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FRASER VALLEY RAPID 8

(SPONSORED BY CLA CITY SERVE)

Event Type : CFC Rated Quick

Event Details

Welcome to the 8th edition of Fraser Valley Rapid Tournaments. Please find below all the required information to register and participate. For additional queries/ to volunteer, email us at [email protected].

Venue

Main Conference Hall, Christian Life Assembly Church, 21277 56 Ave, Langley, BC V2Y 1M3, Canada.

Fees

CAD $40 per entry. No minimum age required. Registration closes Oct 20th, 2023 at 11:59pm. No refunds after registration closes/ for no shows/ withdrawals.

Rewards & Recognition

OPEN

1st Place: Medal + $250
2nd Place: Medal + $175
3rd Place: Medal + $100

Best U1700 Player: Medal + Certificate

U1400

1st Place: Medal + $175
2nd Place: Medal + $100
3rd Place: Medal + $75

Best U1100 Player: Medal + Certificate

U1000

1st Place: Medal + $60
2nd Place: Medal + $40
3rd Place: Medal + $20

Best U800 Player: Medal + Certificate

Best Unrated Player: Medal + Certificate

*We will call or email you with the trial confirmation and try our best to accommodate the preferred trial date requested in the form."
1Step 1 (CFC Info)
2Step 2 (Player Info)
3Step 3 (Payment Info)
The CFC (Canadian Chess Federation) represents Canada to the world as a member of FIDE, the international chess body. As a CFC member, you have access to all CFC rated events across Canada, and will obtain national CFC chess ratings. There are two types of CFC ratings: Regular, and Quick. Long story short, all tournaments with long games (60+ min per player) use your CFC regular rating. Tournaments with shorter games (< 60 min per player) use your CFC quick rating. They are different ratings and do NOT overlap. This tournament uses CFC Quick ratings**
Player NameCFC IDRatingSection
Nethaji Sooriarachchi
U1400
David Cordoba
181471
U1400
Noah Li
177706
U1400
James Li
173571
U1400
Tyler Hun
182014
U1000
Ren Jobin
180748
U1000
raghav sharma
185101
U1000
Brady Wright
U1000
Taanish Malhotra
180009
U1400
Zhengyu Chen
166532
OPEN
Felix Fang
182373
U1400
Rishith Reddy Chintala
178802
1295
U1400
bowen wu
173556
1586
OPEN
Nimit Naman
183976
1011
U1000
Jacob Wood
U1000
Efe Moore
177967
1194
U1400
Mohammad Reza Shahidi
183975
930
U1400
Annika Nicolle
179319
845
U1000
Matthew Gallvitz
183171
621
U1000
Ivan Resti Garcia
180924
1157
U1400
Rio Vilches
176716
1384
U1400
Sion Park
183177
1090
U1400
Karim Elbablly
178801
1151
U1400
Yusuf Elbably
178800
1108
U1400
Sameh Elbably
178798
1097
U1400
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Format: Swiss Rapid: 15 min + 10 sec per move increment.
Event type: CFC Quick Rated.

Schedule: 6 rounds.

Round I: 10AM         Round II: 11AM        Round III: 12PM

**Lunch Break from 12:45pm to 1:30pm**

Round IV: 1:30PM           Round V: 2:30PM           Round VI: 3:30PM

Prize Ceremony 4:30PM

** About CFC Membership and Quick Ratings

The CFC (Chess Federation of Canada) represents Canada to the world as a member of FIDE, the international chess body. As a CFC member, you have access to all CFC rated events across Canada, and will obtain national CFC chess ratings.

There are two types of CFC ratings: Regular, and Quick. Tournaments with long games (60 min or more per player) use your CFC regular rating. Tournaments with shorter games (less than 60 min per player) use your CFC quick rating. They are different ratings and do NOT overlap.

Policies and Guidelines:

  1. A valid CFC membership is mandatory for participation. We can assist you with CFC membership registration when you enter the tournament. This tournament utilizes CFC Quick ratings.
  2.  Full refund can be requested until the registration deadline. No refunds will be issued after that time.
  3. We retain the authority to re-assign players to their appropriate sections based on their CFC ratings. For instance, if a player is unrated for “Quick” tournaments but holds a rating exceeding 1400 in the “Regular” category, they will be eligible to compete only in the OPEN section. This measure is implemented to ensure fairness among players in both sections and prevent sandbagging.
  4. You are allowed a maximum of two byes (equal to 1/2 point each). Please note that no byes are permitted in Round 6, and requests for a bye in that round will be disregarded, resulting in a 0-point bye.
  5. During live matches, the consumption of food or beverages is not permitted.
  6. Photos and videos are allowed during the rounds, but we kindly request that you be discreet and respectful so as not to disturb other players.
  7. Maintaining silence in the playing area is mandatory while games are in progress. Parents assisting their children or suggesting moves will lead to IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION OF THE PLAYER.
  8. Any individual, including players, parents, or guardians, displaying frequent coughing, sneezing, or other visible symptoms of illness/ COVID-19 may be asked to withdraw from the tournament or leave the premises. Face masks are recommended for all attendees.
  9. If you have experienced COVID-19 or its symptoms within the past 14 days, we kindly request that you voluntarily withdraw from the tournament for the health and safety of all participants.
  10. All electronic devices capable of making noise, communicating, or playing chess must be turned off while playing and should not be placed on the table during live rounds.
  11. By entering the venue premises, you consent to being photographed or recorded in videos. This footage may be used for internal references, social media marketing, or promotional purposes. If you prefer not to be photographed, recorded, or promoted, you can contact us via email, and we will accommodate your request.
  12. In the event of a tie, prize money will be evenly split among all individuals tied for that position. Tiebreaks for non-cash prizes will be determined in the following order:
    a. Average rating of the opponent
    b. Buchholtz
    c. Armageddon Blitz 5|4
  13. The decision of the Tournament Director is final in the event of a conflict. The final standings announced after the tournament cannot be altered or changed.
  14. Please note that the CFC website does not take into account custom tie-breaks used at individual tournaments when updating ratings. The sequence of players displayed on the CFC website may be based on the player’s overall “performance” rating or chosen randomly, and not necessarily in accordance with the tournament’s final standings issued by organizers or the Tournament Director.
  15. By submitting this form and accepting the Terms and Conditions, you give your consent to be contacted by Fraser Valley Chess Academy via email or phone number for event updates, announcements, news, and marketing emails. If you wish to unsubscribe or no longer wish to be contacted, please feel free to inform us, and we will process your request accordingly.