Upcoming Events: 2017.07 (Updated)

12 events across Canada this July, including your best chances to play against GMs this summer in Sault Ste Marie...


June 27 - July 1, 2017

Canadian Closed
Olympic Stadium, Montréal, QC

Schedule: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am & 4 pm; Saturday: 10 am. TieBreak at 6 pm. 
TC: 40/90 + G/30 + 30 sec

1st prize: Qualification to the 2017 World Cup and air fare; $1,500; and $1,000 CFC subsidy for 2018 Continental; IM Title

Top Players: GM Bator Sambuev, GM Alexandre LeSiege, IM Nikolay Noritsyn, IM Aman Hambleton

Current Standings


July 1-23, 2017 

Wood Buffalo Chess Festival
Fort McMurray, AB

Many events, including the 2017 Fort McMurray Open and 2017 Alberta Women’s Chess Championship listed below

https://www.fmchess.com/

 

July 1-2, 2017

2017 Fort McMurray Open 
Nistawoyou Friendship, Fort McMurray 

5 Rounds Swiss
$2,750 guaranteed 

https://www.fmchess.com/

 

2017 Alberta Women’s Chess Championship 
Nistawoyou Friendship, Fort McMurray 

5 Rounds Swiss

https://www.fmchess.com/



July 6-16, 2017

2017 CYCC & Canadian Open
Sault College, Sault Ste Marie, ON

CYCC: 
July 6-10.
7 round Swiss in Open and Girls sections for U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 Canadian Championships

Canadian Open:
Format: 9 round Swiss
Sections: Master, U2200, U1800, U1400
TC: 40/90 + SD/30 + 30s

Two Schedules Available: 9-day (July 8-16) or 6-day (July 11-16; with 2 rds/day on first 3 days)

Top Players:

  1. GM Andriy Vovk, UKR 2632
  2. GM Alex Lenderman, USA 2578 
  3. GM Razvan Preotu, Canada 2496
  4. GM Aryan Chopra, India 2491
  5. IM Aman Hambleton, Canada 2441
  6. GM Alex Cherniaev, GM Russia 2425
  7. IM Kaiqi Yang, China 2415
  8. GM James Tarjan, USA 2414
  9. IM Michael Mulyar, USA

homepage

http://www.ssmchess.ca/en/index.html

facebook

https://www.facebook.com/ssmchess/



July 7-8, 2017

Nova Scotia Closed

Invitation Only

http://www.nschess.ca/?page_id=52

 

July 8, 2017

Regina Active
2404 Elphinstone, Regina, SK 

5 Round Swiss
TC: 30 + 5
Rd.1: 10am

http://www.queencitychess.club/tournaments


July 21-23, 2017

2017 PEI Open
Charlottetown, UPEI

5 Round Swiss
Hybrid Schedules are available, see website

http://mcc.cdevastation.com/peiop17.html


July 22, 2017

10th Annual Brantford Food Bank Chess Tournament
Brantford Harmony Square (Bell Stage - Outside, but covered if it rains)
89 Dalhousie St, Brantford 

$15 of each entry to the Brantford Food Bank

5 Rounds, 2 Sections
TC: 25 + 5sec bonus
Registration: 10am - 10:45am
Rd 1: Starts at 11 am

CFC Active Rated Section 
CFC membership required (can be purchased onsite or at chess.ca)
$30 plus canned goods
Cash prizes

Unrated Section
$15 plus canned goods
Non-Cash prizes only

Contact: brantchess@primus.ca


July 22 - 30, 2017

2017 International Chess Festival St-Denis
Montréal , QC

9 rounds - One game per day.

Top Players: 

  1. GM Victor Mikhalevski (Israel)
  2. GM Bator Sambuev (Canada)
  3. GM Tejas Bakre (India)

https://chess-math.org/event/2017-international-chess-festival-st-denis?field_succursale=48


July 29-30, 2017

2017 Aurora Summer Open
The Royal Canadian Legion, Aurora, Ontario

Five rounds swiss in five sections: Open, U2000, U1600, U1300, and U900.
TC: 90 + 30

1st prize in the Open Section: minimum $500

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