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    Join Date
    Aug 2008

    Red face 2015 Aurora Spring Open

    The tournament is on March 14 - 15, 2015.

    The Aurora Chess Club website changed its domain to, and the tournament website became (the old link ( still works but redirects to a new one)

    The same format as before:

    5 Round Swiss. FIDE/CFC rated. CFC membership is required.
    Open (FIDE rated), U2000*, 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.

    Entry fee
    $65 ($55 for Aurora Chess Club Members). IM/GM Free entry
    Late fee
    $10 on site. Walk-in registrations will be paired from Round 2 onward.
    Avoid late fee
    Pre-register before end of day, Thursday 12th March.
    To play up
    $15 play-up fee if current rating is within 100 points of rating floor.
    $2000+ (based on entries).

    Drop us a line at our Registration Page or email:
    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.

    Coffee and water provided. Chess sets and clocks are provided for play. Bring a set for analysis/blitz/bughouse, etc.
    Free parking provided (at own risk). Great facilities and restaurants within walking distance.

    * U2000 will be FIDE rated if 6 or more FIDE rated players participate in the section.

    The last year Spring Open had a great turnout ( ). We hope to see you again. Bring friends too
    Last edited by Egidijus Zeromskis; 02-04-2015 at 10:31 AM.

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