Montreal Summer Chess Classic (July 31st - August 4th, 2019)

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  • Montreal Summer Chess Classic (July 31st - August 4th, 2019)

    We have the pleasure to announce that the Montreal Summer Chess Classic will be held from July 31 - August 4, 2019, at college Jean-de-Brebeuf. This tournament is open to everyone and will feature an IM Norm invitation section (10 players, round-robin). The main goal of this tournament is to provide local players an opportunity to earn an International Master norm. In the second edition of this tournament, Olivier Kenta Chiku-Ratté (Canada) and Dagur Ragnarsson (Island) both achieved an IM norm!

    Information and Online registration: (French website, English flyer available for download)

    -IM Norm Invitation Section: Round-robin, 10 players. On invitation only.
    -Open, U1800, Juniors U1200: Swiss system, five (5) round, open to everyone.

    -Time control : 90'/game + 30" incr. starting from move 1 for Invitation, Open & U1800, 40'/end + 30" incr. for Juniors U1200

    -Schedule: One round per day at 1pm. For the Invitation Section, rounds will be held at 10am and 3:30pm from August 1-4. One round only on July 31st at 1pm.


    Invitation section : 1st - 1000$, 2nd – 500$
    Open section: 1st - 500$, 2nd – 200$
    U1800 section: 1st - 250$, 2nd – 100$, 3rd - 50$
    Juniors U1200 section: Trophies for top 3 players

    -Chief arbiter: Bernard Ouimet, International Arbiter

    -Facebook event:

    -Information: Lefong Hua (
    Last edited by Lefong Hua; Tuesday, 7th May, 2019, 07:44 PM.

  • #2
    Winter Chess classic in July-August? Climate change! :) lol


    • #3
      Thanks for pointing it out, it's been corrected!


      • #4
        Pas de toute. After I posted that I noticed the title of the thread was correct but the reference to summer was only in the main post... Just struck me as funny at the moment. Good luck! :)