conducts a regular "quad" US Chess rated tournament open to all scholastic (K-12) players. Quads, which group students by their skill level, are a great way for students to get closer matchups for a more fun and competitive challenge.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
  • The Chess Center and all chess equipment will be disinfected and thoroughly cleaned several times daily

  • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipe stations will be placed throughout the chess center

COVID POLICY (UPDATED)

Masks will be required for all starting August 31. View county mask mandate here.

HOW IT WORKS
  • Players must register weekly and in advance 

  • 3 rated games every Friday night!

  • Each evening will be limited to the first 60 players to register 

  • Entries are first registered, first served

  • Quads are for students (K-12) only

FORMAT

When

November 26 SKIP - NC Open

December 3

December 10

December 17

December 24 - SKIP - Christmas Eve

December 31 - SKIP - Charlotte Open

CCCSA Hours

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Round Times:

Round 1: 7:00pm 

Round 2: ASAP

Round 3: ASAP

Approximate End Time: 9:00pm

Format

Quads - Students are placed into groups of 4 by their most recent "live" US Chess regular rating to help ensure that students get close matchups.

Prizes:

Medal to winner of each quad

Time Control

G/25; Increment 5

US Chess Regular Rated

Each player receives 25 minutes plus a 5 second bonus each move to complete each game

Entry Fee

$10.00 for CCCSA Members

$15.00 for non-members

Other Notes:

  • Students must be members of US Chess

    • US Chess is the governing body of chess in the US and conducts all of the rating calculations for players.

    • Need a US Chess Membership? Purchase through the CCCSA and Save

  • Must register weekly - first registered, first served

  • Best for players rated under 1500

  • Higher rated players see Tuesday Night Action

  • Great for students playing their first rated games

  • For more events including online options, please take a look at our event schedule.

REGISTER HERE 

Registration Closes at 6:45pm Every Friday