Announcing the McGill Open Rapid Championship April 2017

The McGill Chess Club is pleased to announce the $1000 McGill Open Rapid Championship to be held Saturday, April 29, 2017. It will be a 5-round Swiss, 25 min+5 second increment; FQE semi-rapid rated. Sets provided, please bring your clock!


Venue: Shatner Building (SSMU Building) 3480 McTavish St., Lev Burkhman Room 203, Montreal, QC. 5 minute walk from Peel metro

Format : 5 round Swiss. FQE semi-rapid rated. 

Time Control 25 min+5 second increment

Schedule: On site registration : 10:15 – 10:45.

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
11:00 12:10 13:30 14:40 15:50

  $1000 guaranteed. Every registration after the 55th will contribute directly to the prize fund.

Entry fee Prize Fund
Championship section 35$; U18: 25$ McGill Students, Staff or Alumni: $25      FM : free before March 14. Masters : 15$ before March 14 At least $600
Section B -1800 FQE 30$; U18: 20$ McGill Students, Staff or Alumni: $20 At least $400
  Register early!  

To Pre-register: - Email. (email:, - Cash. Please go to the Strategy Games Shop. 3423 St. Denis, 3 min walk from Sherbrooke Metro - Cheque. Send all cheques to the FQE office payable to "McGill Chess Club" 4545 Pierre-de-Coubertin Montréal, QC H1V 0B2 -

PayPal: Use form below. Mention your name



A CFC or FQE membership is required. The tournament pass is $10. They may be purchased in advance or on site.

Refundable until April 28. All refunds will be subject to $10 administrative fees.

Tournament Director:

Roman Sarrazin Gendron


Houji Yao