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April 26, 2014 (K12) Buncombe County Scholastic VIII

April 26, 2014 (OPEN) CCCSA: Adult Only Quads (21+)

April 27, 2014 (K12) Team vs Team K-12

NC K-12 Grand Prix


The NCCA has started a scholastic Grand Prix for the 2014 year.

NORTH CAROLINA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

HENDERSON NC, DECEMBER 6-8, 2013


Congratulations to Co- Champions NM Carlito Agner of Wendell, NC and Matthew Wofford of Durham, NC for winning the 2013 NCCA CLOSED CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP with a 4-1 score in the Open Section of the tournament. Going into the final round the championship spot was up for grabs among 5 players. Taking the third place honors was NM Peter Giannatos (3-2) of Charlotte.

IN OTHER ACTION

U2000 SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP goes to Keith Carson (4-1) of Cary, NC followed by Victor Beamon (3.5-1.5) and Charles Pole (3.5-1.5)

U1800 SECTION CHAMPIONSHP goes to Wilder Wadford Jr. of Weaverville (4-1) followed by Stanley Fontaine (3-2) and Ramses Celestin (2.5-2.5)

U1600 SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP goes to Sahil Patel (4.5-.5) of Charlotte, NC followed by Eric Bradford Jr. (4-1) and Gordan Ray (3-2)

U1400 SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP goes to Charlie Berry (4.5-.5) of Chapel Hill followed by Ayman Azihan (3.5-1.5) and Nikolai Astrov (3.5-1.5)

The tournament was held in Henderson NC, and was exciting throughout the rounds. All section championships were decided in the last round of play with the exception of the U1800 section. Thank you to all that participated in this year's North Carolina State Championship.

At the NCCA annual business meeting, it was unanimously approved to honor the late Ron Simpson by inducting him into the NCCA Chess Hall of Fame.


Announcement


Format for the NCCA Invitational Tournament

Accepting Bids


The following are the tournaments the NCCA will  accept bids  for the 2013-2015 years. Please look at the bidding process on the ADMIN Tab of the NCCA web page :


2014 NC OPEN  BD 4/1/2014 

2014 NC CLOSED  BD 7/1/2014 

2014 NC K-12 SCHOLASTIC  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (Feb-March 2014) 

2015 NC K-12 SCHOLASTIC STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (Feb-March 2015)  BD 8/1/2014 

2016 NC K-12 SCHOLASTIC STATE CHAMPIONSHIP  BD 8/1/2015 


(Approx. Tournament Dates)

BD = Bidding Deadline