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Jack Taylor Memorial

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The 34th Annual Jack Taylor Memorial Chess Tournament


A 5 round CFC rated Swiss Oct. 25-27, 2019


$2000 Guaranteed Prize fund





This year's event, the 34th, has been again generously supported by the Jack Taylor family.  Make sure to attend this year!




Pairings and Results:



When: Oct 25-27, 2019.  Relaxed schedule over 3 days


Where:   Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard St. Victoria


Rounds: Friday Oct. 25 at 6:00pm, Saturday Oct. 26 at 10:00 am, 2:30 pm;  Sunday Oct. 27 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: ($2000 Guaranteed)

Premier Section:

1st:  $500

2nd: $250

3rd:  $150

U2000:  $250

U1800:  $200

U1600 Section:

1st: $250,

2nd: $150

U1300: $150, $100


Entry Fees: Registered & paid on or before Sept. 16 -$40, Registered & paid on or before Oct. 21 - $45, Onsite - $60.   Discount of $10 for 2nd & higher family members.


Accommodation:  Comfort Inn 3020 Blanshard  $109/night, Free parking, internet, & hot breakfast.  250-382-4400  Book by Oct. 11  and mention Jack Taylor Memorial 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: Victoria Chess (Roger Patterson)

TD:  Nigel Hanrahan NA 




Previous Jack Taylor Memorials:


2018 Jack Taylor Memorial

2017 Jack Taylor Memorial

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)


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