10th Calgary International Tournament Details

Organizing Committee

Vlad Rekhson: Chief Organizer and Tournament Director (vrekhson@yahoo.ca 403-970-8032)
Frank Kluytmans: Assistant Organizer and Treasurer.
Jim Daniluk: Chess Club Representative, Assistant Organizer.
Tony Ficzere: Website.

Calgary Chess Club (close to Barlow Trail and 32nd Ave NE), #274, 3359  27 St NE   Calgary, AB T1Y 5E4

Format:  Open Swiss, with GM participation. Norms are expected to be possible. Maximum Capacity: 40 players! NOTE:
We are no longer accepting players rated under 1800 FIDE.

Entry fees: Based on current FIDE rating (CFC ratings will not be used). If your FIDE rating goes down to a lower section at the time of the start of the tournament, you will not be charged extra. If your rating increases to the next threshold, you will be reimbursed the difference so there is no risk and potential benefit to registering early. All entry fees will increase by $20 on July 1st.
Full refunds are available until July 1st, 2017.

Entry Fees (Junior is 20 years of age and under)
August 2, 6:30pm: Players meeting, opening announcements, drawing of lots.
Round 1: August 2, 7pm
Round 2: August 3, 11am
Round 3: August 3, 6pm
Round 4: August 4, 6pm
Round 5: August 5, 11am
Round 6: August 5, 6pm
Round 7: August 6, 11am
Round 8: August 6, 6pm
Round 9: August 7, 11am
Awards & Blitz: August 7, 6pm following round 9

Time control: 40/90+30 minutes, 30 seconds increment from move 1.

Prizes: $1,750 CDN Guaranteed Minimum.
1st: $1,000, 2nd: $500, 3rd: $250. More if entry fees exceed $1,750.

Byes: 1 half point bye allowed for rounds 1-8 if announced before the start of the tournament. Players taking byes will not be eligible for International title norms.

Late Default: 60 minutes.

Special rule: No agreed draws are allowed before move 30.

Bonus: Visit to the Banff National Park
Fee Schedule Price  
GM/IM/WGM/WIM/2400+ Free  
FM/WFM/2300+ $70  
2200-2299 $120  
2200-2299 Junior $70  
2000-2199 $170  
2000-2199 Foreign Adult $70  
2000-2199 Junior $120  
1800-1999 $220  
1800-1999 Foreign Adult $120  
1800-1999 Junior $170  
1800-1999 Foreign  Junior $70  
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August 2, 2017 - August 7, 2017
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