The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of October 12 - 18/12 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – Oct. 18/12  - National Capital Open

 Starts Tomorrow! An EOCA Grand Prix Event

Date: October 19-20-21, 2012
Place: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa - Courtside rooms
Rounds: 5, Friday 7:30 PM Saturday & Sunday @ 10 AM & 3 PM.

Type: Regular Swiss

Sections and prizes are based on projected entries and may change.

Over 2200 - (rated FIDE & CFC); 1st $400, 2nd $250 3d $150. Only runs if 8 or more enter.
U2200 – (rated FIDE & CFC); 1st $250, 2nd $175 3rd $100
U 1900 – ( rated CFC); 1st $200, 2nd $125 3rd $75; U1750 $100;
U1600 – (rated CFC) 1st $125, 2nd $75 3rd 50.

Time Control: Game-in-90-plus-30-seconds-a-move, or SD/120 with analog clock

Entry Fee: Over 2200 $80 if pre-registered, $100 at site;
U2200 $60 if pre-registered, $70 at site;
U1900 $60 if pre-registered, $70 at site;
U1600 $40 if pre-registered, $50 at site.
Add $20 if playing up a section. Player must be 100 points or less from the rating floor for the section he wants to play up in.

Amateur $30. Amateurs are not eligible for prizes or Over 2200 section.
Free entry for GM/WGM & IM/WIM.

CFC or FQE membership is required.

Requesting byes: max of two ½ point byes in the first four rounds.

Prizes: $$BEN

Organizers: Halldor P. Palsson
TD: Halldor P. Palsson

Registration: Cheque by October 15, 2012, payable to:
Halldor P. Palsson, 633 Island Park Cr.,Ottawa, Ont. K1Y 3P4 or e-mail

Or register in person at the RA Chess Club, October 4,11, or 18th 7:00-7:30 PM

Please bring your own equipment


Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – October 15/12 – Kitchener-Waterloo Quick Tournament Results.

Played Saturday, October 13.

Open Section

1st - Razvan Preotu 5-0 [a spectacular performance]
2nd - Michael Dougherty & Dan Raats 4-0

Honourable mention goes to:
Victor Plotkin, Mark Plotkin, Adam Cormier, and Richard Chen 3 1/2


1st - Wenyang Ming 5-0
2nd - Arhant Washimkar 4-0

Honourable mention goes to:
Nathan Macias-Iuevano and Brian King 3-0

Thanks to Ralph Deline for the report.

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – Oct. 12/12 - 2012 KW Quick Tournament.

On Tomorrow!

Date: Saturday, 13 October 2012

Place: Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street West

TC: G/25 + 10 sec Bronstein
The Bronstein time control in effect delays the clock 10 seconds per move
This time control does not accumulate unused time

Sections: Open and Under 1600

5 Round Swiss

Round Times: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm

Entry Fee: $30

Registration: 9:00 am - 9:45 am at the door or email (below). Preregister by email by Saturday, October 6 for a $5 discount.
Note: Preregistering helps in getting round 1 started on time.

Prizes: Prize fund based on entry fees (less rating fees and minimal expenses).

CFC membership required

Misc: Chess pieces, boards, and clocks will be provided by the KW Chess Club. Free parking is available a block away at the corner of Water St and Charles St.

Any inquiries, please contact Ralph Deline at

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator