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

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