Alberta Chess Association
2017 Alberta Seniors Championship
Dates: April 8-9, 2017
Venue: Edmonton Chess Club
Address: #204-10840 124 Street, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H3
Club Phone: 780-424-0283
Tournament Director & Organizer: Terry Seehagen
Eligibility: Alberta residents who will have reached the age of 50 by December 31, 2017
Tournament format: 5-round Open Swiss, CFC & FIDE rated.
CFC membership is required and may be purchased on site. Annual membership is $43, tournament membership is $21.
Time Control: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move
Saturday, April 8
On-site registration: 9:15 am - 9:45 am
Rounds 1-3: 10 am, 2 pm, 6 pm
Sunday, April 9
Rounds 4-5: 10 am, 2 pm or ASAP
Default late time is 60 minutes. A 30-minute break between games is guaranteed.
Registration: Fill out the form above. 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 Saturday, April 8, or they won't be paired.
Entry Fee: $25 if registered online before April 8, $30 on site. Free entry for GM/IM/FM title holders.
Prizes: Sum of entry fees minus ACA dues of $5 per player. The winner receives a travel grant of up to $1,000 towards a trip to the 2017 Canadian Seniors Championship. If the 2017 Canadian Seniors Championship does not take place as expected, the winner may petition the board to use the travel funds at an event of equal prestige.
Byes: A maximum of two ½ point byes available in rounds 1-4 if requested before the start of round 1.