2017 PEI Open Chess Championship


July 21/22-23
Schedule A Fri-Sun; Schedule B Sat-Sun

Charlottetown (UPEI - Health Sciences Building - Rooms 105/106)


Map of UPEI

Registration

Pre-Register via phone: (902) 626-5019
Pre-Register via e-mail: Fred McKim(fred_mckim@hotmail.com)

Pre-Registration ends pre-tournament Thursday at 6pm
Regular and late entry fees are all collected on-site, at check-in

Check-In/Registration: (Schedule A) Fri 5:45pm - 6:15pm or (Schedule B) Sat 9:00 - 9:15am
Entry Fee for pre-registered players: Adults $45, Juniors (born on or after Jan 1, 1997) $35, Elementary school players $25
Late Entry (no pre-registration): $10 extra

Chess Federation of Canada (CFC):
All players must be (or become) a member of the CFC or pay a CFC Tournament Fee
1) CFC Annual Membership (PEI) - includes a subscription to the monthly Canadian Chess News magazine (PDF Format) and eligibility for any CFC rated events for one year: Adult - $41, Junior (U20) - $27
2) CFC Tournament Fee (PEI) - allows entry to this one CFC tournament: Adult - $16, Junior (U20) - $8
3) CFC Membership Rates and Tournament Fees for other provinces

Format: 5 Round Swiss

Prize Fund (Guaranteed) : 1st = 250, 2nd=125, 3rd=75
Under 2000 = 100, Under 1800 = 100, Under 1600 = 100
Note: Based on 25 paid entries - if more entries, prize fund will increase accordingly



Schedule A: Fri 6:30pm; Sat 10am, 4pm; Sun 9am, 2pm
Time Control: Rd 1 Game in 90 minutes, 30 second delay; Rounds 2-5 Game in 120 minutes, 30 second delay
1/2 point bye available for rounds 1-4 (maximum of 2)

Schedule B: Sat 9:30am, 12:45pm, 4pm; Sun 9am, 2pm
Time Control: Rd 1-2 Game in 75 minutes, 15 second delay; Rounds 3-5 Game in 120 minutes, 30 second delay
1/2 point bye available for rounds 1-4 (maximum of 2)

Hybrid Schedules:
If you are unavailable for Saturday morning, the following hybrid schedule (H1) is possible. 1A, 2B, 3, 4, 5
If you are unavailable for Saturday afternoon, the following hybrid schedule (H2) could be possible. 1A, 1B, 3, 4, 5
If you are unavailable for Saturday evening, the following hybrid schedule (H3) is possible. 1A, 1B, 2B, 4, 5
If you are unavailable for Sunday morning, the following hybrid schedule (H4) is possible. 1A, 1B, 2B, 3, 5
If you are unavailable for Sunday afternoon, the following hybrid schedule (H5) is possible. 1A, 1B, 2B, 3, 4
Note: 1A = Friday 6:30pm, 2A = Sat 9:30am quicker game, 2B = Sat 12:45pm quicker game


Contact: Fred McKim 902-626-5019

Accommodations:

Some UPEI Residence Rooms should be available Call: 902-566-0952 (September to April); 902-566-0442 (May to August) Standard dorm rooms start at about $55 & tax per night, but all different styles and costs are available

Several motels are in the area.

University Ave:
Inn on the Hill (902-894-8572) ....closer to downtown

On the Highway (Capital Dr) also close by:
Rodd Royalty Inn (902-894-8566)
Best Value Inn (902-892-2481)
Comfort Inn (902-566-4424)
Banbridge Inn (902-368-2223)
Queens Arms Inn (902-368-1110)
Holiday Inn (902-892-1201)


Charlottetown Open Chess Tournament
Junior Division
Saturday, July 22
UPEI, Health Sciences Building, Room 105/106

Open to Juniors Under 14
with a CFC Regular Rating less than 1200 (or unrated) 
and CFC Quick Chess Rating less than 1400
Players SHOULD have a CMA rating of 600

Minimum of 6 players; maximum of 16
CFC Quick Chess & CMA Rated
CFC Membership not Required

Book Prizes
Entry Fee - $20
Second Family Member - $10
Pre-register by e-mail by Wed, July 19 to avoid $5 late fee

Registration Sat 12:15-12:45pm
Round Times Rd 1 at 1pm. Event should finish around 5pm
Time Control G/30

For more information or to pre-register
contact Fred McKim
fred_mckim@hotmail.com
902.626.5019 


Pre-Registered (9) as of June 15
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1350(est) - Yaron Felter-Gonen (NB)
1349 - Luc Blanchette (NB)
1293/14 - Johan Jijo
1241 - Samel Sunil
1232 - Jacob Tibbo (NB)
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1046/23 - Alain Blanchette (NB)
900(est) - Jacob Connor (NB)
625(est) - Xavier Elliott (NB)
550(est) - Andraia Doull
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Confirmed (14) as of June 26
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2307(USCF) X - Ryan Sowa(RI) [?]
2244 X - Robert Hamilton (NB) [B] ... Rd 1 Bye
2216 - Jason Manley (NB) [?]
2099(USCF) X - Aidan Sowa (RI) [?]
2073 - Richard Bowes(NB) [?]
1985 - John Bleau (QC) [B] ... Rd 1 Bye
1856 - Fred McKim [Any]
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1801 - Ken Cashin (NS) [A]
1696 - Wane Inkpen (NL) [A]
1600(est) - Colin LeBlanc (NB) [A]
1471 - Justin Manchester (ON) [A]
1468/13 - Nick Elliott [?]
1380 - Arnab Kundu [?]
1225(est) - Samel Sunil [?]
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[] indicates schedule choice
X indicates non-member


Probables
Philippe Cliche (NB)
Randy Maillet (NB)
Raj Dahal
Tony Wu
Conrad MacNeil (NS)
Ed Keunecke
Mark Fowlie (NB)
Nathan Boulter (NB)
Yoav Gonen (NB)

Maybes
Jean Desforges (NB)
Peter MacKean
Anthony Banks
Sean Breitkreuz (NB)
Italo Marzari
Jody Smith (NB)
Jack Ronahan
Lewis Ford (ON)
David Ghiz
Luke Dickie
Ibrahim Abou Assali
Leon Liang
Duncan McIntyre
Terrin Lewis
Cindy Yan

Other Recent PEI CFC Weekend Event Participants
Andrew Sullivan (NB)
Logan Davidson (NB)
Jason Hutchinson(NB)
George Hensel (NB)
Trevor Pardy (NB)
Alexandre LeBlanc (NB)

Regrets
Elias Oussedik (NB)
Sam Song (NB)
Adam Dorrance (NS)
Joe Horton (NB)
Bill Bogle (NB)
Peter Turner (NB)
Kevin Bu
Joey Zhou
Andy Vo
Peter Vo
Scott Su
Oscar Cormier



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