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The 31st Annual Jack Taylor Memorial Chess Tournament


A 5 round CFC rated Swiss Nov. 18-20, 2016


$1000 Guaranteed Prize fund



EVENT REPORT   includes final standings.


This year's event, the 31st, has been generously supported by the Jack Taylor family.  Make sure to attend this year! 




Pre-Registered List:



When: Nov 18-20, 2015   NEW this year! Relaxed schedule over 3 days


Where:   Royal Scot Hotel and Suites, 425 Quebec St. Victoria BC.   (Downtown Victoria at the Inner Harbour)


Rounds: Friday Nov. 18 at 6:00pm, Saturday Nov. 19 at 10:00 am, 2:30 pm;  Sunday Nov. 20 at 10:00am, 2:30pm


Time Control: Game/90 + 30 sec increment


Sections:  Premier and U1600.   Playing up a section will not be allowed for this event.  If you believe you should be a special case based on other ratings, contact the organizer.   Unrated players should play in the U1600 section unless you convince the organizer otherwise.


Rating: CFC rated.   Players with a VCC rating but no CFC rating will have that used for pairings and prize eligibility.  Unrated players will be assigned a rating by the organizer for pairing and prize eligibility.


Prizes: ($1000 Guaranteed)

1st:  $300

2nd: $200

U1800: $200

U1600: $200

U1400: $100


Entry Fees: Registered & paid on or before Oct. 17 -$35, Registered & paid on or before Nov. 14 - $40, Onsite - $45


Accommodation:  Royal Scot Hotel and Suites  $119/night, Free parking and internet.


Registration:    Online, or at the Victoria Chess Club (see Roger Patterson), or by email to victoriachessclub@gmail.com, or on site 5:00pm-5:30pm Friday ( after 5:30, a Swiss pairing is not guaranteed).


Contact:  Roger Patterson at:  victoriachessclub@gmail.com



  • BCCF membership included in entry fee
  • CFC membership or CFC tournament membership required.   First time players as described on our Policies page will have a free CFC tournament membership.
  • Free parking for players on site.
  • All equipment provided.
  • For information on byes, electronics, etc. see our Policies page
  • For a biography of Jack Taylor see here:



The family of Jack Taylor   Many Thanks! 





Organizer: Roger Patterson

TD:  Roger Patterson  




Previous Jack Taylor Memorials:


2015 Jack Taylor Memorial

2014 Jack Taylor Memorial

2013 Jack Taylor Memorial

2012 Jack Taylor Memorial

2011 Jack Taylor Memorial

2010 Jack Taylor Memorial

2009 Jack Taylor Memorial

2008 Jack Taylor Memorial

2007 Jack Taylor Memorial

2006 Jack Taylor Memorial

List of Previous Winners of the Jack Taylor Memorial (Thanks to Stephen Wright)

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