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2010 Keres old page

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35th Annual Paul Keres Memorial Chess Tournament


A 6 round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss


May 22-24, 2010


$4000 in prizes guaranteed


Final Report:





When:                         May 22-24, 2010

Where:                        Delta Hotel: Vancouver Airport, 3500 Cessna Drive; Viscount Ballroom


Sections:                      Open (FIDE and CFC rated), U2000 (CFC rated), U1600 (CFC rated)

Time Control:              Game 90 minutes+60 sec increment

Rounds:                       Saturday May 22 at 10:00 am, 5:00 pm;  Sunday May 23 at 10:00, 4:00;  Monday May 24 at 9:00 am, 2:30 pm

Prizes:                          $4000 Guaranteed,

                                     Open Section $1000, $600, $400; Top U2200 $300:  Top BC player qualifies for BC Closed

                                     U2000 Section: $600, $400 Top U1800 $200

                                     U1600 Section: $350;  Top U1400 $150,

Entry Fees:                                                     Open     U2000   U1600

                Early Bird (paid by May 1)              $120       $100       $80

                Registered by May 20                     $130       $110       $90

                After May 20 or onsite                   $140       $120       $100

                GM's, IMs, & WGMs Free if pre-registered otherwise entry fee deducted from prize if any.

                Non CFC members add $16


Accomodation:   At the Delta Airport Hotel;  $125/night single or double occupancy.  To make a reservation, use this reservation link, or call (604) 278-1241, or 1-888-890-3222 or email dvareservations@deltahotels.com.  Mention booking code "1005VICT"  to receive the special rate.  Reservations must be made by April 21, 2010 to guarantee this rate.


                - By SkyTrain to Templeton Station  and a ~ 1km walk

                - By SkyTrain to the Airport and then by hotel shuttle

                - By boat to the marina at the hotel.  Contact: www.yachtworld.com/deltayacht

                - Parking onsite


Registration:  Online (use the form at the bottom of the page)   or by email: VictoriaChessClub@gmail.com until May 20, or by mail (cheque payable to Roger Patterson) to Roger Patterson 4381 Wildflower Lane, Victoria, BC V8X 5H1, or in person at the Victoria Chess Club, or on site registration 8:30 to 9:30 May 22.  After 9:30, you are not guaranteed a Swiss pairing.


Used Book Stall:   A used chess book stall will be open between rounds on Saturday,  May 22.  Operated by Ralph Lavallee.


Misc:       BCCF dues included in Entry Fee.  Non CFC members add $16 to entry fee (paid on site).

                BCCF AGM at 3:00 on Saturday between rounds

                Half point byes for rounds 1-5 if requested in advance.

                Parking on site $10/day

                All equipment provided

                Unrated players not eligible for class prizes

                For non cash prizes 1st tiebreak is individual cumulative score. 2nd tiebreak is cumulative score of opponents.

                Download the tournament flyer (Word format)


Tourism Information:  Tourism Richmond website  



Organizing Committee:  Roger Patterson, Brian Raymer, Paul Leblanc

TD:   Stephen Wright

Previous Keres Memorial Tournaments:



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