Alberta Chess Association
22nd Annual Medicine Hat Open

Dates: September 24-25, 2016
Venue: Gas City Kiwanis Centre
(an old red brick 2 storey school), Room 5 (upstairs)  
Address in Medicine Hat: 826 - 11th Street SE
Organizer: Medicine Hat Chess Club
Tournament Director: Dr. Bill Taylor
Download Tournament Flyer (prepared by Len Steele)
Player's Full Name
Phone Number
Byes in rounds
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Format: 5 round Swiss, CFC and FIDE rated
Time Control: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move. Default late time: 60 minutes
Round times: Saturday - 10:15 am, 2:30 pm, 6:30 pm; Sunday - 9 am, 1 pm

Entry Fee: $30 adult, $25 junior (18 and under). No prize option: $15. Free entry for players rated over 2300.
Late payment (on site) fee is $5.
CFC Membership is required and may be purchased on site. Annual membership is $43 for adults, $28 for
juniors. CFC tournament membership is $21 for adults, $11 for juniors.
Prizes: BEN > 100%! (cash as per ACA policy for official tournaments; merchandise included).
Prize sections to be determined by rating distribution.
1st and 2nd place plaques; permanent trophy nameplate on the "Taylor Cup".

Registration: Fill out the form above to pre-register. Space is limited to 40 players so pre-event registration is
strongly encouraged. On-site registration (space permitting): Saturday, September 24, 9:00 - 9:45 am.
A limited number of billeting opportunities may be available and will be decided on a case-by-case basis.
For more information, contact Dr. Bill Taylor:
(403) 526-5484 (home); (403) 529-0221 (work); e-mail:

Miscellaneous: Free snacks, "Drinks and Dessert" (Saturday night), "Lunch for a Buck" (Sunday), Jokes,
Extensive chess library with some antique chess books (>100 years old!).