Sunday, October 2, 2011

Canadian Women's Chess Championship 2011

From the website of Annex Chess Club

15th Canadian Women’s Chess Championship 2011:
October 8-10

Current Canadian Women's Champion Dina Kagramanov
(voir la page Championnat féminin d’échecs du Canada 2011 en français)
Annex Chess Club is pleased to host the 2011 Canadian Women’s Chess Championship.
This event is sanctioned by the Chess Federation of Canada (CFC). The winner will become the Canadian Women’s Champion, and will earn a place on the 2012 Olympiad Women’s Team. The event will also raise funds for the 2012 Olympiad Women’s Team.

15th Canadian Women’s Chess Championship 2011

Saturday October 8 to Monday October 10

Organized by:

  • Chess Institute of Canada (CIC)
    c/o Ted Winick, 41 Nina Street, Toronto, ON M5R 1Z5

Tournament Director:

  • Bryan Lamb


  • Annex Chess Club, 918 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON


  • 6-round Swiss


  • registration – Saturday @ 9 am
    Round 1 – Saturday @ 10 am
    Round 2 – Saturday @ 4 pm
    Round 3 – Sunday @ 10 am
    Round 4 – Sunday @ 4 pm
    Round 5 – Monday @ 10 am
    Round 6 – Monday @ 4 pm
    Playoffs – immediately following, or at a mutually convenient time
  • Those who cannot play Saturday because of Yom Kippur can play the first two rounds in advance

Time Control:

  • 40 moves/90 minutes; remaining moves/30 minutes; 30-s increment from move 1


  • All players must be up-to-date CFC members. The tournament will also be FIDE rated.


  • Chess sets, chess boards, and digital chess clocks will be provided


  • Projected Prize Fund: $1000
  • We are pleased to announce an additional prize, as follows: $250 to be shared among all players with a perfect score of 6/6. There has never been a perfect score in the Canadian Women’s Championship!
  • The 2011 champion will also receive free accommodation in Montreal for the 2012 Canadian Women’s Championship (courtesy of the 2012 organizers)

Entry Fee:

  • $150

Advance Registration:

  • pay by credit card to CFC,
    mail cheque to CIC (see address above),
    or pay by credit card to CIC (see PayPal registration below)

On-site Registration:

  • cash only

Filming Notice:

  • A Chess Institute of Canada camera crew will be on site, Monday October 10, filming for a video on chess in Toronto. By registering for the tournament, you are giving permission to appear in this film unless you indicate otherwise on your registration. If you do not wish to take part in the film, please inform the organizers on your registration form, and you will be seated so your game is not on camera.
Pay Pal/registration page. 

Players registered thus far:

#NameCFC/ExpiryCFC RatingFIDE/FIDE RatingFIDE TitleNotesRds 1 and 2 in advance
5Liza Orlova138247OK207326018261931WCMwomen’s Olympiad team 2010poss.
4Iulia Lacau-Rodean144348OK204912112852008women’s Olympiad team 2010poss.
1Olya Chichkina120564CFC expired18850no
3Natasa Serbanescu111320OK186926057241824no
2Jiaxin Liu149747OK150226118720WCMno
6Jessica Danti151192OK136726135730no

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