Details of the tournament are on the club's website:

Important information:

Dates: March 24-25, 2018

Place: The Royal Canadian Legion 89 Industrial Parkway North, Aurora, Ontario L4G 4C4

Prizes: First in Open Section – minimum 500 CAD. Overall prize fund $2000+ (based on entries).

Sections: Open and U2000 - CFC & FIDE rated; U1600 - CFC rated.

We are changing two lowest sections composition:

U1300 - bellow 1300 and unrated, Juniors (under 20 years) with rating bellow 900 and unrated will be playing in their special Junior section JU900 – both sections CFC rated. JU900 section is limited to 36 players.

The tournament is limited to 150 players. We had two previous tournaments sold out. Please don't delay your registration.

Time Control: 90 minutes per player + 30 seconds per move starting from move one.

Entry fees: Players must be CFC members. GM, WGM, IM and WIM free entry if confirmed by March 20.

Paid by March 20 (Tuesday) - 70 CAD
Paid by March 23 (Friday 5 pm) - 80 CAD
Tournament day - 100 CAD; paired for Round 2

For an additional Play-up fee – 30 CAD – a player can enter the higher Section if his/her rating is less than 100 points lower than the Section floor limit.

Registration: Only players who have registered and paid will be paired for Round one. Round one pairings will be posted in advance on our website late Friday night. You no longer need to “check-in” on Saturday as in previous tournaments.

We've already received 14 entries though they are not processed yet.