The Charlotte Invitational Chess 2021 is going to take place 27-31 May. It consists of two round robins valid for FIDE norms.
Charlotte Invitational GM A is a closed ten player event with GM Peter Prohaszka as to seed. 6,5/9 is the needed score for a GM norm and a total of seven players will try to take it. The IM B tournament is also a ten player event. IM Alexander Matros is top seed and the IM norm stands at 7,0/9.
Official website of the tournament
Charlotte Invitational GM A
|IM||Daniel Fernandez||2458||2540||USA||6.5/9 GM|
|IM||Christopher Woojin Yoo||2455||2540||USA||6.5/9 GM|
|IM||Kassa Korley||2441||2538||DEN||6.5/9 GM|
|FM||Shankar Gauri||2385||2458||IND||6.5/9 GM; 5.0/9 IM|
|IM||Sahil Sinha||2375||2453||USA||6.5/9 GM|
|IM||Arthur Guo||2359||2447||USA||6.5/9 GM|
|Tianqi Wang||2317||2412||USA||6.5/9 GM; 5.0/9 IM|
Charlotte Invitational IM B
|IM||Roberto Abel Martin Del Campo Cardenas||2290||2365||MEX|
|FM||Vincent Tsay||2285||2392||USA||7.0/9 IM|
|FM||Carlos Sandoval Mercado||2252||2327||MEX||7.0/9 IM|
|FM||Robby Adamson||2250||2338||USA||7.0/9 IM|
|NM||Eddy Tian||2204||2326||USA||7.0/9 IM|
|FM||Doug Eckert||2165||2258||USA||7.0/9 IM|
|NM||Matan Prilleltensky||2136||2284||USA||7.0/9 IM|
|NM||Dominique Myers||1985||2182||USA||7.0/9 IM|
The organizer of the events is the Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy. CCCSA, founded in March of 2014, serves as a place where members of all ages and skill levels can congregate and enjoy the royal game of chess. The CCCSA also has an open library of over 700 books.
The CCCSA serves as an educational hub for chess in the Charlotte area; offering camps, classes and lectures year round.
The CCCSA runs weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments. The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally.
More events: Charlotte Chess Masters 2021