The CCCSA Rated Scholastic tournaments are a series of 4 round tournaments designed specifically for students rated below 1500.


Winter/Spring 2020 Dates

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

See Options Here

April 11

May 2


Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226



Players may register ahead of time using the form below.

Tournament Open to First 60 Participants

List of Pre-Registered Participants:

See Those Registered Here


Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

Must be under the age of 18 and rated below 1500


Time Control:

G/30; delay 5

Each player receives 30 minutes plus a 5 second delay each move to complete each game. 


Round Times:

Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 11:15am

Round 3: ASAP

Round 4: ASAP

Approximate end time: 2:30pm



Under 1500 (players > 1000)

Under 1000 (players < 1000 but >500)

Under 500 (players <500)

100 Point Rule: Players may only play up if their rating is within 100 points of the section limit. Example: A 900 may play in the top section but not a 899.


Can't make it to all of the rounds? You may take a (1)half point bye in any round

1/2 point byes must be requested before the the tournaments starts.

Byes allow a player to skip a round they can not otherwise attend.


Under 1500

Trophies to Places 1-5

Medal to Top Girl


Under 1000

Trophies to Places 1-8

Medal to Top Girl


Under 500

Trophies to Places 1-8

Medal to Top Girl


Entry Fee:


CCCSA Members: $25.00

Non-Members: $30.00

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


The CCCSA conducts weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments.

The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally. 




10700 Kettering Drive

Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226



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