Event recap can be found here. Congrats to the winners and good luck in Seattle!
The Club will be holding a qualifying tournament from September 24th-25th to select four players to represent the University of Toronto at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championships to be held next year, January 5-8 in Seattle, WA. Travel and accommodation will be covered partially by HHCC.
Official flyer for the event is located here.
Time Control: 60 minutes + 30 seconds increment
Round 1: 9:30am September 24
Round 2: 12:45pm September 24
Round 3: 4pm September 24
Round 4: 9:30am September 25
Round 5: 12:45pm September 25
Tiebreaks (if needed) 4pm September 25
Please note that this schedule is scheduled to change. Full confirmation will be sent to all registered players.
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.
Participants are kindly asked to register online by Friday, September 23rd, 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 (CFC, FIDE, or other international rating)
No entry fee is required but all players must show up by 9:15 am Saturday morning, as registered members of the Hart House Chess Club, at the playing hall (signs will be posted in the Hart House).
To participate in Pan-Am-Qualifier one must be a member of the Hart House Chess Club. The membership for 2022-2023 is FREE for all UofT students.
To participate in the Pan-Ams tournament itself you must be available to travel to Seattle, January 5th-8th, 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
For further information please consult the Collegiate Eligibility Rules.