Hart House Rapid Chess Tournament


Come join us for our yearly Hart House Chess Club Rapid Tournament! The tournament is open to chess enthusiasts of all skill levels and it features casual rapid chess games in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere! Gift-prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers and the best woman in the final ranking!

Time Control: 15 minutes + 3 sec/move
Style: 5-round, Swiss-system

When: Friday, February 9th, 2018, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Hart House Reading Room
Rules: 0-point-byes are in effect.  Forced byes will be awarded 1/2 point.

Ratings will be used for seeding/pairing purposes but the tournament itself will not be rated.

Rapid Tourney

Prizes: 1st: $30 gift-card – 2nd: $20 gift-card – 3rd: $10 gift-card. Best woman: $10 gift-card. Only HHCC members are eligible for the gift-prizes.

Arbiter:  Mr. Alex Ferreira

Registration: Participants are kindly asked to pre-register online. To pre-regiser send us an e-mail at hhchess@utoronto.ca with your first and last name and your current Elo rating. Walk-ins will also be accepted.

HHCC members get free entry but an entry fee of $5 applies to non-members. Even if you can’t make it for the full length of the tournament, you are still welcome to register and play some of the rounds!