2015 Earl Rosenbloom and Frank Milord Memorial Tournaments start Tuesday, November 3

By | November 1, 2015

Two tournaments start Tuesday. November 3, running in parallel: The 2015 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial Tournament (the Rosenbloom), and the 2015 Frank Milord Memorial Tournament,    Both will run for 7 Tuesdays (Nov 3 to Dec 15. Details are below, but in brief, both tournaments will be CFC rated, but the Rosenbloom will also be FIDE rated.  The Earl Rosenbloom will be open to all; the Frank Milord Memorial Tournament is restricted to those rated Under 1800.

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Both tournaments are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hours 50 minutes to complete their moves, the game will be be 3  hours, 40 minutes maximum] FIDE Rule Appendix G4 will also be in effect.

Registration for both tournaments – November 3 – approximately 6:30 pm to 6:50 pm.

Late Registration for tournament – November 10 or 17 – approximately 6:30 pm to 6:45 pm – you will receive a 1/2 point bye for each of the first two rounds missed.

All players must be CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) 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).

Top 2 Manitoba Finishers in the 2015 Earl Rosenbloom Memorial  qualify to the 2016 Manitoba Championship

Entry Fee:
$ 25
Great opportunity to Start, add to, or complete your FIDE Rating requirements.
For the Rosenbloom, Tentative Pairings to be Published prior to Rounds 2-6

Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42

The Frank Milord Memorial Tournament is restricted to those rated Under 1800. CFC rated.
Entry Fee $ 20.  CFC Membership is required as indicated above.

(These are not   knockout tournaments, players will play all 7 rounds)(If you can not play on one or more weeks, please contact the TD BEFORE the round.) Maximum of 2 half-point byes allowed, must be requested before beginning of round 4.  Any number of zero-point byes allowed.

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