Upcoming Events: 2018.07-08

19 chess events across Canada from Canada Day to Labour Day....


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

 

10th Brantford Food Bank Open
89 Dalhousie St, Brantford

TC: 25 + 5
EF: $30 + 2 canned goods

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/10th_brantford_food_bank_op_updated.pdf

 

 

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

 

July 28, 2018

Cowichan Rapid Open
Island Savings Centre, Duncan BC.

5 round Swiss, unrated
TC: 25 + 5

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


AUGUST 2018


August 4, 2018

New Brunswick Day Tornado
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

4 round Swiss
TC: g/60

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/nbdayftontor18.html

 

August 4-6, 2018

2nd Semiahmoo Open
Pacific Inn Resort, Surrey BC

6-round Swiss (BC long weekend)
TC: 90 + 30

http://semiahmooopen.pbworks.com/w/page/117147288/FrontPage



August 8-12, 2018

Canadian Junior Championship
Humber College, Toronto

Sections: 10-player invitiational RR, Open Swiss, U1800, U1300
TC: 90 + 30

Winners of the 10-player RR represent Canada at the World Junior in Turkey (Sept 4-16), and get $1500 travel.

https://elevatemychess.com/canadian-junior-chess-championship/



August 14-19, 2018

11th Calgary International Chess Classic
Calgary Chess Club

Includes: Blitz Championship (Aug 19)

http://www.calgary-international.com/


August 18-19, 2018

2nd Smiths Falls Open
Smiths Falls Lions Club, Smiths Falls ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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


August 25-26, 2018

Hamilton Summer Open
Emmanuel United Church, Hamilton

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://chesshamilton.mygamesonline.org/news.php

 

11th Calgary International Open
Details: TBA

 

August 26, 2018

FAAAR Rapid Chess
Sheraton Airport, Toronto

5 round Swiss; unrated
TC: G/30

http://chess.faaar2018.com


Labour Day Events


August 31-September 2, 2018

16th Abe Yanofsky Memorial
Lockhart Hall, University of Winnipeg

5-round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30; except rd.1: G/110

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


September 1-3, 2018

Paul Hake Labour Day Open
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax

6-round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.nschess.ca/?p=1261


Toronto Open
Annex Chess Club

6-round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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