Hosted by the Calgary Chess Club
Sponsored By the Alberta Chess Association
When: June 9-10, 2018
5 Round Swiss
CFC & FIDE Rated
CFC membership required, annual memberships can be purchased on site ($43 for adults and $28 for juniors).
Note: CFC membership (if expired) must be renewed prior to start of round 1. Memberships can be purchased on the CCC website:
Head Organizer and Arbiter: Brad Booker National Arbiter
Assistant Arbiter: TBA
Time Control: Game in 90 + 30 second increment
Round Times: Saturday 10 a.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m; Sunday 10 a.m. 2 p.m. or ASAP.
Byes: Max 2 half point byes available in first 4 rounds if notified before start of round 1
Maximum Late Time: 60 minutes after the start of the round
Guaranteed Break Time: 30 minutes between rounds
Prizes: 50 % of entry fees, less $5 ACA Fee per paid player. Winner of the tournament qualifies for an entry to the 2018 Calgary International, only if he/she accepts. The following conditions apply.
) The winner has an established FIDE rating,
b) The winner commits to playing by Monday, August 1st, 2018 and pays a non-refundable TBD entry fee plus a $100 refundable deposit.
In case of a tie for first the qualification spot will be determined by the following tie break rules:
1. Head to head result (does not apply if more than two players are tied for first)
5. Won Games
6. Games Played with Black
5. Coin Toss
Cash prizes will be divided equally
Entry Fee: GMs, IMs, WIMs Free. Adult $35, Junior (20 and under) $30. Add $5 for registration at the door.
Registration: Fill out the form and submit.
Pre-registered players must arrive at the venue by 9:45 on Saturday or else they will not be paired for the first round
Payments: By cash at the Calgary Chess Club on any Tuesday or Thursday evening or mail your cheque payable to the Calgary Chess Club and mail to:
Calgary Chess Club, #274 3359 27th St. NE, Calgary, AB, T1Y 5E1. Cheques must be dated by May 31, 2018 to be accepted for the tournament.
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