Hart House Closed Chess Championship (Reserves)


The Hart House Closed Chess Championship (Reserves Section) is an official chess tournament, which takes place annually, starting on the week after the finals and going until mid-June. It features 8 participants, who are selected based on rating.

Eligibility: Any person with a CFC Rating of less than 1900.
Style: 7-round, Round Robin
Time Control:  90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move from move 1.
Rating: The tournament will be CFC rated. A current CFC membership is required.
Byes: Maximum 2 half-point byes in rounds 1-5, if requested in advance before the start of Round 1.

Where: Hart House, Committees Room 
Round Dates:

  • Round 1: Friday, May 4th, 6 PM
  • Round 2: Friday, May 11th, 6 PM
  • Round 3: Friday, May 18th, 6 PM
  • Round 4: Friday, May 25th, 6 PM
  • Round 5: Saturday, June 2nd, 6 PM
  • Round 6: Friday, June 8th, 6 PM
  • Round 7: Friday, June 15th, 6 PM

View the full schedule with the pairings and the results.

Pieces and Clocks: Will be provided by the organizer
The winner of the Tournament will receive a Trophy.

Entry Fee: Free entry for HHCC members. Non-members will be asked to pay $10.
 Alex Ferreira
Organizer: Hart House Chess Club


Registration: To register, send us an e-mail with your full name and official CFC rating at hhchess@utoronto.ca by no later than Thursday, May 3rd, 10 PM. Selection of players will be made based on rating but preference will be given to HHCC members. Two spots will be offered to women regardless of the rating order.

Website: harthousechess.com

Facebook Page: TheHartHouseChessClub