2021 North Carolina Open

Grand Prix
Hilton University Place - Charlotte

Event Overview

2021 North Carolina Open, November 26-28 or 27-28, 2021, North Carolina, 40 Grand Prix Points


Hilton University Place Charlotte Hotel, 8629 JM Keynes Drive, Charlotte, NC.  6 round Swiss, held alongside 2021 U.S. Masters Championship. $10,000 guaranteed prize fund in 5 main sections plus 2 scholastic sections. Championship (FIDE-rated): $1000-500-300-200, top U2050 $400-200. Under 1900: $800-400-300-200-150. Under 1700: $800-400-300-200-150. Under 1500: $800-400-300-200-150. Under 1300: $700-400-300-150, top U1100 $200-100. K-12 Under 1000 Scholastic: Saturday only, Trophies to top 10. K-12 Under 700 Scholastic: Saturday only, Trophies to top 10. Free Blitz: Saturday 9:00-10:45pm, $1000 prize fund, free entry to NC Open players, $30 for others. Time Control: 3-day Schedule G/120 inc/5. 2-day Schedule rounds 1-3 G/30 inc/5, K-12 Scholastic Sections G/30 inc/5.  3-day Schedule: Registration closes one hour before game. Fri 11am & 5pm, Sat 11am & 5pm, Sun 10am & 3:30pm. 2-day Schedule: Registration closes one hour before game. Sat 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm, merge with 3-day Sat 5pm, Sun 10am & 3:30pm.  K-12 U1000 and U700: Sat 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 3:45pm.  Up to 3 optional byes available, request at reg., must be within 100 points of next section to play up. Non-scholastic unrated players must enter U1300 section and are eligible for place prizes. Boards, sets, clocks provided for all games, must use our equipment. November US Chess OTB ratings used for pairings and prizes. Hotel Rate: $101/night, 1 or 2 beds. Entry Fee: Top 5 Sections: $99 by 11/ 9, $109 by 11/23, $125 after 11/23 or on-site. Re-entry: $40. K-12 Saturday Scholastics: $29 by 11/23, $39 after 11/23 or on-site. See official website, www.charlottechesscenter.org/ncopen, for more information, hotel booking link, refund policy, COVID precautions. Registration & entry list: www.nc.chess.stream/open/Register, Questions: grant@charlottechesscenter.org


8629 JM Keynes Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262
United States

Sections: 5
Grand Prix Points: 40
Prize Fund: 10,000
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Peter Giannatos
Email: peter.giannatos@charlottechesscenter.org
Phone: 7049060846

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