Vancity Rapid Championship for 2022
Come watch the top players in Vancouver from 2022 battle it out to see who will become the first Vancity Rapid champion!
Date: Feburary 5, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m. PDT
Venue: Life Building, Room 2302 at UBC
6138 Student Union Blvd, Vancouver
All-day paid parking available onsite.
Rounds: 3 rounds Single Elimination format
Each round is two games of 15+10, with alternating colours. Ties are broken by bidding Armageddon Blitz (opens new window)
- Quarterfinals at 10:00 a.m.
- Semifinals at 12:00 noon
- Lunch Break + Casual chess for spectators
- Finals at 03:00 p.m.
Time format: 15 min + 10 sec/move increment
1st - $200 + name permanently on the Vancity Knight
2nd - $150
3rd - 8th - $50
- No refunds for spectator tickets
- No byes may be requested for this championship
- No food in the playing area
- 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
Photo & Video
- Vancity Chess may film certain games throughout the event. We always ask players involved for their permission.
- Photos by spectators are allowed for the first 5 minutes of each round, but please be discrete and respectful to not disturb players