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.


Saturday, July 30

Saturday, August 27


Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226



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.


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



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.

$825 Guaranteed in Prizes


1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $75

Best U1900: $50



1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $75

Best U1500: $50



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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  • 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


  • 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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