Sat, Oct 14 - 15, 2023





Format: 

OpenFIDE and CFC rated. 5 round Swiss, Game in 60 minutes 30 seconds/move.

- U1300 and U800: CFC rated 7 round Swiss, Game in 45 minutes 30 seconds/move

CFC membership is required when register for this event. Please check out the CFC membership link to get an CFC membership: 

https://www.chess.ca/en/players/membership-join/

- Players must record all their moves. Assistance sheets will be provided upon request. 


Registration:

- Only Juniors born after January 1, 2004 are eligible.

 Registration Cap:  Maximum registration 65 

The registration will be closed as soon as the cap is reached OR by 10:00 PM on October 13th, whichever comes sooner. Onsite registration will NOT be permitted.  

- Unrated players is recommended to register in the U800 section.

- The final section assignment is determined by the Head TD based on the higher of regular and active ratings. Check your CFC rating at the link: https://www.chess.ca/en/ratings/


Entry Fee:  First child at $25, sibling at $22. 

Start Time: 10:00AM on Saturday October 14th & 10:00AM on Sunday October 15th. 

Venue: Room 140-148 Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Building, University of Calgary

Volunteer sign-up: https://www.calgaryjuniorchess.com/CJCC/Volunteer/SignUp

Head Tournament Director:  Sean Wu

Players who arrive after 9:45 am on October 14th will not be paired for round 1. 


Schedule:

Saturday, October 14th:

On-site check-in: 9:15am – 9:45am

Rounds 1-3 for Open: 10:00am, 1:00pm, 5:00pm or ASAP

Rounds 1-4 for U1300: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:30pm or ASAP

Rounds 1-4 for U800 : 10:00am, 11:30pm, 1:00pm, 4:00pm or ASAP

Sunday, October 15th:

Rounds 4-5 for Open: 10:00am, 2:00pm or ASAP

Rounds 5-7 for U1300: 10:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm or ASAP

Rounds 5-7 for U800 : 10:00am, 11:30pm, 1:00pm or ASAP


Tie-breaks Rules: 

1) Head to head (if all those tied played each other).

2) Buchholz (Sum of all scores of opponents).

3) Buchholz cut 1 (Sum of all scores of opponents except the lowest point scorer).

4) Sonneborn-Berger (Sum of all scores of opponents you won against and half the scores of opponents you drew).

5) Most wins.

Prizes:

1st place in the Open section: One free entry to Alberta Junior Championship corresponding section, and a Trophy. 

1st place in sections other than the Open: One free entry to Alberta Junior Championship corresponding section, and a Trophy.

2nd place in each section: Trophy.

3rd place in each section: Trophy

Top Girl in each section: One free entry to Alberta Junior Championship corresponding section, and a Trophy.

All other participants will receive a token.

NOTE: 

We have limited volunteers onsite. Parents are solely responsibility for the safety and security of the players in between rounds and after the tournament has completed. 

Date
Sat, Oct 14 - 15, 2023

Organizer
Lili Ou
Email
chesscjcc@gmail.com

Venue
Room 140-148 Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary
Address
434 Collegate Blvd NW, Calgary


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