GM/IM NORM INVITATIONAL- SUMMER

The 2021 Summer CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational will take place July 28 - August 1, 2021. There will be 2 GM group and 2 IM groups where participants will be looking to score their norms or even get their IM/GM titles! Each group will feature 10 players.

The CCCSA has organized 21 GM/IM Norm Invitational tournaments thus far and has produced 54 norms and 26 titles!

 

 

NOTICE: Per yesterday's CDC announcement and rise of COVID cases, this event will now require masks in the tournament hall.

When:

July 28 - August 1, 2021

Where:

Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

See Spectator Policy Below

Hotel:

Hilton Garden Inn - Pineville

425 Towne Centre Blvd.

Pineville, NC 28134

$99/Night - Free Internet, Free Hot Breakfast, Shuttle to the Center

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SHUTTLE SCHEDULE

Registration:

If you would like to be considered for a norm event, please email grant@charlottechesscenter.org

Time Control:

G/90 minutes; increment 30 seconds

 

Schedule:

Entry Fees:

$850 for GM/IM norm hunters

If you would like to be considered for a norm event, please email grant@charlottechesscenter.org

Special Notes

SEE ALL TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS HERE

COVID-19 Measures

Per CDC and North Carolina guidelines and relaxed restrictions, the following COVID-19 precautions will be in place:

  • NOTICE: Per yesterday's CDC announcement and rise of COVID cases, this event will now require masks in the tournament hall.

  • Venue facilities (chess equipment, tournament hall, chess equipment) will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected daily

  • One board per table for GM groups, 2 boards per table for IM groups

  • Players are not required to shake hands before and after games

  • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipe stations will be place throughout the tournament hall

  • Players who are sick will be asked to stay home

  • Parents and spectators will be encouraged to follow online instead of at the site

CCCSA Spectator Policy

Only players and tournament staff will be allowed in the tournament room while games are in progress.

The lobby and waiting area is reserved for CCCSA Members and parents of players.

Live games can be followed online by all major chess sites (see below).

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