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2022 BC Open


19-21 Feb 2022 (Family Day weekend)





Pre-Registered List:



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


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


Prize Fund: $3,250 Minimum Guaranteed Prize Fund:

  • ·         Premier $600 + Oszvald Cup/$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: $70 on or before Jan 19th, $80 on or before noon on Feb 17th. $95 on site.  $20 to play up a section if lifetime high rating within 100 points, $40 if within 200 points. $20 discount for 2nd or higher same family.  100% refund if notified by noon on Fri. 18 Feb.

Free entry for GM/IM/WGM/WIM if entered by Jan 19th


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, $159 single/double (mention BC Open Chess Championship when booking). Free parking for guests. $7.50/day for other players (purchase tickets at tournament registration desk). 


Registration: Online  .  On site if space available up to 11am on 19 Feb.


Misc:  CFC membership required.  Annual $38/$25 adult/junior, tournament membership $16/$8 junior adult/junior (good for one event) available on site.  Free TM for unrated Canadian residents playing in U1000 section

  • ·         All equipment provided
  •         COVID-19 protocols will be announced prior to event 
  • ·         Contact: pc-leblanc@shaw.ca

Organizer: Victoria Chess (Paul Leblanc)   

TD:  Stephen Wright, IA




Previous BC Opens:

2021 BC Open

2020 BC Open

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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