Upcoming Events 2018.08-09

28 chess events across Canada in August and September 2018. Choose wisely...


AUGUST 2018

 

 

August 3-6, 2018

Kitchener Chess Festival
Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener ON

13th annual Festival includes multiple events: 6-round Swiss, 60+ Seniors Section, Team Prizes, Family Prizes, Blitz Tournament, daily BBQ.

http://www.chessfest.ca/

 

Canadian Senior Championship
Calgary Chess Club

  • 7-round Swiss in two sections: 50+ and 65+.
  • Must be at least 50 or at least 65 by December 31, 2018.
  • Canadian citizens or residents only.
  • Maximum 40 players

 

http://albertachess.org/2018CSC.php


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 7, 2018

Manitoba Active
University of Winnipeg

  • 4 round Swiss
  • TC: 20 + 10
  • CFC membership not required

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

 


 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 12

Bowser Builders Open
Bowser Legion Hall, Vancouver Island

4 rounds
TC: 45 + 5

http://bowserchess.pbworks.com/w/page/123435870/10th%20Bowser%20Builders%20Open%20Chess%20Tournament

 



August 14-19, 2018

11th Calgary International Chess Classic
Calgary Chess Club

Features: GMs Victor Mikhalevski (ISR), Melikset Khachiyan (USA), Aman Hambleton (CAN), Enrico Sevillano (USA)

Includes: Blitz Championship (Aug 19)

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

 live games
http://live.followchess.com/#!11th-calgary-international-2018

 

August 18

Brantford Olympiad Waive
Harmony Square (Bell Stage), Brantford ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 25 + 5

$20 From each Entry to the Olympiad Team 

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


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

  

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 1-2, 2018

Over/Under 1800
Edmonton Chess Club, Edmonton

2 sections, 5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.albertachess.org/2018OU1800.php


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/

 

Langley Open
Brookswood Senior Centre, Langley, BC

6 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://langleychess.com/events/langley-open/

 


SEPTEMBER 2018

 

September 7-9, 2018

Championnat Ouvert de Montréal (CHOM)
 Loisirs St-Henri, Montréal

5 rondes, suisse
Cad: 90 + 30

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/regions/clubs/tournoi.php?club=&id=13531


September 8

New Brunswick Quick Chess Championship
Mt.Allison University (Avard Dixon), Sackville, NB

5 round Swiss
TC: 25 + 10

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/nbqck18.html


Mississauga 2019 CYCC Qualifier
Tomken Twin Arena Auditorium, Mississauga ON

5 round Swiss
TC: G/30

U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 qualification for 2019 CYCC

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/mcc/missqual3.pdf

 

2018 Battle of Alberta
Red Deer Baymont Inn & Suites

Annual North vs South Team Match

  • Northerners contact Rafael Arruebarrena
  • Southerners contact Omid Malek

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



September 15-16, 2018


September Fall Open
Kitchener, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

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

 

Calgary Junior Regional Championship
Calgary Chess Club

Born after January 1, 1999.

  • Sept 15: Open: 5 round Swiss, TC: 90 + 30
  • Sept 16: U1300 & U800: 7 round Swiss, TC 45 + 30

https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/event/event/9999



September 21-23, 2018

Tournoi Automnal de Sherbrooke

Système suisse de 5 rondes
Détails à venir

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/regions/clubs/evenement.php?club=23&id=13473


September 22-23

24th Medicine Hat Open

Details: TBA

 

September 23

Chess to Remember
Armenian Community Centre, Willowdale, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 25 + 5

prevous winners: GM Evgeney Bareev (2x) and GM Avigdor Bykhovsky.

http://homenetmentoronto.com/chess-to-remember/2018/


September 29, 2018 

PEI Quick Chess Open
UPEI (Health Sci Bldg), Charlottetown

5 round swiss
G/40

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/peiqck18.html


2018 Junior Battle of Alberta 
Red Deer Baymont Inn & Suites

First Annual Junior North vs South Team Match

  • Northerners contact Cristian Ivanescu
  • Southerners contact Vlad Rekhson

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


September 30

PEI Rapid Chess Open
UPEI (Health Sci Bldg), Charlottetown

8 round swiss
G/20

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/peirpd18.html



October 5-7, 2018

11th Varennes International

l'École secondaire Le Carrefour, Varennes, QC

$20,000 guaranteed
5 round swiss

 

https://www.echecsvarennes.com/