Upcoming Events: 2017.12 - 2018.01

22  24 chess tournaments across Canada this December 2017 and January 2018.
If you can't quit, you might as well play...  


December 2, 2017 

Kelowna Winter Active
Kelowna Central Library, Kelowna BC.

4 round Swiss
TC: G/30

https://beanscenechess.wordpress.com/2017/11/22/185/

 

December 2-3 , 2017

Mississauga Open 2017
Erindale United Church, Mississauga, ON

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/2017_mississauga_open.pdf 


December 8-10, 2017

RA December Open
RA Centre, Ottawa

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://www.eoca.ca/

 

Nanaimo Winter Open
Coast Bastion Hotel, Nanaimo BC.

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://nanaimo-open.ca/next_tournament 


 December 9-10 & 16-17, 2017

Tournoi Étoiles montantes/Quebec Young Stars
Chess’n Math Association, Montréal

8-round Swiss, CFC and FIDE rated, generous bye policy.

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/tournoi-etoiles-montantes-2e-edition 


 December 15-17, 2017

Hart House Holidays Open
Hart House, Toronto

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://harthousechess.com/2017/11/01/hart-house-holidays-open/

  

December 16-17, 2017.

WBX Team Tournament
Edmonton Chess Club

3-player Team tournament, Swiss or RR depending on entries

http://www.albertachess.org/2017WBX.php 


 December 23, 2017 

Seneca Hill OCC Qualifier
St.Timothy Catholic School, North York, ON

Students: K-12
5 round Swiss
TC: G/25

https://senecahillchess.com/2017/11/07/ontario-chess-challenge-is-back-to-seneca-hill/


  December 26-31, 2017

2017-18 Canadian Women's Zonal/Championnat Zonal Féminin
St.Henri Community Centre, Montréal

10 player Round-Robin. 
Winner represents Canada at the next Women's World Cup

http://online.flipbuilder.com/hwhh/dskp/mobile/index.html#p=1

 

Tournoi du Père Noël
St.Henri Community Centre, Montréal

5 Round Swisse, une partie par jour
Cad:30m/75min + 30min/mat + 30s

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/tournoi-du-pere-noel-3 


  


 January 2-6, 2018

2018 Montreal Winter Chess Classic
Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, Montréal

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

Plus: an 8-player Invitation Only RR for FIDE-rated players over 2150.
Plus: a chess training camp (9am-5pm) including rapid and blitz tournaments and lessons from FM Lefong Hua.

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/classique-hivernale-de-montreal-2018

 

January 5-7, 2018

2018 John Schleinich Memorial
Calgary Chess Club

6-player RRs by rating group. No Byes!
TC: 40/90 + G/30 + 30

http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=10675

 

January 6, 2018 

NYYCC & GP
St.Timothy Catholic School, North York, ON

U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 Open and Girls
5 round Swiss
TC: G/25

https://senecahillchess.com/2017/11/08/2018-nyycc-and-gp/

 

Woodpusher' Challenge
Edmonds Community Center,  Burnaby BC.

4 and 5 round Swisses

http://www.chess.bc.ca/Events/WP%201801%20Flyer%20v9.pdf

 

January 6-7, 2018

Guelph Winter Pro-Am 
Guelph University Centre, Guelph ON.

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

Discount entry before Nov. 30.

Contact: halbond AT sympatico DOT ca 


 January 12-14, 2018

Championnat Jeunesse du Québec
Centre communautaire Saint-Henri, Montréal

Ouvert pour les joueurs moins de 18 ans, au 1er janvier 2018.

5 Ronde Swisse
Cad: 90 + 30

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/championnat-jeunesse-du-quebec-2018

 

2018 Victoria Open
Comfort Inn and Suites, Victoria BC

5 Round open Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

plus: Invitational matches between BC and Washington, and between Vancouver and Victoria

http://victoriachessclub.pbworks.com/w/page/100118877/Victoria%20Ope

 

January 13-14, 2018

Canadian University Chess Championship
University of Ottawa

5-round, 4-player Team Swiss

Blitz Tournament Friday night (Jan.12)

https://uochess.club/ 


 January 16, 2018

2018 Greater Toronto Chess League
Willowdale Chess Club, ON

The 2018 GTCL will be a 4-player, RR Team tournament, held on consecutive Tuesdays.

TC: 60 + 10

Contact:  Sasha Starr <alexander DOT starr AT gmail DOT com> 


 January 19-21, 2018

RA Winter Open
RA Centre, Ottawa

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://www.eoca.ca/ 


 January 27-28, 2018

Ontario Junior Championship
Erindale United Church, Mississauga, Ontario

5 Round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://elevatemychess.com/ontario-junior/

 

January 27 & 28, 2018 [tentative]

PEI Quick and PEI Blitz
Charlottetown, UPEI

Quick:
5 Round Swiss
TC:G/25 + 5 sec delay

Blitz:
6-8 double-round Swiss
TC: 3 + 2

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/maritime.html