Upcoming Events

December 14-16, 2018 (K12) National K-12 Grade Championship

Sat, Dec 15, 2018 (K12) CCCSA: Unrated Practice Tournament

Sat, Dec 15, 2018 (OPEN) Greensboro Open XXX

Sat, Dec 15, 2018 (K12) Greensboro Scholastic

Sun, Dec 16, 2018 (K12) Triangle Chess K-12 Open

2019 North Carolina K-12 State Chess Championship

NC Chess News


                      **** 2018 Charlotte Open ****

December 20, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Charlotte, North Carolina

120 Grand Prix Points (Enhanced)

7 Round Swiss; USCF Rated; $17,500 Guaranteed!



        ********        SPECIAL NOTICE        NEWS        *********

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. We are currently planning a new website which we will be better able to manage and interact with chess players. Membership dues for persons 18 years and older are currently $8 for 12 months membership. Membership for persons under 18 years of age is currently free when signing up. Membership dues will increase to $10 January 1st. 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.


NCCA now accepting Bids for Girls State Championship 2019. Email debspedigo@bellsouth.net for necessary forms and procedures for submitting bids. Bids will be taken thru January 10th  2019.

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