Upcoming Events

Sun, Oct 21, 2018 (K12) Triangle Chess K-12 Open

Thu, Oct 25, 2018 (OPEN) CCCSA: Last Thursday Blitz

October 26-28, 2018 (OPEN) A.L.T.O.-2 (At Least Twenty-One) Chess Tournament

Sat, Oct 27, 2018 (K12) CCCSA: Rated Scholastic

Sat, Oct 27, 2018 (K12) Charlotte Chess Network Tournament

Sat, Oct 27, 2018 (OPEN + K12) Master Trek

NC Chess News


A.L.T.O.-2 (At Least Twenty-One) Chess Tournament 

A.L.T.O. 2 Live Coverage: October 26-28, 2018

Country Inn and Suites

3211 Wilson Dr., Burlington, Phone: (336) 584-1115

Burlington, North Carolina

NCCA Elections at the NC Closed in November

Absentee ballots will be available this year in addition to proxy forms.

Voting information coming soon.


North Carolina’s Current State Champions - all individuals tied for first are considered co-champions regardless of tiebreakers.


Overall: NM Mark Biernacki

Class A: Pradhyumna Kothapalli

Class B: Justin Lockett

Class C: Arav Goldstein

Class D: Jeff Prainaito

Class E: Noah Sari

K-12: NM Daniel Cremisi, NM Emmanuel Carter, Neo Zhu, Vishnu Vannapalli, Anand Bhatt, and William Odom

K-8: Naveen Prabhu

K-5: Ziyang Qiu

K-3: Arav Goldstein and Grisham Paimagam

K-1: Rohan Chugh

Senior: NM John Smithwick, Gary Newsom, Paul Lillebo, and Joseph Quinlan

Girls: Arya Kumar



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