Alberta Chess Association
2018 Alberta Seniors Championship
Dates: May 12-13, 2018
Venue: Calgary Chess Club
Address: 3359 27 Street NE #274, Calgary, AB T1Y 5E4
Club Phone: (403) 264-9498
Tournament Organizer: Jim Daniluk
Tournament Director: Wojtek Kowalczewski
Eligibility: Alberta residents who will have reached the age of 50 by December 31, 2018
Tournament format: 5-round Open Swiss, CFC & FIDE rated.
CFC membership is required and may be purchased onsite. Annual membership is $43; tournament membership is $21.
Time Control: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move
On-site registration: 9:15 am - 9:45 am
Rounds 1-3: 10 am, 2 pm, 6 pm
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, or they won't be paired.
Entry Fee: $25 if registered online before noon, Friday, May 11, $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 $300 to attend the 2018 Canadian Seniors Championship (Calgary, August 3-6, 2018).
Byes: A maximum of two ½ point byes available in rounds 1-4 if requested before the start of round 1.