Charlotte Chess Center Tuesday Night Action

Charlotte Chess Center (Main/South)
weekly on Tuesday, starting from Tuesday, March 11, 2014, forever

Event 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 U1600 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. 


  • 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 to be placed on the waitlist.


  • Players must be members of the CCC

  • Players must have a USChess 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


Lecture: 6:00pm

Game: 7:00pm


1 round weekly, rated at the end of the month


TOP (1600+) 

Under 1600

Under 1300



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

U1600 Section: G/60, inc/10 - FIDE and US Chess Rated

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


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


  • Top and U1600 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 top adult (18 or older) in each section will win a $25 gift card to USCF Sales.

  • The top junior (under 18) in each section will win a $25 gift card to USCF Sales.

  • All perfect scores (with perfect attendance) will receive a 3-month CCC membership extension.

  • See special notes on site for tiebreak rules.

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. 


10700 Kettering Drive
Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226
United States

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

Organizer Overview

Charlotte Chess Center