Canadian Open 2013 Regulations PDF Print E-mail


 9 Rounds Swiss, one section

TC: 40/90 + G/30 + 30 sec increment from move 1


Entry Fee: 
$200 before April 1, 2013
$225 before June 15, 2013
$250 June 15 - July 1
$275 on site
Free entry for GMs and IMs if arranged with Aman Hambleton 

TD: IA Aris Marghetis
FIDE rules will be used. (PDF)

Event Rules:
  • ratings used for pairings and prizes: highest current rating of CFC, FQE, FIDE, USCF.*
  • no smoking in tournament hall.
  • late arrival forfeit time: 30 minutes.
  • electronic devices: cell phones/pagers etc. not allowed in tournament hall.
  • appeal deposit: $100, refunded if appeal is successful.
*at TD's discretion; e.g. outdated or provisional ratings will not be used.

Tournament Director
International Arbiter Aris Marghetis

A complete set of event-specific rules will be posted here at a later date (early 2013).

As a guide, here's the link to the 2007 Canadian Open Rules


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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