Western Canada Team Chess Championship

All players, both adults and juniors, are invited to this new and exciting Western Canada Team Chess Championship, which will endeavor to engage players in friendly, yet competitive, 4-Player Team Matches. 

Teams will be comprised of:

1. 4 Team Members whose average team rating does not exceed 2000, or 1800, or 1500 (3 sections).

2. 4 Team Members who reside in the same city; or attend the same school/university.

Date:  TBA

Venue:  TBA

Entry Fee:
$200 per Team before _______; after that $250 regular price applies. 

CFC Membership:  Valid CFC Membership or CFC Tournament Membership required. Players must have a current CFC Membership; or purchase a CFC Tournament Membership (Adult $16, Junior $8), which would cover this one tournament.


Check-in:  11:15am to 11:45am 
– Teams must first check in to be paired for Round 1.

Round Times:  
Round 1:  Saturday, 12pm
Round 2:  Saturday, 6pm
Round 3:  Sunday, 10am
Round 4:  Sunday, 3pm
– Award ceremony will commence immediately after Round 4 has concluded and the final standings calculated.

Time Control:  90 mins + 30 sec. increment 

Bye Requests:  TBA

Sections based on average rating of the 4 players in Team:
– U2000
– U1800
– U1500

Note that sections may need to be combined based on the actual number of teams that register.

Rating:  This is a CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) rated tournament and CMA (Chess ‘N Math).

Prizes for Each Section:
– Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for the 4 Team Players for the Top 3 Teams.

Note:  Tiebreaks will be used as applicable (see FAQ for more info on tiebreaks).

Pre-Registered List  

Tournament Rules:  See Rules.

Equipment: Players:  Please bring your chess clocks.
– Sets and boards will be provide; but, players must bring their own chess clocks*.

* For each round, Team will be designated as the “Home” or “Away” Team.  The designated “Home” Team is responsible for supplying clocks for that round.

Chief Arbiter:  TBA
Chief Organizer:  Victoria Jung-Doknjas

Accommodations:  TBA


Special Thank You to:




In the event of a tie, the following tiebreaks will be used for awards:

  1. TBA
  2. TBA
  3. Flip of coin.

Got Questions?

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