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Charlotte Invitational Chess 2021

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

TitleNameFIDEUSCFFedNorm
GMPeter Prohaszka25672618HUN
GMMark Paragua25292622PHI
GMTanguy Ringoir24742554BEL
IMDaniel Fernandez24582540USA6.5/9 GM
IMChristopher Woojin Yoo24552540USA6.5/9 GM
IMKassa Korley24412538DEN6.5/9 GM
FMShankar Gauri23852458IND6.5/9 GM; 5.0/9 IM
IMSahil Sinha23752453USA6.5/9 GM
IMArthur Guo23592447USA6.5/9 GM
Tianqi Wang23172412USA6.5/9 GM; 5.0/9 IM

Charlotte Invitational IM B

TitleNameFIDEUSCFFedNorm
IMAlexander Matros23732408KAZ
IMNikolai Andrianov23652431RUS
IMRoberto Abel Martin Del Campo Cardenas22902365MEX
FMVincent Tsay22852392USA7.0/9 IM
FMCarlos Sandoval Mercado22522327MEX7.0/9 IM
FMRobby Adamson22502338USA7.0/9 IM
NMEddy Tian22042326USA7.0/9 IM
FMDoug Eckert21652258USA7.0/9 IM
NMMatan Prilleltensky21362284USA7.0/9 IM
NMDominique Myers19852182USA7.0/9 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

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