Alberta Chess Association
2012 ACA Tournament Schedule

Canadian Junior Championship
January 5-8, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans           
Schleinich Memorial

January 20-22, Calgary, Organizer: Tony Ficzere

University Battle of Alberta
February 4-5, Calgary, Organizer: UofC

Northern Alberta Open
February 18-19, Edmonton, Organizer: Ali Razzaq

Alberta Youth Championship
February 25-26, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

Edmonton Regional Chess Challenge
March 17, Edmonton, Organizer: Bruce Thomas

Calgary Regional Chess Challenge
March 17, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

Medicine Hat Regional Chess Challenge
March 17, Medicine Hat, Organizer: Dr. Bill Taylor

March of Kings
March 24-25, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

Alberta Closed Championship
April 6-8, Edmonton, Organizer: Brad Willis

Alberta Reserves
April 7-8, Edmonton, Organizer: Brad Willis

Lethbridge Open
April 14-15, Lethbridge, Organizer: Paul Viminitz

Alberta Chess Challenge Finals
April 21, Red Deer, Organizer: Bruce Thomas

Edmonton International Qualifier

April 28-29, Edmonton, Organizer: Ali Razzaq

Calgary International Chess Classic
May 15-21, Calgary, Organizer: Tony Ficzere

Calgary International Reserves
May 19-21, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

Alberta Women's Championship
May 26-27, Edmonton, Organizer: Rick Pedersen

Trumpeter Classic
June 2-3, Grande-Prairie, Organizer: Tim Pradzinski

Alberta Active
June 10, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

7th Edmonton International

June 27-July 2, Edmonton, Organizer: Micah Hughey

7th Edmonton International Reserves
June 30-July 2, Edmonton, Organizer: Micah Hughey

Battle of Alberta
August 18, Red Deer, Organizers: Micah Hughey/Jim Daniluk

Over/Under 1800
September 1-2, Edmonton, Organizer: Richard Pua

Medicine Hat Open
September 15-16, Medicine-Hat, Organizer: Dr. Bill Taylor

Alberta Open
October 6-8, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

Edmonton Fall Sectional
October 26-28, Edmonton, Organizer: Rick Pedersen

Alberta Junior Championship
November 3-4, Edmonton, Organizer: Richard Pua

Southern Alberta Open

November 17-18, Calgary, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

WBX Team Tournament
December 15-16, Edmonton, Organizer: Ali Razzaq

Other Events

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Edmonton Chess Club,Monday/Thursday/Saturday events

Calgary Chess Club, Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday events

Calgary Closed & Reserves

February 21-April 3, Organizer: Frank Kluytmans

Edmonton March Sectional
March 10-11, Organizer: Harris Wang

Edmonton May Junior Active
May 26, Organizer: Harris Wang

Calgary Junior Chess Club Annual Championship/AGM
June 9, Organizer: Simon Ong

Calgary Summer Open
July 21-22

Lethbridge Active

September 1

More Calgary Tournaments
ACA Tournaments

This page contains links to all official ACA sanctioned tournaments. Other Events contains links to other tournaments throughout Alberta that are not sponsored by the ACA. All tournaments are subject to change by the ACA and/or the tournament organizer.