Upcoming Events: 2018.03-04

 A dangerous downward spiral (?!) with only 33 chess tournaments across Canada in March and April 2018... play now before they're gone!

 


 March 2018

 

March 2-4, 2018

RA March Open
RA Centre, Ottawa

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

free entry to GM/IM/WGM/WIM before Feb 22

https://www.eoca.ca/


March 3, 2018

Eagle Minds Spring Active
Burlington, ON

U1600
5 rounds
TC: G/25m 

http://eaglemindschess.weebly.com/bi-monthly-tournaments.html

 

March 3-4, 2018

Nanaimo Spring Open
Nanaimo, BC

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://nanaimo-open.ca/

 


March 10, 2018

1st Aylmer Open
Gatineau, QC

Open: 

  • 4 round Swiss, FQE & CFC
  • TC: 60 + 30s

Youth:

  • 5 round Swiss, FQE
  • TC: 40 + 20s

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/2018_aylmer-en.pdf

 

March 10-11, 2018

2018 Riedstra Memorial
Kitchener, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/2018_riedstra_memorial.pdf

 

March 10-11, 2018

2nd Steinitz-Menchik Chess Classic
Calgary Chess Club

http://calgarychess.com/tournaments-2/steinizt-menchik-chess-classis/

 

March 10-11, 2018

BC Youth Chess Championship
Richmond Lansdown Centre, Richmond BC

U8/U10/U12/U14/U16/U18

http://chess2inspire.org/2018-bcycc

 

March 11, 2018

2018 Manitoba Scholastic Championship
University of Manitoba, University College

G1-12

https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=34

 


 March 16-18, 2018

44th Trois-Rivières Open & Blitz
Trois-Rivières, QC

5 round Swiss
TC: 40/90 + G/30 + 30

$11,300 Guaranteed
Blitz: March 17, 6 round, double Swiss, Starts: 1:30 pm

https://oe3r.org/en/


March 17, 2018

2018 St. Patrick's Standard
Brantford, ON

4 round Swiss
TC: 45 + 15
free entry to GM/IM/WGM/WIM before Feb 18 (?)

http://home.primus.ca/~rgash/


UPEI Spring Quick
UPEI, Charlottetown

5 round Swiss
TC: G/25 + 5 sec delay

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/upeisqck18.html

 

March 18, 2018

PEI Junior Open and CMA Quick
Charlottetown

PEI Junior: 

  • Born 1998 or later
  • 4 round swiss
  • TC: G/60 or G/45 + 15s delay 

Quick: 

  • grades K-8, U 1200
  • 5 round swiss
  • TC: G/30 or G/25 + 5s delay 

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/peijrop18.html

 


  

March 23-25, 2018

Kingston Open
St. Matthew's United Church. Kingston, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://www.eoca.ca/

 

March 24, 2018

2018 Alberta Chess Challenge
Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School, Red Deer

G 1-12
TC: 25 + 5 sec delay

http://www.albertachess.org/2018ACC.php


March 24-25, 2018

Aurora Spring Open
Royal Canadian Legion 89, Aurora, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.aucc.club/2018-aurora-spring-open/2018aspodetails/

 


 

March 30 - April 1, 2018

2018 Alberta Chess Championship & Reserves
Edmonton Chess Club

Championship: 5 round Swiss; TC: 40/90 + G/30 + 30
Reserves: 5 round Swiss; TC: 90 + 30

http://www.albertachess.org/2018AC.html

http://www.albertachess.org/2018AR.php


March 30 - April 2, 2018

12th Annual Grand Pacific Open
Victoria, BC 

  • 6 round Swiss
  • TC: 90 + 30
  • $5,000 Guaranteed
  • side events include: Blitz, Victoria Youth Championship 

http://grandpacificopen.pbworks.com/w/page/15387541/FrontPage

 

March 31, 2018

North York Youth Grand Prix
St. Timothy Catholic School, North York, ON

U8-U18
5 round swiss
TC: G/25

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


 


 

April 2018


April 6-8, 2018

2018 Halifax Open
Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia 

5 round swiss
TC: G/120 + 30

http://www.nschess.ca/?p=1123


April 6-8, 2018 

Choc des générations et Perce-Neige
Gymnase de l'école Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens, Montréal, QC

Choc des générations = 5 juniors & cadets vs 5 adults.
    Players include: Chiku-Ratte, MJ Ouellet, IM Hebert and GM Sambuev

Perce-Neige = 4 rondes; 90 + 30 

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/choc-des-generations-1


April 7-8, 2018

2018 Lethbridge Open
Polish Hall, Lethbridge, AB

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.albertachess.org/2018LO.php



April 14, 2018

2018 Alberta Active Championship
Baymont Inn, Red Deer, AB

5 round swiss
TC: g/25 + 5

http://www.albertachess.org/2018AAC.php

 

April 15, 2018

Manitoba Scholastic Championship
University of Manitoba, University College

children K-12 only

https://chess.chessmanitoba.org/?page_id=34


April 20-22, 2018

Championnat senior du Québec
Stade Olympique, Montréal

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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

 

Championnat junior du Québec
Stade Olympique, Montréal

Under 20

Two sections:

  • Championnat: par invitation aux six meilleurs joueurs par la cote au 1e mars, 2018.
  • Open: all others.

5 round RR or swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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

 

April 20-22, 2018

Niagara Falls Open 
Niagara Shrine Club, Niagara Falls, ON

5 round swiss
TC: rd.1: G/90; rds. 2-5: 30/90 + g/60

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/2018_niagara_falls_open.pdf


April 21, 2018

Kitchener Spring Quick
Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON

5 round swiss
TC: 25 + 10s

http://kwchess.org/tournaments-2/


April 21-22, 2018

The 90's Memorial Open
Kamloops, BC

5 round swiss
TC: 30/60 + g/30

Contact: justin.cachelin@gmail.com



April 28, 2018

2018 New Brunswick Blitz Championship
Chinese Commerce Centre, Saint John, NB

Preliminaries: 8 round swiss
Final: 8 player RR
TC: G/5

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/nbbl18.html

 

North Vancouver City Chess Championships
Sutherland Secondary, North Vancouver

K-12 children only
5 round swiss
TC: 25 +5s delay

http://wordpress.cvining.com/north-van-city-championships-2018/

 

April 28-29, 2018

Guelph Spring Pro-Am
Peter Clark Hall, Guelph University, ON

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/showthread.php?4677-Guelph-Spring-Pro-Am-April-28-29&p=28534#post28534

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