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UNRATED TEAM CHALLENGE

Tournament FAQ Here - Please Read 

 

 

FORMAT
Unrated Practice Tournaments are a great way for students to get involved in tournament competition. These are low stress events where CCC staff replicate the tournament setting for students.

 

For this particular unrated tournament, we have added a team awards for those who have more than 2 players from their school! Students may still play even if there is no one else from their school, though they will not be eligible for team awards.

 

WHEN

February 25

WHERE

Parker Academic Center

1546 Walton Road

Charlotte, NC 28208

 

REGISTRATION

Players may register ahead of time using the form below - no onsite registration

Tournament open to the first 300 students to register.

REQUIREMENTS

Must be in Pre K - 8th Grade

TIME CONTROL

G/15

Each player receives 15 minutes per game (a game could last up to 30 minutes)

 

SECTIONS

Grades PK-2 (morning schedule)

Grades 3-5 (afternoon schedule)

Grades 6-8 (afternoon schedule)

 

ROUND TIMES / SCHEDULES

Grades PK-2

Round 1: 10:00am

Round 2: 10:45am

Round 3: 11:30am

Awards Approx 12:15pm

Grades 3-5

Round 1: 1:00pm

Round 2: 1:45pm

Round 3: 2:30pm

Awards Approx 3:15pm

 

Grades 6-8

Round 1: 1:00pm

Round 2: 1:45pm

Round 3: 2:30pm

Awards Approx 3:15pm

 

PRIZES

Grades PK-2 Section

Trophies to All Perfect Scores

Trophies to Top 8 Schools

Grades 3-5 Sections

Trophies to All Perfect Scores

Trophies to Top 8 Schools

Grades 6-8 Section

Trophies to All Perfect Scores

Trophies to Top 3 Schools

All Students Receive a Medal for Participating

Those who win a trophy will also get a FREE US Chess Membership!

ENTRY FEE

CCC members and students in CCC school programs: $35.00

Non-members: $45.00

Join the CCC and Save - Only $40 a Year - Save on Camps, Classes, Tournaments and more!

NOTES

  • Tournament FAQ Document

  • Each schedule (morning and afternoon) limited to 175 players

  • Any players in grades Pk-8 may participate in the event

  • Unrated event - no special memberships required; rated students may play

  • Top 5 scorers from the same school and in the same section contribute to the team score - minimum 2 players in order to have a team

  • Non-Elimination - win, loss, or draw, students play all 3 rounds of their schedule

  • Students may play even if no other students from their school play, they are just not eligible for team awards

  • Great option for students easing their way into formal play and to build team spirit at school

  • All equipment provided 

  • Parent information seminar lead by FM Peter Giannatos during the first round of each schedule.

CONTACT

  • For questions, concerns, and withdrawals email: events@charlottechesscenter.org

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

 

Registration and Entry Lists Here 

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