G/45 ACTION

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

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

When:

Saturday, September 11

Where:

Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

 

Registration:

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.

Requirements:

Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

COVID POLICY

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

 

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.

$700 Guaranteed in Prizes

TOP

1st Place: $120

2nd Place: $60

3rd Place: $30

Best U1900: $30

 

U1700

1st Place: $100

2nd Place: $50

3rd Place: $30

Best U1500: $50

 

U1300

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

Rules:

  • 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+

Registration:

 

Register Here