Upcoming Events: 2018.06-07

With only 22 chess events acrosss Canada in June and July, who can doubt this is the end of the beginning of the end of chess in Canada?! 

Find an event, and pay your last respects, while there's still time...*

 


JUNE 2018

June 2, 2018

Championnat Jeunesse Rapide du Québec
Centre Père Marquette, Montréal

Ages: U8 to U18
Must be Quebec resident for 1 year

https://www.tourdelareussite.org/championnat-jeunesse-rapide

 

June 2-3, 2018

Golden Horseshoe Championship
Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel, Mississauga

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

Registered players include: GM Bator Sambuev, GM Razvan Preotu, IM Tomas Krnan, IM Kaiqi Yang

https://elevatemychess.com/golden-horseshoe-championship/

 

35th Trumpeter Classic
Sandman Hotel, Grande Prairie, AB

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://gpchessclub.com/trumpeter-classic


June 8-10, 2018

George Beals Open
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax

5 round Swiss
TC: 120 + 30

http://www.nschess.ca/?p=1142


June 9, 2018

Aurora Chess Day
Aurora Public Library, Aurora, ON

4 round Swiss
TC: 55m + 5s

http://www.aucc.club/aurora-chess-day/aurora-chess-day-details/

 

June 9, 2018

Vancouver Active
Bridge Center, 2776 East Broadway

5 rounds
G/30 or G/25 + 10

http://www.chess.bc.ca/events.shtml

 

June 9-10, 2018

5th Harbourfront Chessfest
Toronto

  • Jumbo boards for anyone to play
  • displays and info
  • Toronto Blitz Championship on Sunday

http://annexchessclub.com/harbourfront-chessfest/

 

Calgary International Qualifier
Calgary Chess Club

Details: 5 round Swiss.
TC: 90 + 30

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


June 16-17, 2018

Guelph Pro-Am
Peter Clark Hall, Guelph University

5 round Swiss
G 90 + 30

details


June 19-24, 2018

13th Edmonton International
Edmonton Chess Club

Details: TBA
Organizer: CM Rafael Arruebarrena

 

June 22-24, 2018

Championnat Ouvert de Laval
Hôtel Holiday Inn, Laval

5 round Swiss
TC: 40/90 + g30 + 30s

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/championnat-ouvert-de-laval-0

 

Eastern Ontario Open
RA Centre, Ottawa

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://s3.amazonaws.com/eoca/data/2018%20Eastern%20Ontario%20Open%20Chess%20Championship.pdf

 

June 22-24, 2018

Edmonton International Open

Organizer: CM Rafael Arruebarrena
Details: TBA

 

June 22-24, 2018

2018 BC Senior Championship 
Comfort Inn, Surrey, BC

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://victoriachessclub.pbworks.com/w/page/112397404/BC%20Senior


June 27-29,  2018

Fort McMurray All-Girls Chess Camp
Fort McMurray

Organizer: Jina Burn
Details: TBA
 

June 30-July 2,  2018
Fort McMurray Open

Organizer: Jina Burn
Details: TBA

  

July 2-5, 2018

2018 Canadian Youth Chess Championships
Quebec City

7-round swiss for the National Championships in U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, girls and boys.

Winners qualify to represent Canada at:

  • the World Cadet Chess Championship (U8, U10, U12) in Santiago de Compostela, Spain (Nov 3-16).
  • the World Youth Chess Championship (U14, U16, U18) in Halkidiki, Greece (Oct 19 - Nov 1).

Note: players must qualify for entry to the CYCC. Final qualification events will be held May 26 in Mississauga and June 3 in Montréal.
See CFC tournaments site for details.

Opening Ceremony July 1; round 1 July 2.

https://www.cycc2018.com/


July 7-14, 2018

Canadian Open
Quebec City

  • 9-round Swiss
  • one round per day, except Sunday July 8, which sees rounds 2 and 3.
  • TC: 40/90 + G/30 + 30s
  • 5 sections: Open, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400/unrated
  • Eligibility based on highest rating of: FIDE, CFC, FQE, or USCF (for US residents).
  • $15,000 guaranteed

Other events: Blitz championship; GM simul; GM lecture.

https://www.chessopen-canada.com/

 

July 13-15, 2018

2018 New Brunswick Open Championship
Chinese Commerce Centre, Saint John

5 round Swiss
TC: 40/2 + G/60

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/nbop18.html


July 21, 2018

Vancouver Active
Bridge Center, 2776 East Broadway

5 rounds
G/30 or G/25 + 10

http://www.chess.bc.ca/events.shtml


July 21-28, 2018

Québec Open
Montréal-Longueuil, Québec

  • 9-round Swiss
  • one round per day, except Sunday July 22, which sees rounds 2 and 3.
  • $15,000 guaranteed
  • GMs confirmed: Romain Edouard (FRA), Victor Mikhalevski (ISR), Bator Sambuev (CAN), Alexander Chernaiev (RUS)
  • Blitz tournament July 28.

Cool location: South side of the St.Lawrence, next to Île Notre Dame. On the Metro, and only a 1km walk to the Six Flags amusement park on Île Sainte-Hélène.

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

 

July 27/28-29, 2018

PEI Open Chess Championship
UPEI, Charlottetown

5 round Swiss
TC: rd. 1-2: G/75 + 15s delay; rd. 3-5: G/120 + 30s delay

Note: two schedules of play are available: 1 Fri + 2 Sat, or 3 Saturday. Schedules merge on Sunday with 2 games.

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/peiop18.html

 


*... or enjoy the weather and come back again when things get chilly ;)