2020 GOLDEN HORSESHOE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
Location & Dates
When: Saturday, June 13th – Sunday, June 14th, 2020
Where: Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel, 5400 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 1E6
Type: 5 Round Swiss. CFC rated & FIDE rated for Championship, U-2100 and U-1800. CFC membership is required.
Type: 5 Round Swiss. CFC rated for U-1500, U-1200 and U-900. CFC membership is required.
Sections: CHAMPIONSHIP, U-2100, U-1800, U-1500, U-1200 and U-900
Registration ends 9:00 am | Rounds on Saturday 10am, 2:30pm & 7pm, Sunday 10am & 3:00pm
1.5 hrs + 30 secs increment – All Sections
1/2 points for rounds 1 to 3 (All sections)
The byes MUST be requested in advance, at the latest prior to the end of the previous round.
Only 2 byes allowed
Elevate My Chess Canada Inc.
Chief Arbiter: Aris Marghetis, FIDE International Arbiter & US Chess Senior Tournament Director
EARLY BIRD Entry fees (April 20, 2020 deadline): Championship $99 | U-2100 $99 | U-1800 $99 | U-1500 $89 | U-1200 $69 | U-900 $49 | FM $89 | GM & IM FREE
REGULAR Entry fees (May 18, 2020 deadline): Championship $109 | U-2100 $109 | U-1800 $109 | U-1500 $99 | U-1200 $79 | U-900 $59 | FM $99 | GM & IM FREE
LATE Entry fees (June 1, 2020 deadline): Championship $119 | U-2100 $119 | U-1800 $119 | U-1500 $109 | U-1200 $89 | U-900 $69 | FM $109 | GM & IM FREE
After June 1, 2020 or At the Door/Onsite: $135 All Sections
Playing up a section cost $20 if within 100 rating points. To play up, send money by email money transfer to email@example.com
TOURNAMENT PRIZES – Fixed Prize Pool of $7,000 based on a minimum of 150 registered players:
Championship: 1st – $1,000; 2nd – $500; 3rd – $300
U2100: 1st – $800; 2nd – $400; 3rd – $250
U1800: 1st – $750; 2nd – $380; 3rd – $200
U1500: 1st – $650; 2nd – $350; 3rd – $180
U1200: 1st – $400; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $140
U900: 1st – $250; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100
Unrated may not win over $100 in U-900 & U-1200; $400 in U-1500, U-1800 & U-2100.
Players with provisional rating will be considered as unrated for this tournament.
Rating: The latest highest of CFC / USCF / FQE / (FIDE + 100 pts) to be used.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAO)
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Special rate of $129 per standard guest room per night. Reservations must be made prior to May 12, 2020. Only 15 rooms available at this special rate! For reservation, call 1-800-SANDMAN or (905) 238-0159. For special rate, quote the Group Code 296842.
Chess boards and clocks provided.
No cash refunds on withdrawal. Credit for equal amount will be given if you notify us of withdrawal on or before May 25, 2020. Credits can be used to register for tournaments and other programs offered by Elevate My Chess. Registration fee will be forfieted if you don’t notify us of withdrawals before May 25, 2020. However, consideration for credit will be considered in special circumstances on a case by case basis.
For more information and details, visit https://elevatemychess.com/golden-horseshoe-championship/
MESSAGE FROM THE ORGANIZERS
I'm excited that you've decided to join us for the third edition of the Golden Horseshoe Chess Championship! I look forward to meeting with you. I can't wait...see you soon. Ken Green, Founder, Elevate My Chess Canada Inc.