The McGill Rapid is back in 2019 for its third edition! It will be held on Saturday May 4 in the same venue as last year, the McGill New Residence Hall.
Venue: New Residence Hall, 3625 Park Avenue. 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 sponsored by the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU).
On-site registration: 9-9:30 AM. $5 on-site fee.
Prize Fund: $1200!
Prizes are based on 80 registrations (89 players last year). $15 per registration is guaranteed to go towards the prize fund. If the participation is higher than predicted, the prize pool will be increased.
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 email@example.com with your payment. Set password to mcgillopen2019.
Fees in the dropdown menu below.
-Online on this page. 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 2. $10 in administrative fees will be applied.
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