2018 Alberta Open Championship
$2,000 in Prizes Guaranteed
Organizer: Stefan Sklenka
Tournament Director: TBD
6-round open Swiss, CFC & FIDE rated. 40 moves in 90 minutes, then game in 30 minutes, 30 second
increment from move 1. CFC membership is required and may be purchased on site. Annual membership
is $43 for adults, $28 for juniors. CFC tournament membership is $21 for adults, $11 for juniors.
The ACA guarantees a prize fund of $2,000 based on a minimum of only 30 participants. If fewer than 30
players participate in the tournament, the prizes will be reduced proportionally. Unrated players may only
win the open prize, unless they receive a special permission from the organizer to be assigned a rating
before the event if a proof of their strength can be provided.
The winner (if an Albertan) qualifies for the 2019 Alberta Closed.
Open - Free for GMs and IMs. $40 for all others if pre-registered online by noon, Friday, October 5.
Registration after that and at the door is $45. Juniors (18 and under) and Seniors (65 and over) receive a
Saturday - 10 AM & 4 PM
Sunday - 10 AM & 5 PM
Monday - 10 AM & 2:30 PM or ASAP after round 5
A 45-minutes break between games is guaranteed. A maximum of two half-point byes are available in
rounds 1-5 if requested before the start of round 1.
*** FOR ALBERTA CHESS ASSOCIATION (ACA) SPONSORED TOURNAMENTS, LIKE THE ALBERTA OPEN, PLEASE REGISTER ONLY AT THE ALBERTA CHESS ASSOCIATION (ACA) WEBSITE ***
The ACA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Sunday, October 7, at 3:30 pm.