The Club will be holding a qualifying tournament to select four players to represent the University of Toronto at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championships to be held at San Francisco, California, December 27-30, 2018. Travel and accommodation will be paid for by Hart House.
Time Control: 60 minutes + 30 seconds increment
Round 1: 9am September 29th
Round 2: 12pm September 29th
Round 3: 3pm September 29th
Round 4: 10am September 30th
Round 5: 1pm September 30th
Tiebreaks (if needed) 4pm September 30th
0-point-byes are in effect. Players are expected to play all rounds.
Forced byes will be awarded 1/2 point.
Ratings will be used for seeding/pairing purposes but the tournament itself will not be rated with the Chess Federation of Canada.
Arbiter: Mr. Alex Ferreira
Participants are kindly asked to register online by Friday, Sept. 28th, 9:00 pm. To do that send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Your first and last name
- Your current Elo rating
No entry fee is required but all players must show up at 8:40am Saturday morning, as registered members of the Hart House Chess Club, at the playing hall (South Dining Hall – 2nd floor of the Hart House).
To participate in Pan-Am-Qualifier one must be a member of the Hart House Chess Club.
To participate in the Pan-Ams tournament itself you must be available to travel to San Francisco, December 26th-30th, and you must meet the following requirements :
– A $250 fee must be paid to Hart House within a week after the qualifying tournament.
– Participants will be required to attend a tutorial on Safety Abroad as per UofT policy
– Participants will be responsible for, and required to have valid passport, travel visa if applicable, and travel health insurance