2017 Southern Alberta Open

Hosted by the Calgary Chess Club





Sponsored by the Alberta Chess Association

When: November 25-26, 2017

Venue:  Calgary Chess Club

Parma Centre North Building

#274 3359 27th St. NE

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

Format5 Round Open 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. May be purchased at the CCC Store:


Head OrganizerFrank Kluytmans

email: fekluytmans@gmail.com

Head Arbiter:  Wojtek Kowalczewski

Assistant Arbiter:  Frank Kluytmans National Arbiter

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

A 30-minute break between games is always guaranteed. Default late time is 60 minutes.
 Time Control:  90 min for the full game plus 30 sec after each move
 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.

The winner (if an Albertan) qualifies for the 2018 Alberta Closed 

ACA Tie-Break Rules >> http://albertachess.org/AB_Closed.html

$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.

This is a Road Warrior Event