ABOUT US

The CCCSA conducts weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments.

The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally. 

ADDRESS

980-265-1156

 

10700 Kettering Drive

Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226

 

info@charlottechesscenter.org

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2019 by Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy Inc.

G/60 ACTION

G/60 Action is 4 round tournament, with the time control of game in 60 minutes.

This tournament is open to all players with a US Chess membership, and at least 70% in prizes is always returned.

When:

October 5

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 9:00am - 9:45am the day of the event.

Requirements:

Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

 

Time Control:

G/60; delay 5

Each player receives 60 minutes plus a 5 second delay each move to complete each game. 

 

Round Times:

Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 12:30pm 

Round 3: 2:45pm

Round 4: 5:00pm

 

Sections:

Top (players > 1700)

Under 1700 (players <1700 but >1200)

Under 1200 (players <1200)

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.

Prizes:

Based on 40 Players

TOP

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $80

Best U1900: $50

 

U1700

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $80

Best U1500: $50

 

U1200

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $80

Best U1000: $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