October 6-8, 2017
Guaranteed prize fund of $16,000.00
Multiple International Grandmasters invited. Most important tournament in Canada and North America.
- Opening ceremony: Friday October 6 at 6:45pm
- Friday round 1: 7pm
- Saturday rounds 2 and 3: 10am and 4pm
- Sunday rounds 4 and 5: 10am and 4pm
5 rounds Swiss system.
Sections: Open -2000 -1700 -1400 -1200 (Cadet) Open section FIDE-CFC-FQE rated. Other sections: FQE and CFC. Section E FQE-CFC-CMA rated.
Time control: 40 moves in 75 minutes + 30 minutes KO. 30 seconds per move.
Francis Durette, Expert
Martin Damphousse, mayor of Varennes
City of Varennes
THANKS To OUR SPONSORS
Mission and objectives of the Varennes Chess Club
- Promote chess among the population, especially in Montérégie
- Organize a yearly chess tournament
- Offer chess lessons to primary school students