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|Current Collegiate Team||N/A|
|Past Collegiate Teams||UCLA (2003-2004, 2006); Maryland (2008-?)|
|High School Team||Los Alamitos (2001-2002)|
|Middle School Team||None|
Charles was named a HSNCT All-Star in 2002, when his Los Alamitos team routed defending champion Detroit Catholic Central 500-255 en route to a 5th place tie. Charles also attended the 2001 HSNCT and led his team to a 14th place finish.
Charles is the only player to be named an NAQT ICT All-Star in Division II in two consecutive years, 2003 and 2004. He also led his UCLA team to top-bracket finishes at the 2006 ACF Nationals and NAQT ICT as well as the 2006 CBI Nationals championship.
In 2005 Charles spent a year studying abroad in Turkey. Unfortunately, the anticipated NAQT SCT Middle East never came to fruition.
In 2008, Charles began grad school at Maryland, helping that team achieve 1st Place at the 2008 ICT and 3rd Place at the 2008 ACF Nationals. As part of the grad program, he spent part of the 2009 school year in Syria.
Charles named, edited, and directed the original Aztlan Cup. He has also directed the high school level California Invitational of California, Cardinal Classic XVI, and the Willie Chen Out of Your Ass Singles Tournament. He has served on the editing teams for Aztlan Cup II and 2007 This Tournament Goes To 11.