It is confirmed. I booked a room yesterday! Can't wait - hopefully some NLers will be there too!
2010 Canadian Open
Michael Barron, President, GTCL
Ted Winick, President, Chess Institute of Canada
Tournament site and publicity
Brian Fiedler, 2009 PwC Toronto Open Organizer
and many others with different responsibilities…
Canadian Chess News
New In Chess
Various National and International Websites
The official Tournament Name will include the name of the title sponsor of the event.
The Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Saturday, July 10 – Sunday, July 18, 2010.
Single Section, Swiss System, 9 Rounds.
40 moves in 90 minutes, remaining moves in 30 minutes, with 30 seconds increment from 1st move.
6:00 pm daily, 2:00pm on Saturday July 17, the final round at 10:00am on Sunday, July 18.
Rated By: CFC and FIDE.
Equipment provided: boards for all players, pieces and clocks for top boards.
Internet coverage: provided by MonRoi: monroi.com
Prize Fund: $50,000 Based on 360 Entries.
Entry fees: $175 received by April 30, $195 by June 30.
NO entries will be accepted on site!
Tournament Directors: IA Hal Bond and Bryan Lamb
Side Events: These will include Opening and Closing Ceremonies, a blitz tournament, and at least one each of
lectures and simuls from marquis players.
The Westin Harbour Castle offers the special rates for 2010 Canadian Open participants:
Single/Double Room $99.00
Triple Room $129.00
Quad Room $159.00