Friday, September 29, 2017

2017 October TNT starts Tuesday, Oct 3

2017 October TNT – CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) rated.
$15 entry fee – Prizes will be based on entries.
Location: University of Winnipeg – Rm 4CM42
4 rounds – 1 game on each of Oct 3, 10, 17, 24
(This is not a knockout tournament, players will play all 4 rounds) (Players may take up to 1 half-point and any number of zero-point byes.
Half-point byes for round 4  must be requested before Round 2.
Please note that we intend to start the first round at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
There is one game per week.
All of the TNTs are Swiss (pairing) style tournaments with a time control of G /110 minutes [Each player has 1 hour 50 minutes to complete their moves, the game will be be approx. 3 hours and 40 minutes maximum].
We will also be using FIDE Rule Appendix G.4 for situations with players having under 2 minutes remaining. .
Start time is 7:00 pm
All players must be CFC members (can be obtained during registration on-site)
[$ 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 for tournament -Tuesday, October 3 – approximately 6:35 pm to 6:50 pm
Registration will be cut off at 6:50 pm.
 before 5 pm (you can try later, but the wireless access at the U may be problematic).
Players can join in Round 2, they will receive a half-point bye for Round 1.
Tournament contact will be Ken Einarsson - Phone or text 204-999-3069 or email
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.

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