Monday, January 5, 2015

2015 Kingston Open Chess Tournament


2015 Kingston Open Chess Tournament
An EOCA Grand Prix Event 

Date: February 6, 7, and 8, 2015
Place: St. Matthew's United Church Auditorium, 31 Weller Avenue, Kingston, Ontario
Rounds: 5, Friday 8:00 PM (registration 7:30 PM), Saturday & Sunday 10 AM & 3 PM
Type: Regular Swiss, FIDE and CFC rated.
One section tournament with prizes by rating group – rating groups determined by player distribution
A guaranteed prize pool of $1000 provided there exists a registration base of at least 12 paying participants. If registration fees support additional prizes, any excess funds remaining after expenses will be added to the prize pool.
Time Control: Game- in- 90- plus- 30- seconds- a- move.
Entry Fee: 
$50 per player. Players who are not CFC nor FQE members also pay a Tournament Fee. This is a reduced rate of $10 per player or FREE for those under 20 years of age.

Free entry for GM/WGM & IM/WIM if entered by e-mail by January 24th.
Amateur entry is $30. Amateur entrants are not eligible for prizes. Amateur players are required to pay Tournament Fees if they are not CFC nor FQU members.

Requesting byes: max of two ½ point byes in the first four rounds.
Accommodation: First Canada Inns, 1 First Canada Ct, Kingston, ON 1-800-267-7899 613-541-1111.
A discounted rate of $75 per night for rooms with 1 or 2 beds. This includes continental breakfast and indoor heated pool and hot tub. This is also the closest hotel to the event at a distance of 1.4 km. Just mention the Kingston Open Chess Tournament.

Tournament Director: Halldor P. Palsson
Tournament Organizer: Dan Barlow
Registration: If you wish to register or have additional questions, please give me a call at 613-549-2895 or email me at . You can also use that email address to pay the registration fees via PayPal, or by cheque by February 4, 2015, payable to: Daniel Barlow, 9 Parkington Place, Kingston ON K7K 5C8.

Please bring your own equipment if you prefer – Equipment will be provided.

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