Mississauga Chess Club Spring Open - Mar 23-24, 2019

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  • Mississauga Chess Club Spring Open - Mar 23-24, 2019

    Elevate My Chess is proud to link up with Mississauga Chess Club ( biggest club in Canada ) to organize MCC Spring Open.

    Location & Dates


    When: Saturday, March 23rd – Sunday, March 24th, 2019

    Where: Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel, 5400 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 1E6 Format

    Type: 5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open and U-2000. CFC membership is required.

    Type: 5 Round Swiss. CFC rated for U-1700, U-1400, U-1100, U-1000 and U-800. CFC membership is required.

    Sections: OPEN, U-2000, U-1700, U-1400, U-1100 and U-800 Round Times

    Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds on Saturday 10am, 2:30pm & 7pm, Sunday 10am & 2:30pm Time Controls

    1.5 hrs + 30 secs increment – All Sections

    Byes

    1/2 points for rounds 1 to 4 (All sections)

    The byes MUST be requested in advance, at the latest prior to the end of the previous round.

    Only 2 byes allowed Tournament Organizer

    Elevate My Chess Canada Inc. Arbiter: IA Danny Goldenberg

    Registration Fees

    EARLY BIRD Entry fees (March 3, 2019 deadline): Open $99 | U-2000 $99 | U-1700 $89 | U-1400 $89 | U-1100 $79 | U-800 $69 | FM $89 | GM & IM FREE

    REGULAR Entry fees (March 17, 2019 deadline): Open $109 | U-2000 $109 | U-1700 $99 | U-1400 $99 | U-1100 $89 | U-800 $79 | FM $99 | GM & IM FREE

    LATE Entry fees (March 22, 2019 deadline): Open $119 | U-2000 $119 | U-1700 $109 | U-1400 $109 | U-1100 $99 | U-800 $89 | GM, IM & FM $109

    After March 22, 2019 or At the Door/Onsite: $120 All Sections

    Playing up a section cost $20 if within 100 rating points.

    REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
    OPEN/U-2000: Register Here
    U-1700/U-1400/FM: Register Here
    U-1100: Register Here
    U-800: Register Here

    GM/IM: Send email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID.

    Registration can also be done via email by sending an email with first and last name of player, CFC ID, and section to info@elevatemychess.com. Payment should be sent by PayPal or email money transfer to: info@elevatemychess.com. Where applicable, use Elevatemychess as password. TOURNAMENT PRIZES – Placed based Prizes

    Prize pool of $7,200 to be distributed as follows (Based on minimum 150 registered players):

    OPEN: 1st – $1,100; 2nd – $550; 3rd – $275; 4th – $130; 5th – $80

    U2000: 1st – $900; 2nd – $450; 3rd – $220; 4th – $110; 5th – $60

    U1700: 1st – $600; 2nd – $300; 3rd – $150; 4th – $80; 5th – $40

    U1400: 1st – $500; 2nd – $250; 3rd – $120; 4th – $70; 5th – $40

    U1100: 1st – $300; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100; 4th – $60; 5th – $30

    U800: 1st – $250; 2nd – $125; 3rd – $80; 4th – $50; 5th – $30

    Unrated may not win over $100 in U-800 & U-1100; $400 in U-1400, U-1700 & U-2000.

    Players with provisional rating will be considered as unrated for this tournament.

    Rating: The latest highest of CFC / USCF / FQE / (FIDE + 100 pts) to be used. Hotel Rates

    Special rate of $129 per standard guest room per night. Reservations must be made prior to Feb 22, 2019. Only 12 rooms available at this special rate! For reservation, call 1-800-SANDMAN or (905) 238-0159. For special rate, quote the Group Code 221667. Refreshment

    Water provided.

    Chess boards and clocks provided.



  • #2
    Registration is open

    https://elevatemychess.com/mccspringopen/

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    • #3
      We have about 10 players on board as of today.

      EARLY BIRD Entry fees (March 3, 2019 deadline): Open $99 | U-2000 $99 | U-1700 $89 | U-1400 $89 | U-1100 $79 | U-800 $69 | FM $89 | GM & IM FREE


      Pre-registered list will be out this weekend

      Gary

      https://elevatemychess.com/mccspringopen/

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      • #4
        Bumping UP

        We have about 30 players on board as of today.

        EARLY BIRD Entry fees (March 3, 2019 deadline): Open $99 | U-2000 $99 | U-1700 $89 | U-1400 $89 | U-1100 $79 | U-800 $69 | FM $89 | GM & IM FREE


        Latest list will be out this weekend

        Gary

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        • #5
          More than 40 players on board now.

          EARLY BIRD Entry fees (March 3, 2019 deadline): Open $99 | U-2000 $99 | U-1700 $89 | U-1400 $89 | U-1100 $79 | U-800 $69 | FM $89 | GM & IM FREE


          Latest list will be out this weekend

          Gary

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          • #6
            Closing on 60 players as of this morning.

            EARLY BIRD Entry fees (March 3, 2019 deadline): Open $99 | U-2000 $99 | U-1700 $89 | U-1400 $89 | U-1100 $79 | U-800 $69 | FM $89 | GM & IM FREE

            TODAY is the last day before price increase tomorrow


            Latest list will be out today

            Gary

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            • #7
              A couple more hours before price increase...

              We have about 70 players now

              Gary

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              • #8
                We are closing on 90 players now

                REGULAR Entry fees (March 17, 2019 deadline): Open $109 | U-2000 $109 | U-1700 $99 | U-1400 $99 | U-1100 $89 | U-800 $79 | FM $99 | GM & IM FREE

                Latest list will be out on Mar 10, 2019

                Gary

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                • #9
                  Bumping UP

                  We are closing on 100 players now

                  REGULAR Entry fees (March 17, 2019 deadline): Open $109 | U-2000 $109 | U-1700 $99 | U-1400 $99 | U-1100 $89 | U-800 $79 | FM $99 | GM & IM FREE

                  3 more days

                  Latest list will be out on Mar 17, 2019

                  Gary

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                  • #10
                    Bumping up again....

                    1 week to go before tournament begins.

                    REGULAR Entry fees (March 17, 2019 deadline): Open $109 | U-2000 $109 | U-1700 $99 | U-1400 $99 | U-1100 $89 | U-800 $79 | FM $99 | GM & IM FREE

                    LATE Entry fees (March 22, 2019 deadline): Open $119 | U-2000 $119 | U-1700 $109 | U-1400 $109 | U-1100 $99 | U-800 $89 | GM, IM & FM $109

                    2 days to go before price increase

                    https://elevatemychess.com/mccspringopen/

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                    • #11
                      Last call before price increase

                      We have more than 110 players on board now. Hoping to reach 120 before price increase

                      Thanks to all who have registered so far

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                      • #12
                        3 more days to go before tournament begins....

                        We are closing on to 120 players now.

                        Open section has reached 20 players and have indeed a very strong field with an FM just joined 2 days a go.

                        If you need to have a bye or play up, please let us know by email to info@elevatemychess.com

                        Please check your CFC membership and try to update them online to CFC.

                        https://elevatemychess.com/mccspringopen/

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                        • #13
                          Last day to register :

                          We have more than 120 players now.

                          Going to the venue now to set up.

                          See you guys tomorrow

                          Gary

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                          • #14
                            Finally, all ready to go. A couple more joined last night.

                            See you guys later this morning

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                            • #15
                              Final Standing ( ALL sections ) on the link below :

                              http://chess-results.com/tnr425809.aspx?lan=1&art=4

                              Prize money winners will be announce ASAP in this forum and newsletter accordingly.

                              IM Tomas Krnan won hands down by scoring 4.5 out of 5 winning by a clear 1 point from 2nd placed ( 6 tied for 2nd place )

                              We will make payment by E transfer ASAP as well.

                              Thanks

                              Gary
                              Last edited by Gary Hua; Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 08:19 PM.

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