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2018 BC Open

10-12 Feb 2018 (Family Day weekend) 


Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, 7311 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC (10 minute walk from Brighouse skytrain station)


Sections: Premier (CFC & FIDE rated), U1900, U1500, U1100 (CFC rated)


$3,250 Minimum Guaranteed Prize Fund:

  • Premier $600/$400 U2000 $150 Top BC player qualifies for BC Closed
  • U1900 $300/$200 U1700 $150
  • U1500 $300/$200 U1300 $150
  • U1100 $300/$200 U1000 $150
  • Top Unrated (best score in any section) $100/$50
  • Prizes will be distributed by PayPal, electronic transfer or mail within 48 hours 


Entry Fee: $60 on or before Jan.5, $70 on or before Feb. 2, $85 before noon on Feb. 9. $20 to play up a section if rating within 100 points, $30 if within 200 points. $20 discount for 2nd or higher same family

Free entry for GM/IM/WGM if entered by Jan. 5


Time Control: Game/90 +30 sec. increment


6 Rounds: Sat. 12:00 noon, 5:00pm Sun. 10:00am, 3:00pm Mon 10:00am, 3:00pm


Accommodation: Executive Airport Plaza Hotel 604-278-5555, $129 single/double (mention BC Open Chess when booking). Free parking for guests. $7/day for other players (purchase tickets at tournament registration desk).   


Registration: Online coming soon or by mail (cheque payable to Victoria Chess, 1012 Spiritwood Pl. Victoria, BC V8Y 1C6)



CFC membership required.  Annual $38/$25 adult/junior, tournament membership $16/$8 adult/junior (good for one event) available on registration

All equipment provided

Maximum capacity 140 players.  Register early


Contact us: at pc-leblanc@shaw.ca

Organizer: Victoria Chess (Paul Leblanc)

TD: Stephen Wright, IA    

Equipment supplied by: Chess2Inspire


Previous BC Opens:

2017 BC Open

2016 BC Open 

2015 BC Open 
2014 BC Open

2013 BC Open

2011 BC Open
2009 BC Open

Prior to 2009 (courtesy of Stephen Wright)


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