Location & Dates

Where: The Royal Canadian Legion, 89 Industrial Parkway North, Aurora, Ontario L4G 4C4.

When: March 8 - 9, 2014.


Type: 5 Round Swiss. FIDE/CFC rated. CFC membership is required.

Sections: Open (FIDE rated), U2000 (FIDE rated), U1600, U1300.

Round Times: Saturday 9:30am, 2pm, 6:30pm, Sunday 10am, 2:30pm.

Time Control: G/90 min + 30 sec/move.

Half Point Byes: Two byes may be requested in advance for Rounds 1-4.

Chief Arbiter: Graeme Knight.

Fees & Prizes

Entry fee: $65 ($55 for Aurora Chess Club Members).

Late fee: $10 on site. Walk-in registrations will be paired from Round 2 onward.

IM/GM: Free entry.

Avoid late fee: Pre-register before end of day, Thursday 6th March.

To play up: $15 play-up fee if current rating is within 100 points of rating floor.

Prizes: $2000+ (based on entries).


Pre-Registration: Drop us a line at our Contact Us Page. Email:

Registration: Cheques payable to Aurora Chess Club and mailed to: 53 Twelve Oaks Drive, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 6J4, or cash on site from 8:00 - 9:00am Saturday (help speed things up - please be onsite before 8:30am!)

Registration cut-off: Please make sure you have checked yourself in ONSITE and paid entry fees before 9:00am on Saturday to guarantee a pairing for Round 1.
Other Things

Coffee and water provided. Chess sets provided for play. Bring a set for analysis/blitz/bughouse, etc.

Free parking provided. Great facilities and restaurants within walking distance.