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2nd Annual Waterdown Chess Club Challenge - Rapid, Blitz & Doubles Chess!

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St. James United Church

306 Parkside Drive

Hamilton, ON L0R 2H0

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2ND ANNUAL WATERDOWN CHESS CLUB CHALLENGE

Location & Dates

When: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Where: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive, Waterdown, Ontario


Format

4 Round Swiss for Rapid. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open. CFC membership is required.

5-Round 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.

Rapid Chess round 1: 9:30 AM

Rapid Chess round 2: 10:30 AM

Rapid Chess round 3: 11:30 AM

Rapid Chess round 4: 1:30 PM

Blitz starts at: 3:00 PM

Doubles Chess starts immediately after the Blitz Challenge


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


BYES

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


Registration Fees

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. Registration at day of event.

Note, to pay by check or by email money transfer (no processing fees), send an email with Player's first and last name, CFC membership # and Section to info@elevatemychess.com


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.

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St. James United Church

306 Parkside Drive

Hamilton, ON L0R 2H0

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