Alberta Chess Association
2018 Alberta Women's 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
Organizer & Director: Wojtek Kowalczewski
Tournament format: Depends on the number of entries. CFC & FIDE rated.
CFC membership is required and may be purchased on site. Annual membership is $43 for adults, $28 for juniors.
CFC single-tournament membership is $21 for adults, $11 for juniors.
Time Control: Game in 90 minutes + 30 seconds/move. Two 1/2 point byes are available in rounds 1-4 if requested before the start of round 1.
Saturday, May 12
On-site registration: 9:15 am - 9:45 am
Rounds 1-3: 10 am, 2 pm, 6 pm or ASAP
Sunday, May 13
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 cash.
Pre-registered players must come by 9:45 am on Saturday, May 12, or they won't be paired.
Entry Fee: $30 if registered online by noon, Friday, May 11. $35 afterwards and on site.
Free entry for WGM/WIM/WFM title holders.
Prizes: Sum of entry fees minus ACA dues of $5 per paid entry.
The winner receives a travel grant of up to $1,000 towards a trip to the 2018/2019 Canadian Women's Championship. If no tournament is held, the winner may apply to the board to use the grant for another tournament (within one year.)
Additional Prizes and Side Events: TBD