PWC Toronto Open Chess Championship Regulations PDF Print E-mail


STYLE: 5 Round Swiss System, 3 Sections (Open, < 2000, <1600), CFC rated.


The tournament is CFC rated. Other ratings including FQE, USCF and FIDE accepted at par. Where participant has multiple ratings, highest rating will be used. Tournament director has discretion to assign provisional ratings to inappropriately rated participants.


TIME CONTROL: Round 1 30 moves in 90 minutes, 1 hour for remainder (SD)

Rounds 2 to 5 40 moves in 2 hours, 1 hour for remainder (SD)


BYES: Maximum of 2 available through rounds 1-4


EQUIPMENT: Bring your own chess sets and clocks. None will be provided.



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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