2014 Winnipeg Open starts Tuesday, June 3

By | June 2, 2014

2014 Winnipeg Open – Remember the ’74 Pan-Am  ( a special Tuesday Night Tournament)

$ 20 entry fee  –   Prizes will be based on entries.

Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42

8 rounds – June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15, 22, 29 – (This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 8 rounds) NO GAME on JULY 1

(Players may take up to 3  half-point and any number of zero-point byes.  Half-point byes for rounds 7 and 8 must be requested before Round 4.

Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp. There is one game per week.

Tuesday Night Tournaments are held every month of the year, (except for November and December when things are organized a little differently).

All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hour 50 minutes  to complete their moves, the game will be be 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum]

Start time is 7:00 pm and the TD will confirm costs

$ 20 entry fee and CFC membership required.

All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site)

[$ 20 for a one-tournament adult membership or $ 49 for 12 months- new adult members pay only $ 36 for a twelve-month CFC membership;

Junior (under 20)  members pay $ 10 for a one-tournament membership, $ 34 for a twelve-month CFC membership, new junior members pay only  $ 24 for a twelve month CFC membership]

Registration for tournament -Tuesday, June 3  – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm

Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm. (If you think you may be late, please send an email to chessmanitoba ‘at’ gmail.com) before 5 pm (you can try later, but the wireless access at the U may be problematic) .

Easiest way to get there is to take the elevator at the north end (Ellice) to the 5th Floor(if that Elevator is operating) Otherwise, there is an elevator just to the west of the old Bookstore location and proceed to 4M.  Our goal is to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.