The CCCSA is committed to both the safety and the health of our members, staff and supporters. We are also committed to providing the opportunities that our members and supporters desire, while maintaining a great degree of caution and taking major safety precautions.


Phase I of our approach will be to begin with very small camps for children and rated tournament play. Tournaments will be small and only one round will be played weekly to avoid players needing to be in the same venue for a long period of time.


 For more events including online options, please take a look at our online event schedule and online K-12 championship options.

  • The Chess Center and all chess equipment will be disinfected and thoroughly cleaned several times daily

  • CCCSA staff and participants will be required to wear masks

  • CCCSA staff and participants who are sick will be asked to stay home

  • All who enter CCCSA premises will be given a non-invasive temperature check - must read 99.5 or below

  • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipe stations will be placed throughout the chess center

  • Disposable gloves will be provided if desired

  • Shaking hands will not be required and will be discouraged

  • Only a limited number of chess sets will be set up - sets will be disinfected after every use

  • A very limited number of seats will be available in these tournaments

  • Players Must Register Weekly and In Advance - Absolutely No Walk-Ins

  • Each Evening Will Be Limited to the First 18 players to Register

  • Registration for Each Week Will Open on the Sunday Prior 

  • Entries Are First Registered, First Served

  • Fees Associated to Offset Cleaning and Medical Supplies Costs

  • There Are No Rating Exceptions - You Must Play on The Day Designated for Your Rating



Tuesday (All Ratings 800+)


6:30pm - 9:30pm

Start Time




1 Round Weekly, Rated After 4 Rounds/Weeks

Time Control

G/60; Delay 5

US Chess Regular Rated

Entry Fee

$10 per round


Winner - 3 Free Rounds in Next Series

Other Notes:

  • CCCSA Members Only - No Spectators (Parents Allowed)

  • Accelerated Pairings May Be Used to Ensure Closer Rating Matchups

  • All Players Must Use CCCSA Equipment 

  • Must Register Weekly

  • For Players Under 800 - See Online K-12 Series


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