2019 Newfoundland and Labrador Open
Date: Friday to Sunday, October 18-20, 2019.
Location: MUN (St. John’s campus). Building and room to be determined.
Guvnor Inn (nearby venue) also may be possible. Will update when finalized.
Structure: 5-round Open Swiss tournament. CFC rated. Membership required. Annual membership costs $44 for adults and $29 for juniors. Pay online at the chess.ca website or in person onsite at the tournament during registration period.
(Note: $20 dollar one-time tournament fee can be used if annual membership is not desirable. This fee would be paid in addition to the tournament entry fee below.)
Time Control: 120min+30sec increment for the entire game.
Registration: 6pm Friday, October 18
Round 1: 6:30pm Friday, October 18
Round 2: 10am Saturday, October 19
Round 3: 3:30pm Saturday, October 19
Round 4: 10am Sunday, October 20
Round 5: 3:30pm Sunday, October 20
Entry fee: $40 adults / $35 juniors&seniors
A portion of the entry fee will go towards CFC rating fees – $3 per player – and the rest will be returned as prizes:
1st place: 50% (winner also has name engraved on the NL Open trophy)
2nd place: 20%
3rd place: 10%
Top junior: 10%
Best performance: 10%
Tournament Director: Steve Martin
Please bring along sets and clocks if available.
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.