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The CCCSA conducts weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments.

The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally. 

ADDRESS

980-265-1156

 

10700 Kettering Drive

Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226

 

info@charlottechesscenter.org

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2019 by Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy Inc.

2020 US G/10 - G/30 - G/60 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2020 US G/10, G/30, G/60 Championship will take place July 17 - 19, 2020 in Charlotte, NC.

The tournament features a $10,000 guaranteed prize fund, 50 Grand Prix points, and the official titles of National G/10, G/30, and G/60 Champion.

July 17-19, 2020

Charlotte, NC

$8,000 Total Guaranteed Prize Fund

US Chess National Tournament

50 Combined Grand Prix Points

Where:

Hilton University Place 

8629 JM Keynes Drive

Charlotte, NC 28262

(704) 547-7444

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Booking Link

​Must book by July 5 to receive discount

$109 per night Single or Double - FREE Internet, FREE Parking

$10 Discount on Total Entry Fee if Staying at Sponsor Hotel (up to two discounts per room)

 

When:

July 17-19, 2020

G/10 Championship

Friday, July 17, 2020

Number of Rounds:

6 Rounds

Sections:

1 Open Section

Time Control:

G/10; delay 0
 

Prizes:

$1,000 Guaranteed

$300 + Plaque and National G/10 Title - $200 - $100

Top Under 2100: $100

Top Under 1800: $100

Top Under 1500: $100

Top Under 1200/Unr: $100

10 Grand Prix Points

Round Times:

1st Round at 7:30pm, Rounds 2-6 ASAP

Entry Fee:

$30.00 before July 14; $40 After

GM/IM/WGM Entry Free ($30 deducted from prize)

 

G/30 Championship

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Number of Rounds:

5 Rounds

Sections:

Championship

Under 1800

Under 1400/Unrated

Time Control:

G/30; delay 5
 

Prizes:

$3,000 Guaranteed

Championship Section

$600 + Plaque and National G/30 Title - $300 - $200

Top Under 2000: $100​

20 Grand Prix Points

Under 1800 Section

$500 - $250 - $150

Top Under 1600: $100

Under 1400 Section

$400 - $200 - $100

Top Under 1200: $100

Under 800 (Scholastic Only Section)

Top 8 Trophies

Round Times:

10:00am - 11:30am - 1:30pm - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Entry Fee (All Sections Except Scholastic):

$60.00 before July 14; $75 After

GM/IM/WGM Entry Free ($50 deducted from prize)

($10 Combined Discount if Registering for both G/30 + G/60)

Scholastic Entry Fee:

$30.00

G/60 Championship

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Number of Rounds:

4 Rounds

Sections:

Championship

Under 1700

Under 1300/Unrated

Time Control:

G/60; delay 5
 

Prizes:

$4,000 Guaranteed

Championship Section

$700 + Plaque and National G/60 Title - $400 - $200

Top Under 2100: $100​

20 Grand Prix Points

Under 1900 Section

$500 - $250 - $150

Top Under 1750: $100

Under 1600 Section

$400 - $200 - $100

Top Under 1450: $100

Under 1300 Section

$400 - $200 - $100

Top Under 1100: $100

Round Times:

10:00am - 12:30pm - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Entry Fee:

$60.00 before July 14; $75 After

GM/IM/WGM Entry Free ($50 deducted from prize)

($10 Combined Discount if Registering for both G/30 + G/60)

Special Notes

$10 Discount on total entry fee if registering for both G/30 and G/60 events

$10 Discount on total entry fee if staying at sponsored hotel

Players are not committed to playing all events

Chess Sets Provided; Please Bring Clocks

Up to 2 (1/2) point Byes Allowed in Any Tournament - Request before Round 2

Rated players may play up if within 100 points of section cut off, unrated players must play in lowest section.

USCF Rules Apply; July 2020 US Chess Supplement Will Be Used

National Title: In the event of a tie. Players will be considered co-champions

For Trophy: Computer Tie-Breaks will be Used

Cell Phone Penalty: 1.) 10 Minute Time Penalty 2.) Forfeit of Round

No Smoking; No E-Cigarettes

No Computers

No Electronics Permitted At All