11th Edmonton International Qualifier

Location: Edmonton Chess Club:
#204, 10840 124 St. Edmonton, AB

Dates: April 30-May 1, 2016

Tournament Director: Dustin Koperski
Email: dustin.koperski@albertahealthservices.ca

Format: CFC/FIDE rated 5 round Swiss.  CFC Membership is required and it can be purchased on-site.

Schedule: On-site registration:
Saturday April 30, 9:15-9:45 am.
Round 1: Saturday April 30, 10 am
Round 2: Saturday April 30, 2 pm
Round 3: Saturday April 30, 6 pm
Round 4: Sunday, May 1, 10 am
Round 5: Sunday, May 1, 2 pm.

30 minute breaks are guaranteed for participants whose games finish late.

Time Control: G/90 plus 30 seconds/move increment

Entry fee: $35 if pre-registered by Thursday, April 28. $40 after. 
To pre-register fill out the form on the rightPayment will be done on-site.

Prizes: 50% of the entries will go to prizes which may include class prizes.  The other 50% will be used to support the 10th Edmonton International Chess Festival.  Winner of the first place will have the right to participate in the 10th Edmonton International if the following conditions are met:

a) The winner has an established FIDE rating.

b) The winner commits to playing by Monday, May 2nd and pays a non-refundable $150 fee plus a $100 refundable deposit.

Cash prizes will be divided equally.  In case of a tie for first the qualification spot will be determined by the regular ACA tie break rules available here.

Byes:  Up to two half point byes for rounds 1-4.  If requested prior to the start of the tournament.

Late default time: 60 minutes.

This is a Road Warrior event!
Event Sponsors

1498413 Alberta Incorporated

Dale Haessel, President
"The first and last name in Software Development"

Sardul Purewal

Joskin Cleto

University of AB Chess Club

You can have your, or your company's name added to this list for as little as: $100

Congratulations to FM Ian Findlay for winning to 2016 Edmonton International Qualifier.  Full event results.