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Victoria Open

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2020 Victoria  Open 

17-19 January 2020




Location:  Comfort Inn and Suites, 3020 Blanshard Street, Victoria


Type:  5 Round Swiss with Premier and U1600 sections.  CFC rated.

BC vs WA Match to be held at same time and location


Prizes:  Trophies and Guaranteed minimum $1,000 cash prizes:

Premier $300/$200 and $100 U1800

U1600 $200/$100 and $50 U1200

Top Unrated $50


Entry Fee:  $50 up to and including Dec 17th, then $60 up to and including Jan 16th.  $75 on site up to 5pm on Jan 17th.   $10 family discount for 2nd and higher entries same family.  Add $20 if playing up and your rating is 1500 or higher.   Add $40 if playing up and your rating between 1400 and 1500. (eligibility to play up based on lifetime high, play up fees based on current rating).


Time Control:  Game/90+30 sec. increment


5 Rounds:  Fri 6pm, Sat 10am and 3pm, Sun 10am and 3pm


Accommodation:  Comfort Inn 250-382-4400.  $105/night plus 16% tax; free parking, internet and hot breakfast.  Mention Victoria Chess when booking.  www.comfortvictoria.ca


Registration: Online  or by mail payable to Paul Leblanc, 1012 Spiritwood Pl, Victoria, BC V8Y 1C6, or onsite up to 5pm Friday 17 Jan



  • CFC membership required.  BC residents annual fee $38 adult, $25 junior.  Available from the CFC, with online registration or on site.  Tournament membership (TM) $16 adult, $8 junior (good for this event only). Free TM for new unrated players resident in Canada.
  • All equipment provided


Contact:  pc-leblanc@shaw.ca

Sponsors: Victoria Chess, Victoria Chess Club, Sridhar Seshadri

Organizer:  Victoria Chess (Paul Leblanc)   TD:  Nigel Hanrahan, NA





Previous Victoria Opens:

2016 Victoria Open

2017 Victoria Open

2018 Victoria Open

2019 Victoria Open

2020 Victoria Open




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