The Goddesschess Canadian Women's Closed will be held in conjunction with the Canadian Zonal in Montreal, Quebec, August 1 - 7, 2012.
The zonals are co-organized by the Club d'échecs de Maisonneuve and by the Fédération québécoise des échecs. Les tournois zonaux sont co-organisés par le Club d'échecs de Maisonneuve et par la Fédération québécoise des échecs.
Format: 9 Round Swiss, FQE, CFC and FIDE rated
Eligibility: Women with a CFC rating over 1700 or with a FIDE/FQE rating over 1600. Provincial Women champion (see Handbook, section 11).
Schedule : Wednesday, 5:30 pm, opening ceremony
Rd 1: Wednesday, 6pm
Rd 2: Thursday, 6 pm
Rd 3: Friday, 6pm
Rd 4: Saturday, 10am Rd 5: Saturday, 4pm
Rd 6: Sunday, 10 am Rd 7: Sunday, 4pm
Rd 8: Monday, 6pm
Rd 9: Tuesday, 1 pm
Playoffs and closing ceremony: as soon as possible after round 9.
Guaranteed prize fund:1- Travel to the Women’s world championship in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia (1000$) and 200$
100$ added to the prize fund for each player over 12 (66% 2nd prize, 33% 3rd prize). Free accommodation for 2011 Women’s champion.
Time Control: 40/90, G/30 + 30 seconds from move one.Entry Fees: 175$ per player (200$ on site).
Accommodation: Many bed and breakfast nearby and hotels such as Le St-André http://www.hotelsaintandre.ca which is at about 15 minutes by metro of the tournament site with rooms starting at 84$/night.
Cheques are to be mailed at : Fédération québécoise des échecs
4545 avenue Pierre-De Coubertin,
C.P. 1000, succursale M,
Montréal (Québec) H1V 3R2
*Sets, boards and clock provided. Players must be full members of the CFC.
For further information, please contact Felix Dumont.
Goddesschess : www.goddesschess.com