GM/IM NORM INVITATIONAL- MLK

The Winter/MLK 2022 CCCSA GM/IM Norm Invitational will be January 13-17, 2022. There will be 1 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 23 GM/IM Norm Invitational tournaments thus far and has produced 64 norms and 32 titles!

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When:

January 13-17, 2022

MLK Weekend

Where:

Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

Suggested Hotel:

Hilton Garden Inn - Pineville

425 Towne Centre Blvd.

Pineville, NC 28134

$99/Night - Free Internet, 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

  • All sections will play 1 board per table.

  • Masks required for while inside the CCCSA.

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

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

  • 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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Confirmed Players:

The live player list is being provided for information purposes only.  Player lineups are subject to change. 

The GM norm score will be 6.5/9 for all players.  The IM norm score will be 6.5 or 7/9.