– Quad(rangle) tournament (groups of four with each player playing 6 games in double round-robin) using CFC regular rating as basis for forming the quad groupings. Bottom section as a Swiss if not divisible by 4.
– Entry fee of $5. Winner take all, except a first and second prize to be awarded based on entries in the bottom section if it turns out to be a Swiss format.
– Time control. 10 minutes plus 3 second increment.
– Results to be counted in Manitoba active ratings.