Sat, Oct 6 - 8, 2018





2018 Alberta Open Championship

$2,000 in Prizes Guaranteed


Organizer: Stefan Sklenka

Tournament Director: TBD


Format

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.


Prizes

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.


Estimated prizes:

TBD


Entry Fee

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

$10 discount.


Round Times

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 ***





Miscellaneous:

The ACA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Sunday, October 7, at 3:30 pm.

Date
Sat, Oct 6 - 8, 2018

Organizer
Stefan Sklenka

Venue
Calgary Chess Club
Address
#274, 3359 27 St NE, Calgary

   
Calgary Chess Club

Address: #274, 3359  27 St NE Calgary, AB T1Y 5E4
Phone: 403-264-9498


     

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