Upcoming Events: 2018.04-05

A dangerous upward trend, with only 40 chess tournaments across Canada in April and May 2018!
Cash in now, before they're all gone!

 


April 2018

 

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


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, 2018

TSSCL Individual Championship
WA Porter Collegiate Institute, Toronto

Grades 7-12
Qualifier for Ontario High School Championship

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

 

April 7 & 8 2018

Chess Education April Rapid, & April Blitz
3300 Yonge St, Toronto

April 7: Rapid 

  • U2200 sections
  • 5 round swiss
  • TC: 15 + 10

 

April 8: Blitz 

  • U2200 sections
  • 10 round swiss
  • TC: 3 + 2

 https://www.chesseducation.net/tournament-registration


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

Waterdown Chess Challenge
St. James United Church, Waterdown, Ontario

http://www.waterdownchessclub.ca/


2018 Alberta Active Championship
Baymont Inn, Red Deer, AB

5 round swiss
TC: g/25 + 5

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

 

April 14, 2018

5th Stan Rogers Memorial
Royal Hotel, Chilliwack, BC

6 round swiss
TC: 25 + 5

https://www.facebook.com/events/182305769208524/

 

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, 2018

Mind Sport Manitoba Open
Sinclair Park Community Center, Winnipeg

5 round swiss
TC: G/30

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


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


  


 May 2018

May 5, 2018 

Eagle Minds bi-monthly Active
Burlington, ON

U1600
5 round swiss
TC: G/25

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

 

May 5, 2018 

McGill Open Rapid
New Residence Hall, McGill, Montréal

Open and U1800
5 round swiss
TC: 25 + 5

http://chess.ca/newsfeed/node/1045


May 5, 2018 

Soo Spring Active
Centennial Public Library, Sault Ste. Marie

5 round swiss
TC: 25 + 2 sec delay

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/2018%20soo%20active%20unrated.pdf

 

May 5-6, 2018

Arnprior Open
Arnprior Library, Arnprior, ON

5 rd swiss
90 + 30

https://eoca.ca/#/

 

May 5-6, 2018

Edmonton International Qualifier
Edmonton Chess Club

Details: TBA

Organizer: Jordan Rohatynski


May 6, 2018

Manitoba Scholastic Championship
University of Manitoba, St. Paul's Belltower Café

K-12 children only

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

 


 May 11-12, 2018

50th Ontario High School Chess Championship
Tartu College, Toronto

Deadline for Entries: April 12, 2018.

http://www.ohscc.on.ca/

 

May 11-13, 2018

Nova Scotia Open
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax

5 round swiss
TC: 120 + 30

http://www.nschess.ca/?p=1127

 

May 12, 2018

BC Elementary Chess Tournament
St.George's Elementary School, Vancouver 

contact: wcjchess@hotmail.com

 

May 12-13, 2018

Alberta Seniors Chess Championship
Calgary Chess Club

Alberta residents 50+ years old as of Dec. 31, 2018.

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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

Alberta Women's Championship
Calgary Chess Club

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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

 


 May 19, 2018

NYYCC and GP
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/


May 19-21, 2018 

 

Ontario Open
Annex Chess Club, 918 Bathurst St., Toronto

6 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://annexchessclub.com/2018-ontario-open/

 

43rd Keres Memorial 
Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond, BC

6 round swiss
TC: 100 + 30

$5000 guaranteed

http://keresmemorial.pbworks.com/w/page/1785469/FrontPage

 


 May 25-27, 2018

Open de Sherbrooke
Aréna Julien-Ducharme, Sherbrooke

Système suisse de 5 rondes.
Cad: 1h15/30 coups + 40min./mat, incrément de 30s par coup.

http://www.echecs-sherbrooke.com/open.php


May 26-27, 2018

2018 Charlottetown Open
UPEI, Charlottetown

5 round swiss
TC: 120 + 30s delay

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/charop18.html


May 26-27, 2018

2018 Aron Kaptsan Memorial Sectionals
Manitoba

Details: TBA