Information about the Championship
Time control: 90min +3 sec
One large section. CFC rated. CFC and club's memberships are required to play in the tournament.
Nine rounds. Round dates Mondays on March 05, 19; April 9, 16, 23; May 7, 14, 28, June 4. Games start at 6:45 pm.
Swiss pairing system. Rounds 1 to 5 are with the acceleration. (Three groups >1400 (5 rounds with extra points), <1400 (3 rounds with extra points), and <900 no extra points. The system minimizes pairing opponents with a large rating differencesin first five rounds.)
1/2 byes for 2 rounds if told before pairings are posted. Not in the last round.
The champion's name on the Club Trophy.
Individual trophies for 1-3. Certificates for achievements.
Money prizes: 1st - $200; 2nd - $125; 3rd - $75.
For the best result in each rating group - $75. Rating groups: 2000-1500, 1499-1000, and below 999.
Money prizes will be divided between players with the same score in the same rating group. A player is only eligible for one money prize.
At the club, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Players can join at any round.
- Bernie Prost
- Chris Tapping
- Egidijus Zeromskis
To be published March ...
To be published after Round 1.