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2022 NC Girls State Chess Championships is June 4th in Burlington. 
Registration open here:
winner qualifies for the Haring National Tournament of Girls State Champions in Rancho Mirage, California ****

The evening before, GM Elshan Moradiabadi gives a charity simul at Hotel.

Red Cross Ukraine Charity GM Simul: GM Moradiabadi will play 50+ board hybrid simul in Burlington on Friday June 3rd, scheduled start time is 6:30PM.
The playing spots are auctioned. For more info, click here Red Cross Ukraine Charity GM Simul


Congratulations to NC’s Vishnu Vanapalli and Advaith Karthik for tying for 1st place and being named National Co-champions in the National High School Championship! STANDINGS

Congratulations to Durham Academy sisters Arya Kumar ’23 and Asha Kumar ’25 on being recently invited to represent US Chess at the 2022 World Youth Championships – HERE

State Scholastics

North Carolina representatives for the 2022 National State Invitationals
Denker (High School):  Naveen Prabhu
Barber (Middle School): Jerry Xue
Rockefeller (K-5): Krishna Rallabandi
Haring (Girls): winner of NC Girls 6/4/22  ****

May NC Gambit! A monthly publication from the NCCA

Tips to improve your Club? Then checkout the US Chess Federation’s Guide to a Successful Chess Club


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
Arya Kumar 2021 Girls K-12
Jerry Xue 2022 6-8
Krishna Rallabandi 2022 K-5
The Big Enchilada V – details to come
ALTO – At Least Twenty One
2022 NC Girls Chess Championships – Burlington June 4
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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