2022 Ottawa Winter Open

An EOCA Grand Prix Event [www.eoca.ca]

Date: January 21, 22, 23, 2022
Place: RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa –

Room(s): Courtside A & B - We are limited to 80 participants if the same public health capacity regulations are in place at the RA Centre as for 2021 National Capital Open and 2021 RA December Open.

Rounds: 5, Friday 7:00 PM Saturday & Sunday @ 10 AM & 3 PM.

Type: Regular Swiss

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

Open - (rated FIDE & CFC); 1st $600, 2nd $300 3d $150 U2200 $100, U2050 $100
U 1900 – ( rated CFC); 1st $250, 2nd $150 3rd $100; U1750 $100;
U1600 – (rated CFC) 1st $125, 2nd $75 3rd 50.

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

Entry Fee: Open; $100 if pre-registered, $120 at site;
U1900 $80 if pre-registered, $100 at site;
U1600 $60 if pre-registered, $80 at site.

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

Free entry for GM/WGM & IM/WIM. CFC National Master entry fee is $80 if entered by e-mail by January 7th. GM Bator Sambuev is playing.

C.F.C. membership is required. FQE=CFC membership.

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

Prizes: $$BEN

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

Registration: to: Halldor P. Palsson by e-mail to fs889@ncf.ca. Please Interac etransfer entry fees to fs889@ncf.ca

Use the RA Chess Club pieces & clocks or if you prefer bring your own.