UNRATED PRACTICE TOURNAMENT

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.

When:

Saturday, December 4

Saturday, December 11

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

COVID POLICY 

Masks will be required for all starting August 31. View county mask mandate here.

 

Time Control:

G/15, increment 5

Each player receives 15 minutes plus a 5 second increment each game

 

Round Times:

Round 1: 10:00 am

Round 2: ASAP

Round 3: ASAP

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

 

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

Entry Fee:

 

CCCSA members and students in CCCSA school programs (use coupon code): $20.00

Non-members: $25.00

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

Notes:

  • Limited to the first 50 entries. No exceptions.

  • All equipment provided.

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

Registration:

 

Register Here