North Carolina Chess Association



The Charlotte Chess Center in the Charlotte Observer

July NC Gambit! A monthly publication from the NCCA

NC representatives for the 2022 National State Invitationals in 
Rancho Mirage, California - July 30th to Aug 2nd
Denker (High School):  Naveen Prabhu
Barber (Middle School): Jerry Xue
Rockefeller (K-5): Krishna Rallabandi
Haring (Girls): Asha Kumar
Irwin (Seniors 50+): Mark Hoshor

Red Cross Ukraine Charity Simul GM Moradiabadi Hybrid Charity Simul raises $2,000 for
Red Cross Ukrain relief. See the June NC Gambit for details.

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North Carolina Champions Multi-Day Tournaments
 NC National Champions
Pradhyumna Kothapalli 12th Grade
Yang Yu 1st Grade
Sriansh Katta Kindergarten
Current NC State Champions
Tianqi Wang 2021 State Champion
Mark Hoshor 2021 Senior Champion
Naveen Prabhu 2022 High School 9-12
Asha Kumar 2022 Girls K-12
Jerry Xue 2022 6-8
Krishna Rallabandi 2022 K-5
Carolina Classic – Charlotte June 10 – 12
Charlotte Elite Chess Camp – June 13 – 17
NC Closed – Charlotte Oct 14 – 16
2022 NC Girls Chess Championships – Burlington June 4
K-12 Team Chess – Cary Nov 13
also, see:
US Chess Federation  Upcoming tournaments tool
Charlotte Chess Center – Official Events Schedule
Triangle Chess CenterTournaments page

North Carolina Chess Association is a 
State Affiliate of the US Chess Federation

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