Canadian Amateur Chess Championship

 

The Twelfth Annual

Canadian Amateur Chess Championships

August 2 - August 5, 2019

7 Rounds

Kitchener City Hall

Free Refreshments Each Day.

All Equipment Provided.

Sections:  

  • Over 2000 (FIDE rated)

  • Over 1600 (FIDE rated)

  • 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)

  • 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 CFC Membership required!

    4. Rated CFC

     Entry Fee:     $90 up to June 30

$105 up to July 21

$120 up to Aug 1

$140 onsite

           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

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

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)

Round Times:    First Round 6pm August 2nd. Rounds 2-7, 10am and 3pm daily

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

Tie breaks:    Tiebreaks to determine award of Trophies will be 1: Solkoff 2: Performance of Opposition 3: Head to Head
                                    (prize money is added and divided evenly between tied players)

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

On site registration:    August 2nd: 3pm - 5:30pm

Advance registration: Please click HERE and fill in the online registration form.

Pay in advance: By Interac eTransfer to patrick@psmcd.net  or PayPal using the form below:

Kitchener Chess Festival
Section
Players Name

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