C h e s s C h a m p i o n s h i p

Chief Organizer and Director: William Li – GTCL Tournament Coordinator
Chief Arbiter: Karen Wan
Deputy Organizer: Corinna Wan – Seneca Hill Chess
Deputy Arbiter: Corinna Wan


Each round starts at 1:30pm every Saturday, from April 27 to June 22 except May 18 and June 15.

Make up round days and locations: June 17: Annex Chess Club – 459 Bloor Street West; round starts at 7:30pm oMay 18 and June 15: Willowdale Chess Club – 131 Finch Avenue West; rounds start at 3pm. Make up rounds must be completed before the final round (June 22) for those who have, through mutual agreement with their opponent, postponed a game. Carbon copies are to be preserved for submission to the arbiter

Venue: St. Timothy Catholic School, 25 Rochelle Crescent, Toronto ON M2J 1Y3, Room 209. Staff room offers ample space for play, and is very quiet. Near Sheppard Avenue East and Don Mills Road intersection


Championship: 8-player Round Robin comprising the highest 6 rated Toronto players who register, the defending Toronto Champion, and the 2018 Reserve winner. If either the defending champion or Reserve winner does not register, they will be replaced by the next highest rated players

Reserve: 8-player Round Robin comprising the next8 highest rated registrants – winner qualifies for next year’s Championship in 2020.

Round Robin Pairings are randomized by computer.

Time Control: 90 minutes + 30 second increment from move one (G/90’+30”) Default time: 30 minutes


Entry Fee: $90 (pay methods – pay by cash in person to William Li OR online by eTransfer to: william.li.2247@outlook.com) Payment must be received by April 20, 2019, 11:59pm. After that, registration closes. A registration is completed when the organizer successfully receives the money (If eTransfer, please email william.li.2247@outlook.com the security password)

Refund Policy: If a registered player cancels: before April 13, 11:59pm: full refund. After: no refund.

Prizes (based on 16 players):
A chess clock will be awarded to the 2019 Toronto Champion Championship 1st - $400 and trophy. Championship 2nd - $200

Reserve 1st - $150 and qualify for next year’s championship. Reserve 2nd - $100

Rated: This event is CFC rated. All players must be CFC members in good standing. This event is also FIDE rated for both Championship and Reserve sections.

Miscellaneous: chess sets and clocks are provided. Free parking