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.


October 5


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


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



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.


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.


Based on 40 Players


1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $80

Best U1900: $50



1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $80

Best U1500: $50



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