Alberta Chess Association
2016 Northern Alberta Open

Date: February 27-28, 2016
Venue: Edmonton Chess Club
Address: #204 10840 124 Street, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H3
Organizer: Leah Hughey
Tournament Director: Leah Hughey

Qualifier for the 2016 AB Closed Championship
Format: 5-round Swiss, CFC & FIDE rated
Time control: Game in 90 minutes with a 30-second increment from move 1
Round times: Saturday - 10 am, ~2 pm, ~6 pm; Sunday - 10 am, ~2 pm or ASAP. 
A 30-minute break between games is always guaranteed. Default late time is 60 minutes.

Entry fee: $35 if pre-registered online before February 27, $40 on-site. $5 discount for juniors (age 20 and under) and
women. GM/IM/FM title holders receive free entry. 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.

Registration process: Fill out the Registration Form above. Payment will be made on-site by cash.
On-site Registration: 9:15-9:45 am on Saturday, February 27.

Prizes: The winner (if an Albertan) qualifies for the 2016 Alberta Closed. All entry fees go to the prize fund except for
the ACA dues of $5 per paid participant. Edmonton Chess Club guarantees a $300 first prize.

Byes: A maximum of two ½-point byes available in rounds 1-4 if requested before the start of round 1.

Qualification for AB Closed: Based on a regular ACA tie-breaking system in case of a tie for the first place.

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