Alberta Chess Association
Open Section
Format: 6-round Swiss, CFC and FIDE rated
Time Control: 40 moves in 90 minutes, then game in 30 minutes, 30 second increment from move 1
Round times: Saturday - 10 am & 3:30 pm, Sunday - 10 am & 5 pm, Monday - 9 am & 2:30 pm
A 45-minutes break between games is guaranteed.

Entry Fee: Free for GMs and IMs. $40 for all others if pre-registered online by 6 pm, October 7th.
Registration after that and at the door is $45.
Discounts: Juniors (18 and under) and Seniors (65 and over) receive a $10 discount.

Prizes: The winner (if an Albertan) qualifies for the 2017 Alberta Closed.
Open: $1,000, $500, $250; U2200: $200, $120;
U2000: $180, $100; U1800: $160, $80; U1600: $140, $70.

Byes: A maximum of two half-point byes are available in rounds 1-5 if requested before the start of round 1.