Saturday, April 2, 2016

2016 Jack Boardman Memorial Tournament starts Tuesday, April 5

2016 Jack Boardman Memorial (April TNT) –
CFC (Chess Federation of Canada)  rated. CFC Membership required (see below)

$ 15 entry fee  –   Prizes will be based on entries.

Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42

Registration for tournament -Tuesday, April 5 – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm.

4 rounds – April 5, 12, 19, 26,   – (This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds)   (Players may take up to 1  half-point and any number of zero-point byes.  Half-point byes for round  4 must be requested before Round 2.)

Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp. There is one game per week.

All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hour 50 minutes  to complete their moves, the game will be be approx. 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum]. We will also be using FIDE Rule Appendix G.4 for situations with players having under 2 minutes remaining.

$ 20 entry fee and CFC membership required.

All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site)

[$ 20 for a one-tournament adult membership or $ 49 for 12 months- new adult members pay only $ 36 for a twelve-month CFC membership, or $ 16 for a one-tournament membership]

Junior (under 20)  members pay $ 10 for a one-tournament membership, $ 34 for a twelve-month CFC membership, new junior members pay only  $ 24 for a twelve month CFC membership, or $ 8 for a one-tournament membership]

Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm. (If you think you may be late, please send an email to chessmanitoba ‘at’ before 5 pm (you can try later, but the wireless access at the U may be problematic). or phone 204-798-9464, Players can join in Round 2, they will receive a half-point bye for Round 1. 

Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42

Easiest way to get there is to take the elevator at the north end (Ellice) to the 5th Floor(if that Elevator is operating) Otherwise, there is an elevator just to the west of the old Bookstore location.  Our goal is to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.|DESC,last_name|ASC,first_name|ASC/

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