2019 NC Scholastic Chess Championship

2019 NC K-12 State Chess Championship

Live Coverage: Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, March 29-31, 2019

SAS CCCSA
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Tournament Info, Pairings and Standings





Scholastic Championships:

K-12 Championship, 5 Rounds, Time control G/90;d5.

K-12 Under 1500, 5 Rounds, Time control G/90;d5.

K-8 Championship, 5 Rounds, Time control G/90;d5.

K-8 U1200, 7 Rounds, Time control G/60;d5

K-5 Championship, 7 Rounds, Time control G/60;d5

K-3 Championship, 7 Rounds, Time control G/60;d5

K-1 Championship, 6 Rounds, Time control G/30;d5, may re-enter to K-3.


K-12 Blitz and Bughouse Championships

Blitz Sections: K-12, K-8, K-5. 5 Rounds G/5; d0, double games.

Bughouse Sections: K-12, K-8, K-5. 5 Rounds G/5; d0, double games.



Venue:

Charlotte Convention Center

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St
Charlotte, NC 28202

Google Map Direction

Hotel Booking Links:

We will provide several discount hotel booking links.
Please check this page for updates.


Download Offical Flyer Here (we will add the flyer to download when it is ready)

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Entry Fee Main Event:
We will automatically change entry fee on these schedule.

Entry Until 1/10/19: $59

Entry Until 2/10/19: $69

Entry Until 3/10/19: $79

Entry After 3/10/19: $89

Online registration will be closed automatically on
Thursday March 28, 11:59 pm EST
(1 minute before midnight).

After that Onsite Entries will receive automatic half point bye for round 1.

Entry Fee Blitz:
$30 per player

Entry Fee Bughouse:
$30 per team!.
Bughouse registration is on site only.

Pre-order Photo Package:
It is optional $2.99 per photo/player you can add during registration.
Check about photo package.

Round Schedules: Check Pairing and Standing page

March 2019 USCF Rating Supplement Will Be Used
Ratings for March Are Published February 20, 2019

Questions and Answers

Prizes:

K-12 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $1500 Scholarship + Denker Tournament of Champions Spot
(travel and tournament fees sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 12 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams

K-8 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $500 Scholarship + Barber Tournament of Champions Spot (travel and tournament fees sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 15 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams

K-5 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $200 Scholarship (Sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 20 Individuals
* Top 10 Teams
* Top 3 in 1199-1000, 999-800, 799-600, 599 – 100

K-3 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $200 Scholarship (Sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 20 Individuals
* Top 10 Teams
* Top 3 in 799-600, 599-400, 399-100

K-1 Championship Prizes:
* 1st Place Wins: $50 Scholarship (Sponsored by NCCA)
* Top 10 Individuals
* Top 10 Teams
* All Participants Receive a Medal in the K-1 Section
* Players from K-1 May Re-Enter for $20 with 50% of their final score(rounded down to nearest half) into the K-3 Section starting Sunday Morning.

K-12 U1500 Prizes:
* Top 15 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams

K-8 U1200 Prizes:
* Top 15 Individuals
* Top 3 Teams


Eligibility and Special Notes

All Participants Must Have USCF Membership. For players who do not have USCF ID, there is option to pay extra $10 to include new USCF Membership during the registration.

All Players must attend a school or live in North Carolina. If you see registered player who does not live in North Carolina or does not attend school in North Carolina, or assigned to wrong school team, please bring it to our attention before the tournament started.

K-1 Players Sunday Option: Players will be spotted a ½ point for every full point earned in K-1 section when entered into the K-3 section. We will round down for any quarter fractions in score.

Webcast Top Boards: Players on top boards in any section may be offered a USCF approved or non-approved digital tools provided by the organizer. Games will be broadcasted over the internet for public viewing.

Withdrawals: If you cannot attend rounds as expected and must leave the event, please visit Chess Control/Registration area to confirm.

Byes: Up to three 0.5 point byes allowed. Must declare before tournament begins.

Teams: Minimum of 4 players in the same section to qualify as a team. Teams may consist of many players, but only top 4 scores count toward overall team score. Home School teams can be made up of players in the same zip code.

Tournament Directors, Organizers, and Sponsors: Dr Timothy Dean Champion (Chief Tournament Director), FM Peter Giannatos (CCCSA), Grant Oen (CCCSA/NC Chess Scholastic Vice President), Chacha Nugroho (IT/ChessStream), Debs Pedigo (NC Chess President), Walter High (NC Chess First Vice President), Wayne H. Spon (NC Chess Secretary/Treasurer), Michael Thomas (SAS Representative).

We are looking for TDs and Volunteers: click here for more info


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