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36th Annual Paul Keres Memorial Chess Tournament


A 7 round FIDE and CFC rated Swiss


May 20-23, 2011


$4000 in prizes guaranteed




Pre-Registered List:


Tournament Flyer: (Word Format) (pdf Format)


When:  May 20-23, 2011


Where: River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Road, Richmond, BC


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


Time Control: Game/80 minutes + 60 sec. increment


Rounds:  Friday May 20 6:30pm,  Saturday 10am 5pm, Sunday 10am 4pm, Monday 10am 3pm


Prizes:  $4000 Guaranteed.

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

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

     U1600 Section: $300, Top U1400 $100

     Top Scoring Unrated (any section) $100


Entry Fees:

GMs, IMs, WGMs free if preregistered on or before May 17, otherwise EF deducted from prize, if any.

  Open  U2000  U1400 
Early Bird (paid by  Monday April 11)  $120  $100  $80 
Registered on or before Tuesday, May 17  $130  $110  $90 
On Site  $140  $120  $100 


Accommodation: At the River Rock Casino Resort $129 single/double, 8811 River Road, Richmond BC.  1-866-748-3718.  Reservations must be made by April 20 to guarantee this rate.



  • By car; Free parking.
  • By Skytrain or bus to Bridgeport station
  • By Air; the River Rock Hotel is 5 minutes from the Vancouver International Airport by skytrain or taxi.
  • By boat to River Rock marina


Registration: Online registration form at bottom of this page.  Or by mail to Keres Memorial Chess, 4381 Wildflower Lane, Victoria, BC.  V8X 5H1.  Make cheques payable to Roger Patterson.  Or contact victoriachessclub@gmail.com . Or on site 5pm-6pm Friday May 20



  • All sections are 7 rounds
  • BCCF dues included in entry fee
  • Up to 3 half point byes in rounds 1-6 if requested in advance
  • Free parking on site
  • 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. 
  • We may use floater players in the event of an odd number of players for any given round - games against floater players might not be CFC  or FIDE rated. 
  • BCCF AGM held between rounds at 3:00pm on Saturday. 
  • BC tournaments use a 1 hour grace rule for players late for the game before forfeiting. 


Contact us at victoriachessclub@gmail.com 



Organizing Committee:  Roger Patterson, Brian Raymer, Paul Leblanc

TD: Stephen Wright




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