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  • Registration is Open for 2021 MISSISSAUGA FALL OPEN CHESS - Nov 13-14

    WE ARE EXCITED TO HOST OUR FIRST OPEN EVENT SINCE FEB 2020

    2021 MISSISSAUGA FALL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP


    SPECIAL OFFER: You can play for FREE if you join our EMC Private Club Membership. Join today and also get a special one-time $50 discount. For details, go to: https://elevatemychess.com/membership/

    NOTE: DUE TO COVID, WE HAVE A CAPACITY LIMIT OF APPROXIMATELY 60 PARTICIPANTS. SO REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS SOON AS WE REACH CAPACITY.


    Location & Dates


    When: Saturday, November 13th to Sunday, November 14th, 2021

    Where: Units 4-6, 975 Westport Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario

    Rounds: Registration ends @ 9:00 am. Rounds on Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
    Format


    5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open. CFC rated for U-1600 & U-1200. CFC membership is required.

    Sections: OPEN, U-1600, and U-1200 (Note: Sections may be combined based on registrations)
    Round Times


    Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds @ Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
    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.
    Chief Arbiter: TBD

    Registration Fees


    EARLY BIRD Entry fees (October 31, 2021 deadline): OPEN $99 | U-1600 $89 | U-1200 $79 | FM $69 | GM & IM FREE

    REGULAR Entry fees (March 30, 2020 deadline): OPEN $80 | U-1800 $80 | U-1500 $70 | U-1200 $60 | FM $70 | GM & IM FREE (Email: info@elevatemychess.com to register and get a special discount code)

    Add $10 after Oct 31 and another $10 after Nov 7.

    Playing up a section costs $20 if within 100 rating points. To play up, send money by email money transfer to info@elevatemychess.com

    REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
    OPEN: Register Here
    U-1600: Register Here
    U-1200: Register Here

    GM/IM/FM: Send an email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID. A code will be sent to FM to get your discount.
    Tournament Prizes:


    Total Prize Pool of $1,650 distributed as follows:

    OPEN: 1st – $400; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $150

    U-1600: 1st – $300; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

    U-1200: 1st – $200; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

    Unrated may not win over $100 in U-1600 & U-1200.

    Players with provisional rating (i.e. with less than 20 rated games) will be considered as unrated for this tournament.

    Rating: The latest highest of CFC / USCF / FQE / (FIDE + 100 pts) to be used.
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAO)


    You may have questions about the tournament format, our membership, or other things we offer. Please click here for answers to these common questions.
    Refreshment


    Water provided.

    Chess boards and clocks will be provided.

    REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
    OPEN: Register Here
    U-1600: Register Here
    U-1200: Register Here

    GM/IM/FM: Send an email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID. A code will be sent to FM to get your discount.
    Refund Policy


    No cash refunds on withdrawal. Credit for an equal amount will be given if you notify us of withdrawal on or before November 5, 2021. Credits can be used to register for tournaments and other programs offered by Elevate My Chess. The registration fee will be forfeited if you don’t notify us of withdrawals before November 5, 2021. However, consideration for credit will be considered in special circumstances on a case-by-case basis.

  • #2
    WE ARE ALMOST AT 50% CAPACITY! AND NOTE THAT THE EARLY BIRD DEADLINE IS APPROACHING THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021!

    SO REGISTER NOW FOR TWO REASONS:

    1) GET EARLY BIRD PRICING
    2) SECURE YOUR SPOT BEFORE WE REACH CAPACITY

    REGISTERED PLAYERS LIST HERE: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing


    2021 MISSISSAUGA FALL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP


    SPECIAL OFFER: You can play for FREE if you join our EMC Private Club Membership. Join today and also get a special one-time $50 discount. For details, go to: https://elevatemychess.com/membership/

    NOTE: DUE TO COVID, WE HAVE A CAPACITY LIMIT OF APPROXIMATELY 60 PARTICIPANTS. SO REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS SOON AS WE REACH CAPACITY.


    Location & Dates


    When: Saturday, November 13th to Sunday, November 14th, 2021

    Where: Units 4-6, 975 Westport Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario

    Rounds: Registration ends @ 9:00 am. Rounds on Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
    Format


    5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open. CFC rated for U-1600 & U-1200. CFC membership is required.

    Sections: OPEN, U-1600, and U-1200 (Note: Sections may be combined based on registrations)
    Round Times


    Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds @ Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
    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.
    Chief Arbiter: TBD

    Registration Fees


    EARLY BIRD Entry fees (October 31, 2021 deadline): OPEN $99 | U-1600 $89 | U-1200 $79 | FM $69 | GM & IM FREE

    REGULAR Entry fees (March 30, 2020 deadline): OPEN $80 | U-1800 $80 | U-1500 $70 | U-1200 $60 | FM $70 | GM & IM FREE (Email: info@elevatemychess.com to register and get a special discount code)

    Add $10 after Oct 31 and another $10 after Nov 7.

    Playing up a section costs $20 if within 100 rating points. To play up, send money by email money transfer to info@elevatemychess.com

    REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
    OPEN: Register Here
    U-1600: Register Here
    U-1200: Register Here

    GM/IM/FM: Send an email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID. A code will be sent to FM to get your discount.
    Tournament Prizes:


    Total Prize Pool of $1,650 distributed as follows:

    OPEN: 1st – $400; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $150

    U-1600: 1st – $300; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

    U-1200: 1st – $200; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

    Unrated may not win over $100 in U-1600 & U-1200.

    Players with provisional rating (i.e. with less than 20 rated games) will be considered as unrated for this tournament.

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

    Comment


    • #3
      ONLY 5 MORE SPOTS BEFORE WE REACH CAPACITY!

      AND NOTE THAT THE EARLY BIRD DEADLINE IS TODAY, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021!

      We've reached out to the venue and will know by tomorrow if we can increase capacity.

      For now, we will close registration after the next 5 entries. And if you register after we reach capacity, you will be refunded if we're unable to secure more spots.


      REGISTERED PLAYERS LIST HERE: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing


      2021 MISSISSAUGA FALL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP


      SPECIAL OFFER: You can play for FREE if you join our EMC Private Club Membership. Join today and also get a special one-time $50 discount. For details, go to: https://elevatemychess.com/membership/

      NOTE: DUE TO COVID, WE HAVE A CAPACITY LIMIT OF APPROXIMATELY 60 PARTICIPANTS. SO REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS SOON AS WE REACH CAPACITY.


      Location & Dates


      When: Saturday, November 13th to Sunday, November 14th, 2021

      Where: Units 4-6, 975 Westport Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario

      Rounds: Registration ends @ 9:00 am. Rounds on Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
      Format


      5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open. CFC rated for U-1600 & U-1200. CFC membership is required.

      Sections: OPEN, U-1600, and U-1200 (Note: Sections may be combined based on registrations)
      Round Times


      Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds @ Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
      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.
      Chief Arbiter: TBD

      Registration Fees


      EARLY BIRD Entry fees (October 31, 2021 deadline): OPEN $99 | U-1600 $89 | U-1200 $79 | FM $69 | GM & IM FREE

      REGULAR Entry fees (March 30, 2020 deadline): OPEN $80 | U-1800 $80 | U-1500 $70 | U-1200 $60 | FM $70 | GM & IM FREE (Email: info@elevatemychess.com to register and get a special discount code)

      Add $10 after Oct 31 and another $10 after Nov 7.

      Playing up a section costs $20 if within 100 rating points. To play up, send money by email money transfer to info@elevatemychess.com

      REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
      OPEN: Register Here
      U-1600: Register Here
      U-1200: Register Here

      GM/IM/FM: Send an email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID. A code will be sent to FM to get your discount.
      Tournament Prizes:


      Total Prize Pool of $1,650 distributed as follows:

      OPEN: 1st – $400; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $150

      U-1600: 1st – $300; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

      U-1200: 1st – $200; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

      Unrated may not win over $100 in U-1600 & U-1200.

      Players with provisional rating (i.e. with less than 20 rated games) will be considered as unrated for this tournament.

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

      Comment


      • #4
        GREAT NEWS!

        WE CLOSED REGISTRATION EARLIER AS WE HIT CAPACITY. HOWEVER, FOLLOWING DISCUSSION WITH THE VENUE, WE NOW HAVE ADDITIONAL 20 SPOTS!

        SO, IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO PARTICIPATE AND YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED YET, THIS IS YOUR CHANCE BEFORE WE HIT CAPACITY AGAIN AND BEFORE FEES GO UP AGAIN ON NOV 7!


        REGISTERED PLAYERS LIST HERE: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing


        2021 MISSISSAUGA FALL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP


        SPECIAL OFFER: You can play for FREE if you join our EMC Private Club Membership. Join today and also get a special one-time $50 discount. For details, go to: https://elevatemychess.com/membership/

        NOTE: DUE TO COVID, WE HAVE A CAPACITY LIMIT OF APPROXIMATELY 60 PARTICIPANTS. SO REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS SOON AS WE REACH CAPACITY.


        Location & Dates


        When: Saturday, November 13th to Sunday, November 14th, 2021

        Where: Units 4-6, 975 Westport Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario

        Rounds: Registration ends @ 9:00 am. Rounds on Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
        Format


        5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open. CFC rated for U-1600 & U-1200. CFC membership is required.

        Sections: OPEN, U-1600, and U-1200 (Note: Sections may be combined based on registrations)
        Round Times


        Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds @ Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
        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.
        Chief Arbiter: TBD

        Registration Fees


        EARLY BIRD Entry fees (October 31, 2021 deadline): OPEN $99 | U-1600 $89 | U-1200 $79 | FM $69 | GM & IM FREE

        REGULAR Entry fees (March 30, 2020 deadline): OPEN $80 | U-1800 $80 | U-1500 $70 | U-1200 $60 | FM $70 | GM & IM FREE (Email: info@elevatemychess.com to register and get a special discount code)

        Add $10 after Oct 31 and another $10 after Nov 7.

        Playing up a section costs $20 if within 100 rating points. To play up, send money by email money transfer to info@elevatemychess.com

        REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
        OPEN: Register Here
        U-1600: Register Here
        U-1200: Register Here

        GM/IM/FM: Send an email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID. A code will be sent to FM to get your discount.
        Tournament Prizes:


        Total Prize Pool of $1,650 distributed as follows:

        OPEN: 1st – $400; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $150

        U-1600: 1st – $300; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

        U-1200: 1st – $200; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

        Unrated may not win over $100 in U-1600 & U-1200.

        Players with provisional rating (i.e. with less than 20 rated games) will be considered as unrated for this tournament.

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

        Comment


        • #5
          I noticed that a majority of entries are under 1200, what do you anticipate the open section will look like? Will the under 1600s be combined in?

          Comment


          • #6
            Originally posted by J. Crowhurst View Post
            I noticed that a majority of entries are under 1200, what do you anticipate the open section will look like? Will the under 1600s be combined in?
            So far, we have sufficient players in each section so sections will not be combined.

            Comment


            • #7
              WE ARE NOW DOWN TO THE FINAL 6 SPOTS!

              SO, THIS WILL VERY LIKELY BE TAKEN TODAY OR OVER THE WEEKEND.

              IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO PARTICIPATE AND YOU HAVE NOT REGISTERED YET, THIS IS YOUR CHANCE BEFORE WE HIT CAPACITY AGAIN AND BEFORE FEES GO UP AGAIN ON NOV 7!


              REGISTERED PLAYERS LIST HERE: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing


              2021 MISSISSAUGA FALL OPEN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP


              SPECIAL OFFER: You can play for FREE if you join our EMC Private Club Membership. Join today and also get a special one-time $50 discount. For details, go to: https://elevatemychess.com/membership/

              NOTE: DUE TO COVID, WE HAVE A CAPACITY LIMIT OF APPROXIMATELY 80 PARTICIPANTS. SO REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AS SOON AS WE REACH CAPACITY.


              Location & Dates


              When: Saturday, November 13th to Sunday, November 14th, 2021

              Where: Units 4-6, 975 Westport Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario

              Rounds: Registration ends @ 9:00 am. Rounds on Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
              Format


              5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Open. CFC rated for U-1600 & U-1200. CFC membership is required.

              Sections: OPEN, U-1600, and U-1200 (Note: Sections may be combined based on registrations)
              Round Times


              Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds @ Saturday 10:00 am, 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am, 3:00 pm.
              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.
              Chief Arbiter: TBD

              Registration Fees


              EARLY BIRD Entry fees (October 31, 2021 deadline): OPEN $99 | U-1600 $89 | U-1200 $79 | FM $69 | GM & IM FREE

              REGULAR Entry fees (March 30, 2020 deadline): OPEN $80 | U-1800 $80 | U-1500 $70 | U-1200 $60 | FM $70 | GM & IM FREE (Email: info@elevatemychess.com to register and get a special discount code)

              Add $10 after Oct 31 and another $10 after Nov 7.

              Playing up a section costs $20 if within 100 rating points. To play up, send money by email money transfer to info@elevatemychess.com

              REGISTER ONLINE USING THE LINKS BELOW:
              OPEN: Register Here
              U-1600: Register Here
              U-1200: Register Here

              GM/IM/FM: Send an email to info@elevatemychess.com to register with your name and FIDE/CFC ID. A code will be sent to FM to get your discount.
              Tournament Prizes:


              Total Prize Pool of $1,650 distributed as follows:

              OPEN: 1st – $400; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $150

              U-1600: 1st – $300; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

              U-1200: 1st – $200; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

              Unrated may not win over $100 in U-1600 & U-1200.

              Players with provisional rating (i.e. with less than 20 rated games) will be considered as unrated for this tournament.

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

              Comment


              • #8
                It looks like you have Geordie Derraugh on your list twice.

                Comment


                • #9
                  will there be live boards in the top section?

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    would just like to point out the prize I won (though small) was never sent out,


                    ive sent 2 emails providing the email for the transfers as requested and nothing... its been a week

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Henri Hughes View Post
                      would just like to point out the prize I won (though small) was never sent out,


                      ive sent 2 emails providing the email for the transfers as requested and nothing... its been a week
                      ...any response yet?

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Toy Chack Kwan View Post

                        ...any response yet?
                        nope nothing,

                        no emails back. a little displeased with this

                        Comment

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