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Vancity Rapid 1

Play in the first of our monthly rapid chess tournament series. Players of all ages are welcome to enter!

Register Now for $40

No onsite registration


Date: June 12, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m. PDT

Venue: Isabel MacInnes Ballroom, Walter Gage Residence UBC

5959 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 2C9, Canada

Parking available all day for $20 in the North Parkade right beside Walter Gage Residence

Rounds: 6 rounds Swiss format

  • Round 1 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Round 2 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Round 3 at 12:00 noon
  • Lunch Break
  • Round 4 at 02:00 p.m.
  • Round 5 at 03:00 p.m.
  • Round 6 at 04:00 p.m.

Time format: 15 min + 10 sec/move increment

Rated: Unrated (please bear with us while we get ratings sorted out for next tournament)


  • U1400 (CFC or approximation)
  • Open


  • $500+ in total prizes for 1st/2nd/3rd
  • Medals for 1st/2nd/3rd

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Last updated May 13


Pairings will be released the evening of Saturday June 11, 2022


Standings will be released the evening of Sunday June 12, 2022



  • Full refunds no questions asked until June 5, 2022 at midnight PDT
  • All purchases finalized June 6


  • You may request a maximum of two 1/2 point byes on Rounds 1-5

Playing Area

  • No food in the playing area
  • Photos are allowed but please be discrete and respectul to not disturb players
  • Silence is required in the playing area while games are in progress
  • All electronics capable of making noise, communicating, or playing chess must be powered fully off while playing


  • Prize money split evenly among everyone tied
  • Tiebreak for 1st/2nd/3rd medals decided by cumulative score of opponents
  • If still tied, the winner will be decided by a 5+3 blitz round robin


  • Masks recommended, but not required
  • More details coming closer to event