Upcoming Events: 2018.09-10

 More evidence that over-the-board chess isn't dying as fast as nay-sayers would have it: 31 32 chess tournaments across Canada in September and October 2018. Play in a couple, so you'll have something to tell your grandchildren about...

 


 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, 2018

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

5 round Swiss
TC: 25 + 10

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

 

Adult Active Open
Tomken Twin Arena, Mississauga

5 Rounds
TC: G/30

info

Mississauga 2019 CYCC Qualifier
Tomken Twin Arena, Mississauga

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 14-16, 2018

RA Fall Open
RA Center, Ottawa

5 round Swiss
TC: 90+30

GM Bator Sambuev is playing

details


September 15, 2018

Regina Open
Riddell Centre, U of R, SASK

5 round Swiss
TC: G/30 + 5

https://www.facebook.com/events/203513740515685/

https://www.facebook.com/QueenCityChessRegina/

 

September 15-16, 2018

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

 

Edmonton Junior Regional
Edmonton Chess Club

born after Jan 1, 1999

!? - prizes include spot in Alberta Jr. Championship and $100 of professional coaching.

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


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, 2018

24th Medicine Hat Open

Details: TBA
Org. Dr Bill Taylor

 

September 23, 2018

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, 2018

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

8 round swiss
G/20

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


OCTOBER 2018

October 5-7, 2018

11th Varennes International
l'École secondaire Le Carrefour, Varennes, QC

$20,000 guaranteed
5 round swiss 

https://www.echecsvarennes.com/

 

2018 CYCC Happy Life Markham Open
Bill Hogarth SS, Markham, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90+30
includes sections for juniors

https://www.canadachess.ca/markham-open-registration/


October 6-8, 2018

Maritime Open Championship
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax

6 round Swiss
TC: G/2 + 30

http://www.nschess.ca/?p=1265


New West Open 2018
Royal City Centre, New Westminster, BC

6 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

https://westchess.com/tournament/new-west-open-2018


October 13, 2018

2018 Fredericton Fall Tornado
UNB Marshall D'Avray Hall

4 round Swiss
TC: G/60

Org: Jason Manley

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/ftonftor18.html

 

October 13, 2018

Octoberfest Quick Open
Kitchener, ON

TC: G/25 + 10

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


October 13-14, 2018

Almonte Open
Almonte, ON

details available after Sept 17.  :B

https://eoca.ca/


October 19-21, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador Open
St. John's, NL

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

http://nlchess.ca/events/

 

Open d'échecs de Lévis 2018
Patro de Lévis, Lévis, QC

Système suisse de 5 rondes
Cad: 30/75m + 45/mat + 30S

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/regions/clubs/evenement.php?club=56&id=13482

 

October 20-21, 2018

Aurora Fall Open
Newmarket Old Town Hall,  Newmarket, ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90+30

http://www.aucc.club/2018-aurora-fall-open/2018-aurora-fall-open-details/


October 26-28, 2018

33rd Jack Taylor Memorial
Victoria, BC

5 round Swiss
TC: 90+30

http://victoriachessclub.pbworks.com/w/page/27982406/Jack%20Taylor%20Memorial

 

October 27-28, 2018

Guelph Fall Pro-Am
Guelph Universtiy, Guelph ON

5 round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

details