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, July 16

WHERE

Charlotte Chess Center

 10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

 

REGISTRATION

Players may register ahead of time using the form below.

Players may also register on site from 9:45am - 10:15am the day of the event.

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. 

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

 

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