|2012 Canadian Open Chess Championship - Registration|
New Online registration is now available Click here for online registration
You can also register by mail to: Paul Leblanc, 1012 Spiritwood Place, Victoria, BC V8Y 1C6 Canada. Make cheques payable to: Victoria Chess. US cheques from US residents OK. Do not mail entry after June 22. Download and print out mail in registration form here.
You can also register on site Sunday July 8 9:00am- 10:00am Late entries are not guaranteed a Swiss pairing for round 1.
Entry Fee: $175 on or before June 1, 2012, $195 on or before June 29, $215 on site. Registration is by rating section - add $20 for each section you play up. (e.g. if rated U2000 and playing in the Premier section) Unrated first time players who are Canadian residents playing in the U1600 section have a one year CFC membership included in entry fee. A Family Discount of 50% of the entry fee is given to the 3rd and higher registered players from one family.
IM & GMs rated over 2400 FIDE, WGM rated over 2300 FIDE: Free entry if registered on or before June1 and you agree to our non standard 1st round pairing, $100 otherwise [receives a normal Swiss pairing.
Play a GM, IM, or WGM: The pairings for the 1st round games against our marquee players will be sold first come, first served (on line registration only). Any player from any section may place a bid. See the "Play a GM" menu on the right for a full description and rules.