UNRATED PRACTICE TOURNAMENT

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. There is no better place to start competing than our unrated tournaments. With morning or afternoon options, our unrated events are designed to accomodate our students' busy schedules.

 

WHEN

December 10

WHERE

Charlotte Chess Center

10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E

Charlotte, NC 28226

 

REGISTRATION

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

Tournament open to first 50 registrants 

REQUIREMENTS

Must be in Pre K - 8th Grade

 

TIME CONTROL

G/10

Players receive 10 minutes each to complete the game.

 

ROUND TIMES / OPTIONS

Choose between a morning or afternoon time frame to fit your schedule.

Morning Session

Arrival: 10:15 am

Round 1: 10:30 am

Round 2: ASAP

Round 3: ASAP

Approximate end time: 11:45am - 12:00pm

Afternoon Session

Arrival: 12:15 pm

Round 1: 12:30 pm

Round 2: ASAP

Round 3: ASAP

Approximate end time: 1:45 - 2:00pm

 

SECTIONS

Grades PK-2

Grades 3-8

PRIZES

All Students Receive a Medal

Medals Distributed Based on Score in the Tournament:

Gold Medal: 2.5 - 3.0 points

Silver Medal: 1.5 - 2.0 points

Bronze Medal: 0.0 - 0.5, or 1 point

All gold medalists receive a FREE US Chess membership* and are encouraged to play in rated events such as the Friday Action Quads and Rated Scholastic.

*Students who are currently US Chess members are not eligible for the free US Chess membership voucher

ENTRY FEE

CCC members and students in CCC school programs: $20.00

Non-members: $25.00

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

NOTES

  • Each event (morning and afternoon) is limited to the first 50 entries, no exceptions.

  • All equipment provided.

  • Non-elimination - students play 3 games regardless of the outcome.

  • Great option for students easing their way into formal play.

  • 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

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

Registration and Entry Lists Here 

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