Charlotte Chess Center Tuesday Night Action

Charlotte Chess Center
weekly on Tuesday, starting from Tuesday, March 11, 2014, forever

Event Overview

The CCC conducts a weekly US Chess rated game every Tuesday night. This is a great way for players to get weekly practice without committing a whole weekend to play a tournament. The Top Section also FIDE-rated - offering the only free weekly FIDE-rated game in the country! In addition, there is a free lecture before the games begin. 


  • CCC opens Tuesdays at 5:45pm

  • Lecture with FM Peter Giannatos prior to rated games from 6:00pm-6:45pm

  • 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 to be placed on the waitlist.


  • 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 1000

​K-8 players rated under 1000 - See Wednesday Action Quads and Friday Action Quads


Lecture: 6:00pm

Game: 7:00pm



1 Round Weekly, Rated After 4 Rounds/Weeks


TOP (1600+) 

Under 1600

Under 1200

"Playing up" not permitted in TNA



Top Section: G/85 mins; inc/5 - FIDE and US Chess Rated

U1600 & U1200 Sections: G/60 mins; inc/5 - US Chess Rated


Free, must be a CCC Member​ - CCC membership only $40/year - join today!​


  • Top Section is 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

  • Students in grades K-8 must be rated 1000

  • Players in grades K-8 and rated under 1000 - see Wednesday Action Quads and Friday Action Quads

  • For all CCC events, bookmark our events calendar

  • All players must use CCC equipment - wooden sets and digital clocks provided

  • Prizes:


10700 Kettering Drive, Unit E
Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226
United States

Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Charlotte Chess Center