The McGill Rapid is back in 2018 for its second edition ! It will be held on Saturday May 5 in a new, calmer and more appropriate venue at the McGill New Residence Hall.
Venue: New Residence Hall, 3625 Park. 10 min from metro Place-des-Arts, buses : 80,129,144.
Format : 5-round two sections Swiss tournament. Please bring your own clocks.
Time Control : 25 minutes to mate, plus 5 seconds per move.
Rating : the highest between (standard-200) and the FQE semi-rapide rating will be used.
This tournament is partially sponsored by the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU).
NEW this year: Sponsored by the McGill Alumni Association. #McGillAlumni
On-site registration : 9-9:30 AM. 5$ on-site fee.
Prize Fund : 1200$ !
Prizes are based on 80 registrations (83 players last year). $15 per registration are guaranteed to go towards the prize fund. This would represent a 200$ increase compared to last year for the same participation. If the participation is higher than last year, the prize pool will be increased in consequence.
Championship section : $700
- Registration: $35
- U18 and McGill students/employees : 25$
- Masters: 20$
- FIDE masters + : Free before April 1st.
Section B (-1800) : 500$
- Registration : 30$
- U18 and McGill students/employees : 20$
How to register:
-By cheque: address to “McGill Chess Club”
McGill Chess Club
3600 rue McTavish Street,
– Cash, in person
Trottier Building at McGill, 3630 University, first floor cafeteria on Thursdays between 5:30 and 7:30 (club meetings), or on week days by appointment.
Interac e-transfer firstname.lastname@example.org with your payment. Set password to mcgillopen2018
Fees in the dropdown menu below.
– Online on this page -closed. Please note that a charge of $1.50 is applicable for online payment to contribute to the Paypal charges (we also contribute).
A CFC or FQE membership is required. You can obtain a tournament passport on site for $10.
Refunds are possible until May 4. $10 in administrative fees will be applied.
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