2018 Alberta Chess Championship

Dates: Mar 30-Apr 1, 2018
Venue: Edmonton Chess Club
Address: #204 10840 124 Street, Edmonton
Club Phone: (780) 424-0283

Tournament Organizer: Micah Hughey
Tournament Director: TBD

Tournament Format: 6-player round-robin, CFC & FIDE rated

Round Times
Friday, Mar 30: 7 pm
Saturday, Mar 31: 10 am, 4 pm
Sunday, Apr 1: 10 am, 4 pm
Default late time is 60 minutes

Time Control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of
30 seconds per move starting from move one.

Prizes: $300 for first place, $200 for second, and $100 for third
The Champion will receive a travel grant of up to $2,000 to represent Alberta at the 2018 Canadian
Closed Championship.  If the 2018 Canadian Closed Championship does not take place, or if the Champion is
ineligible, then the Champion may use the travel grant for the 2018 Canadian Open.

Participants:
1. Bitan Banerjee (2017 Alberta Closed Champion)
2. Gary Ng (2017 Alberta Open winner - on tiebreak)
3. Omid Malek (2017 Southern Alberta Open winner)
4. 2018 Northern Alberta Open winner
5. Ratings List
6. Ratings List

The Ratings List is determined by the highest CFC rating between January 1, and March 2, 2018. Players must
qualify per the Alberta Closed Regulations.

Drawing of lots will be done on Monday, March 26. If any player drops out for any reason before the Championship
starts, he or she will be replaced in the pairings with the next player on the rating list.

Official Pairings

Round 1: 7 PM, Friday, Mar 30
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Round 2: 10 AM, Saturday, Mar 31
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Round 3: 4 PM, Saturday, Mar 31
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Round 4: 10 AM, Sunday, Apr 1
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Round 5: 4 PM, Sunday, Apr 1
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Tie Break:
Official ACA tie-breaking rules are in effect. Cash prizes are split equally.

This is a Road Warrior event!    
Sponsored by the Alberta Chess Association

Alberta Chess Association