2017 New Brunswick Open Championship

June 23-25, 2017
Sackville, NB

	
	
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Venue: Mt Allison University, Avard Dixon Hall, Room 112, Sackville NB  

Registration: On-site Friday evening  from 5:45pm  6:15pm

Schedule:         Fri, June 23      6:30pm
                  Sat, June 24      9:30am & 4:30pm
                  Sun, June 25      9:00am & 2:30pm

Pairings: Accelerated Pairings (Rounds 1 & 2) if more than 25 players

NBCA Annual Meeting: June 24 3:30pm

Time Control: 40 moves in 2 hours followed by sudden death in 1 hour

Entry Fee: $45 for Adults and $35 for Juniors (U20) and Seniors (65+). 
Pre-Registration before June 21st saves $10 (contact Fred McKim or Andrew Frazer). 

Prize Fund: Depends on entries -> B/26 
Tentative: 1st $200, 2nd $120, 3rd $60 
           U1900 $60, U1500 $25 
           U18 $60, U14 $25
 
Requested Byes (1/2 point) are available for rounds 1-4.

Membership: Membership in Canadian Federation of Chess is required. Membership entitles
you to play in rated tournaments and access to the CFC Monthly Newsletter. This may be purchased on site at time of registration.  
- Regular annual membership (NB Players) costs $46, Junior membership $30 
  Check CFC site for rates for other provinces
- Single tournament membership (NB Players) costs $20, Juniors $10.  

Organizer     :            	Andrew Frazer
                      		(506) 229-2035
				agfrazer@mta.ca


Accommodations:
1) Residence: Mt Allison 151 Main St, 506-364-2247 (after April 30)
2) Hotel: Marshlands Inn: 55 Bridge St., Phone:  1-800-561-1266
3) Hotel: Coastal Inn: 15 Wright St, Phone: 1-888-704-7444
4) Hotel: Tantramar Motel: 4 Robson Ave, Phone: 1-800-399-1327
There are also several bed and breakfasts in Sackville and more motels in nearby Amherst, NS (10 minute drive). Moncton is a 30 minute drive. 



Confirmed (25) - as of June 22:
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2284 - Sam Song
2216 - Jason Manley
2096 - Jean Desforges
2073 - Richard Bowes
1981 - Peter Turner
1978 - Gordon Giacomin (NS)
1959 X - Kevin Bu (PEI)
1868 - Nicolas Robichaud
1856 - Fred McKim (PEI)
1844 - Andrew Frazer 
1704 - Alexandre Robichaud
1664 X - Patrick Caissie
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1661/9 X - Isaac Lee
1591 X - Ben Yeomans
1500(est) - Amos Bell
1352/7 - Amr Mohamed
1343/5 - Yoev Gonen
1299 - Mark Fowlie
1250(est) X - Colin LeBlanc
1235/5 - Yaron Felter-Gonen
1225(est) - Robert Daigle
1130 - Luc Blanchette
850(est) - Ryan Nikmarem
825(est) - Xavier Daigle
700(est) X - Linke Xie
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Probable:
Jason Hautchinson
Jody Smith
Alexandre LeBlanc
Zach LeBlanc
Cody Fraser


Maybe:  
Bill Bogle
Robert DiDiodato
Peter MacKean (PEI)
Neil Davis
Steve Saunders (NS)
Andrew Sullivan
Jonathan MacDonald
Raj Dahal (PEI)
Sean Breitkreuz
Cynthia Cui
Leo Cui
Derek Vihvelin
Ken Craft
Tony Wu (PEI)
Bruce Fleury (NS)
Jacques Brun
Joel Roberston
Trevor Pardy
Josh Breau
Chris Maund
Scott King
Michel Melanson
J.P. Robichaud
Dominic LaPointe
Raymond Pilon
Fred Fournier

                                        
Regrets:
Robert Hamilton
Joe Horton
Philippe Cliche
George Hensel
Andy Vo (PEI)
Peter Vo (PEI)
Nathan Boulter
Jacob Tibbo
Alain Blanchette


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