Canadian Amateur Chess Championship

 

The Tenth Annual

Canadian Amateur Chess Championships

July 29 - August 1, 2016

7 Rounds

Kitchener City Hall

Free Refreshments Each Day.

All Equipment Provided.

Register HERE

Sections:   Over 2000 (FIDE rated), Over 1600, Over 1200, Rookie - Players MUST play in the highest section they are eligible for (ie: if your rating is 1550, you MUST play in the Over 1200)

  1. Eligibility of the Rookie section

    1. Players are rated under 1200 or unrated

    2. Games will be played with the same time control - 90 min. +30 sec

    3. No Membership required

    4. Rated CFC

           Entry Fee: $80 in advance by July 12, $95 in advance by July 25 / $110 after July 25 or on-site

           Placement Prizes:     Trophies and Cash Prizes in each section.

1st Place: $300

2nd Place: $200

3rd Place: $100

          Team Prize:  4 player teams, maximum of 2 players in section

Top Team: $400

Exceptions subject to approval by organizer

(any individual may only register for one of: Family or Team)

Register your TEAM HERE

Family Prize:  2 players - immediate family only - Siblings, Spouses, Parents, Grandparents

Top Family: $200

(any individual may only register for one of: Family or Team)

Register your FAMILY HERE

Round Times:    First Round 6pm July 29th. Rounds 2-7, 10am and 3pm daily

Time Control:    Game in 90 minutes with 30 second Fischer increment

Forfeit:    Failure to arrive at the board within 30 minutes of the round start will result in forfeiture of the game

On site registration:    July 29th: 3pm - 5:30pm

Advance registration: You may pre-register and pay online: HERE

OR: send name, address phone by email to: patrick@chessfest.ca

Byes:    2 half point byes in the first 6 rounds if requested with entry

Eligibility: Players MUST play in the highest section they are eligible for, based on current rating. FIDE or FQE Ratings taken at par

PreRegistered: Here