Upcoming Events: 2017.04

30 31 chess events across Canada in an absolutely jam-packed April... 


March 31 - April 2, 2017 

2017 Halifax Open
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS

5 round swiss
TC: G/120 + 30

http://www.nschess.ca/?p=799

 

Tournoi Transcontinental
Regroupement Loisir-Québec, stade olympique, Montréal

6-player RRs by rating
TC: G/60 + 30

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/activite/tournoi-transcontinental-0

 

2017 Kingston Open
St. Matthew's United Church, Kingston, ON

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

Org: Dan Barlow, dbarlow2[AT]cogeco.ca

https://www.eoca.ca

 

April 1-2, 2017

Tournoi Hospitalite
Centre Mario-Tremblay, Alma, QC

4-round swiss

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/tournois-au-calendrier

 

2017 Aurora Spring Open
Royal Canadian Legion, Aurora, ON

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.aucc.club/aurora-weekend-tournaments/2017-aurora-spring-open/

 

Guelph Spring Pro-Am
Guelph Universtiy Centre, Guelph

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30

http://forum.chesstalk.com/showthread.php?15605-Guelph-Spring-Pro-Am-April-1-2-2017&p=111205&viewfull=1#post111205

 

Lethbridge Open
Polish Hall, Lethbridge, AB

5-round Swiss
TC: 90 + 30

Org: Jerry Mikusek 

http://www.albertachess.org/2017LO.php

 

April 2

Junior Chess Tournament
Key Admissions, Vancouver

Pre K to Grade 7
5-round swiss

http://www.chess.bc.ca/Events/KEY_ChessTournament_Apr2.pdf


April 7-8, 2017

2017 Ontario High School Chess Ch.
Radisson Admiral Hotel, Harbourfront, Toronto, ON

Register before April 3!

6-round swiss
TC: G/90 or G/115, varies by section

http://www.ohscc.on.ca/

 

April 7-9

Choc des générations et Tournoi Perce-Neige 
l'église Sts-Martyrs-Canadiens, Montréal, QC

Invitational Young vs Old tournament, plus 4 round Open swiss

http://www.echecsahuntsic.com/choc-des-g%C3%A9n%C3%A9rations-2017.php

 

April 8

Children's Chess Tournament
Toronto, ON
Branksome Hall

grades 1-8
time: 9 am - 3:30 pm
5-round CFC-rated event

Special Guests: Phiona Mutesi --  "The Queen of Katwe" -- and her coach Robert Katende !!

http://www.chessinstitute.ca/news/2017/02/15/play-chess-with-phiona/

 

Alberta Chess Challenge
Lindsay Thurber Comp. High School, Red Deer

Qualifier for 2017 Canadian Chess Challenge

Alberta residents only
Grades 1-12
TC: 20 + 5

http://www.albertachess.org/2017ACC.php

 

April 8-9

2017 Alberta Seniors Championship
Edmonton Chess Club, Edmonton

Alberta residents, 50+ years old as of Dec 31, 2017

5-round Swiss
CFC & FIDE rated
TC: 90 + 30

http://www.albertachess.org/2017ASC.php

 

April 9

Regular Scholastic Tournament
University of Manitoba, St. Paul's, Winnipeg

K-12

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


April 14, 2017

Victoria Youth Chess Championship
Grand Pacific Hotel

Qualifier for CYCC

5-round swiss
round 1: 10 am
TC: G/30

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2017-victoria-youth-chess-championships-tickets-32398194873

 

April 14-16

2e Tournoi de l'Avenir 2017
Échecs et Maths, 3423 St Denis, Montréal

6-player RRs by rating; FIDE rated or +1600 FQE only
TC: 90 + 30

https://echecs.org/evenement/2e-tournoi-de-lavenir-fide

 

FIDE-CMA Futurity
Chess 'n Math, 701 Mt.Pleasant Rd, Toronto 

6-player RRs by rating, over 1600 only
no byes
TC: 90 + 30

https://chess-math.org/event/3rd-cma-fide-futurity-tournament-toronto-2017
 

2017 Alberta Chess Championship
Calgary Chess Club

6-player RR
Org: Jim Daniluk

http://www.albertachess.org/2017AC.html

Also: April 15-16 

Alberta Reserves
Calgary Chess Club

Org: Frank Kluytmans

http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=9614

 

April 14-17

11th Annual Grand Pacific Open
Victoria, BC

$5000 guaranteed

6 round swiss 
CFC and FIDE rated
TC: 90 + 30

http://grandpacificopen.pbworks.com/w/page/15387541/FrontPage

 

April 15

CFC Junior Grand Prix
North York, ON
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School

U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18 Open and Girls
5 round swiss

https://senecahillchess.com/tournaments/cfc-junior-grand-prix/

 

April 17

 

Eastern Ontario CYCC Qualifier
Walter Baker Centre, Nepean

10am-4pm
5 round Swiss or RR
TC: 25 + 5

Org: Aris Marghetis


 April 21-23, 2017

Championnat junior et Championnat senior du Québec
Regroupement Loisir-Québec, Stade Olympique, Montréal

Ouvert aux moins de 20 ans et aux plus de 50 ans le 1er janvier 2017

Each is a 5-round swiss

http://www.fqechecs.qc.ca/sites/default/files/junior-senior_2017.pdf

 

Niagara Falls Open
Niagara Shrine Club, Niagara Falls, ON

5-round swiss
TC: rd1 G/90; rds 4-5: 30/90 + G/60

http://www.miltonchess.ca/images/cfc/nfo2017.pdf


April 29, 2017

McGill Open Rapid Championship
Shatner Building (SSMU Building), McGill, Montréal

$1000 Guaranteed

5-round Swiss
TC: 25 + 5

  

Official site here.

http://chess.ca/newsfeed/node/942

 

April 29, 30

New Brunswick Blitz Championship & NB Quick Championship
Colonial Inn, Saint John NB

Blitz: TC: G/5, 9-round double swiss + playoff match
http://mcc.cdevastation.com/nbbl17.html

Quick: TC: G/30, 5-round swiss
http://mcc.cdevastation.com/nbqck17.html

 

April 29-30

Arnprior Open
Arnprior Library

5 round swiss
TC: 90 + 30
TD: Herb Langer 

 

BYOB

https://s3.amazonaws.com/eoca/data/Arnprior+Open.pdf

 

Edmonton International Qualifier
Edmonton Chess Club

1st Prize: right to play in 12th Edmonton International (June 20-25, 2017)

5-round swiss
TC: 90 =+ 30

Org: Leah Hughey

http://www.albertachess.org/2017EIQ.php

 

April 30

Regular Scholastic Tournament
University of Manitoba, St. Paul's, Winnipeg

K-12

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