- Byes: A maximum of 2 half-point byes are permitted (rounds 1-4 only) if requested with entry.
- CFC Membership: A Chess Federation of Canada (CFC) membership is required to participate in the tournament and can be purchased at the CFC website, or onsite at tournament registration.
- Prizes: Each player is eligible for one prize only. In the event a player qualifies for more than 1 prize, the higher valued prize shall apply.
- Rules and Regulations: The FIDE Laws of Chess will apply (www.fide.com/news/download/Laws_Chess_1PB_2005.doc )