6th Annual Grand Pacific Open Home April 6-9 2012 PDF Print E-mail

The Grand Pacific Open is BC's largest chess tournament and this will be it's 6th annual!   The prize fund this year has been increased to a guaranteed $5000.   The main event is a 6 round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss with $5000 in prizes.   There are also a number of side events which are free if you play in the main event and include an active tournament, Midnight Blitz with $100 in prizes, and a Bughouse tournament to finish off the weekend.


The tournament hall itself is the very nice ballroom at the 5 Star Grand Pacific Hotel.  The hotel is located on the Inner Harbour in downtown Victoria, close to tourist destinations and across the street from the Seattle Clipper and Coho ferry connections. 


Come join us Easter 2012 in Victoria for the Grand Pacific Open!


For more information go to the GPO website   www.grandpacificopen.com

Chess Quotes

And for the chess-player the success which crowns his work, the great dispeller of sorrows, is named "combination."

-Emanuel Lasker (1868-1941)

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