Alberta Chess Association
2014 Alberta Closed Championship

Dates: April 18-20
Location: Edmonton Chess Club
#204 10840 124 St. Edmonton, AB T5M 0H3

Club Phone: 780-424-0284

Tournament Director: Ali Razzaq, email: ali_alnajmi@hotmail.com

Tournament Format: 6-player round-robin, CFC & FIDE rated

Round Times
Friday, April 18: 7 pm
Saturday, April 19: 11 am, 6 pm
Sunday, April 20: 10 am, 3 pm
Default late time is 60 minutes

Time controls: 40 moves in 90 minutes, then game in 30 minutes with a 30-second increment from move 1.

Prizes: $300 for the first place, $200 for the second and $100 for the third
The winner of the tournament will receive a travel grant of up to $2000 to represent Alberta at the 2014 Canadian Open or 2014
Canadian Closed/Zonal Championship. 

Participants:
IM Richard Wang - winner of 2013 Alberta Open and 2014 Northern Alberta Open
NM Gary Ng - winner of 2013 Southern Alberta Open
IM Edward Porper - qualified by rating
NM Alex Yam - qualified by rating
NM Robert Gardner - qualified by rating
FM Dale Haessel - qualified by rating

Tie Break:
Cash prizes are split equally. In case of a two-way tie for the first place both the title and the travel grant are awarded to the
winner of the direct encounter. If that was a draw, the player who had the black pieces is declared the champion.

This is a Road Warrior event!    
Sponsored by the Alberta Chess Association
 
Players
CFC
FIDE
1
2
3
4
5
6
Total
Place
1
NM Robert Gardner
2307
2173
X
½
½
0
0
½
5
2
IM Edward Porper
2497
2438
½
X
½
1
1
½
II
3
NM Gary Ng
2230
2140
½
½
X
1
0
0
2
4
4
FM Dale Haessel
2266
2198
1
0
0
X
0 
0
1
6
5
NM Alex Yam
2349
2278
1
0
1
1
X
1
4
I
6
IM Richard Wang
2480
2368
½
½
1
1
0
X
3
III
Round 1 (April 18, 7 pm)         
NM Robert Gardner
½ : ½ IM Richard Wang
IM Edward Porper
1 : 0 NM Alex Yam
NM Gary Ng
1 : 0 FM Dale Haessel

Round 2 (April 19, 11 am)
NM Robert Gardner
½ : ½ IM Edward Porper 
NM Alex Yam
1 : 0 NM Gary Ng
IM Richard Wang
1 : 0 FM Dale Haessel

Round 3 (April 19, 6 pm)
NM Gary Ng
½ : ½ NM Robert Gardner
IM Edward Porper
½ : ½ IM Richard Wang
FM Dale Haessel
0 : 1 NM Alex Yam

Round 4 (April 20, 10 am)
NM Robert Gardner
0 : 1 FM Dale Haessel
IM Edward Porper
½ : ½ NM Gary Ng
IM Richard Wang
0 : 1 NM Alex Yam

Round 5 (April 20, 3 pm)
NM Alex Yam
1 : 0 NM Robert Gardner
FM Dale Haessel
0 : 1 IM Edward Porper
NM Gary Ng
0 : 1 IM Richard Wang
Final Crosstable
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