• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions. Connect your Gmail, DriveDropbox, and Slack accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize all your file attachments. Learn more and claim your free account.


old 2017 Jack Taylor

Page history last edited by roger patterson 2 years, 7 months ago

The 32nd Annual Jack Taylor Memorial Chess Tournament


A 5 round CFC rated Swiss Nov. 17-19, 2017


$1500 Guaranteed Prize fund



This year's event, the 32nd, has been generously supported by the Jack Taylor family.  Make sure to attend this year! 







When: Nov 17-19, 2017  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. 17 at 6:00pm, Saturday Nov. 18 at 10:00 am, 2:30 pm;  Sunday Nov. 19 at 10:00am, 2:30pm


Time Control: Game/90 + 30 sec increment


Sections:  Premier and U1600.   You can play up a section if your rating lifetime high is over 1500 but will incur a play up fee of $20.    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 normally be assigned a rating by the organizer for pairing and prize eligibility.


Prizes: ($1500 Guaranteed)

Premier Section:

1st:  $400

2nd: $200

3rd:  $100

U1800: $200, $100

U1600 Section:

1st: $200,

2nd: $100

U1400: $125, $75


Entry Fees: Registered & paid on or before Oct. 16 -$40, Registered & paid on or before Nov. 12 - $45, Onsite - $50.   Discount of $10 for 2nd & higher family members.


Accommodation:  Royal Scot Hotel and Suites  $110/night, Free parking and internet.  Mention Victoria Chess to get rate.


Registration:    Online or at the Victoria Chess Club (see Roger Patterson), or by email to victoriachessclub@gmail.com, or on site 4:30pm-5:15pm Friday ( after 5:15, 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:


2016 Jack Taylor Memorial

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)


Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.