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Four Perfect at February 23 FAQ

The Charlotte Chess Center hosted our weekly Friday Action Quads event on February 23, 2024 at the Main/South location. A total of 32 players attended across eight quads.

Friday Action Quads is a USCF-rated scholastic chess tournament open to all players K-12. The following players finished atop their respective quads:

Quad A: Neil Harit (2.5 points)

Quad B: Cole Putnam (3 points)

Quad C: Steven Hook (2 points)

Quad D: Samuel Price and Temir Alimov (2 points)

Quad E: Akul Gowdru and Murali Kongot (2 points)

Quad F: Arnav Nekkalapudi (3 points)

Quad G: Christopher Miller (3 points)

Quad H: Austin Martin (3 points)

Cole Putnam has now won Quad B two weeks in a row! Additionally, several players posted big rating gains, including Arnav Nekkalapudi (789 -> 889) and Christopher Miller (525 -> 615). All players K-8 who achieve perfect scores in an FAQ tournament are qualified for our NEW Tournament of Champions scheduled for May 4, 2024.

Congratulations to all quad winners! Remember that players are free to submit games for possible inclusion in these reports using the button below or the on-site QR code. We hope to see you at the next Friday Action Quads on March 1.

For upcoming tournaments, bookmark our Events Schedule. The CCC hosts nearly 8 events a week at our facilities in North and South Charlotte, along with bi-monthly major events such as the upcoming 2024 Spring Open and ALTO tournaments.

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NM Dennis Norman

Chess Coach - Club Journalist

Charlotte Chess Center


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