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British Columbia Chess Federation - Tournament and Event Listings

Repeating Events


Vancouver Chess School Calendar


Vancity Chess Rapid Tournaments
Repeating Event: Plans to hold monthly rapid events. See website for current information
Website: www.vancitychess.ca/


Fraser Valley Chess Calendar
Repeating Event: Various events
Calendar: https://fraservalleychess.com/events//


Richmond CC Wednesday Quads (Starting Sept 13th)
Repeating Event: Every Wednesday. See website for current information
Website: https://www.richmondchesschampions.com/%E9%A6%96%E9%A1%B5/rcc-chess-tournament/


Penny Chess Club Sunday Rapid Chess Tournament (CFC Quick Rated)
Repeating Event: Every Sunday
Location: Penny Chess Club, Unit 301 - 7818 6th St, Burnaby Map
Registration and Information: https://www.pennychessclub.ca/sundayrapidchesstournament


Richmond Chess Club Wednesday Rapid (CFC Quick Rated)
Repeating Event: Every Wednesday, 6-8:30 pm
Location: 8911 beckwith road #230,RichmondMap
Details: 3-Round Swiss,CMA & CFC Quick Rated, 15 min + 10 sec
Prize Fund: Top player $50, Entry fee:$25, 24 players maximum
Registration and Information: https://forms.gle/XpKVkHxtN9AEfyKB9


Intermediary Development Challenge
Repeating Event: Monthly Rapid Tournaments Planned.
Location: Oxford Learning South Surrey Grandview Heights
Website: https://www.canadianchesssociety.ca/events


Tournaments and Events


48th Annual Keres Memorial Chess Tournament
Dates: May 18-20, 2024
Sections: Premier and U2000 (FIDE & CFC rated); and U1600, U1300, and U900 (CFC rated)
Location: Westfield Country Club, Surrey, 7778 152 St, Surrey (Map).
Prize Fund: $8,500 Guaranteed
Webpage: https://fraservalleychess.com/events/keres-memorial-2024/


Rapid Chess Tournament WV
Dates: Sunday, 3:00 to 7:30 pm, May 26, 2024
Location: United Church 2062 Esquimalt, West Vancouver
Details: 7 rounds G/12 + 5 sec. increments, Fee: only $30 (Not rated), Space limited at 30
Prize Fund: 1st Prize $150 2nd $120 Best Under 2100 $100 Best Under 1700 $80 Best Under 1200 $60
Registration: Email NM Luc Poitras at [email protected], 778.846.0496. Registrations list posted at wcjc.blogspot.com


PCC OPEN 3 - CYCC 2024 Qualifier (CFC Quick Rated)
Format: By age group 4 rounds. G25+5
Date: Sunday, May 26th, 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 201-3316 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R5K7
Prize Fund: Medals for age group. Cash prizes for all-age section.
Registration and details: https://www.pennychessclub.ca/pcc-open-2-and-3-2024


Lulu Island Chess Summer Rapid + Blitz
Date: June 8, 2024
Sections: Open, U1400
Location: Bethany Baptist Church, @ Lounge, Richmond
Entry Fee: Early bird $40 before May 26; $45 After
Prize Fund: $800 based off 50 players
Registration and details: https://www.luluislandchess.com/upcoming-events


Kelowna Open 2024 (CFC rated Rapid)
Dates: June 15, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Kelowna Library, 1380 Ellis St., Kelowna, BC
Entry Fee: $4 plus CFC membership or tournament fee
Registration: On site / ahead of time preferred, or https://forms.gle/fsYjvBVC7cAbYFW3A
Prizes: Minimum - $40 1st, $10 2nd, Top Female $25, Top U16 $25
Contact: [email protected]
Details:
  5 Round Swiss Chess Tournament
  Over the Board / CFC Rated
  15 min per side (G15) - One open section
  Bring board and clock if possible.
  TD/Organizer: Grant Rice / Berry de Groot
  CFC Membership: http://www.chess.cahttp://www.chess.ca
  Thanks Okanagan Regional Library!
Flyer: Flyer


EMA CHESS CLASSICAL 1 (CFC Regular Rated)
Format: 5 rounds, round 1-3 G50+10; Round 4-5 G90+30.
Date: June 15th and 16th
Location: 201-3316 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R5K7
Prize Fund: Guaranteed $2000
Registration and details: https://www.pennychessclub.ca/ema-chess-classical


2024 BC Senior Championship (age 50+)
Dates: 21-23 June, 2024
Location: Comfort Inn, Surrey
Prize Fund: $1200 Guaranteed
Webpage: http://bcopenchess.pbworks.com/w/page/144207906/BC_Senior


BC vs Washington Match
Dates: 29-30 June, 2024
Location: Executive Hotel Vancouver Airport, 7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond
Details: 5 round swiss FIDE/CFC rated
Entry Fee: $100 by invitation only
Prize Fund: $3000 Guaranteed
Team BC Registration:
http://bcopenchess.pbworks.com/w/page/148994325/BCvsWA
Team Washington Registration:
https://nwchess.com/OnlineRegistration/roster.php?tournamentid=866
Contact: [email protected]


BC Day Open
Dates: August 1-5, 2024
Location: Roma Hall, 940 Ewen Ave, New Westminster, BC V3M 5C8
Details: 9 round swiss + Blitz Tournament
Prize Fund: $8000 Based on 130 Players
Website: https://www.luluislandchess.com/bc-day-open


EMA CHESS CLASSICAL 2 (CFC Regular Rated)
Format: 5 rounds, round 1-3 G50+10; Round 4-5 G90+30.
Date: August 10th and 11th
Location: 201-3316 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R5K7
Prize Fund: Guaranteed $2000
Registration and details: https://www.pennychessclub.ca/ema-chess-classical


RCC Elite Chess Championship 2024 #3
Date: September 15, 2024
Location: Thompson Community Centre, Richmond
Details: Open to all Adults and Juniors, 4 rounds, 4 sections:
CFC rated (Adults and Juniors):
* Open Section: CFC Regular rating 1301 & Above
* U1300 Section: CFC Regular rating 1300 and below, or Unrated (No Chess Rating)
CMA rated (only Juniors):
* U800 Section: CMA rating 800 and below, or Unrated (No Chess Rating)
* U500 Section: CMA rating 500 and below, or Unrated (No Chess Rating)
Prize Fund: $700, Total of 12 trophies + 4 medals
Webpage: http://www.richmondchesschampions.com/


Vancouver Chess Festival #8
Dates: September 28-29, 2024
Sections: Open; U1800; U1400; U1000; U600 (CFC rated)
Location: UBC Ponderosa Ballroom (6445 University Boulevard)
Prize Fund: $5,500 Guaranteed
Details and Registration:
  VCF #8: https://www.vanchess.ca/tournaments/view/id/9976
  VCF #8 (Blitz): https://www.vanchess.ca/tournaments/view/id/9983


Vancouver Chess Festival #9
Dates: November 23-24, 2024
Sections: Open; U1800; U1400; U1000; U600 (CFC rated)
Location: UBC Ponderosa Ballroom (6445 University Boulevard)
Prize Fund: $5,500 Guaranteed
Details and Registration:
  VCF #9: https://www.vanchess.ca/tournaments/view/id/9984
  VCF #9 (Blitz): https://www.vanchess.ca/tournaments/view/id/9985


RCC Elite Chess Championship 2024 #5
Dates: December 8, 2024
Location: Thompson Community Centre, Richmond
Details: Open to all Adults and Juniors, 4 rounds, 4 sections:
CFC rated (Adults and Juniors):
* Open Section: CFC Regular rating 1301 & Above
* U1300 Section: CFC Regular rating 1300 and below, or Unrated (No Chess Rating)
CMA rated (only Juniors):
* U800 Section: CMA rating 800 and below, or Unrated (No Chess Rating)
* U500 Section: CMA rating 500 and below, or Unrated (No Chess Rating)
Prize Fund: $700, Total of 12 trophies + 4 medals
Webpage: http://www.richmondchesschampions.com/