Upcoming Events

Fri, Oct 18, 2019 (OPEN + K12) CK&Q FRIDAY FALL LEAGUE

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (OPEN) Asheville October Open

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (K12) CARY SATURDAY RAPIDS ( USCF - U1000)

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (OPEN) CCCSA: Reverse Angle

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (K12) First Team Tournament

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (OPEN) Greensboro Open XXXII

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (K12) Greensboro Scholastic XXXI

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (OPEN) HVCC 39

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (K12) HVCC 39 Scholastic

Sat, Oct 19, 2019 (OPEN) Paco

Sun, Oct 20, 2019 (K12) Triangle Chess K-12

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

2019 Senior Championship $55 if registered and paid by 11:00 pm October 21st. Open to all 50 years & older. 2 sections: Senior Open, Senior U1600. Tournament limited to first 60 entries due to size of room.   


2020 K-12 Chess Championship

      March 6-8, Raleigh Convention Center


Announcment of new chess clubs:

Name : Lake Norman Chess Club

City: Cornelius, NC off I77, Exit 28

We will meet Thursdays starting Oct.17th at 7:15pm. $175 prize fund for first 5 rounder! All levels of players welcome. Open to ages 13 and above. For details go to http://lakenormanchess.com . 

Contact: email Debs Pedigo -  debspedigo@bellsouth.net

Name : Sanford Community Chess Club

City : Sanford NC

We meet Wednesdays from 5 to 8 pm at the LCG Enrichment Center 1615 S Third Street, Sanford NC 27330. All levels of players from Beginners to Tournament are welcome. Open to ages 8 and above.

For contact : email Jeff Brueck  -  email address is  BRUECKJL@yahoo.com



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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.