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2010 Canadian Open Chess Championship

Submitted by ZaidejasChEgis on 3/11/10, 6:58 PM.


with many grandmasters and masters

Start Date/Time:
End Date/Time: Jul 18, 2010

Location:
   Westin Harbour Castle
   1 Harbour Square
   Toronto, Ontario
   Canada

Map it!

LOCATION: Westin Harbour Castle, Downtown Toronto.


STYLE: 9 Round Swiss System, Single Section, CFC and FIDE rated. Accelerated pairings will be used in early rounds.


TIME CONTROL: 40 moves in 90 minutes, 30 minutes for remainder (with 30 second increments from move 1).


SCHEDULE:

Saturday July 10th Opening Ceremony & Round 1 6:00pm Sharp
July 11th- July 16th Rounds 2-7 6:00pm Daily
Saturday July 17th Round 8 2:00pm
Sunday July 18th Round 9 10:00am
Sunday July 18th Awards Banquet / Presentation 6:00pm
For other side events, including Canadian Speed Chess Championship, GM simuls and lectures, see website


PRIZE FUND:

$ 30,000+ Guaranteed! (see following page for details).


ENTRY FEE:

$175 per person (Early bird Special to April 30), thereafter $195. Deadline July 6th. To enter see details / entry form on following page.


ACCOMMODATION:

Special Chess Rate of only $99.00 is being offered by the luxurious Westin Harbour Castle. Book early; a limited number of rooms are available at this rate.


BYES:

Maximum of 3 ½-point byes available in rounds 1-8


EQUIPMENT:

Please bring chess sets and digital clocks, if you have them.


CHIEF ARBITER:

Hal Bond, I.A. halbond@sympatico.ca


ORGANIZERS:

Greater Toronto Chess League
Michael Barron 416 739-6257 barron045@yahoo.com
Brian Fiedler 416 733-3199 fiedlerbrian@yahoo.com.au

Tournament Placement Prizes

1st $ 6,500
2nd $ 3,500
3rd $ 2,500
4th $ 1,500
5th $ 1,500
6th $ 500
7th $ 500
8th $ 500
9th $ 500
10th $ 500

Class and Category Prizes


<2400 $ 1,000 & $ 500


<2200 $ 1,000 & $ 500

<2000 $ 1,000 & $ 500

<1800 $ 1,000 & $ 500

<1600 $ 1,000 & $ 500

<1400 & Unrated $ 1,000 & $ 500


Top Bantam (<14 years)
$ 500 & $ 250
Top Junior (<18 years)
$ 500 & $ 250
Top Senior (50+ years)
$ 500 & $ 250
Top Female
$ 500 & $ 250

WEBSITES:

http://www.chess.ca

http://www.monroi.com

http://www.torontochess.org

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