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TNA March 5: Standings and Queen Sacrifices!

On March 5, 2024, the Charlotte Chess Center hosted this month's first session of Tuesday Night Action at the CCC Main/South location. Tuesday Night Action is a weekly tournament held every Tuesday evening in which participants can play one round of USCF-rated chess, following a lecture by FM and CCC founder Peter Giannatos.

The following players won their games this week:

Top: Patrick McCartney, Shawn Bale

U1750: Mario Pineda-Bermudez, Brent Jenkins, Raghav Keskar, Sattwik Dutta, Deepak Vellattu, Sampath Kumar, Arsh Sharda, Daniel Burkhart, and Shlok Kaushik

U1300: Vinmay Nair, Rishaank Channad, Shobhankumar Subramanian, Nilai Gummi, Charles Cameron, Reyansh Mayank, Avery Bradley, Srihan Valluru, Ryan Brock, Neal Woodruff, Eduardo Palmeira, and Kelly Centrelli

CCC Coach Mario Pineda-Bermudez submitted his game for inclusion in this report, which featured a shocking queen sacrifice in the middlegame:

The next Tuesday Night Action will be held on March 12. Remember you can always submit games to be featured in future reports using the link below, or the QR code at the Chess Center.

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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