The CFC Regular Chess Post ( Week of March 29 - April 4/13 )

The CFC Regular Chess Post – April 3/13 – Alberta Closed Championship Result.

This 6-player round-robin was played March 29 – 31 at the Calgary Chess Club.
Participants >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=3101
Winner >> GM Eric Hansen with 4/5 pts. (gave up 2 draws). Congratulations Eric!
Final Standings >> http://calgarychess.com/WORDPRESS/?page_id=3254

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – April 2/13 – Grand Pacific Open Result.

Dates: March 29-April 1( Easter Weekend )
Location: Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria BC.
Type: 6 round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss
Prizes: $5000 in prizes guaranteed.
Open Section Winners:

1st – 5.5/6 pts. – FM Jack Yoos
2nd/3rd – 5/6 pts. – NM Alfred Pechisker; NM Tanraj Sohal.

Thanks to Mark Dutton for the report.

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – April 1/13 – Spring Governors’ On-line Meeting Agenda.

The CFC Governors’ 2013 Spring Meeting started TODAY, April 1 and runs to Jan. 7. The meeting is open to the public to see (but only governors can post). Here is the Meeting Room Entrance: http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/forum.php . Or go directly via the following link:

http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/fo...ernors-Meeting .

Here is the agenda:

1. Governors' Online Meeting April 2013 Agenda

Monday, April 1st (11:00am ET) - Thursday, April 4th (9:00pm ET)

1. Governors' Online Meeting January 2013 Agenda
2. Governors' Sign In
3. President's Welcome
4. Instructions/Questions/Comments on the On-line Meeting Procedures

5. Executive Reports
a. Vice President
b. FIDE Rep
c. Secretary
d. Treasurer
e. Youth Coordinator
f. Past President

6. Officer + Committee Reports
a. Public Relations Coordinator
b. CFC Clubs Administrator
c. Rating Auditor
d. NFP Act Transition Committee Report
e. CFC Newsletter Committee Report

7. Motions

a. 3 Motions on the dating of CFC memberships. (Paul Leblanc / Lyle Craver) For discussion only with the objective of presenting a motion at the July AGM
b. Creation of a National Youth Coach position (Fred McKim / Vlad Drculec)
c. CFC Women's Titles (Vlad Drculec / Julia Lacau-Rodean)

8. New Business

Thursday, January 4th (9:00pm ET) - Sunday, January 7th (9:00pm ET)

9. Voting Booth

10. Suggested Items for Next Quarterly Meeting
11. Results of Voting
12. Concluding Address by President

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – March 29/13 C – CITL Spring Quick Open.

On Tomorrow!!

When: Saturday, March 30 from 10:00AM-6:00PM
Where: Jarvis Collegiate Institute (495 Jarvis St. M4Y 2G8)
Style: Individual Competition, Swiss pairing System
Rating: NO CFC Membership Required for Juniors. All games will be CFC quick rated
Sections: Junior ($20 fee), Open ($30 Fee)
Entry Fee: $20 for Junior Section, $30 for Open Section
Registration: Enter info at www.tinyurl.com/CITLSpringOpen or
Prizes: There will be medals and ribbons for the juniors and cash prizes in the open section based on entry numbers

For more information, here is a link to the flyer: https://drive.google.com/#folders/0B...zN0VEczM1liZlE

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – March 29/13 B – CFC Governors’ Spring On-line Meeting.

The CFC Governors’ 2013 Spring Meeting starts MONDAY, April 1! (this is no April Fools’ Joke). The meeting is open to the public to see (but only governors can post): http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/forum.php . However, viewers can post comments/questions on the CFC members’ Discussion Board ( http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/fo...2-English-Chat ), where some governors will be visiting during the meeting. They will try to answer questions, etc.. Come see your governors, and tax dollars, at work!

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator

The CFC Regular Chess Post – March 29/13 A – Ottawa CYCC Qualifier/Easter Monday Chess Camp.

when : Easter Monday , Monday, April 1st : 5 rounds from 9am to 5pm
early drop-off available from 8am, and late pick-up available to 6pm

Canadian Youth Chess Championship : http://www.chess.ca/2013-cycc
Featuring International Master (IM) Tom O'Donnell &
International Arbiter/Organizer (IA/IO) Aris Marghetis arismarghetis@rogers.com
event reporting : http://chesscanada.info/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=2
where [free parking] : Walter Baker Centre, 100 Malvern Drive, Nepean
playing room is near library : 2 nd floor, Food Court Area
parents can watch playing room via long row of large windows
all chess materials provided : please bring any chess clocks!
please bring lunch & snacks : no food in official playing area!
time control : 25 minutes + 5 seconds increment [add before] per move
if no digital clock, then analog clock from 5:29 to 6:00
forfeit time [6.6.a] : the rules of this competition specify 5 minutes (vs. 0)
byes discouraged : byes possible, but all non-forced byes are zero-point (0)
sections : this tournament qualifies Boys (Open) & Girls across 6 age groups
(no play-up) U8 born >200 4 , U10>200 2 , U12> 2000 , U14>199 8 , U16>199 6 , U18>199 4
format per section will be determined based on the numbers of players
sections could be Swiss, round-robin, and/or combined as appropriate
[FIDE Swiss, but no floating restrictions nor last round criteria waiving]
seeding by March 28th CFC (Regular) ratings, CMA rating, or adjusted
CFC membership not required, all games rated CFC Active/Quick & CMA
general qualification criteria per section is minimum score of 50%
at least 3 players per each of 12 possible sections will win medals
registration steps : step 1: print this whole page, and complete all fields below
step 2 : attach photocopy that confirms date of birth of player
step 3: attach $45 [not postdated] cheque / money order for “NNOCC”
step 4: mail to: Box-11021, Station-H, Ottawa, Ont., K2H-7T8
only alternatives : alternative to mailing: catch me in person at a chess club
only cash alternative: catch me in person at a chess club
(I attend the RA Chess Club on some Thursday evenings)
only deadline : no registrations accepted after Thursday , March 28 th

Bob Armstrong, CFC Public Relations Coordinator