Friday Night Action Quads is a tournament primarily suited for students. Unlike Tuesday nights which feature primarily adults and students above the rating of 1000, the FAQ tournament is suitable for all rated players or players who wish to become rated.


All In-Person Gatherings Postponed Due to COVID-19 VIRUS

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Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226



Players must register to play at the CCCSA before the round starts at 7:00pm. If players are running late then they may call the CCCSA prior to the round and ask to be paired.


Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

Under the age of 18


Time Control:

G/25; delay 5

Each player receives 25 minutes plus a 5 second delay each move to complete each game. 


Round Times:

Round 1: 7:00pm 

Round 2: ASAP

Round 3: ASAP

Approximate End Time: 9:00pm



Quads: Students are placed into groups of 4 by their rating


The winner of each quad receives a medal


Entry Fee:

CCCSA Members: $10.00

Non-Members: $15.00

Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 a Year for Locals and $25/Year for Travelers