Unrated Practice Tournaments are a great way for students to get involved in tournament competition. These are low stress events where CCCSA staff replicate the tournament setting for students. There is no better place to start competing than our unrated tournaments.


Winter/Spring 2020 Dates

January 11

February 1

February 15

March 14

April 25


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 50 Participants

There is no onsite registration - All players must registered ahead of time online.

List of those Registered


Must be in Pre K - 8th Grade


Time Control:


Each player receives 25 minutes per game. 


Round Times:

Round 1: 9:30 am

Round 2: ASAP

Round 3: ASAP

Approximate end time: 10:45am - 11:15am



Grades PK-2

Grades 3-8


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


Entry Fee:


CCCSA Members or Students in School Programs: $20.00

Non-Members: $25.00

Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 a Year for Locals and $25/Year for Travelers

2020 by Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy Inc.