2014 Southern Alberta Open


Sponsored by Alberta Chess Association



Hosted by the Calgary Chess Club

When: November 29-30, 2014

Location:  Calgary Chess Club #274 3359 27th St. NE

Format:  5 Round Open Swiss

Final Round Results >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=5303

Final Standings >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=5317

CFC Ratings Update See below


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:


Organizer:  Frank Kluytmans

Head Arbiter:  Jim Daniluk

Assistant Arbiter:  Frank Kluytmans

Time Control: Game in 90 + 30 second increment

Round Times: Saturday 10 a.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m; Sunday 10 a.m. 2pm or ASAP.

Byes: Maximum 2 half point byes available in first 4 rounds if notified before start of round 1

Entry Fee: GMs, IMs, FMs Free.  Adult $35, Junior (20 and under) $30. Add $5 for registration at the door.

Registration: Enter at the Calgary Chess Club on any Tuesday or Thursday evening, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, or mail your cheque payable to the Calgary Chess Club to: Calgary Chess Club, #274  3359 27th St. NE, Calgary, AB, T1Y 5E1

Online payments can also be made at the CCC website:

Adult: >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?product=2014-sab-open-adult

Junior >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?product=2014-sab-open-junior-entry

To be added to the pre-registered list, email the organizer Frank Kluytmans at: fekluytmans@gmail.com.  Pre-registrants who did not pay on-line, must arrive at the chess club before 9:45 AM or will not be paired for round 1.

The winner (if an Albertan) qualifies for the 2015 Alberta Closed.  

$200 First Prize Guaranteed.

$600 Prize Fund Guaranteed.

All entry fees go to the prize fund except for the ACA dues of $5 per paid participant. The full prize distribution TBD based on the number of entries.  There will be class prizes for U2200, U1800, U1400, and top unrated.

This is a Road Warrior event.