All our Tournaments and other activities/events are open to all youth through 12th grade. This includes students who are homeschooled or in public, private, or parochial schools from any location across the USA.

DATE: 2/25/2023 (Saturday)
LOCATION: Randolph Middle School
4400 Water Oak Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211

Free Registration for all Participants. Please pre-register and arrive by 9:00am.

School Club Chess Team Sponsor:
Pre-registration by email is preferred. Registration on site is between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on the date of the tournament. Coaches must turn in team sheets by 9:00 a.m. to be scheduled in a quad. Cash, credit card, and checks accepted.


1st round will begin at 9:30 a.m. There will be three rounds for each team of 3-5 players, and the final round should be completed by 1:30 -2:00 p.m.


Free Admission to all Participants!

School Club Chess Team Sponsor:
$75.00 annual team fee to be paid by School Club Chess Team Sponsor. (If you have already paid the annual fee, there is no additional fee to participate in this tournament.)

If you are not part of a school team, you can come as an individual and play for free.


Small trophies awarded to the winning team in each quad.


Please bring chess sets, notation sheets and clocks (if you own one). Chess equipment will be available for purchase on site.

Parents will be able to view the tournament from a distance but will not be permitted into the tournament area unless they are a team captain.

This is a great tournament for beginners - no entry fees, no USCF membership required and low pressure! Just fun and a chance to practice what they learn at chess club. Don't have enough for a team? We can try to place you on a team that isn't full. We hope to see as many children there as possible!

All Participants Register Here for Free!

School Club Chess Coaches:

To register your team for an upcoming Team Tournament, please download and print out the Registration Form and Quad Placement Form.

Please complete both forms as much as possible and bring with you on day of tournament. The annual fee will be collected when you check in on the date of the tournament.

For more information on our Team Tournaments, please read our What You Need to Know About Team Tournaments article.

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