2019 NC CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2019 North Carolina Closed Championship will take place November 22 - 24, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. The NC Closed determines the overall State Champion as well as Class Champions from class A - E. The NC Closed is restricted to participants who reside in North Carolina.

November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019

Charlotte, North Carolina

5 Round Swiss; USCF Rated; $4,000 Guaranteed

The Official State Championship of North Carolina

Pairings and Standings on Chessstream

 

Where:

Hilton University Place 

8629 JM Keynes Drive

Charlotte, NC 28262

(704) 547-7444

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Booking Link

​Must book by November 1 to receive discount

$101 per night Single or Double - FREE Internet, FREE Parking

$10 Discount on Total Entry Fee if Staying at Sponsor Hotel (up to two discounts per room)

 

When:

November 22-24, 2019

Registration:

Players may register ahead of time using the form below

Pre-Registered List

Players may also register on site:

Friday, November 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday, November 23, 8:45am - 9:30am

Requirements:

Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

Participants must be members of the North Carolina Chess Association

NCCA Membership Required for those 18 Years and Older

 

Time Control:

G/120; delay 5

Round 1 of Two Day Schedule is played at G/90; delay 5

 

Round Times:

3 Day Schedule

Friday: 7:30pm

 Saturday: 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

2 Day Schedule

Saturday: 10:00am

Then schedule merges with 3-Day

Sections:

Championship

Under 1800

Under 1400

100 Point Rule: Players may only play up if their rating is within 100 points of the section limit. Example: A 1700 may play in the top section but not a 1699.

Byes:

You may take up to 2 half point byes.

1/2 point byes may be taken in any round but must be requested before round 2.

Byes allow a player to skip a round they can not otherwise attend.

Prizes:

$4,000 Guaranteed in Prizes

Trophies provided by the NCCA

Championship Section (1800+)

1st Place: $700 + Trophy

2nd Place: $350

3rd Place: $200

Top U2200: $200 - $100

Top U2000: $200 + Trophy - $100

 

U1800 Section

1st Place: $500 + Trophy

2nd Place: $250

3rd Place: $100

Top U1600: $200 + Trophy - $100

 

U1400 Section

1st Place: $400 + Trophy

2nd Place: $200

3rd Place: $100

Top U1200: $200 + Trophy - $100

 

Entry Fee:

IM/GM: Free Entry ($75 Deducted from Prize)

Players Staying at Hotel: $70.00 before November 15; $80 After

(as long as rooms available)

All Others: $80.00 before November 15; $90 After

Special Notes

$10 Discount on total entry fee if staying at sponsored hotel 

USCF Rules Apply; November 2019 USCF Supplement Will Be Used

Cell Phone Penalty = 1.) 10 Minute Time Penalty; 2.) Forfeit of Round

No Smoking; No E-Cigarettes

No Computers

No Electronics Use Permitted During Game

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