GM/IM NORM INVITATIONAL- SUMMER
The 2020 Summer CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational will take place August 19-24, 2020 for the GM section and August 19-23, 2020 for the IM section.. There will be 1 GM group and 1 IM group where participants will be looking to score their norms or even get their IM/GM titles! Each group will feature 10 players.
This particular tournament offers a "6-day" GM norm.
The CCCSA has organized 14 GM/IM Norm Invitational tournaments thus far and has produced 33 norms.
6-Day GM Norm Possible
Safety Precautions/Measures in Effect
August 19-24, 2020 (GM)
August 19-23, 2020 (IM)
Charlotte Chess Center
10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226
Hilton Garden Inn - Pineville
425 Town Centre Blvd.
Pineville, NC 28134
$114/Night - Free Internet, Shuttle to the Center
Invitation Only; Players May Inquire Using Form Here
G/90 minutes; increment 30 seconds
$800 for GM/IM norm hunters
$600 for foreign GM/IM norm hunters
We will almost certainly not cancel or postpone this event due to COVID-19. Restaurants, business, and travel have been open in North Carolina since May 20. We will be taking many preventative measures to ensure the safety of our players:
Venue facilities (tournament hall) and all chess equipment will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected multiple times daily
Players and parents who are sick will be asked to stay home One board per table, promoting social distancing
Players are not required to shake hands before and after games
Multiple hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipe stations will be placed throughout the tournament hall
Gloves and masks are recommended but not required
Outside spectators will be encouraged to watch games online instead of on-site