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2019 BC Open

16-18 Feb 2019 (Family Day weekend) 


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




Standings & Pairings:




Sections: Premier (CFC & FIDE rated), U1900, U1500, U1000 (CFC rated)


$3,250 Minimum Guaranteed Prize Fund:

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


Entry Fee: $60 on or before Jan 13th, $70 on or before noon on Feb 15th. $85 on site.  $20 to play up a section if rating within 100 points, $40 if within 200 points. $20 discount for 2nd or higher same family

Free entry for GM/IM/WGM if entered by Jan 13th


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, $149 single/double (mention BC Open Chess when booking). Free parking for guests. $7.50/day for other players (purchase tickets at tournament registration desk).   


Registration: Online, or by mail (cheque payable to Victoria Chess, 1012 Spiritwood Pl. Victoria, BC V8Y 1C6).  On site up to 11am on 16 Feb.



  • ·        CFC membership required.  Annual $38/$25 adult/junior, OR tournament membership (TM) $16/$8 junior adult/junior (good for one event) available onsite.  Free TM for unrated players in U1000 section.
  • ·         All equipment provided



Contact: pc-leblanc@shaw.ca

Organizer: Victoria Chess (Paul Leblanc)

TD: Stephen Wright, IA    

Equipment supplied by: Chess2Inspire


Previous BC Opens:

2019 BC Open

2018 BC Open (crosstable)  (Event Report)

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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