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      Date

      Jun 25 2024

      Time

      6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      Charlotte Chess Center Tuesday Night Action

      OVERVIEW

      Tuesday Night Action is one US Chess-rated game every Tuesday night, completely free for CCC members. This is a great way for players to get weekly rated practice. The Top and U1750 Sections are also FIDE-rated – offering the only free weekly FIDE-rated game in the whole country. In addition, there is a free lecture before the games begin.

      HOW IT WORKS

      • CCC opens Tuesdays at 5:45pm
      • Lecture with FM Peter Giannatos prior to rated games starting at 6:00 pm
      • Players must register weekly and in advance using the online registration system
      • Each Tuesday evening will be limited to the first 62 players to register
      • TNA registration will close at 6:30pm if not already full
      • Once spots are filled, players may email events@charlottechesscenter.org to be placed on the waitlist.

      ​REQUIREMENTS

      • Players must be members of the CCC
      • Players must have a US Chess membership
      • Open to all players in grades 9-12 and adults
      • Students in grades K-8 must be rated over 900

      K-8 players rated under 900 – See Monday Action QuadsWednesday Action QuadsFriday Action Quadsand Sunday Action Quads

      ​START TIME

      Lecture: 6:00pm

      Game: 7:00pm

      GAMES

      1 Round Weekly, Rated After 4 Rounds/Weeks

      SECTIONS 

      TOP (1750+)

      Under 1750

      Under 1300

      PRIZES

      TIME CONTROL

      Top Section: G/80, inc/10 – FIDE and US Chess Rated

      U1750 Section: G/60, inc/10 – FIDE and US Chess Rated

      U1300 Section: G/60, inc/10 – US Chess Rated

      ENTRY FEE

      Free, must be a CCC Member – CCC membership only $50/year – join today!​

      OTHER NOTES​​

      • Top and U1750 Sections are FIDE-rated – FIDE rules apply, except for US Chess penalties for cell phone infractions.
      • Tournament Directors will accelerate pairings to pair players close in rating when possible
      • Most recent “live” US Chess regular ratings used for all sections to ensure close matchups
      • Open to high schoolers and adults of any rating, including unrated
      • All players must use CCC equipment – wooden sets and digital clocks are provided

      The Charlotte Chess Center’s Main/South Location is conveniently located off of I-485 and Pineville-Matthews Road. CCC’s Main/South Branch serves both North Carolina and South Carolina. Regulars join in from Ballantyne, Pineville, SouthPark, Matthews, Mint Hill, Waxhaw, Weddington, Steele Creek, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Rock Hill, Lake Wylie and South Charlotte.

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