2016 March of Kings

IMPORTANT NEWS: Daylight saving time (or daylight savings time, as some of us say) begins on Mar. 13 at 2 a.m.. This means it’s time to spring forward and move our clocks an hour ahead.\

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hosted by the Calgary Chess Club

Location: Parma Tech Centre

#274, 3359 – 27th St NE

Map >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=26

Discounted Hotel Rates >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=8143

Dates:  March 12/13, 2016

Head Organizer and Arbiter: Frank Kluytmans NA

Email: fekluytmans@gmail.com

Phone: 403-999-2092

Assistant Arbiter: Giridhar Koneru

Email: konerugiridhar@gmail.com

Final Standings >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=8226

ByesUp to two ½ point byes will be allowed for rounds 1-4, provided they are specified at registration time.

Entry fees:  GMs, IMs, WIMs, FMs  Free

  •     Adults $35
  •     Juniors (20 and under) $30

Payments can be made at the CCC website shop:

http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?product=march-of-kings-adult-entry

http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?product=march-of-kings-junior-entry

Round Times:  Mountain Standard Time (MST), Daylight Time (MDT)

  • Round 1 Saturday March 12, 2016 10:00 AM MST
  • Round 2 Saturday March 12, 2016 2:30 PM MST
  • Round 3 Saturday March 12, 2016 7:00 PM MST
  • Round 4 Sunday March 13, 2016 10:00 AM MDT
  • Round 5 Sunday March 13, 2016 3:00 PM MDT or ASAP

Format:   5 round Swiss, open for all, CFC/FIDE rated

CFC membership required (available on site)

  • $43 per adult for annual membership
  • $28 per junior (under 20 years of age)

CFC renewals can also be purchased via the CCC shop:

http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?post_type=product

Time Control: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move

Late Forfeit Time: 60 minutes after the posted start time for the round.

Prize Distribution: 100% of entries less $5 ACA dues per paid player.  Based on 20 adults and 10 juniors, estimated prizes:

Open to all and unrated

  • 1st  $200
  • 2nd $140
  • 3rd $70

Under 2200 rating

  • 1st  $140
  • 2nd $70

Under 1800 rating

  • 1st  $100
  • 2nd $50

Under 1400 rating

  • 1st  $80

 

Sponsored by the Alberta Chess Association