Upcoming Events

August 23-25, 2019 (OPEN) NC Open Chess Tournament

Sat, Aug 24, 2019 (K12) CCCSA: Unrated Practice Tournament

Sat, Aug 24, 2019 (OPEN) Marion Chess Club

Sat, Aug 24, 2019 (K12) NC Open U1000 Scholastic

Wed, Aug 28, 2019 (OPEN) Asheville Quick Rated Tournament

North Carolina Open Chess Tournament

August 23-25, 2019 in Greensboro, North Carolina

 Don't miss this opportunity to play in one of the largest North Carolina chess tournaments of the year! NC Open Chess Tournament 


*************************************  Special Notice  **********************

The NCCA is happy to announce it has accepted the following tournament bids:

We have accepted bid from Charles Roberson to host the 2019 Senior Championship to be held Oct 25th- Oct 27th in Burlington NC Senior Championship

We have also accepted  Charlotte Chess Center 's bid from Peter Giannatos for the 2020 K-12 Scholastic Championship to be held in Charlotte.


NCCA is a non-profit organization committed to creating and supporting an actively engaged chess community in North Carolina for both adults and junior players.

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 For events targeted to adult, collegiate, or strong scholastic players, please refer to the Open Events section Tab.  School-age chess players (Kindergarten through High School) and their parents will find the Scholastic Tournaments of interest under the K-12 Tab. You may find some of our tabs only give you 404 message that Article not found. We apologize for this and are in the process of doing a new updated website to better serve our members.

Looking for a place to play chess?

Look under the Clubs Tab for a chess club near you.

Looking for person to contact associated with NCCA?

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Want to join your NC Chess Association?

Check under the Membership Tab.      

********        Message from president of NCCA:       *********

TO ALL CHESS PLAYERS with expired membership or who are not current members of North Carolina Chess Association: Now is the perfect time to join the NCCA. The NCCA wants to make the association more inclusive and representative of chess players in NC. The association wants to do more to encourage active chess play in NC tournaments and offer chess players more events of interest during the upcoming year. To join you may click on link below or go to membership tab of NCCA website. Please choose to be a part of making your NC Chess Association stronger and representative of what chess players want and support your state association. If you have had membership before but are not sure if your membership has expired you may check Membership Roster under Membership Tab of website.