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ClubEventSchedule2006-07

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2006-2007 Schedule (Subject to minor changes)

The RA Chess Club holds regular events on Monday and Thursday evenings at the RA Centre in Ottawa. Club contact and directions can be found here.

 

ABBREVIATIONS OPEN Guests pay $3 fee for each playing session
  TMBR Guests may play the entire tournament for $10, which will be refunded if they join the club before the tournament ends
  MBR All players must have a club membership
TIME CONTROLS:   Unless otherwise noted, the club's standard time controls apply: regular chess, game in 90 minutes plus 30-second per move Fischer increment (G/90+30sec); active chess, game in 25 minutes plus 5-seconds per move Fischer increment (G/25+5sc).

 

Monday Evenings (7:00pm - 10:00pm)

 

Monday evenings are geared towards the casual chess player who wants to enjoy a pick-up game or to learn from other club members.

Date   Event Organizer
Sept 4, 2006 – August 27, 2007 OPEN CASUAL CHESS EVERY MONDAY including RACC BLITZ GRAND PRIX (Game/5 minutes), EXCEPT THE DATES LISTED BELOW:

 

December 25 – RA Closed (Christmas)

January 1 – RA Closed (New Year’s Day)

April 9 - RA Closed (Easter Monday)

TBD
TBD OPEN Special events will be added as they are organized. Possible events include TD Workshops, Monday Night Simuls, Lectures, etc. TBD
Sept 18, 2006 OPEN Monday Night Simul, given by David Gordon current RACC Champion. Simul starts at 7:00pm SHARP (must be seated at board). 20 participants maximum $5 members/ $7 non-members Tim Bouma 613-725-1645
October 16th, 2006 OPEN Monday Night Simul, given by Bob Gelblum. Simul starts at 7:00pm SHARP (must be seated at board). 20 participants maximum $5 members/ $7 non-members Tim Bouma 613-725-1645
November 27th, 2006 OPEN Monday Night Simul, given by Karoly Szalay. Simul starts at 7:00pm SHARP (must be seated at board). 20 participants maximum $5 members/ $7 non-members Stijn de Kerpel 613-722-3048
January 15th, 2007 OPEN 4 round Active tournament, G/25 minutes +5 seconds/move, $2 for RA Members, $3 for Non-RA Members, Start Time: 700pm Mike Holmes

 

 

Thursday Evenings (club opens at 7:00pm, games start at 7:30 pm)

 

Thursday evenings are geared towards the more serious club player wishing to compete in rated tournaments. To participate in rated tournaments you must be a current Chess Federation of Canada (CFC)Member.

 

Date   Tournament Event Tournament Director
Sept. 7-14, 2006 OPEN INTRODUCTORY ACTIVE (2 WEEKS) Active Rated. Three rounds per evening. Garland Best (H) 256-8056
Sept. 21-Oct 26, 2006 TMBR RON RODGERS MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT (6 WEEKS) Regular Rated. Two Sections: Open and U1600 Halldor Palsson (H) 728-0577
Nov. 2, 2006 OPEN THEME TOURNAMENT Active Unrated. Four Rounds G/20 min +5 sec. TBD
Nov 9 – Dec 7, 2006 MBR AUTUMN FROST ROUND ROBINS (5 WKS)Regular Rated. 6 player tournaments by rating group. Mike Holmes(H) 733-4247
Dec 14-21, 2006 MBR CLUB ACTIVE CHAMPIONSHIP (2 WEEKS)Active Rated. Three rounds per evening TBD
Dec. 28, 2006 OPEN SCARABELLI SPEED CHAMPIONSHIP G/5 Minutes. Preliminaries + Final TBD
Jan 4 – Feb 15, 2007 TMBR RA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (7 WEEKS) Regular Rated, for the Ken Winterton Cup Stijn De Kerpel (H) 722-3048
Feb 22, 2007 OPEN FISCHER RANDOM TOURNAMENT Active Unrated. Four Rounds G/20 min +5 sec. Mike Holmes (H) 733-4247
Mar 1 – April 5, 2007 MBR SPRING THAW ROUND ROBIN (6 WEEKS)Regular Rated. 4 player tournaments by rating group. DAvid Gordon
April 12-19, 2007 OPEN ACTIVE TOURNAMENT Active Rated.3 rounds/evening G/25 min +5 TBD
April 26, 2007 MBR CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND ELECTIONS N/A
May 3 to May 31, 2007 OPEN PICK-UP #1 (5 WEEKS) Regular Rated TBD
June 7, 2007 OPEN EVENT TO BE ANNOUNCED TBD
June 14 to July 12, 2007 OPEN PICK-UP #2 (5 WEEKS) Regular Rated TBD
July 19, 2007 OPEN EVENT TO BE ANNOUNCED TBD
July 26 – Aug. 30, 2007 OPEN PICK-UP #3 (6 WEEKS) Regular Rated TBD

 

 

 

 

 

WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS

 

The club also hosts several Eastern Ontario Chess Association (EOCA) Grand Prix Tournaments. The EOCA Grand Prix is summarized below, and full details can be found at the EOCA Web Site.

Date EOCA Grand Prix Event City
July 29-30, 2006 RA Summer Open Ottawa
August 26-27, 2006 Belleville Open Belleville
September 9-10, 2006 RA Fall Open Ottawa
October 14-15, 2006 National Capital Open Ottawa
November 18-19, 2006 Seaway Valley Open Morrisburg
January 20-21, 2007 RA Winter Open Ottawa
February 10-11, 2007 Kingston Open Kingston
March 3-4, 2007 RA Spring Open Ottawa
April 14-15, 2007 McIntosh Open Morrisburg
May 5-6, 2007 R. N. Webb Memorial Arnprior
June 9-10, 2007 Eastern Ontario Open Ottawa

 

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