REVERSE ANGLE

FORMAT

Reverse Angle is a 3 round tournament the CCC has been conducting for over 10 years. Reverse Angle has become one of the largest and most successful one-day tournaments in North Carolina History.

 

WHEN

Saturday, October 29

WHERE

Charlotte Chess Center

 10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

 

REGISTRATION

Players must be completed online ahead of the event. Link to register at the bottom of the page.

REQUIREMENTS

Participants must be members of the US Chess Federation

All K-12 Participants Must be Rated 800 or Above to Play

TIME CONTROL

G/75; increment 5

Each player receives 75 minutes plus a 5 second increment to complete each game. 

 

ROUND TIMES

Round 1: 10:30am

Round 2: 1:30pm 

Round 3: 4:30pm

 

SECTIONS

Top (1800+)

Under 1800 

Under 1400

100 Point Rule: Players may only play up if their rating is within 100 points of the section limit. Example: A 1700 may play in the top section but not a 1699.

BYES

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

$900 GUARANTEED IN PRIZES

Top Section

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $100

Top U2000: $50

 

U1800 Section

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $100

Top U1600: $50

 

U1400 Section

1st Place: $150

2nd Place: $100

Top U1200: $50

 

ENTRY FEE

Players Rated 2200+: Free Entry ($30 Deducted from Prize)

CCC Members: $30.00

Non-Members: $35.00

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RULES

  • Limited to the first 64 entries. No exceptions.

  • K-12 participants must be rated 800+

  • US Chess rules apply - updated monthly rating supplement used

  • Two optional half-point bye available, request at registration.

  • Weighted wooden sets, digital clocks provided for all sections.

  • Players may only play up if within 100 points of next section cutoff.

  • Accelerated pairings may be used at the director's discretion.

  • Refunds: $5 fee for refunds before the event; $10 fee for same-day; no refund after event begins 

CONTACT

  • For questions, concerns, and withdrawals prior to the event email: events@charlottechesscenter.org

  • Fur contact during the event email (above) or call 980-265-1156

 

Registration and Entry List Here

Registration Open for Next Event ONLY - For Future Events Please Wait