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2007 RA Spring Open

IMs Hergott & O’Donnell already registered!



Aris Marghetis arism@nortel.com

Event Overview and Details

This is an EOCA Grand Prix event: http://www.eoca.org/tournaments_2006-07.htm


March 3rd & 4th, 2007


RA Centre

  • 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
  • beside the Billings Bridge transit station: http://www.octranspo.com/Main_MenuE.asp
  • free parking & some donated door prizes
  • onsite cafeteria & licensed restaurant/bar




  • 5-round Swiss, rated CFC Regular
  • at least 2 sections, based on player distribution

Round Times:

  • Saturday: 9am/2pm/7pm
  • Sunday: 9am/2pm


  • up to 2 half-point byes within the first 3 rounds
  • such byes must be requested before previous round
  • byes for Round 1 must be requested when registering
  • all other requested byes will be considered 0-point

Time Control

  • GAME/90mins + 30secs increment per move

(if no digital clock, then analog equivalent is GAME/120mins)

Entry Fee:

  • the standard entry fee is $50
  • there is a $5 discount for members of the RA Chess Club
  • there is also an Amateur option for $25 (ineligible for prizes)
  • if CFC membership expired, you can renew at the same time

Prize Fund

  • based on entries, and player distribution
  • UNRated players not eligible for all prizes


  • mail: cheque to "NNOCC", Box-11021, Station-H, Ottawa, K2H-7T8

(include email address or phone number, for registration confirmation)

  • RA Chess Club: cash to Aris Marghetis, Thursday March 1st, after 7pm
  • onsite: cash + $25 late fee, and at least 1 hour before the next round

More Information:

  • standard paper boards & plastic chess sets provided
  • digital clocks preferred, with some available for rent
  • U14 players must have contact number(s) with them
  • note strict enforcement of law 12.2-b:

if your electronic device rings, you lose

  • there will be a Chess&Math kiosk of stuff for sale
  • and of course: no computers, no smoking, etc.

date of this issue: 19 February 2007

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