G/45 ACTION

FORMAT

G/45 Action is 4 round tournament with $825 guaranteed in prizes. This tournament is open to all players with a US Chess membership and best for those rated 500 and above.

When:

Saturday, July 30

Saturday, August 27

Where:

Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

 

Registration:

Players may register ahead of time using the form below. Limited to first 62 to register.

Registration must be completed online ahead of the event.

Requirements:

Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

Time Control:

G/45; increment 5

Each player receives 45 minutes plus a 5 second increment to complete the game.

 

Round Times:

Round 1: 10:30am

Round 2: 12:45pm 

Round 3: 2:30pm

Round 4: 4:15pm

 

Sections:

Top (1700+)

Under 1700

Under 1300

100 Point Rule: Players may only play up if their rating is within 100 points of the section limit. Example: A 1600 may play in the top section but not a 1599.

Byes:

Can't make it to all of the rounds? You may take a half point bye (1) in any round

1/2 point byes must be requested before the the tournaments starts.

Byes allow a player to skip a round they can not otherwise attend.

$825 Guaranteed in Prizes

TOP

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $75

Best U1900: $50

 

U1700

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $75

Best U1500: $50

 

U1300

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $75

Best U1100: $50

 

Entry Fee:

Players Rated 2200+: Free Entry ($30 Deducted from Prize)

CCC Members: $30.00

Non-Members: $35.00

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Rules:

  • Limited to the first 62 entries.

  • US Chess rules apply - updated monthly rating supplement used.

  • Two 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.

  • Juniors must be rated at least 500 to play

CONTACT

  • For questions, concerns, and withdrawals prior to the event email: events@charlottechesscenter.org

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

 

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