Upcoming Events

2018 Newfoundland and Labrador Open

Date: October 19 – 21, 2018 (Friday to Sunday)

Structure: 5 rounds, CFC standard rated, Swiss pairings
Annual CFC membership required. Please purchase online at www.chess.ca or onsite in cash.

Venue: MUN Engineering building in St. John’s. Also known as SJ Carew Building.
Engineering Lounge (2nd floor) and nearby conference room. Take the elevator up one floor from main entrance.
TD: Steve Martin

Time Control: 90 min + 30 s inc for first 40 moves, then 30 min + 30 s inc for rest of the game.

Registration: Friday, October 19 – 6pm (or preregister via email payment to Steve Martin)
Round 1: Friday, October 19 – 6:30pm
Round 2: Saturday, October 20 – 10am
Round 3: Saturday, October 20 – 3:30pm
Round 4: Sunday, October 21 – 10am
Round 5: Sunday, October 21 – 3:30pm

Entry fee: $40 adults, $35 juniors/seniors (-18 / 65+)
Prizes for 1st place (50%), 2nd place (20%), under-1700 (20%), 3rd place (10%)
Rating fees deducted from prize fund.
1st place player will also have his/her name engraved on the NL Open trophy as 2018 NL Open champion.

Half point byes available on request if you cannot attend a particular round.
Byes must be requested by email or in person to the tournament director before the end of round 1.

Last round byes are worth zero.

Please bring along sets and clocks if possible. 🙂