1st ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CHESS CLASSICS for CHARITY – presented by Oakville Chess Club in collaboration with Elevate My Chess
The Oakville Chess Club in collaboration with Elevate My Chess is proud to host our first annual Christmas Chess Classics in support of Charity. This year, all donations raised from this event will be donated to Harvest Market. Harvest Market is a ministry of Hope Bible Church Oakville and they serve our community by providing food and day to day supplies to families in need. Learn more about this great ministry here.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR ALL CHESS PLAYERS – NO ENTRY FEE IS REQUIRED. HOWEVER, WE SUGGEST YOU COME WITH ITEMS TO BE DONATED SUCH AS stocking stuffers, laundry detergent, cooking oil, flour, salmon, honey, large juice, shaving cream, mayo, jam, fruit snacks, lotion, hot chocolate, sugar, Nutella (See full list of items here)
Location & Dates
When: Saturday, December 14, 2019
Where: Glen Abbey United Church (Inside the Gym), 1469 Nottinghill Gate, Oakville ON
5 Round Swiss for Rapid. CFC rated for all categories. CFC membership is required.
Rounds: Rd 1 – 1:30 PM; Rd 2 – 2:30 PM; Rd 3 – 3:30 PM; Rd 4 – 5:00 PM; Rd 5 – 6:00 PM
Sections: OPEN, U-1600 and U1000 (Note: Sections may be combined depending on number of participants)
Time Control: 25 mins per game plus 5 sec increment
1/2 points for rounds 1-3
The byes MUST be requested in advance, at the latest prior to the end of the previous round
Organizers: Oakville Chess Club in partnership with Elevate My Chess Canada Inc.
Chief Arbiter: Ken Green, National Arbiter
FREE ENTRY For All Sections!
As this is a Charity event, we ask that you please consider bringing a bag of food or household item for donation to Harvest Market. You can also bring cash or donate money via email money transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org
100% of all proceeds – donated items and money will be donated to Harvest Market!
Prize money for this event, space rental costs and all other costs associated with running this event will be paid by Oakville Chess Club, Elevate My Chess and Ken Green as a way of giving back to our community.
PRIZES & MEDALS
Open Section: 1st $150 plus medal; 2nd $80 plus medal; 3rd Medal
U1600 Section: 1st $120 plus medal; 2nd $60 plus medal; 3rd Medal
U1000 Section: 1st $80 plus medal; 2nd $40 plus medal; 3rd Medal
Unrated may not win over $10 in all sections
Snacks and water provided. Chess equipment provided.
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, click here.
CONSENT FOR FILMING & PHOTOGRAPHY
By registering for our event, you consent and agree to our Notice of Filming & Photography.