Bobby Fischer Memorial Tournament July 13, 20, 27 and Aug 3, 10

By: Stefan Sklenka
7/5/2021 7:58:40 AM

The Calgary chess club is pleased to announce the first over the board tournament since the outbreak of Covid-19.

The Covid-19 protocol can be seen on the Calgary chess club Facebook. 

The Bobby Fischer Memorial tournament starts Tuesday July 13th at 7:00 pm.

Tournament format: 5-round Open Swiss, CFC  and FIDE rated

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

Round Times:
Tuesdays July 13, 20, 27 and Aug 3, 10 at 7:00 pm.

Prizes: Total entry fees collected less expenses. The prizes will be posted before 4th round. Minimum 1st prize guaranteed $175. Other prizes for 2nd and 3rd place. Top 1750-1999. Top 1500-1749, Top 1000-1499, Top 999 or less and unrated

Entry fee is $40, $35 for juniors (20- yrs.) and $35 for seniors (65+ yrs). On-site entry please add $10 unless special exemption granted prior.

Please pay your entry fees by etransfer at
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Please include the name of the player, email and phone number in the comments.

IM,FM and NM’s free! If IM,FM and NM’s win any prize money then entry fees will be paid from winnings.

Free snacks and gourmet coffee provided. Everyone is welcome to play.

Tournament Organizer: Matthew Atwood
Tournament Director: Matthew Atwood

Registration: Register online at

CFC membership is required and should be purchased online on the CFC website prior to the tournament:

However the CFC membership may also be purchased on site. Annual membership is $43 for adults, $28 for juniors. CFC tournament membership is $21 for adults, $11 for juniors.

CCC membership is required and can be purchased by etransfer to
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Please include your name, phone number and email.

However the CCC membership may also be purchased on site for this tournament. Annual membership is $30 adults, $25 for juniors and seniors. CCC tournament membership is $15 for adults, $12.50 for juniors and seniors.

Pairings will be emailed to the participants at the latest the night before. However these pairings are provisional only and are subject to change just prior to the game. This is because emergencies do happen and some players may not be able to play with the TD being notified only hours and even minutes prior to the start of the game.

Byes: A maximum of two half-point byes available in rounds 1-4 if requested before the start of round 1.

Any inquiries please contact Matthew Atwood or Gordon Campbell at


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