1st ANNUAL OAKVILLE RAPID & BLITZ CHALLENGE  PRESENTED BY OAKVILLE CHESS CLUB & ELEVATE MY CHESS

Registered Players List – Rapid; Blitz

Location & Dates                                                                                     

When: Saturday, November 24, 2018

Where: Sandman Hotel Oakville, 3451 South Service Road West, Oakville, ON L6L 0C3

 

Format   

RAPID – 5 Round Swiss | CFC active rated | FIDE rated for Open category | CFC membership is required.

BLITZ – 5 Round Swiss | CFC active rated | CFC membership is required.

 

Rounds: RAPID: Rd 1 – 10:00 AM; Rd 2 – 11:00 AM; Rd 3 – 12:00 PM; Rd 4 – 2:00 PM; Round 5 – 3:00 PM; BLITZ starts at 4:30 PM

 

Sections: OPEN, U-1600 and U-1000

 

Time Control: 25 mins per game plus 5 sec increment for Rapid and 3 mins per game plus 2 sec increment for Blitz

 

BYES                                                                                           

1/2 points for rounds 1-3. Only 2 byes allowed

The byes MUST be requested in advance, at the latest prior to the end of the previous round                                                                                            

 

Organizers: Oakville Chess Club in partnership with Elevate My Chess Canada Inc.

 

Arbiter: Egidijus Zeromskis

 

Registration Fees (Click links below to register)

RAPID

EARLY Entry fee (Ends Sep 17, 2018): Open $ 45 : U-1600 $ 40 : U-1000 $ 35

REGULAR Entry fee (Ends Nov 5, 2018): Open $ 50 : U-1600 $ 45 : U-1000 $ 40

LATE Entry fee (After Nov 5, 2018): Open $ 60 : U-1600 $ 55 : U-1000 $ 50

BLITZ

EARLY Entry fee (Ends Sep 17, 2018): Open $ 20 : U-1600 $ 15 : U-1000 $ 10

REGULAR Entry fee (Ends Nov 5, 2018): Open $ 25 : U-1600 $ 20 : U-1000 $ 15

LATE Entry fee (After Nov 5, 2018): Open $ 35 : U-1600 $ 30 : U-1000 $ 25

Click here to Register Online

 

PRIZES (Based on minimum of 70 registered players)

RAPID

Rapid Chess Open Section: 1st $300; 2nd $200; 3rd $100

Rapid Chess U1600 Section: 1st $250; 2nd $150; 3rd $50

Rapid Chess U1000 Section: 1st $200; 2nd $100; 3rd $50

BLITZ

Blitz Challenge Open Section: 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $35

Blitz Challenge U1600 Section: 1st $70; 2nd $40; 3rd $30

Blitz Challenge U1000 Section: 1st $50; 2nd $35; 3rd $25

COMBINED TOTAL PRIZES (Prizes for total points from the Rapid & Blitz Tournaments combined)

Rapid & Blitz Total Open Section: 1st $60; 2nd $40; 3rd $20

Rapid & Blitz Total U1600 Section: 1st $50; 2nd $30; 3rd $20

Rapid & Blitz Total U1000 Section: 1st $40; 2nd $20; 3rd $10

Unrated may not win over $10 in all sections

Water provided. Chess equipment provided.

Click the links below to Register Online

RAPID – OPEN SECTION

RAPID – U1600 SECTION

RAPID – U1000 SECTION

BLITZ – OPEN SECTION

BLITZ – U1600 SECTION

BLITZ – U1000 SECTION 

 

Click here to download PDF Flyer of the event

 

TOURNAMENT SPONSOR

TBD

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, click here.

 

Refund Policy: No cash refunds on withdrawal. Credit for equal amount will be given if you notify us of withdrawal on or before October 15, 2018. Credits can be used to register for tournaments and other programs offered by Elevate My Chess. Registration fee will be forfieted if you don’t notify us of withdrawals on or before October 15, 2018. However, consideration for credit will be considered in special circumstances on a case by case basis.