Eric Hansen Chess Classic Aug 17 - Sept 14
By: Stefan Sklenka
8/13/2021 8:17:35 AM
Eric Hansen Chess Classic August 17, 24, 31, and September 7, 14
The Calgary chess club is pleased to announce the second over the board tournament since the outbreak of Covid-19.
The first tournament, the Bobby Fischer Memorial attracted a record of 44 players!
We now recommend players wear masks however we do not mandate it.
The Eric Hansen tournament starts Tuesday August 17th at 7:00 pm.
Tournament format: 5-round Open Swiss, CFC and FIDE rated for top group. CFC rated for bottom group.
Time Control: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move
Tuesdays August 17, 24, 31, and September 7, 14 at 7:00 pm.
Prizes: Total entry fees collected less expenses. The prizes will be posted before 4th round. Minimum 1st prize guaranteed $150. Other prizes for 2nd place. Top 1750-1999. Top 1500-1749, Top 1000-1499, Top 999 or less and unrated
Entry fee is $41, $36 for juniors (20- yrs.) and $36 for seniors (65+ yrs). On-site entry please add $9 unless special exemption granted prior.
Please pay your entry fees by etransfer at
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In the comments, please include the name of the player, phone number and reason for payment: Eric Hansen
IM,FM and NM’s entry fee is $11.00. If IM,FM and NM’s win any prize money then entry fees will be paid from winnings, less $11.00
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 at
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In the comments, please include the name of the player, phone number and reason for payment: ccc membership.
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 prior to rounds 2-5 but are provisional only. They 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.
If your opponent does not show up, we will do our best to assign a new opponent.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org