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The CCCSA's second annual K-12 chess championship. The event features 50+ individual and team awards!

Free Pizza, T-Shirts, and On-Site Game Analysis

50+ Individual Awards and Team Awards

4 Rounds - K-12 Only - US Chess Rated - All Equipment Provided

Read Tournament Regulations Here


Saturday, November 13, 2021


Parker Academic Center

(formerly Barringer Academic Center)

1546 Walton Road

Charlotte, NC 28208



Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

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Participants must be in Grades PK - 12


Time Control:

G/30; increment 5

Each player receives 30 minutes plus a 5 second increment (bonus) per move to complete each game. 


Round Times:

Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 11:15am

Pizza Break 12:30pm-1:15pm

Round 3: 1:15pm

Round 4: 2:30pm

Approximate Awards Time: 3:45pm

Founder of the CCCSA, FM Peter Giannatos, will give a parent seminar on setting expectations after the start of round 1.


Grades PK-1

Grades K-3

Grades K-5

Grades K-12

Students are encouraged to play in their proper grade group. 


PK - 1

Trophies to Places 1-8

Top 2 Teams



Trophies to Places 1-10

Top 3 Teams



Trophies to Places 1-10

Top 3 Teams


Trophies to Places 1-10

Top 3 Middle School Teams

Top High School Team


Entry Fee:


 $35.00 by Tuesday, November 9

$40.00 after November 9. No on-site registration

10% off for CCCSA Members - Only $40/year for locals and $25/year for travelers.

Register by November 4 for FREE T-Shirt




Register and See Pre-Registration List Here 




Special Notes:


  • Masks required by all in the building. 

  • Can't make it to all of the rounds? You may take a (1) half point bye in any round, request at registration.

  • This is an individual chess tournament with individual and team prizes.  It is not required to be part of a school chess program to play this tournament.

  • Minimum 2 players to make a team and compete for team scores.

  • Top 4 player scores counted towards team score.

  • November 2021 US Chess Ratings used.

  • This tournament is non-elimination, players will play all 4 rounds 

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