G/45 Action is 4 round tournament with $700 guaranteed in prizes.

This tournament is open to all players with a US Chess membership.


Saturday, September 11


Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226



Players may register ahead of time using the form below.

Players may also register on site from 9:45am - 10:15am the day of the event.


Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation


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


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



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.


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.

$700 Guaranteed in Prizes


1st Place: $120

2nd Place: $60

3rd Place: $30

Best U1900: $30



1st Place: $100

2nd Place: $50

3rd Place: $30

Best U1500: $50



1st Place: $100

2nd Place: $50

3rd Place: $30

Best U1100: $50


Entry Fee:

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

CCCSA Members: $30.00

Non-Members: $35.00

Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 a Year for Locals and $25/Year for Travelers


  • Limited to the first 64 entries. No exceptions.

  • 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.

  • Best suited for players rated 500+



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