Sat, Nov 16 - 17, 2019





Volunteer Sign Up:  https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/Volunteer/SignUp


Sections: Championship, Girls, Open, Under 1300, Under 800.

Eligibility: Anyone born after January 1, 2000. ACA junior membership ($1/year, included in CFC memberships) required.

Entry fee: $30 if preregistered online by noon, Friday, November 15. $35 onsite. Championship players are free. Payment will be made onsite by either cash or cheque made out to “Alberta Chess Association.” Pre-registered players must come by 9:45 am on the morning of the first round, or they won’t be paired.

 

Section: Championship
This is a closed 6-player round robin. No byes available. Game in 90 minutes 30 seconds/move. No entry fee. CFC & FIDE rated. Alberta residents only. The winners of the 2019 Edmonton Junior Regional and Calgary Junior Regional will automatically qualify. The other four spots will be filled by players with the highest CFC rating between July 17 and Oct 16, 2019. Players are eligible only by gaining a full participation point since the 2018 Alberta Junior Championship. 1 participation point is awarded for the Edmonton and Calgary Junior Regionals. All other ACA tournaments are worth a half point. All qualifiers must confirm their entry by November 6.

Confirmed Participants
1. Ian Zhao (2402 – Rating List)
2. Maxim Vasic (2083 – Rating List)

3. Anand Rishi Chandra (2062 – Rating List)

4. James Windram (2034 – Rating List)

5. Aditya Raninga (2031 – Calgary Regional Champion)
6. Mark Ivanescu (1875 – Edmonton Regional Champion)

1st place: $1,000 travel grant to 2020 Canadian Junior Championship Trophy

2nd, 3rd: Trophy

 

Section: Girls
This tournament is a qualifier for the 2020 SPFGI in St. Louis. The winner will be the official Alberta representative to this tournament. Alberta residents only. Game in 90 minutes 30 seconds/move. Additional age restriction: must be born after July 22, 2001.

1st place: $500 travel grant (airfare) to the 2020 SPFGI in St. Louis Trophy
2nd, 3rd: Trophy

 

Section: Open
This is a five round, open Swiss. Game in 90 minutes 30 seconds/move. 

1st, 2nd, 3rd: Trophy

Sections: Under-1300 & Under-800
These sections will be 7-round Swisses (or round robins if small). Restricted by rating. Game in 45 minutes 30 seconds/move.

1st, 2nd, 3rd: Trophy

 

Schedule (Championship, Girls, and Open sections)
Saturday, November 16:
On-site registration: 9:00 am – 9:30 am 
Opening ceremony: 9:45 am – 9:55 am
Rounds 1-3: 10 am, 1:30 pm, 5 pm
Sunday, November 17: 
Rounds 4 and 5: 10 am, 1 pm
Tie-breaks: immediately after the completion of round 5

Schedule (Under 1300 & Under 800) – Approximate
Saturday, November 16:
On-site registration: 9:00 am – 9:30 am 
Opening ceremony: 9:45 am – 9:55 am
Rounds 1-4: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3 pm
Sunday, November 17: 
Rounds 5-7: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm
Tie-breaks: immediately after the completion of round 7

All sections CFC rated.
All non-prize winning participants will receive ribbons or colorful chess pieces.

 

Accommodation
Special chess rates at the Days Inn Calgary South. $79.00 for single and double occupancy, add $10 for an additional person, up to max of four plus applicable taxes in standard rooms. King rooms will be available at $99.00 plus taxes.

Please call 403.243.5531 or 1.800.361.3422, and quote the code “CGAC19” to book your rooms or mention that you are booking under Alberta chess competition.

Date
Sat, Nov 16 - 17, 2019

Organizer
Vera Li

Venue
Days Inn Calgary South
Address
3828 Macleod Trail South, calgary


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