Host: Kitchener-Waterloo Chess Club
Saturday December 17, 2022
Place: St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener, ON  .  Enter by Duke St. doors.
Rounds: Five (5)
Sections: There will be two sections

  • Top six players (determined by CFC rating) will play a round robin tournament. Note that only players that do not require any byes are eligible.
  • All other players will play a Swiss tournament.
  • Round One will be accelerated pairing ( First quarter plays second quarter and third quarter plays fourth quarter).

We reserve the right to combine, or otherwise modify, the sections if necessary.

Rating: The tournament will be rated by CFC for Active (Quick).

Approx. Start Times
: 10:00 a.m., 11:30 p.m., lunch, 2:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m.

Time Control:
 Game in 25 minutes plus 10 seconds delay per move (Bronstein)

Entry Fee: $40 all players, $10 discount for juniors (under 17 years) and seniors (65 years or older). Cash only at site (ATM available).

CFC membership: Full one-year membership adults $48, juniors $32 and one-time tournament membership adult $12, juniors $6. See for details.

Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded for top placements in each section.
Section Prizes for Swiss tournament: may  include, Top under 2000, Top under 1600, Top under 1200


  • Preregistration must be submitted by email to Mario Piccinin at; by Dec 15 to avoid the late fee.
  • Payments: E-transfer (Mario Piccinin at or Cash at site (ATM available nearby).
  • Late registration – A $10 late registration fee will apply to all registrations after December 15.
  • On site registrations after 9:30 am may not be guaranteed a Round 1 pairing

COVID-19 Protocol (subject to change):

  • Facility capacity is restricted to the first 70 players that register
  • Masks may always be worn while indoors


  • Clocks and sets will be supplied
  • TD: Kyle Vander Welle at
  • Several restaurants are near the site
  • Parking is available street side and underground and at the site (Parking fees apply)