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Westin Harbour Castle, One Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Room rates

Until June 30, the Westin Harbour Castle offers chess players daily rates during the event as follows:

  • $99 Single or Double
  • $129 Triple
  • $159 Quad

Add 13% tax.

You can also obtain this rate if you wish to extend your stay immediately before or after the 48th Canadian Open Chess Championship 2011.



The Westin Harbour Castle has several facilities for dining. Please mention that you are with the Chess event, so that we may receive a credit towards our food commitment to the hotel.

There's a few fast food restaurants on both sides of Queens Quay, west of the Westin.

You can also buy groceries, etc. at the Loblaws on Queens Quay at Lower Jarvis, east of the Westin, on the north side of the street.



Players competing in this event may wish to arrive early in Toronto:

World Open
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
June 28 - July 4

Eastern Ontario Open
Ottawa, Ontario
June 30 - July 3

Canadian Youth Chess Championships
Richmond Hill, Ontario
July 6-9

The Westin's rate is available to players in the 2011 Canadian Youth Chess Championships (CYCC) in Richmond Hill, which immediately precedes our event.



Players competing in this event may wish to depart late from Toronto:

Quebec Open
Montreal, Quebec
July 23-30


Directions to the Westin Harbour Castle

From the airport

Limousine, taxi, hotel bus and public transit are all available at Pearson International Airport.

By train or GO commuter bus

From Union Station, walk south on Bay Street to the end.


By car 

Parking is available at the site; at public and private parking lots on Queen's Quay; on neighborhood side-streets; and at certain public transit stations.

From the Greyhound / Coach Canada bus terminal

Take the Number 6 public transit bus south on Bay Street.

By public transit

Take the subway to Union Station. Go upstairs on the side which gives access to the streetcars. Take any streetcar one stop to the Ferry Docks. Cross the tracks and go upstairs. Walk in the direction you are facing (south) to the corner, turn left, and walk around the building to the Convention Level entrance. The tournament site is just inside.



Please visit Tourism Toronto.


Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls is about 1.5 hours from downtown Toronto by tour bus, car, train, bus or Casino bus (adults only).


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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