Venue:Edmonton Chess Club Address: #204 10840 124 Street, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H3 Organizer and Tournament Director: Dustin Koperski Download Tournament Flyer Sections: Championship, Open, Under 1300 Eligibility: Anyone born after January 1, 1997
Qualification for the Championship section Two players qualify as the winners of Edmonton/Calgary Regionals. The other four participants are selected by the highest CFC rating achieved between July 20 and October 20, 2016.
Additionally, the following rule will be in place in 2016: In order to participate in AB Junior Championship a player must obtain at least one Participation point in the year following the previous AB Junior Championship. A player will obtain half a participation point for participating in any ACA sponsored event, and 1 point for participating in the Calgary/Edmonton Regional Junior qualifier.
Qualified players must confirm their entry by noon, November 10, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 780.913.2775.
Registration for the other sections Fill out the registration form on the right. Payment will be made on site by either cash or cheque made out to "Alberta Chess Association." Pre-registered players must come by 9:45 am on the morning of the first round, or they won't be paired.
Entry fee: Free for all six players in the Championship section. All other sections: $25 if pre-registered online by November 14. $30 if pre-registered online by November 18. $35 for on-site registration.
Tournament Format Championship section: 6-player Round-Robin (RR) Open section: 5-round Swiss Under 1300 section: 7-round Swiss or RR if the section is small
Time control Championship and Open: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move Under 1300 section: Game in 45 minutes + 30 seconds/move
2016 Alberta Junior Championship
November 19 - 20, 2016
Sponsored by the Alberta Chess Association and the Edmonton Chess Club
Approximate Schedule of the Championship and Open sections Saturday, November 19: On-site registration: 9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening ceremony: 9:45 am - 9:55 am Rounds 1-3: 10 am, 1:30 pm, 5 pm Sunday, November 20: Rounds 4 and 5: 10 am, 1 pm Tie-breaks: immediately after the completion of round 5 Approximate Schedule of the Under 1300 section Saturday, November 19: On-site registration: 9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening ceremony: 9:45 am - 9:55 am Rounds 1-4: 10 am, 11:30 am, 2:30 pm, 4 pm Sunday, November 20: Rounds 5-7: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm Tie-breaks: immediately after the completion of round 7
Prizes in the Championship section 1st place: $1,000 travel grant to 2017 Canadian Junior Championship + Trophy 2nd and 3rd places: Trophies All other participantswill receive ribbons
Prizes in the Open and Under 1300 sections 1st place: $100 of professional coaching + Trophy 2nd and 3rd places: Trophies All other participants will receive ribbons