2017 National Capital Open
An EOCA Grand Prix Event
see website at www.eoca.ca

Date: November 10,11,12, 2017
Place: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa – Room TBD.
Rounds: 5, Friday 7:30 PM Saturday & Sunday @ 10 AM & 3 PM.

Type: Regular Swiss

Sections and prizes are based on projected entries and may change.

Type: Regular Swiss

Sections and prizes are based on projected entries.

Open - (rated FIDE & CFC); 1st $400, 2nd $250 3d $150 U2200 $100, U2050 $100
U 1900 – ( rated CFC); 1st $250, 2nd $150 3rd $100; U1750 $100;
U1600 – (rated CFC) 1st $150, 2nd $100 3rd $50 and U1300 $50.

Time Control: Game-in-90-plus-30-seconds-a-move.

Entry Fee: Open; $60 if pre-registered, $70 at site; NM $50 until Nov 3.
U1900 $60 if pre-registered, $70 at site;
U1600 $40 if pre-registered, $50 at site

Add $20 if playing up a section. Player must be 100 points or less from the rating floor for the section he wants to play up in.

Amateur $30. Amateurs are not eligible for prizes.
Free entry for GM/WGM & IM/WIM.

CFC or FQE membership is required.

Requesting byes: max of three ½ point byes in the first four rounds.

Prizes: $$BEN

Organizers: EOCA, RA Chess Club
TD: Halldor P. Palsson

Registration: Cheque/e-transfer by November 3, 2017, payable to:
Halldor P. Palsson, 633 Island Park Cr.,Ottawa, Ont. K1Y 3P4 or e-mail fs889@ncf.ca your entry to escape late fee.

Or register in person at the RA Chess Club, November 2, 9, 7:00-7:30 PM

If you prefer your own equipment bring it. RA Chess Club equipment is available.