Eligibility: Must have reached 50 (or 65) by December 31, 2018; Canadian citizens or residents only please.
Space is limited to 40 players!
Format: 7-round open Swiss, CFC & FIDE rated; Two sections: (50 ) & (65 )
Game in 90 minutes with a 30-second increment from move 1
A 30-minute break between games is guaranteed. Default late time is 60 minutes.
$70 if paid by July 1, 2018; $80 if paid by August 1, 2018; $100 after that and on-site (space permitting).CFC
membership is required and may be purchased on-site. Annual CFC membership is $43, while a single CFC tournament
membership is $21.
80% of entry fees are returned as prizes. The first place finisher in each section will recieve an ACA travel grant
worth up to $1,000 to attend the 2018 World Seniors Championship or the 2018 Pan-American Seniors Championship.
A maximum of two-point byes available in rounds 1-6 if requested before the start of round 1.
There are 5 hotels of different comfort/price levels within a 10 minute walking distance from the
tournament venue. There are over 10 within a 10 minute drive. We will likely establish a special offer with one of the hotels.
Tie Break for receiving the travel award: (cash prizes split equally)
1) Head to Head Result (if two players are tied)
2) Cumulative Scores
4) Sonnenborn Berger
5) Total Wins
6) Total Games with the Black pieces