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First Sunday Afternoon Classical of 2024 at CCC North

The Charlotte Chess Center hosted the first Sunday Afternoon Classical of the new year at the North location on January 7, 2024. A total of 43 competitors played a round of USCF standard-rated chess.


The SAC is held at the North Center every Sunday afternoon, with one standard-rated game per week. The round one winners (and current leaders) in each section are as follows:


Top: Patrick McCartney, Sujan Maddipati, Yeider Villa, and Devin Cavendish


U1300: Arya Murthy, Brad Bolenbaugh, Jesse Nestorick, Sean Smith, Aashrith Managari, Arnav Anugandula, Adithya Arivazhagan, Carlene Pyne, Josh Alex, Major Collins, Anjali Clapp, Daniel Dieringer, Kushal Kotturu, and Axiao Yao (with Jeremy Ammerman also receiving a full-point bye)


Reminder that players may submit their games to be featured in these reports! Follow the link below, or find the QR code if submitting from the tournament itself.


The next Sunday Afternoon Classical will be held on January 14. We hope to see you there!



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 with bi-monthly major events such as the upcoming 2024 Charlotte Open.


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NM Dennis Norman

Chess Coach - Club Journalist

Charlotte Chess Center

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