A five round swiss blitz (G10) tournament at 1pm on Saturday November 8 followed by a two round team blitz competition between Majors (18 and older) vs Minors (younger than 18).
Held at room 3L08 at the university of Winnipeg.
Tournament director: Theo Wolchock
$10 entry fee if you pre-register, $15 for day of registrations.
$200 in guaranteed prizes, will grow beyond that based on attendance:
1st place: $55
2nd place: $35
1st under 1800: $30
2nd under 1800: $20
1st under 1600: $15
2nd under 1600: $10
1st under 1400: $15
2nd under 1400: $10
top unrated: $10
Team tournament members will be selected on site by captains Jamie Campbell (majors) and Theo Wolchock (minors). Participation if you are selected is free. Prize: team pride. Each team will have five players and each team must include one player not rated by the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC).
Additional sponsors are welcome.