2ND ANNUAL WATERDOWN CHESS CLUB CHALLENGE
Location & Dates
When: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Where: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive, Waterdown, Ontario
4 Round Swiss for Rapid. CFC rated for all categories. CFC membership is required.
Elimination format for Blitz and Doubles Chess. Maximum of 32 players (64 players for Doubles) per category so registration is on first come, first serve basis. Registration for Doubles only on day of event.
Rounds: Rd 1 – 9:30 AM; Rd 2 – 10:30 AM; Rd 3 – 11:30 AM; Rd 4 – 1:30 PM; Blitz Tournament – 3 PM; Doubles Chess – 4:30 PM
Sections: OPEN, U-1600, U1200 and U-900
Time Control: 25 mins per game plus 5 sec increment for Rapid and 5 mins per game for Blitz and Doubles Chess
1/2 points for rounds 1-4
The byes MUST be requested in advance, at the latest prior to the end of the previous round
Organizers: Waterdown Chess Club in partnership with Elevate My Chess Canada Inc.
Arbiter: Ferdinand Supsup
EARLY Entry fee (Ends Feb 28, 2018): Open $ 40 : U-1600 $ 35 : U-1200 $ 30 : U-900 $25
REGULAR Entry fee (Ends Mar 20, 2018): Open $ 45 : U-1600 $ 40 : U-1200 $ 35 : U-900 $30
LATE Entry fee (Ends Apr 14, 2018): Open $ 50 : U-1600 $ 45 : U-1200 $ 40 : U-900 $35
BLITZ CHALLENGE Entry fee (Ends Apr 14, 2018): Open $ 10 : U-1600 $ 8 : U-1200 $ 6 : U-900 $5
DOUBLES CHESS Entry fee (Ends Apr 14, 2018): FREE for all Sections
PRIZES & MEDALS
Rapid Chess Open Section: 1st $250 plus medal; 2nd $100 plus medal; 3rd Medal
Rapid Chess U1600 Section: 1st $150 plus medal; 2nd $80 plus medal; 3rd Medal
Rapid Chess U1200 Section: 1st $120 plus medal; 2nd $60 plus medal; 3rd Medal
Rapid Chess U900 Section: 1st $100 plus medal; 2nd $50 plus medal; 3rd Medal
Blitz Challenge Open Section: 1st $70 plus medal; Runner-up $30 plus medal
Blitz Challenge U1600 Section: 1st $50 plus medal; Runner-up $25 plus medal
Blitz Challenge U1200 Section: 1st $30 plus medal; Runner-up $15 plus medal
Blitz Challenge U900 Section: 1st $20 plus medal; Runner-up $10 plus medal
Doubles Chess all Sections: 1st Trophy plus medals
Unrated may not win over $10 in all sections
Pizza and Sandwiches for lunch will be available for sale on day of event ($3 to $5 per person, cash only)
Coffee, Snacks and water provided. Chess equipment provided.