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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!

Details

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)


Sections:

  • 1400 (CFC or approximation)
  • Open

Prizes: $1100 + medals

Open:

1st - $275 + medal

2nd - $135 + medal

3rd - $80 + medal

4th - $60

5th - $50

Top Junior (Under 20) - $100

Top U1800 - $50


U1400:

1st - $125 + medal

2nd - $75 + medal

3rd - $50 + medal

Top Junior (Under 20) - $50

Top Unrated - $50


Pairings


Standings

Open

No data available

U1400

No data available

Registered Players

0 confirmed

Open

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U1400

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Policies

Byes

  • 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

Tiebreaks

  • 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

COVID-19

  • Masks required in common areas but not in playing area